MADC (Morell & Area Development Corporation) is a non-profit organization that exists to serve the area defined by the Morell Fire District. It aspires to support community partners to stimulate development and growth. In recent years, MADC facilitated the construction of the boardwalk at Lakeside Beach, the renovation of Leo Rossiter Anglers Park and contributed to the business plan for the renovation of the Morell Community Rink. So - what's next? Well, that's what we would like to ask you! Please help us define and rank the following topics as priorities for MADC. If there is an issue you think needs attention, or more research, please add it to the list in the space provided following the questions below.

Please note: By participating in this survey, you have the chance to win one of three $100 gift cards from Morell COOP. Details can be found at the end of the survey.

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* 1. Please rank the major topics listed below in order of importance to you with (1) as lowest and (5) as highest.

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* 2. Please indicate the level of importance of each question to you, your family, your business or the future success of your local community?

HOUSING

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The availability of year-round rental housing or homes for rent?
The availability of affordable homes for purchase in Morell?
The availability of affordable homes for purchase in the surrounding area?
The availability of housing with assisted living services?
The availability of property care services (i.e. maintenance, repairs, etc.) for seniors who wish to remain in their homes?

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* 3. Please indicate the level of importance of each question to you, your family, your business or the future success of your local community?

HEALTH

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Increasing the number of hours per week for the visiting nurse practitioner?
Having mental health services delivered locally?
Having access to home health care service?
Having access to addiction services?
The availability of transportation to health services?

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* 4. Please indicate the level of importance of each question to you, your family, your business or the future success of your local community?

THE LOCAL ECONOMY

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The availability of commercial space/property?
The development of commercial space/property?
Attracting new businesses, investors and entrepreneurs to the area?
Promoting the assets and advantages of Morell and surrounding area?
Recruiting Islanders who have left for study or work to return to the area?
Attracting new residents to the area?
Supporting local businesses in the area?

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* 5. Please indicate the level of importance of each question to you, your family, your business or the future success of your local community?

YOUTH, FAMILY & EDUCATION

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Creating access to affordable childcare from 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.?
Youth engagement?
Creating a support network for newcomers?
Accessibility and capability to provide food for your family?
Creating a network of volunteer support services?
Taking advantage of our current school infrastructure to open up our schools as community hubs where public education shares space with other public services and community enterprise?

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* 6. Please indicate the level of importance of each question to you, your family, your business or the future success of your local community?

ARTS, CULTURE, COMMUNITY & RECREATION

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Identifying spaces where we could install works of art for the public to enjoy?
Creating/developing a community centre?
Increasing awareness of existing community events?
Installing high speed internet capacity throughout the area?
Year-round access to outdoor recreational spaces? (walking trails, parks, etc.)
Providing a centralized directory of services, businesses, calendar of events, etc. for Morell and area?

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* 7. Are there any other issues you wish to raise that we have not captured in this survey?

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* 8. Please describe the most important and/or unique things about your area you would like to preserve/enhance?

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* 10. Gender

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* 11. If employed, do you work in this area?

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* 12. How long have you been a resident of this area? 

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* 13. What level of education did you last complete?

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* 14. How many adults reside in your home? (19 years & over)

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* 15. How many children reside in your home? (18 years & under)

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* 16. Is your home?

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* 17. Please provide the postal code of your permanent residence

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* 18. Do you wish to participate in our draw for a chance to win a $100 Morell COOP gift card? 

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