San Juan County - Public Survey

San Juan County is updating its 2007 Growth Management Plan and needs your input. The updated plan will outline county policies guiding many topics including economic development, transportation, land use, housing, hazards, and water.
 
San Juan County wants to be sure that the plan accurately represents the residents’ wishes, and your participation is crucial and valuable! Please complete this short survey to share your thoughts about your county.

If you have any questions about this survey or the Growth Management Plan Update, please contact: Mike Stark, San Juan County Chief Operations Manager, at (505) 334-4271 or project planner Liza Miller at (505) 842-1254.

In what part of San Juan County do you live?

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* 1. In what part of San Juan County do you live?

What age ranges are represented in your household? (Select all that apply)

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* 2. What age ranges are represented in your household? (Select all that apply)

Would you consider yourself or a family member a part of any of the following communities? (select all that apply)

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* 3. Would you consider yourself or a family member a part of any of the following communities? (select all that apply)

What aspects of San Juan’s character are most important to you? (please rank your top 3)

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* 4. What aspects of San Juan’s character are most important to you? (please rank your top 3)

  1 (Most Important) 2 3
Sense of community
Job opportunities
Self-sufficiency
Recreation
Environment
Culture
Cost of living
Property Rights
What are your top concerns for the county? (Please rank your top three)

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* 5. What are your top concerns for the county? (Please rank your top three)

  1 (Most Important) 2 3
Job opportunities
Crime/safety
Drug use and addiction
Health care
Mental Health
Traffic
High real estate prices
Water supply security
Natural disaster
Pollution
Educational opportunities
Youth moving away
Junk/trash
Changes in the energy industry
How should the county respond to changes in the energy industries?

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* 6. How should the county respond to changes in the energy industries?

What industries should the County work hardest to retain and recruit? (select all that apply)

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* 7. What industries should the County work hardest to retain and recruit? (select all that apply)

What infrastructure should the county prioritize? (Please rank your top 3)

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* 8. What infrastructure should the county prioritize? (Please rank your top 3)

  1 (most important) 2 3
Road maintenance
Expanding amenities (e.g. fairgrounds, parks, trails, etc.)
Developing rail access
Improving broadband
Storm water drainage and flooding
Water and waste water
Would you support the establishment of a regional water authority that would assume responsibility for managing non-agricultural water in the county? A regional water authority would provide trained, full-time staffing to manage and maintain water systems.

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* 9. Would you support the establishment of a regional water authority that would assume responsibility for managing non-agricultural water in the county? A regional water authority would provide trained, full-time staffing to manage and maintain water systems.

Do you support developing a road between Crouch Mesa and Farmington at Piñon Hills (County cost: $12M est.)?

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* 10. Do you support developing a road between Crouch Mesa and Farmington at Piñon Hills (County cost: $12M est.)?

Which of the following natural or man-made hazards are you most concerned about?

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* 11. Which of the following natural or man-made hazards are you most concerned about?

  1 (Not Concerned) 2 3 4 5 (Very Concerned)
Wildfire
Drought
River Flooding
Arroyo Flash Flooding
Hazardous Waste Spill
Water/ soil contamination
Air pollution
Winter storm
Terrorist Attack
How concerned are you about impacts from Gold King Mine contamination?

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* 12. How concerned are you about impacts from Gold King Mine contamination?

How concerned are you about water contamination from other sources like private septic systems or industrial uses?

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* 13. How concerned are you about water contamination from other sources like private septic systems or industrial uses?

Are there land uses that should not be allowed near residential neighborhoods in the county? (If yes, select all that apply):

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* 14. Are there land uses that should not be allowed near residential neighborhoods in the county? (If yes, select all that apply):

Do you worry about non-compatible land uses (e.g. industrial next to residential) affecting your property value or ability to finance?

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* 15. Do you worry about non-compatible land uses (e.g. industrial next to residential) affecting your property value or ability to finance?

Should the county adopt land use restrictions to protect certain uses? (select yes or no for each)

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* 16. Should the county adopt land use restrictions to protect certain uses? (select yes or no for each)

  Yes No
Agricultural
Industrial
Commercial
Residential
Are there issues that property owners should be required to mitigate if they are close to residential neighborhoods? (select all that apply)

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* 17. Are there issues that property owners should be required to mitigate if they are close to residential neighborhoods? (select all that apply)

Should the County require permitting for large earthworks projects (e.g., major cut and fill or excavation)

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* 18. Should the County require permitting for large earthworks projects (e.g., major cut and fill or excavation)

Subdivisions with inadequate private roads and drainage plans can lead to safety issues that require public investment to fix. Which steps should the county take to ensure appropriate development standards?

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* 19. Subdivisions with inadequate private roads and drainage plans can lead to safety issues that require public investment to fix. Which steps should the county take to ensure appropriate development standards?

Should the county require property owners to disclose water availability and road ownership to buyers when land is sold?

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* 20. Should the county require property owners to disclose water availability and road ownership to buyers when land is sold?

Are there requirements that family land subdivisions in the county should meet? (If yes, select all that apply):

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* 21. Are there requirements that family land subdivisions in the county should meet? (If yes, select all that apply):

Are there requirements that all for-profit land subdivisions in the county should meet? (If yes, select all that apply):

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* 22. Are there requirements that all for-profit land subdivisions in the county should meet? (If yes, select all that apply):

How should the county manage growth in populated areas? (check all that apply)

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* 23. How should the county manage growth in populated areas? (check all that apply)

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* 24. If you would like to receive updates throughout the planning process, enter your email address here:

Thank you for participating! Please leave any additional comments below.

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* 25. Thank you for participating! Please leave any additional comments below.

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