The purpose of the following survey is to gather general information on the Town of Lancaster for use in updating the Town’s Community Master Plan. This is the first step in the process of receiving community input. Public focus group meetings will be held after survey results have been tabulated to receive more specific and direct input. All thoughts, ideas, and opinions will be considered when updating the goals and objectives of the Plan. You do not have to be a resident of Lancaster to complete this survey. Anyone with a connection to Town is encouraged to answer any question they feel comfortable with. If you have any questions regarding this survey or the Master Plan process please contact Planning/Zoning Coordinator, Benjamin S. Gaetjens-Oleson at 603-788-3391 or planning@lancasternh.org.  All survey responses must be received by 4:00 PM on Friday, February 21, 2020.

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* 1. Are you a full-time resident of Lancaster?

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* 2. From the list below choose what you feel are the 5 most important issues the Town of Lancaster needs to address in the next 5 to 10 years.

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* 3. Choose from the list below what you feel are the 3 most important regional issues that could impact the Town of Lancaster in the next 5 to 10 years.

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* 4. What are Lancaster's best assets that are of value to the region? (please list up to three).

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* 5. Rate the community departments and services listed below based on past experiences.  If you have had no experience with a particular option please choose No Opinion.

  Excellent Good Adequate Poor No Opinion
Medical Clinic/Hospital
Access to rivers & public waters
Weeks Memorial Library
Lancaster Fire/EMS Department
Lancaster Parks and Recreation
Lancaster Police Department
SAU 36 School System (grades K-12)
Town Government
Town Website

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* 6. Choose whether you feel there is sufficient land available for the uses listed below.

  YES NO
Residential housing
Agriculture/Farming
Preservation
New and existing businesses
Open space

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* 7. List up to 3 areas or features in Lancaster you feel have the greatest historic significance or preservation value.

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* 8. From the list below please choose up to 3 things you feel are the most important for an attractive and vibrant downtown.

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* 9. Indicate the level of importance the Town should give to the following economic development actions.

  Important Not Important No Opinion
Office development
Small scale retail development
Large scale retail development
Industrial development
Agricultural development
Home-based/Telecommuting Virtual job development

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* 10. What type of phone service do you predominantly use?

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* 11. How do you feel your cellular service is in Town for your personal and business needs?

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* 12. What type of internet connection do you use?

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* 13. How do you feel your internet service is in the Town for your personal and business needs?

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* 14. What television service do you subscribe to?

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* 15. How do you feel your cable service is in Town for your personal and business needs?

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* 16. From the list below please choose up to 3 topics you feel are the most pressing transportation-related issues in Lancaster.

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* 17. Indicate the level of importance you feel the Town should give the following housing types.

  Important Not Important No Opinion
Single family
Supportive living
Multi-family
Elderly housing
Manufactured homes
Townhouses/Condos
Workforce/Affordable housing
Travel Trailers

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* 18. Indicate the level of importance you feel the Town should devote to the following Natural Resource protection methods.

  Important Not Important No Opinion
Protect/Preserve drinking water supplies and aquifers
Protect/Preserve wildlife and their habitat
Create/Maintain outdoor recreational areas
Access to recreational water

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* 19. What is your vision for Lancaster?

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