The questions below are intended to gather gathering values and priorities regarding the Comprehensive Plan Update.  This survey will be open to the public from December 27, 2016 through March 31, 2017.

* 1. What are your favorite places in the City? (Write in your responses to the 3 prompts below)

* 2. What is the most attractive place in the City and why?

* 3. What is the least attractive place in the City and why?

* 4. On a scale of 1-10 how walkable do you feel Delray Beach is? (1 is the City is not walkable, 10 is I walk everywhere and it is great)

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* 5. On a scale of 1-10 how bikeable do you feel Delray Beach is? (1 is the City is not bikeable, 10 is I bike everywhere and it's great)

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* 6. On a scale of 1-10 how would you rank your feeling of safety in the City of Delray Beach? (1 is not safe at all, 10 is very safe)

  1 (Not safe at all) 2 3 4 5 (Neutral) 6 7 8 9 10 (Very safe)
Overall
In your neighborhood
Downtown
At the beach
At City parks

* 7. On a scale of 1-10 how important are the following items to the quality of life in Delray Beach? (1 is not important at all, 10 is very important)

  1 (Not important at all) 2 3 4 5 (Neutral) 6 7 8 9 10 (Very important)
Cultural Diversity
Job Opportunities
City Services (Public Works, Fire, Police)
Transportation Options
Connecting Parks and Recreation Areas to Bike Trails
Parking Availability
Walkability
Affordable Housing
Shopping Convenience
Safety and Security
Cultural Activities
Historic Preservation
Recreational Resources
Preservation of Existing Neighborhoods
Youth Programs
Open Space
Educational Programs (children through adult)

* 8. Do you feel that there is a need for more of the following? (mark yes, we need more or no, we have enough)

  Yes, we need more No, we have enough
Parks
Restaurants
Public Pools
Sidewalks
Dedicated Bike Lanes
Trees and Landscaping
Activities for Young People
Dog Parks
Retail Options
Community Gardens
Affordable Housing
Boat Ramps
Outdoor Seating Areas
Public Open Space
Public Art
Special Events
Jobs and Employment Opportunities
Code Enforcement, Community Improvement
Educational Opportunities
Preparation for Sea Level Rise
Entrepreneurial Incentives

* 9. Housing can have a major impact on a community including such issues as the level of crime and the growth of the economy.  Too much of one type or not enough housing available on the market can negatively impact a city.  Based on your knowledge, which types of housing listed below are needed in Delray Beach?

  We need more We have enough
Affordable Housing for Low Income Residents
Workforce Housing for our Teachers, Firemen and other Middle Income Workers
Luxury Homes and Condominiums
Housing for the Elderly
Housing for Young Families
Housing for Young Professionals

* 10. Is it Very Important, Important or Not Important for Delray Beach to have housing that is:

  Very Important Important Not Important
Affordable
Luxury
Market Rate
Geared Towards First Time Home Buyers
Workforce Housing
Geared Towards Seniors

* 11. How important is it to provide areas exclusively for walking, bicycling or alternative modes (e.g. golf cart, electric cart, pedicab) throughout Delray Beach?

* 12. On a scale of 1-5 what type of development do you feel that Delray Beach needs more or less of? (1 is we have too much, 3 is we have just enough now, 5 is we need more)

  1 (We have too much) 2 3 (We have just enough now) 4 5 (We need more)
Commercial/Office Development
Single Family Residential Development
Multi-Family Residential
Industrial/Light Manufacturing Development
Mixed Use Development (Residential and Commercial)
Affordable Housing
Open Space

* 13.  Where would the following types of development be most appropriate int he City of Delray Beach?

  Downtown The Set (NW/SW Neighborhood) Congress Avenue Corridor Barrier Island Pineapple Grove Four Corners (Intersection of W. Atlantic & S. Military Trail) Old School Square Historic District Del-Ida Historic District West Settlers Historic District Marina Historic District Nassau Historic District West of I-95
Industrial Development
Single Family Residential Development
Multi-Family Residential Development
Commercial/Office Development
Mixed Use (Residential and Commercial)

* 14. Every city has issues that can become a burden to the taxpayers.  Each City must prioritize these issues in order to effectively address them.  Please rank the following from 1-8 with regards to how important these issues are to the City, with 1 being the most important issue and 8 being the least important:

* 15. Similar to Question 14 above, the City must also prioritize projects that affect the quality of life here in Delray Beach.  Please rank the following from 1 to 8 with regard to how important these issues are to the City with 1 being the most important issue and 8 being the least important:

* 16. If there was an opportunity to be involved with a community garden, would you participate?

* 17. Do you think the City should look into ways to encourage the development of personal or community gardens?

* 18. Some communities have closed streets to automobiles in order to create a pedestrian area of the community.  Is this something that you would like to see on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach?

* 19. Do your children plan to stay in Delray Beach when they are adults?  If they are grown, have they chosen to stay in Delray Beach as adults?

* 20. Does the City do enough to attract new types of businesses (internet based, manufacturing, corporate headquarters) to the community?

* 21. Do you believe that your family, business or faith based organization is prepared for a disaster?

* 22. Do you believe that Delray Beach offers good educational opportunities for children?

* 23. Do you think there are enough fresh food sources in the community?

* 24. Do you think there are enough parks west of Congress Avenue?

* 25. Do you support the City's Congress Avenue Initiative intended to make it Delray Beach's "Next Great Street" for job creation, business incubation, headquarters, workforce/affordable housing, transit- oriented development and public spaces?

* 26. Gender:

* 27. Age:

* 28. How long have you lived in the Delray Beach area?

* 29. I live:

* 30. Do you:

* 31. What is your first language?

* 32. Where do you obtain most of your information regarding City issues?

 
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