Mini Poll

The City of Helena is updating its growth policy, a requirement of state law. This seven-question poll explores community priorities on several concepts, each important to City policy and how the City invests its time, energy and resources. Consider these five potentially opposing policy perspectives and tell us what you think. Help Helena plan for its short and long-term needs!

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* I reside in: (check one) 

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* What's your age group? (check one) 

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* Move the slider to approximate your preference between the concept at left and the concept at right. What's the right balance for Helena's future?

Locate housing in and near the city center. Locate housing mostly on the periphery of the city.
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* Move the slider to approximate your preference between the concept at left and the concept at right. What's the right balance for Helena's future?

Locate housing in the city, but scatter it in neighborhood centers, creating identifiable urban "nodes." Locate housing mostly on the periphery of the city.
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* Move the slider to approximate your preference between the concept at left and the concept at right. What's the right balance for Helena's future?

Increase the level of design control to make residential and commercial projects look better. Leave project design up to project proponents, limiting the degree to which the City can require design enhancements.
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* Move the slider to approximate your preference between the concept at left and the concept at right. What's the right balance for Helena's future?

Let annexation happen as it now does - only as property owners may request it. Advocate for annexation, using availability of municipal services as a lever.
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* Move the slider to approximate your preference between the concept at left and the concept at right. What's the right balance for Helena's future?

Invest in road widening and other capacity improvements to ease congestion. Invest in road enhancements to improve quality and safety for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
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* Have other thoughts or comments about Helena's long-term growth? Add them here!

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