Community Input Survey

The City of Mapleton is in the process of updating its comprehensive plan, a long-range plan to help guide future growth and development in the city. This survey is an important step in gathering input on what residents value most and to better understand community issues and priorities for Mapleton over the next 25 years.

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* 1. Do you live in Mapleton?

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* 2. How long have you lived in Mapleton?

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* 3. If you don't live in Mapleton, where do you live?

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* 4. Where do you work?

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* 5. If you work outside Mapleton, where do you work?

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* 6. What is your age?

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* 7. What are the three greatest strengths of Mapleton? (SELECT THREE)

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* 8. How does the quality of life in Mapleton compare to ten years ago?

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* 9. If you moved to Mapleton from another community, why did you choose to live in the city?

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* 10. What is one thing that Mapleton could address in the next 5 years to make the city more attractive to potential residents?

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* 11. What is the greatest long-term challenge facing Mapleton that the city should plan for in the next 25 years?

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* 12. In one sentence, how would you describe your vision for Mapleton in the next 25 years?

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* 13. How would you rate the condition of existing housing in Mapleton?

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* 14. How would you rate the affordability of housing in Mapleton?

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* 15. What do you consider an affordable price for a home?

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* 16. When planning for future residential development, what should Mapleton try to encourage or prioritize?

  High priority Medium priority Low priority No priority No opinion
Single family
Townhomes or twin-homes
Apartments (6+ units per building)
Single-level detached housing/slab-on-grade
Mixed use development (residential above retail/commercial/office space)

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* 17. In the next 5 to 10 years, do you think your housing needs may change?

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* 18. How would you prioritize future single family lot sizes in Mapleton? (see image above)

  High priority Medium priority Low priority No priority No opinion
1 acre or greater
25,000 SF or greater
15,000 SF or greater
7,500 SF or greater
Less than 7,500 SF

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* 19. How would you rate the quality and dependability of the following utility services?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor No opinion
Garbage
Recycling
Telecommunications
Electrical power
Gas power
Sanitary sewer
Water supply

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* 20. Are there any utility services that you would like to see improved? (Please specify)

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* 21. Are there any specific businesses/services you would like to see in Mapleton? (Please specify)

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* 22. How would you rate the quality and professionalism of the following services?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor No opinion
City Hall
Sheriff's Department
Fire Department

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* 23. What is your highest priority for future growth in Mapleton?

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* 24. Do you have any pavement or safety concerns with the current roadways in Mapleton?

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* 25. How important do you think developing Mapleton's bicycle facilities (wide trails, bike lanes, etc.) are for the community?

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* 26. If you bicycle, is safety a factor in your level of comfort with certain routes?

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* 27. How would you rate the current pedestrian facilities (sidewalks) in Mapleton?

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* 28. How important do you think developing and maintaining Mapleton's pedestrian facilities (sidewalks) are for the community?

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* 29. Do you have any safety or accessibility concerns with current pedestrian facilities (sidewalks, crosswalks)?

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* 30. Should current pedestrian facilities (sidewalks, crosswalks) be expanded or improved in Mapleton?

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* 31. Do you use Cass County Rural Transit?

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* 32. How would you rate current park and recreation facilities in Mapleton?

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* 33. Are there any park or recreation facility improvements you would like to see in Mapleton?

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* 34. Do you have any additional comments?

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