Current Conditions and Future Vision Survey

The Town of South Hadley is updating its Master Plan and Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP).  The plans will establish a vision for the future of South Hadley and cover a wide range of topics including housing, transportation, economic development, land use and zoning, open space, natural resources, and municipal services.

Input from community members will help shape the development of both plans.

Please take a moment to answer the following questions based on current conditions in South Hadley, and what you would like to see in the future.

Your feedback is critical and greatly appreciated!

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* 1. Which precinct do you live in?

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* 2. Select South Hadley's three most important assets.

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* 3. What are the biggest challenges to improve the quality of life in South  Hadley? Please choose the top three.

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* 4. Do you or your family use open spaces/recreational spaces in South Hadley?

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* 5. Tell us how you feel about the Town’s open space and recreation facilities

  I don’t know where this property is I am aware of this property but have never been there I have been to this property and liked it I have been to this property and did not like it
Bachelor Brook-Stony Brook Resource Area
Bagg-Pierce/Popp Conservation Area
Beachgrounds Park
Black Stevens Conservation Area
Buttery Brook Park
Bynan Conservation Area
Center School Ferry Street Field
Gormally Conservation Area
Hadley Falls Canal Park
Hawkins Bird Sanctuary
J.A. Skinner State Park/Mount Holyoke Range
Laurie Avenue Conservation Area
Leaping Well Reservoir watershed lands
LeBlanc Conservation Area
Ledges Golf Club
Lithia Springs
Mosier Elementary School
Newton Jones Carver Conservation Area
Plains School Field
Plains School Playground
Smith Middle School Athletic Fields
The Orchards Golf Club
South Hadley High School Athletic Fields
Titus Pond
Town Farm Athletic Fields
Trompke Stony Brook Conservation Area
Warner Conservation Area
Woodlawn School Athletic Field
South Hadley Public Library
Gaylord Library
Council on Aging
Fire House Museum

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* 6. Please let us know of any other open space and recreation facilities that you have used, and if you liked or didn’t like them.

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* 7. Do you access the Connecticut River in South Hadley for recreation of any kind?

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* 8. Imagine you have $100 to distribute in up to 3 of the following categories. Distribute your $100 within up to 3 categories that you think are the most important for the Town to focus on at this time. (Use whole numbers only.)

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* 9. What kinds of improvements are necessary to improve/increase your access to existing Town open space and recreational facilities? Check all that apply.

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* 10. What are the top five open space and recreation needs in South Hadley?

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* 11. Which changes to the transportation system should occur? Choose the top three.

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* 12. What are the top housing needs in South Hadley? Choose the top three.

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* 13. What are the top three sustainability issues facing South Hadley?

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* 14. What special events, programs, or efforts have you attended in the last year?

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* 15. What special events, programs, or efforts would you like to see in South Hadley?

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* 16. What is the one most important thing that needs to be resolved in the short-term (0-5 years)?

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* 17. What is the one most important thing you think the Master Plan should address in the next 10 years?

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* 18. How did you hear about this survey?

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