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Name not shown inside district 5 January 26, 2020, 10:29 PM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Office space, Live/work space, Other - Something useful we already have empty retail space


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Multifamily housing, Performance venue, Open space with trails, Other - Not sure but it's not listed above


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing uses are more important


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
Common outside areas


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
B, D, F, G, I, J


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
Windows, landscaping,


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Not sure


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
Better side walk in Safeway area its disconnected, swirls around


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Not sure live entertainment maybe , Taking classes like Ollie, College of Redwood, Scrape


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
Maybe currently work in Eureka for County may have this option in future


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
Wetlands and sea level rise, and ground water rise that will happen should be considered first


Are there any other questions we should be asking?
Is Facebook the best place to request feedback?

Name not shown inside district 5 January 26, 2020, 9:28 PM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Restaurants, Live/work space


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
gather with friends and socialize.", attend arts & culture events.", live in the town center area near all this exciting new development.", enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Performance venue, Town green/park, Open space with trails, Children's play area


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing and commercial uses are both important, treat them the same


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
H


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
None of these really feel right to me.


Are there specific buildings or collections of buildings in McKinleyville (or elsewhere) you would to see replicated or echoed in the Town Center?
Having a more modern look would be nice, like some of the cannabis businesses that are popping up. Modern with wood and metal.
What we definitely shouldn't try to do is create a replica victorian or western town look. That only works when the buildings were actually built in that era. But the strip mall look currently running down Central is just awful, not inviting at all, I rarely go to those businesses even though they are nice businesses. We need a central square type area, no cars!


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
I know its expensive but what about some kind of an pedestrian overpass. Although I think if the traffic lights are long enough it doesn't seem to be a safety problem with pedestrians crossing the Central, if they cross at the signals.


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
A completely separate bike path.


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Restaurants, especially ones with nice outdoor seating away from the exhaust and noise of Central Ave. , Coffee shops, with outdoor seating away from the exhaust and noise of Central Ave. , Outdoor seating with an area nearby for kids to play, A farmers market that isn't in a parking lot. The city of Davis, Ca has a great Farmers Market area, with a park, play fountain, near shops. Look at downtown Davis.


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
No. I work for the State of California and our offices are in Eureka.


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
If you are going to tax McKinleyville residential property owners, then we need to incorporate so we have a legitimate City and not be at the whim of County decision makers.


Are there any other questions we should be asking?
If there are trails and natural areas, they should be more like urban parks, with open sight lines, because the homeless population will end up living in areas that are shrubby and covered. We need to consider how to house people who are currently homeless in our community so that they can enjoy the new town center in an appropriate way.

Name not shown inside district 5 January 26, 2020, 9:18 AM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Restaurants, Live/work space


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
live in the town center area near all this exciting new development.", enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", gather with friends and socialize.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", attend arts & culture events."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Multifamily housing, Community hall for events/gathering, Town green/park, Open space with trails


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing and commercial uses are both important, treat them the same


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
Senior housing complex, single story managed unit


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
B, G


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
Shops with landscaping, apartments above, open space between shops.


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Overpass accommodating pedestrians and bicycles


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
hobby store - fabric, outdoor equipment, clothing, consignment store


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
retired


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)


Name not shown inside district 5 January 26, 2020, 6:31 AM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Live/work space, Other - A full size skating rink and arcade. New green industry providing good paying jobs located in proximity to current industry such as 7up packong facility, near assisted living.


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", gather with friends and socialize.", attend arts & culture events.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Town green/park, Open space with trails, Other - A interpretive trail and Par Course (excercise stations) that circumvents the town space providing a mile or more walking trail. Safe place to walk. Dogs leashed with strict dog waste pick-up policy, no dog park.


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Commercial uses are more important


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
Bus stops located at north and south points of town center. We need to create as many jobs as we create housing space for adults. 50% of those jobs need to be liveable wages and/or middle management. Any less is unsustainable.


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
F, G, I, J


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
I like clean and sharp lines, but classy architecture. Buildings should add character to the viewshed. Strip malls and big box stores are an eye sore and provide no personality on behalf of the town.


Are there specific buildings or collections of buildings in McKinleyville (or elsewhere) you would to see replicated or echoed in the Town Center?
Fire station architecture.


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Bridge. If the goal is to create a corridor for community members to cross Central Ave, a crosswalk will only create backed up traffic and frustrated drivers. A pedestrian walkway over Central would solve this problem. Expensive, yes! But it would provide valuable infastructure for accomodating future growth and benefits would outweigh costs. We need to find the funds tobsupoirt this imperative infrastructure if we want a well utilized community center.


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
Wider bike lanes. What about bus services? There is no mention of buses in this survey. Public transportation is imperative as petroleum resources become more scarce and increasingly costly, our community grows and our residents age. Lets work toward sustainability!



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Clothes, Pet supplies, A fullsize skate rink with arcade. , Music Store --LPs and musical instruments


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
No, there are no jobs except minimum wage in McKinleyville.


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
MANAGING COST OF LIVING--
McKinleyville residents cannot be asked for any more money through property taxes or water/sewage rates. We are maxed out. Even making a decent fulltime wage, I still live paycheck to paycheck because of the high cost of living here. Should property taxes or municipality costs increase any more, I will be driven from my home that I have owned since 2003 and forced to relocate to a state that is more viable. Many other Mckinleyville residents are in the same situation as me. An increase in costs will only result in an exodus of current homeowners and middle-class families. We also need to focus on bringing in fulltime and benefitted jobs that pay $20 or more per hour. NO MORE FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS OR MINIMUM WAGE JOBS! It will do no good to bring in low-income housing if wages cannot meet the local cost of living. If we bring in low-income housing whose residents need to recieve welfare because they cannot make a liveable wage, well then we have undermined and failed our local economy.

CENTRALIZE PUBLIC SERVICES--
Instead of bringing public services to McKinleyville (welfare, mental health, other social services) we should aim to consolidate North County's services and centralize them in Eureka. We could provide providing bus vouchers for those who need assistance with transportation from McKinleyville to Eureka. By centralizing programs, resources can be accessed and shared more efficiently amongst agencies. By putting resources into providing bus vouchers as opposed to building and staffing local punlic service facilities, we can support public transportation and grow bus services, while saving on redundant general fund costs.

A SMART LOCAL ECONOMY-
As a small community, with limited commerce, we want to bring people from other towns to our Town to spend money by creating unique and desirable opportunities in our towwnship.

We need to be careful to not create a localized economy that functions in it's own confined bubble of finite resources-- at this time, the McKinleyville population is too small to economically sustain itself.

I believe a drug, alcohol and intolerance free large, indoor venue with skate rink, indoor mini golf and arcade would draw people of all ages while providing a healthy, active opportunity for family-fun, peer-socializing and community networking.
Our town would really benefit from an indoor space out of the rain.

CLARVOYANT & SHARED DECISION MAKING--
Finally, all building contracts and decisions pertaining to community development need to be open to the public and clairvoyant, with ample time for public input and revision. This survey and process is a good step in the right direction. The City of Arcata does a nice job of reporting all their RFPs on their website, as well as updates, construction documents, master plan, etc. Perhaps MCSD can develop the website as a tool for communication like Arcata.


Are there any other questions we should be asking?
Yes! How can we work towards suitable and sustainable mass transit!

Name not shown inside district 5 January 26, 2020, 3:29 AM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I've never heard of this McKinleyville Town Center idea!


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Restaurants, Office space


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", attend arts & culture events.", gather with friends and socialize.", live in the town center area near all this exciting new development."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Town green/park, Open space with trails, Children's play area, Other - Lake for wildlife with trees, trails and a dog park.


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing and commercial uses are both important, treat them the same


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
We dont need housing in town center and the additional parking it will require, there are alternate areas that can be developed around Mckinleyville


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
D, G, H


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
I feel that front overhangs are important, as well as as many trees and plants as possible.


Are there specific buildings or collections of buildings in McKinleyville (or elsewhere) you would to see replicated or echoed in the Town Center?
Buildings that have a natural product facade with plenty of diversity, nothing over 2 story.


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Move the shopping center to where the old Rays, Dennys, etc is, and put a park with a lake and trails and a fenced dog park in place of!


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
No, we have those already!


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Change the name Mckinleyville to Clam Beach!, Create an area with a large lake and trails


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
Yes


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Are there any other questions we should be asking?
There is no honor in the name McKinleyville! Our town should be renamed.

Name not shown inside district 5 January 25, 2020, 9:06 PM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville, I work in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Restaurants, Other - Medium sized retail


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Town green/park, Open space with trails, Children's play area


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing and commercial uses are both important, treat them the same


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
Tiny homes are like trailers. Do not build those.


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
A, D


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
Maintain the "gentrified country" feel of the town.


Are there specific buildings or collections of buildings in McKinleyville (or elsewhere) you would to see replicated or echoed in the Town Center?
A&L Feed Store


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
Please remember that most people are not able to use a bicycle as a means of transportation. Do not sacrifice the welfare of the motorists to encourage walking and bicycling.


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Restaurants


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
Yes


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
Consider future tourism. Also, this area could eventually become a retirement destination.

Name not shown inside district 5 January 25, 2020, 7:19 PM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live and work elsewhere, but visit regularly


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Other - Open space, park, wildlife. No commercial development


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Town green/park, Open space with trails, Children's play area


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
Redevelopment of existing poor quality residential and commercial space should the priority, not building out onto undeveloped areas. There is already plenty of existing development impacted area that should be redeveloped


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
No new development


Are there specific buildings or collections of buildings in McKinleyville (or elsewhere) you would to see replicated or echoed in the Town Center?
No new development


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Pedestrian and bike trail


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
No new development, stop the sprawl


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
No new commercial or residential development


Are there any other questions we should be asking?
Why not focus on redevelopment of existing commercial and residential areas? Many existing buildings are in horrible shape, poorly built and should be the main topic of discussion. Planning was not even an afterthought in McKinleyville, so please stop the sprawl.

Name not shown inside district 5 January 25, 2020, 12:43 PM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville, I work in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Restaurants, Large retail (i.e. grocery, department store)


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", attend arts & culture events.", gather with friends and socialize.", live in the town center area near all this exciting new development."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Multifamily housing, Performance venue, Museum, Children's play area


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing and commercial uses are both important, treat them the same


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
Prioritize families to meet the needs of our existing community


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
A


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
I like sticking with the old style of A&L feed to pay homage to the old architecture styles from up here and I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Create a “yellow bricked road” type of colored path that is highly visible and thus is safer and draws people in. More community events that have you walk from either shopping center to get people more comfortable.


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
Sidewalk put in by the bus stop at Pickett road. If you’re using the sidewalk there you have to go into the bike lane. Very dangerous during busy traffic for people with strollers and small children!


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Burgers , Clothes , Electronics , Ethnic foods. (So much pizza/Mexican!)


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
Yes


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
Excited for the continued development of McKinleyville!


Are there any other questions we should be asking?
What vision do you have for mckinleyville 10 years from now?

Name not shown inside district 5 January 25, 2020, 10:57 AM

What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville, I work in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I am aware of previous Town Center planning efforts


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Restaurants


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", gather with friends and socialize.", attend arts & culture events.", live in the town center area near all this exciting new development."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Performance venue, Community hall for events/gathering, Open space with trails, Children's play area


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Commercial uses are more important


Any other comments on housing in the Town Center area?
No low income housing


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
B, D, F, G, H


What do you like about the designs you chose above? Example answer: "I like the Victorian feel. I also like to see landscaping in shopping areas."
A little fancy and not plain


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



The McKinleyville Shopping Center is only a short walk across Central Avenue from Pierson Park. How could the County work towards safely linking these two destinations in the Town Center Area?
Walk over bridge (over Central) for just biking or walking


Are there any other changes you would like to see to Central Avenue to improve pedestrian and bicycle accessibility and/or safety?
No, however Hiller needs some MAJOR work between Central and McKinleyville Avenue.


How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
Restaurants, Clothes, Gifts for people, Toys/books/games for kids


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
Yes, but only part time


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
You should put this survey in every water bill that goes out to McKinleyville. I have only seen it on Facebook and there are not that many completed surveys. Maybe worth a try to call MCSD and see if that can get the word out that way or some other way for more people to take the survey.


Are there any other questions we should be asking?
Ideas on how to remove homeless/dangerous people from this area, so that people want to be in this area for eating, shopping, living or recreation. Right now it is not a desirable area.

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What is your relationship to McKinleyville? Select all that apply
I live in McKinleyville


What is your experience with previous McKinleyville Town Center planning efforts?
I've never heard of this McKinleyville Town Center idea!


As envisioned in the Community Plan, the Town Center will include a "core commercial area" that will serve as an employment center for McKinleyville. Of the following five commercial uses, pick the top three you would like to see in the Town Center commercial core. 
Small specialty shops, Restaurants, Live/work space


"I hope the town center offers people a new opportunity to...
enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", attend arts & culture events.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", live in the town center area near all this exciting new development.", gather with friends and socialize."


Below are 8 example non-commercial land uses from the Community Plan and Town Center workshops. With your priorities from the last question in mind, select up to 4 things want to see in the Town Center.
Performance venue, Town green/park, Open space with trails, Children's play area


How should housing and commercial uses (businesses like offices, shops and restaurants) be treated in zoning regulations for the Town Center?
Housing and commercial uses are both important, treat them the same


Take a look at the different storefronts/buildings below. Which designs echo what you would like to see in the Town Center? Select all that apply.
C, F, J


Of the following transportation-related efforts, what do you think this plan should prioritize? Think of the Town Center Area, which includes Central Avenue between Hiller Road and Railroad Drive (1= very important, 5 = not important)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



How do you feel about the following statement regarding wetlands in the Town Center area? (1= strongly agree, 5 = strongly disagree)



What would you spend money on in McKinleyville but don't because you don't have good local options? Please list up to four things.
mens clothing, resturants


Are you able to work in McKinleyville? If not, why?
no, own business in Arcata and Eureka


If funding is needed to implement the Town Center Plan, what sources should be pursued? (1 = priority source of funding, 5 = don't pursue)