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Name not available inside district 2 July 13, 2020, 7:55 PM

1) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the top three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



2) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the bottom three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



3) Are there any facilities that you’d like to see renovated that are not currently on the renovation list? If none, please leave blank.
Garberville Vet's Hall need to be Renovated. We have nothing for our Vets here in SoHum and the Vet's Hall was used by everyone, but it's important for the Vets to have their space back


4) What is your opinion regarding the importance of each planned new construction or Discovery Study
project? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the top three new construction projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.




5) What potential new construction projects do you feel are unnecessary? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the bottom three new construction and study projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



7) Humboldt County currently leases more than 300,000 SqFt of space to house public services (versus investing in owned facilities). Please choose the best option for dealing with leased facilities going forward:
C) Manage a long-term transition to greater county ownership and lesser leased area. This may include short term leasing of new space as well as the sale of surplus county property in support of the broader goals of the Facility Master Plan.


8) Do you support the county leasing corporation allowing the county to lease space to others, including county departments?
Yes


9) Please choose the best option for county facility location planning:
A) A large, centralized and easily accessible county campus that provides the majority of county services with plenty of parking.


10) What is your biggest concern about county facilities in their current state?
B) Facilities providing relevant services do not offer combined services. People need to travel to many different locations to get services needed.


11) The average year-to-year inflation of the construction industry is just under 4% per year. Please choose a
preference for the Facility Master Plan’s implementation.

A) Shorter timeline: County to pay a large initial expenditure to reduce overall cost

Name not available inside district 2 July 13, 2020, 6:52 PM

1) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the top three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



2) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the bottom three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



4) What is your opinion regarding the importance of each planned new construction or Discovery Study
project? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the top three new construction projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.




5) What potential new construction projects do you feel are unnecessary? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the bottom three new construction and study projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



7) Humboldt County currently leases more than 300,000 SqFt of space to house public services (versus investing in owned facilities). Please choose the best option for dealing with leased facilities going forward:
B) County invests in county-owned facilities which requires upfront costs but leads to a lower yearly annual cost over time.


8) Do you support the county leasing corporation allowing the county to lease space to others, including county departments?
Yes


9) Please choose the best option for county facility location planning:
C) Facilities remaining in their current locations.


10) What is your biggest concern about county facilities in their current state?
C) County is not investing in county-owned facilities.


11) The average year-to-year inflation of the construction industry is just under 4% per year. Please choose a
preference for the Facility Master Plan’s implementation.

A) Shorter timeline: County to pay a large initial expenditure to reduce overall cost

Jerry Latsko inside district 2 July 13, 2020, 4:41 PM

1) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the top three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



2) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the bottom three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



3) Are there any facilities that you’d like to see renovated that are not currently on the renovation list? If none, please leave blank.
John Haynes Memorial Bldg. We need our local court and vets' hall in the immediate future and very badly.



4) What is your opinion regarding the importance of each planned new construction or Discovery Study
project? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the top three new construction projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.




5) What potential new construction projects do you feel are unnecessary? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the bottom three new construction and study projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



7) Humboldt County currently leases more than 300,000 SqFt of space to house public services (versus investing in owned facilities). Please choose the best option for dealing with leased facilities going forward:
B) County invests in county-owned facilities which requires upfront costs but leads to a lower yearly annual cost over time.


8) Do you support the county leasing corporation allowing the county to lease space to others, including county departments?
Yes


9) Please choose the best option for county facility location planning:
B) Groupings of facilities in multiple locations based on programs or services offered.


10) What is your biggest concern about county facilities in their current state?
B) Facilities providing relevant services do not offer combined services. People need to travel to many different locations to get services needed.


11) The average year-to-year inflation of the construction industry is just under 4% per year. Please choose a
preference for the Facility Master Plan’s implementation.

B) Longer timeline: County to pay less yearly expenditure but an increased overall cost

Name not shown inside district 4 July 8, 2020, 7:08 PM

1) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the top three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



2) Using the Existing Facilities column in the table above, please rank the bottom three renovation projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



4) What is your opinion regarding the importance of each planned new construction or Discovery Study
project? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the top three new construction projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.




5) What potential new construction projects do you feel are unnecessary? Using the Project and Descriptions table above, please rank the bottom three new construction and study projects in order of how you would like them prioritized.



7) Humboldt County currently leases more than 300,000 SqFt of space to house public services (versus investing in owned facilities). Please choose the best option for dealing with leased facilities going forward:
B) County invests in county-owned facilities which requires upfront costs but leads to a lower yearly annual cost over time.


8) Do you support the county leasing corporation allowing the county to lease space to others, including county departments?
Yes


9) Please choose the best option for county facility location planning:
B) Groupings of facilities in multiple locations based on programs or services offered.


10) What is your biggest concern about county facilities in their current state?
B) Facilities providing relevant services do not offer combined services. People need to travel to many different locations to get services needed.


11) The average year-to-year inflation of the construction industry is just under 4% per year. Please choose a
preference for the Facility Master Plan’s implementation.

A) Shorter timeline: County to pay a large initial expenditure to reduce overall cost

Name not available outside Humboldt County June 16, 2020, 6:59 PM

Build affordable housing. Housing the homeless decreases the costs of healthcare, police, fire, sanitation, human resources, charitable money spent on the daily needs of feeding, showering, and sheltering. Housing the homeless would reduce the 45% of budget used for Health and Human services so Humboldt can then invest money enhancing the natural beauty of this area to encourage tourism which will increase tax revenues. The savings and tax revenues could be spent on enriching the lives of all the residents, especially the children and seniors. Otherwise, the continued exiting of the youth and increasing of the homeless will continue.

Name not shown inside district 3 May 4, 2020, 11:18 AM

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. 
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.", gather with friends and socialize.", attend arts & culture events.", bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", 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, Town green/park, 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


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, H, 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."
Modern design. Mixed use buildings. Limit hardscape, break it up. Water feature(s). Walk ways around buildings with seating & vegetation. Entire area united/ tied together with eating areas, play areas, walkways & bikeways. Area flows people through it & into businesses.


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 design.


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


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.
Housing products (ex. appliances, lamps, furniture)


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)



Any additional thoughts/comments on the topics raised in this survey?
Development needs to be mixed use.
Incorporate LEED principals into design

Name not available inside district 5 April 10, 2020, 4:47 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'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...
bring the family for kid-friendly activities.", enjoy biking, walking and other outdoor recreation.", 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.
Community hall for events/gathering, 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.
B, 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."
I like the more traditional look more than the modern ones. It would fit in better with the feel of the town.


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?
overpasses such as the ones by HSU


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)


Humboldt County Joint Information Center April 3, 2020, 9:51 AM

The updated order still allows for parks to be opened, but common play or shared structures are closed. Your concerns for continued congregation of large groups at parks is a real one. Compliance with the Shelter-In-Place order is expected of all community members and is crucial in the effort to help our community stay in good health. If you have concerns about compliance of the order, you can call (707) 441-3022.

Thank you for your involvement in this meeting and your continued efforts to keep our community as healthy as possible.

Humboldt County Joint Information Center April 3, 2020, 9:49 AM

CDC states
- if you know you have been exposed you should self-isolate for 14 days
However, you not considered contagious if
- if it’s 7 days after onset of symptoms and
- 3 days after you had a normal temperature 99 degrees or lower without fever reducers
- and symptoms have improved or ended.

Humboldt County Joint Information Center April 3, 2020, 9:43 AM

Public Health is experienced in tracing contacts, having done so for many years investigating several kinds of diseases. Now the staff is using that experience to follow COVID-19 cases throughout the county and actively doing so for every positive test. However, now that is evidence of COVID-19 community transmission, contact tracing may not be as effective.

For the public, Shelter-In-Place remains the best course of action. Shelter-In-Place is the most effective procedure to flatten the curve and reduce of spread of illness. Here is a link to some resources with evidence based information https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-covid-spreads.html

Testing restrictions have loosened and if you are sick, very sick, or medically fragile with symptoms you can get tested by your physician. The focus today is on prevention and supportive treatment. Science is updating daily. But, the key to getting through this as quickly as possible is to work as a collective. The most effective action we can take right now is to avoid overloading our medical resources (including our primary care providers) is to
• Follow the guidelines set forth in the Shelter-In-Place order
• Commit to social distancing
• Do regular surface cleaning and handwashing.

Thank you for contributing to the discussion.