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Name not available inside district 4 August 7, 2020, 12:29 AM

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: 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? No
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? A) Most/many county facilities are old and deteriorated.
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 1 August 6, 2020, 6:44 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: 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? A) Most/many county facilities are old and deteriorated.
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 August 6, 2020, 5:10 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. Yes!!! The garberville veterans hall. Our community has endlessly expressed the need to have renovation of the garberville veterans hall.
To see it not even given a spot in the survey is just unbelievable.

Restore the veterans hall. I’m not asking for crazy nice just usable.
What has happened there just goes to show how much of a red headed step child the whole southern Humboldt area is. Take a look at other halls proposing renovation. Are they all still usable? If yes then garberville hall should come first!
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.
6) Do you have suggestions for other new construction projects currently not proposed as part of the Facility
Master Plan? If none, please leave blank.
Reconstruct garberville veterans hall
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: A) County continues to lease spaces at approximately $5 million per year with annual increases.
8) Do you support the county leasing corporation allowing the county to lease space to others, including county departments? No
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? D) Other (skip to next question)
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
12) Do you have other recommended actions regarding the county’s facilities? Other recommended actions: Rebuild repair whatever you need to do get the garberville veterans hall back open and usable before funding any other veterans hall improvements!!

Glen (Bud) Rogers inside district 2 August 6, 2020, 4:56 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 Veterans Hall, in Garberville. It has been years since this vital meeting space has been available to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and other groups. This space is integral to our needs as veterans and the community at large. We have the largest per capita percentage of veterans in the State, in Southern Humboldt, and they live in the hills, in isolation, especially now, when there is no where to meet. We need, as Veterans, to continue giving to our community. Our Christmas dinners, T-giving dinners, disaster planning, rap groups, supervisorial debates, Wage Peace Cafe, free movie night, respite for campers in sub-zero temperatures. We need connectedness. Is mold worse than covid? Couldn't we just wear masks in the Vets Hall? Thank you for providing a platform to express my views. This is the highest priority for the Veterans. I know--I am one.

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.
6) Do you have suggestions for other new construction projects currently not proposed as part of the Facility
Master Plan? If none, please leave blank.
Immediately have a meeting with the Veterans about John Haynes Bldg. Don't study it any more! Fix it! It can be done, NOW!
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: A) County continues to lease spaces at approximately $5 million per year with annual increases.
8) Do you support the county leasing corporation allowing the county to lease space to others, including county departments? No
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? C) County is not investing in county-owned facilities.
If you chose D) in the above question, please explain: (C) The County is not investing in the John Haynes Memorial Building in Garberville, as mentioned above.
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
12) Do you have other recommended actions regarding the county’s facilities? Other recommended actions: Supes should create a Public Bank, borow our own money, pay back low or no interest loans to itself. State Legis. has approved it.

Jason Robo inside district 3 August 6, 2020, 3:03 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.
6) Do you have suggestions for other new construction projects currently not proposed as part of the Facility
Master Plan? If none, please leave blank.
outdoor gathering venues
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: 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? D) Other (skip to next question)
If you chose D) in the above question, please explain: indoor air quality, better air ciirculation, more open air plans/facilities lessening disease transmission, etc.
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
12) Do you have other recommended actions regarding the county’s facilities? Other recommended actions: if venues will not be open for gatherings then tthey should ot be prioritized. Also the wording of "lowest" priority questions was pretty confusing

Brooke Epperly inside district 4 August 6, 2020, 2:12 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: 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: 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? A) Most/many county facilities are old and deteriorated.
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 August 6, 2020, 1:30 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.

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: 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? 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

Name not available inside district 2 August 6, 2020, 11:20 AM

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 Veteran’s Hall
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 4 August 6, 2020, 10:33 AM

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: 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? A) Most/many county facilities are old and deteriorated.
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 4 August 6, 2020, 10:28 AM

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? A) Most/many county facilities are old and deteriorated.
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