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McMillan Mesa Natural Area Zoning Map Amendment Feedback Opportunity.

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What might keep you from using the McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (select as many as applicable).

Response Percent Response Count
Proximity to where I live 23.3% 10
Inadequate trailhead access points 16.3% 7
Not enough parking 18.6% 8
Unfamiliar with the area 7.0% 3
Other 16.3% 7
None 34.9% 15

How satisfied are you with current trailhead access and parking for the McMillan Mesa Natural Area?

Response Percent Response Count
Satisfied 55.8% 24
Neutral 34.9% 15
Dissatisfied 9.3% 4

Do you support rezoning this property to Public Open Space from Public Facilities and Rural Residential?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 85.7% 36
No 9.5% 4
What’s a rezoning? 2.4% 1
Other 2.4% 1

What concerns do you have for McMillan Mesa Natural Area?

Response Percent Response Count
Illegal camping in the Natural Area 40.5% 17
Human/wildlife interactions 16.7% 7
Deterioration of the Natural Area due to increased use 61.9% 26
Lack of wildlife corridors to and from the Natural Area 64.3% 27
Illegal dumping and litter 57.1% 24
Other 16.7% 7

Would you attend a community tour to become more familiar with the McMillan Mesa Natural Area?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 43.9% 18
No 24.4% 10
Other 31.7% 13

If the City were to allocate additional funding for the upkeep of McMillan Mesa Natural Area, what funding mechanisms would you support?

Response Percent Response Count
Municipal Bond 35.7% 15
An additional fee (less than $2.00) on City municipal bill (trash, water, sewer) 57.1% 24
A small increase to Flagstaff’s sales tax (less than 0.1%) 50.0% 21
A small increase in property tax 42.9% 18
User fees 11.9% 5
None of the above 7.1% 3
Other 7.1% 3

If you had $10,000 to spend on McMillan Mesa Natural Area, how would you allocate it across the following categories? (1 dot = $1,000)

Response Percent Response Count
Routine maintenance (signage upkeep, graffiti & trash removal) 26.2% 110
Maintaining existing trails 21.9% 92
Restoration of unauthorized trails 13.6% 57
Trail improvements (such as ADA accessibility opportunities) 11.4% 48
Signage improvements 6.4% 27
Invasive plant management 13.3% 56
Other 4.0% 17

Is there a preserved open space property within a 15-minute (1/4 mile) walk from where you live?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 64.3% 27
No 19.0% 8
I'm not sure 14.3% 6
Other 2.4% 1

Do you have additional comments you would like to share regarding McMillan Mesa Natural Area and the related rezone amendment application?

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January 6, 2021, 1:16 PM
  • What might keep you from using the McMillan Mesa Natural Area? (select as many as applicable).
    • None
  • How satisfied are you with current trailhead access and parking for the McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
    • Neutral
  • Do you support rezoning this property to Public Open Space from Public Facilities and Rural Residential?
    • Yes
  • What concerns do you have for McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
    • Other - Unauthorized trails
  • Would you attend a community tour to become more familiar with the McMillan Mesa Natural Area?
    • Other - very familiar
  • If the City were to allocate additional funding for the upkeep of McMillan Mesa Natural Area, what funding mechanisms would you support?
    • A small increase in property tax
  • If you had $10,000 to spend on McMillan Mesa Natural Area, how would you allocate it across the following categories? (1 dot = $1,000)
    • Routine maintenance (signage upkeep, graffiti & trash removal) (1)
    • Maintaining existing trails (1)
    • Restoration of unauthorized trails (4)
    • Trail improvements (such as ADA accessibility opportunities) (1)
    • Signage improvements (1)
    • Invasive plant management (2)
  • Is there a preserved open space property within a 15-minute (1/4 mile) walk from where you live?
    • Yes
  • Do you have additional comments you would like to share regarding McMillan Mesa Natural Area and the related rezone amendment application?

    The zone change is needed and is meets the intent of the greater Buffalo park referendum

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Routine maintenance (signage upkeep, graffiti & trash removal)

Maintaining existing trails

Restoration of unauthorized trails

Trail improvements (such as ADA accessibility opportunities)

Signage improvements

Invasive plant management

Other

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