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Narayanan Thondugulam inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 10:22 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 5-10 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Proximity to work, Quality of housing, Scenery, Family/friends, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety, City services
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes, Duplex, Triplex, etc, Condominiums (Owned), Townhomes, Housing for Seniors
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Requiring construction of affordable units as part of housing development projects. , Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores., Providing a diverse range of housing types to meet the varied needs of people at all income levels., ​​​​​​​​​​​​Creating mixed-use (commercial/office and residential) projects in the community., Building housing for older adults or students., Retaining a practice of generally limiting buildings to 2 stories., Limiting growth in hillsides and areas at risk for wildfire.
Are there any comments that you would like to share with the City of Saratoga about the Housing Element Update? I would like to see more condos / townhomes / independent homes that can be owned and not apartment complex that are rented
It will be good to understand what are the potential areas that can be used for housing development
Which community meeting(s) do you plan to attend? The content presented at all three meetings will be the same. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. June 26, 9-11 a.m.
What topics would you like covered in further detail and/or what questions would you like answered during the community meetings? I would like to know what are the potential areas in Saratoga that can be developed for future housing of 1700 units.
I don't know if this information is already out somewhere but we need to make this more visible to residents of Saratoga

Name not shown inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 7:42 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga and I am retired/ do not currently work.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 20+ years
How old are you? 81 years or more
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Quality of housing, Scenery, Neighborhood safety
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes, Duplex, Triplex, etc, Condominiums (Owned), Townhomes, Housing for Seniors
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Retaining a practice of generally limiting buildings to 2 stories., ​​​​​​​​​​​​Creating mixed-use (commercial/office and residential) projects in the community., Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores.
Are there any comments that you would like to share with the City of Saratoga about the Housing Element Update? Ultimately, this is a fool's errand. We either preserve Saratoga as the pleasant, low density, semi-rural community of mostly single family homes it is (and has been since it was incorporated), or we join San Jose in the Wuhan-ization of the Bay Area. Congestion, gridlock, and rabbit-hutch housing we do not need. Your choice. (In California anything like this takes three times longer and is five times costlier than originally projected, so I'll be 105 when the first 20-story high-density apartment house breaks ground.)
Which community meeting(s) do you plan to attend? The content presented at all three meetings will be the same. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. June 26, 9-11 a.m.

serdar badem inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 6:00 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 5-10 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Quality of housing, Scenery, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety
Are there any comments that you would like to share with the City of Saratoga about the Housing Element Update? no high density housing
Which community meeting(s) do you plan to attend? The content presented at all three meetings will be the same. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. June 10, 12-2 p.m., June 15, 7-9 p.m., June 26, 9-11 a.m.

Mohammed Haque inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 5:49 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 10-20 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Quality of housing, Scenery, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Duplex, Triplex, etc, Condominiums (Owned)
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores., Retaining a practice of generally limiting buildings to 2 stories., Limiting growth in hillsides and areas at risk for wildfire., Building housing for older adults or students., ​​​​​​​​​​​​Creating mixed-use (commercial/office and residential) projects in the community., Providing a diverse range of housing types to meet the varied needs of people at all income levels., Requiring construction of affordable units as part of housing development projects. 
Which community meeting(s) do you plan to attend? The content presented at all three meetings will be the same. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. June 26, 9-11 a.m.

Name not shown inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 5:48 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 2-5 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Proximity to work, Quality of housing, Recreation/amenities, Scenery, Family/friends, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety, City services, Shops, dining, etc., Other - Quite family friendly less crowded city…that’s why I go above and beyond to buy home here and raise kids here
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Housing for Seniors
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores., Retaining a practice of generally limiting buildings to 2 stories.
Which community meeting(s) do you plan to attend? The content presented at all three meetings will be the same. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. June 26, 9-11 a.m.

Name not shown inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 5:47 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live and work in Saratoga.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 5-10 years
How old are you? 31 – 40 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Quality of housing, Recreation/amenities, Scenery, Family/friends, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety, Shops, dining, etc.
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores.

Name not shown inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 5:44 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 5-10 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Quality of housing, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes, Townhomes
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores., Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Retaining a practice of generally limiting buildings to 2 stories., Limiting growth in hillsides and areas at risk for wildfire., ​​​​​​​​​​​​Creating mixed-use (commercial/office and residential) projects in the community., Building housing for older adults or students., Providing a diverse range of housing types to meet the varied needs of people at all income levels., Requiring construction of affordable units as part of housing development projects. 
Which community meeting(s) do you plan to attend? The content presented at all three meetings will be the same. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. June 26, 9-11 a.m.

Name not shown inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 5:07 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 5-10 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Proximity to work, Quality of housing, Recreation/amenities, Scenery, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes, Duplex, Triplex, etc, Townhomes, Housing for Seniors
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. ​​​​​​​​​​​​Creating mixed-use (commercial/office and residential) projects in the community., Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Limiting growth in hillsides and areas at risk for wildfire.

Berna Erol inside City Boundary June 17, 2021, 5:06 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live in Saratoga, but work somewhere else.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 5-10 years
How old are you? 41 – 50 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Scenery, Quality of schools, Neighborhood safety, Shops, dining, etc.
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores.

Name not shown inside City Boundary June 16, 2021, 9:16 PM

Do you live and/or work in the City of Saratoga? I live and work in Saratoga.
If you live in Saratoga, how long have you lived in the City? 20+ years
How old are you? 61 – 70 years
Select the type of housing you reside in: Single Family Home
Are you a renter or owner? Owner
Are you satisfied with your current housing situation? Yes
Does the range of housing options currently available in the City of Saratoga meet your needs? Yes
If you live in Saratoga, why did you choose to live here? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Other - Raised here since I was 3 years of age
As the City plans to meet the State mandate to plan for more than 1,700 new housing units, which types of additional housing would you be willing to accept in the City of Saratoga? Select all that apply. To select multiple options, use Ctrl + Click for PC or Cmd + Click for Mac. Single Family Homes, Condominiums (Owned), Townhomes, Housing for Seniors
Please rank the following based on how important they are to you and your family, with 1 being the most important and 8 being the least important. Preserving the current character of single family neighborhoods, as much as possible., Limiting growth in hillsides and areas at risk for wildfire., Retaining a practice of generally limiting buildings to 2 stories., Building housing for older adults or students., Requiring construction of affordable units as part of housing development projects. , Preserving existing commercial locations, such as shopping centers with grocery stores., Providing a diverse range of housing types to meet the varied needs of people at all income levels., ​​​​​​​​​​​​Creating mixed-use (commercial/office and residential) projects in the community.