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If you have participated in Comprehensive Plan process over the last year (i.e. by responding to the public survey, attending one of the public workshops, etc.), does the plan incorporate (accurately reflect) your ideas and suggestions?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 57.1% 12
No 42.9% 9

If not, what specifically would you recommend be changed? (Include page number if possible)

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Is the Plan clear and easy to read?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 61.9% 13
No 38.1% 8

If not, why?

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Is the Plan a document you would refer to for guidance and clarity about the City’s direction?

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Yes 57.1% 12
No 42.9% 9

If not, why?

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Are the Plan strategies feasible?

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Yes 66.7% 14
No 33.3% 7

If not, why?

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Are the Plan's recommendations measurable?

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Yes 52.4% 11
No 47.6% 10

If not, why?

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Amy Kemp inside City Boundary
July 6, 2017, 2:37 PM
  • If you have participated in Comprehensive Plan process over the last year (i.e. by responding to the public survey, attending one of the public workshops, etc.), does the plan incorporate (accurately reflect) your ideas and suggestions?
    • No
  • If not, what specifically would you recommend be changed? (Include page number if possible)
    • I will be remitting separate commentary that is page-specific.
  • Is the Plan clear and easy to read?
    • No
  • If not, why?
    It includes far more details than are necessary for a comprehensive plan. It incorporates "strategies" whereas the objective of the plan noted on page 23 is to clearly identify "goals" and "objectives". These could be stated in a much more succinct manner, with clear, achievable, measurable goals and objectives.
  • Is the Plan a document you would refer to for guidance and clarity about the City’s direction?
    • No
  • If not, why?
    According to content on page 23 of the comprehensive plan, it intends to present a vision for the future, with long-range goals and objectives for activities that affect local government." In other words, to the best of my understanding it is a visionary document, not a guiding document, with "guiding" implying it is more procedural than visionary.
  • Are the Plan strategies feasible?
    • No
  • If not, why?
    A strategy incorporates the many elements associated with execution. This is to be a visionary document. There are no clear strategies incorporated into this plan.
  • Are the Plan's recommendations measurable?
    • No
  • If not, why?
    There is not a clear path to measurement laid out in this plan, but only suggestions as to how the plan could be measured. My comments include additional information in this regard; I will send those comments to Stacy, and would like to know if there is a place where they can be publicly posted. Thank you!
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