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How important are the following factors to our community (1=not important, 5=very important):

Water Quality (streams, creeks, lake, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
5 100.0% 17
Air Quality
Response Percent Response Count
4 11.8% 2
5 88.2% 15
Wildlife
Response Percent Response Count
1 5.9% 1
4 17.6% 3
5 76.5% 13
Scenic Views
Response Percent Response Count
3 11.8% 2
4 11.8% 2
5 76.5% 13
Vegetation (trees, plants, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
4 17.6% 3
5 82.4% 14

If you identified "scenic views" as important, what types of views would you like to see remain the same? Please be as specific as possible.

Answered
15
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2

If not listed above, please identify other factors important to our community..

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8
Skipped
9

What natural resources do you think are most important to preserve in and around Sandpoint? Please list up to five:

Answered
16
Skipped
1

How important is it that the City consider the following potential risks when planning for the future (1=not important, 5=very important)?

Wildfires
Response Percent Response Count
3 18.8% 3
5 81.3% 13
Flooding
Response Percent Response Count
3 18.8% 3
4 25.0% 4
5 56.3% 9
Air Contamination
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.3% 1
3 6.3% 1
4 6.3% 1
5 81.3% 13
Water Contamination (lakes, rivers, etc.)
Response Percent Response Count
3 6.3% 1
4 6.3% 1
5 87.5% 14
Spring/summer storms
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.3% 1
3 18.8% 3
4 31.3% 5
5 37.5% 6
Winter storms
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.3% 1
3 18.8% 3
4 25.0% 4
5 50.0% 8
High winds
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.3% 1
3 31.3% 5
4 12.5% 2
5 50.0% 8
Erosion
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.3% 1
3 18.8% 3
4 12.5% 2
5 62.5% 10
Soil Contamination (brownfields)
Response Percent Response Count
2 6.3% 1
3 12.5% 2
5 81.3% 13

What other potential risks should the City consider when planning for the future?

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8
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9

What do you think the City should do to assess and/or mitigate the risk of potential hazards?

Answered
9
Skipped
8

Do you feel that Sandpoint has natural resources that positively effect or influence our economy. Please list up to five:

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11
Skipped
6

How can Sandpoint enhance natural resources that positively effect or influence our economy.

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12
Skipped
5

Do you feel that Sandpoint has natural resources that negatively effect or influence our economy. Please list up to five:

Answered
6
Skipped
11

How can Sandpoint mitigate negative effects or influences on our economy.

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5
Skipped
12

The City-owned Little Sandcreek Watershed is a natural resource that serves as a source of drinking water. How important are each of the following potential uses of the watershed (1=not important, 5=very important):

Drinking water/water quality
Response Percent Response Count
4 5.9% 1
5 94.1% 16
Recreation (hiking, biking trails)
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.8% 2
2 5.9% 1
3 5.9% 1
4 23.5% 4
5 52.9% 9
Access to the outdoors/wildlife viewing
Response Percent Response Count
1 11.8% 2
3 11.8% 2
4 11.8% 2
5 64.7% 11

What other purpose(s) do you think the watershed serves?

Answered
9
Skipped
8

What considerations should be made for the watershed in future planning efforts.

Answered
9
Skipped
8

Using the numbered areas in the map above, identify where you live. If you do not live in the Sandpoint city limits, please select the city or area in which you live.

Response Percent Response Count
Area 4 5.9% 1
Area 5 5.9% 1
Area 7 5.9% 1
Area 8 11.8% 2
Area 9 17.6% 3
Kootenai 5.9% 1
Sagle 17.6% 3
Dover 5.9% 1
Other Bonner County 17.6% 3
None of the above 5.9% 1

Tell us a little about your relationship with the City of Sandpoint. Check all that apply:

Response Percent Response Count
I work in Sandpoint 64.7% 11
I'm retired in Sandpoint 11.8% 2
I often visit Sandpoint 23.5% 4
I own property in Sandpoint 35.3% 6
I have a business interest or am looking to do business in Sandpoint 29.4% 5
Other 11.8% 2

What is your age?

Response Percent Response Count
30-39 29.4% 5
40-49 23.5% 4
50-59 23.5% 4
60-69 17.6% 3
70 or older 5.9% 1

What s your annual household income?

Response Percent Response Count
$25,000 - $34,999 6.7% 1
$35,000 - $49,999 6.7% 1
$50,000 - $74,999 13.3% 2
$75,000 - $99,999 26.7% 4
$100,000 or greater 46.7% 7

How many children under the age of 18 live at home?

Average
1.07
Total
16.00
Count
15
Skipped
2
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February 8, 2020, 8:56 PM
  • How important are the following factors to our community (1=not important, 5=very important):
    • Water Quality (streams, creeks, lake, etc.) - 5
    • Air Quality - 5
    • Wildlife - 5
    • Scenic Views - 5
    • Vegetation (trees, plants, etc.) - 5
  • If you identified "scenic views" as important, what types of views would you like to see remain the same? Please be as specific as possible.

    Uninterrupted views of the lake and mountains. Consideration should be given for height restrictions if/where apartments, housing, businesses, etc are built.

  • If not listed above, please identify other factors important to our community..
    No response.
  • What natural resources do you think are most important to preserve in and around Sandpoint? Please list up to five:
    • Safety and quality of lake Pend O’rielle water quality
    • Health of the trees, shrubs
  • How important is it that the City consider the following potential risks when planning for the future (1=not important, 5=very important)?
    • Wildfires - 5
    • Flooding - 4
    • Air Contamination - 5
    • Water Contamination (lakes, rivers, etc.) - 5
    • Spring/summer storms - 4
    • Winter storms - 4
    • High winds - 4
    • Erosion - 4
    • Soil Contamination (brownfields) - 2
  • What other potential risks should the City consider when planning for the future?
    • Ineffective leaf/debris fall clean up leading to clogging/blocking of storm drains
    • dangerous old trees in and around town. Need to trim and ensure trees are not a hazard during storms.
  • What do you think the City should do to assess and/or mitigate the risk of potential hazards?
    No response.
  • Do you feel that Sandpoint has natural resources that positively effect or influence our economy. Please list up to five:
    No response.
  • How can Sandpoint enhance natural resources that positively effect or influence our economy.
    No response.
  • Do you feel that Sandpoint has natural resources that negatively effect or influence our economy. Please list up to five:
    No response.
  • How can Sandpoint mitigate negative effects or influences on our economy.
    No response.
  • The City-owned Little Sandcreek Watershed is a natural resource that serves as a source of drinking water. How important are each of the following potential uses of the watershed (1=not important, 5=very important):
    • Drinking water/water quality - 5
    • Recreation (hiking, biking trails) - 2
    • Access to the outdoors/wildlife viewing - 3
  • What other purpose(s) do you think the watershed serves?
    No response.
  • What considerations should be made for the watershed in future planning efforts.
    No response.
  • Using the numbered areas in the map above, identify where you live. If you do not live in the Sandpoint city limits, please select the city or area in which you live.
    • Area 9
  • Tell us a little about your relationship with the City of Sandpoint. Check all that apply:
    • I work in Sandpoint
    • I'm retired in Sandpoint
    • I own property in Sandpoint
  • What is your age?
    • 50-59
  • What s your annual household income?
    No response.
  • How many children under the age of 18 live at home?
    No response.
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Water Quality (streams, creeks, lake, etc.)
Air Quality
Wildlife
Scenic Views
Vegetation (trees, plants, etc.)
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Wildfires
Flooding
Air Contamination
Water Contamination (lakes, rivers, etc.)
Spring/summer storms
Winter storms
High winds
Erosion
Soil Contamination (brownfields)
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Drinking water/water quality
Recreation (hiking, biking trails)
Access to the outdoors/wildlife viewing

Demographics



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