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Do you agree with the proposed goals, strategies and vision? Are we missing anything?

21 registered responses


Goal #1: Support more collaborations in the cultural and preservation community.

Average
3.90
Total
82.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #2: Enhance Sandpoint’s identity as a unique cultural destination in Idaho.

Average
3.67
Total
77.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #3: Undertake more preservation and arts education, placemaking and outreach efforts.

Average
3.86
Total
81.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #4: Support Sandpoint’s economic development through arts, culture and historic preservation.

Average
4.14
Total
87.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #5: Integrate and promote historic preservation as a tool for achieving broader community planning goals.

Average
4.00
Total
84.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #6: Pursue the documentation and landmark and historic district designation of Sandpoint’s important heritage.

Average
4.05
Total
85.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #7: Create and adopt new tools that promote careful stewardship and protection of Sandpoint’s historic resources.

Average
3.81
Total
80.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #8: Enhance local arts leadership.

Average
3.76
Total
79.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #9: Build local historic preservation expertise.

Average
3.67
Total
77.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Goal #10: Diversify participation in cultural activities.

Average
3.67
Total
77.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Do you feel that the proposed Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Vision represent your values and priorities? (1=Do Not Agree, 5=Highly Agree)

Average
3.57
Total
75.00
Count
21
Skipped
0

Do you have suggestions that will align the Vision with your values and priorities?

Answered
9
Skipped
12

Do you have suggestions or comments on the draft Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Plan? You can view the draft Plan by visiting

Answered
7
Skipped
14

Do you work in a creative industry?

Response Percent Response Count
My household income includes monies earned through art, performance, or arts education 42.1% 8
I or someone in my household makes art, performs, or participates in creative activities regularly, but not for income. 36.8% 7
I work for or represent a nonprofit arts organization in Sandpoint (staff, board, volunteer) 15.8% 3
I work for or represent a creative industry business in Sandpoint (owner, artist, employee) 31.6% 6
Other 21.1% 4

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 2 4.8% 1
Area 3 4.8% 1
Area 4 4.8% 1
Area 5 9.5% 2
Area 6 4.8% 1
Area 7 4.8% 1
Area 8 19.0% 4
Area 9 14.3% 3
Kootenai 14.3% 3
Sagle 9.5% 2
Dover 4.8% 1
Other Bonner County 4.8% 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 57.1% 12
I'm retired in Sandpoint 19.0% 4
I often visit Sandpoint 9.5% 2
I own property in Sandpoint 47.6% 10
I have a business interest or am looking to do business in Sandpoint 33.3% 7
Other 14.3% 3

What is your age?

Response Percent Response Count
30-39 4.8% 1
40-49 19.0% 4
50-59 28.6% 6
60-69 38.1% 8
70 or older 9.5% 2

What is your annual household income?

Response Percent Response Count
Less than $25,000 10.5% 2
$25,000 - $34,999 15.8% 3
$35,000 - $49,999 5.3% 1
$50,000 - $74,999 21.1% 4
$75,000 - $99,000 26.3% 5
$100,000 or greater 21.1% 4
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November 21, 2020, 12:05 PM
  • Goal #1: Support more collaborations in the cultural and preservation community.
    5
  • Goal #2: Enhance Sandpoint’s identity as a unique cultural destination in Idaho.
    5
  • Goal #3: Undertake more preservation and arts education, placemaking and outreach efforts.
    5
  • Goal #4: Support Sandpoint’s economic development through arts, culture and historic preservation.
    5
  • Goal #5: Integrate and promote historic preservation as a tool for achieving broader community planning goals.
    5
  • Goal #6: Pursue the documentation and landmark and historic district designation of Sandpoint’s important heritage.
    5
  • Goal #7: Create and adopt new tools that promote careful stewardship and protection of Sandpoint’s historic resources.
    5
  • Goal #8: Enhance local arts leadership.
    5
  • Goal #9: Build local historic preservation expertise.
    5
  • Goal #10: Diversify participation in cultural activities.
    5
  • Do you feel that the proposed Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Vision represent your values and priorities? (1=Do Not Agree, 5=Highly Agree)
    5
  • Do you have suggestions that will align the Vision with your values and priorities?
    No response.
  • Do you have suggestions or comments on the draft Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Plan? You can view the draft Plan by visiting
    No response.
  • Do you work in a creative industry?
    • I work for or represent a creative industry business in Sandpoint (owner, artist, employee)
  • 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 8
  • Tell us a little about your relationship with the City of Sandpoint. Check all that apply:
    • I work in Sandpoint
    • I have a business interest or am looking to do business in Sandpoint
  • What is your age?
    • 40-49
  • What is your annual household income?
    • $25,000 - $34,999
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Part 1

The following are goals identified in the Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Master Plan.  Below you will be given the opportunity to rate the goals on a scale of one to five, with one being "Low Priority" and five being "High Priority."  You can review the draft Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Master Plan by visiting sandpointartspreservationplan.com.

Goal #1: Support more collaborations in the cultural and preservation community. 
Sandpoint's arts and cultural sector will be stronger by working together to leverage resources and realize goals.  Local efforts will not silo arts and historic preservation efforts in separate disciplines but work together to enhance and empower each other.  New partnerships and collaborations will help weave arts and culture into the community's social fabric and civic life.

Goal #2: Enhance Sandpoint’s identity as a unique cultural destination in Idaho.  
Participation in Sandpoint's arts and cultural life will grow beyond the core of local and longtime supporters to attract more underserved communities and residents from throughout Bonner County and the region.  Community partners outside the arts and other departments within the City will serve as gateways to make arts and culture more accessible and more broadly valued.

Goal #3: Undertake more preservation and arts education, placemaking and outreach efforts.
Sandpoint will be better known as a unique cultural destination and more attractive to regional visitors with hyper-local and unique events that enhance the Sandpoint brand.

Goal #4: Support Sandpoint’s economic development through arts, culture and historic preservation.   
Telling the local heritage story to wider audiences builds local appreciation in Sandpoint’s history, knowledge in preservation practices, and support for more encompassing, catalyzing preservation initiatives.

Goal #5: Integrate and promote historic preservation as a tool for achieving broader community planning goals.

Arts and culture will be a key economic development element and the return on investment measured, reported, and clear.  Sandpoint and its cultural sector will have strong case-making data for arts advocacy and relationship building.

Goal #6: Pursue the documentation and landmark and historic district designation of Sandpoint’s important heritage.
The Sandpoint community will support local transformative initiatives focused on adaptive use, business development, the reuse of upper floors, and façade and storefront rehabilitations.  Making new incentives and tools available to implement such transformative initiatives will be key.

Goal #7: Create and adopt new tools that promote careful stewardship and protection of Sandpoint’s historic resources.

Preserving historic buildings and places often starts with documenting and evaluating their architectural and historical importance to the community.  For Sandpoint, recent survey work points to opportunities in designating individual resources rather than districts in the National Register of Historic Places.

Goal #8: Enhance local arts leadership. 
Sandpoint currently lacks the means and methods in which to protect and preserve buildings into the future.  To adopt and implement such tools, consensus-building will be necessary for gaining support from Sandpoint stakeholders.

Goal #9: Build local historic preservation expertise.
The City of Sandpoint will take the lead on cultural development working closely with and providing support to its non-governmental partners.  When it comes to cultural development the City will strive for a culture of "yes" to encourage more civic participation through the arts, investment in public-private partnerships to support arts, culture and historic preservation, and strengthen the capacity of cultural non-profits.

Goal #10: Diversify participation in cultural activities.

Achieving far-ranging success in historic preservation will require gaining experience and expertise in the different tools and methods in preservation-based economic development, education and advocacy.


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Part 2: Arts, Culture, and Historic Preservation Vision

Arts, culture, and historic preservation are central to Sandpoint’s identity, prosperity, and well-being. Sandpoint is known as one of America’s most vibrant places that celebrates both its arts and architectural heritage.  It is also a community that uses the arts and preservation to ensure the vitality of its historic downtown district and its traditional neighborhoods that contribute to its history and community character.  Sandpoint preserves its heritage legacy through thoughtful stewardship and by engaging local stakeholders on preservation’s power to transform buildings and places into vital and creative spaces.  Sandpoint’s diverse arts and culture scene is the result of committed, transparent support and collaboration between the City of Sandpoint and its local artists and arts organizations — all dedicated to creating accessible cultural experiences that add to the quality of life for each Sandpoint resident.  Sandpoint celebrates, champions, connects, and preserves the unique qualities of Sandpoint’s arts, culture and historic resources for the benefit of all. 


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Part 3:  Tell us about yourself.



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