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1. Where is one place you love in Gilpin County? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1A. Why?

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2. What is one place you would improve in Gilpin County? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2A. Why?

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3. How important are public lands and trails to the character and quality of life of the County? (select one option)

Response Percent Response Count
Very important 79.0% 241
Somewhat important 16.4% 50
Not important 4.3% 13
I don't know 0.3% 1

4. Where is future residential development most desirable? (Select one)

Response Percent Response Count
In, or adjacent to, Central City and Black Hawk 27.2% 83
In unincorporated areas in the southern part of the County 4.9% 15
In unincorporated areas in the mid part of the County 10.5% 32
In unincorporated areas in the northern part of the County 3.0% 9
In a combination of the County's rural and urban areas 21.0% 64
Future residential development is not desirable 33.4% 102

5. What type of residential development would you like to see most? * (select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Low-density residential developments in unincorporated areas 25.9% 79
High-density residential developments in in unobtrusive locations 8.2% 25
Mixed-use developments in, or adjacent to, Central City and Black Hawk 44.3% 135
Limited mixed-use development at 3 to 4 nodes along SH119 22.3% 68
No additional residential development in any location 32.8% 100

5A. Other?

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6. In what general location(s) would you support retail nodes with goods and services (e.g., grocery stores, banks, etc.)? * (select all that apply)

Response Percent Response Count
Rollinsville 53.1% 162
Sierra Pines (vicinity of SH119 and South Beaver Creek Rd. Intersection) 31.1% 95
Braecher Park 19.3% 59
Dory Park (vicinity of SH119 and SH46 intersection) 36.1% 110
North Clear Creek (along SH119 between mile markers 0 and 8) 27.2% 83
None of the above 21.0% 64

6A. Other?

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7. Where is future commercial / light industrial development most desirable? ** NOTE: COMMERCIAL = retail, office, entertainment, hospitality / LIGHT INDUSTRIAL = small-scale manufacturing, processing, and distribution

Response Percent Response Count
In, or adjacent to, Central City and Black Hawk 36.1% 110
In unincorporated areas in the southern part of the County 7.2% 22
In unincorporated areas in the mid part of the County 13.8% 42
In unincorporated areas in the northern part of the County 5.2% 16
In a combination of the County's rural and urban areas 16.1% 49
Future commercial / light industrial development is not desirable 21.6% 66

8. What does a more diverse economy in Gilpin County look like to you (select all that apply)?

Response Percent Response Count
More opportunities for "traditional" employment (offices or other types of 'brick and mortar" businesses) 30.8% 94
More opportunities for remote working conditions (e.g., adequate high-speed internet, home-based businesses) 76.7% 234
More opportunities to monetize outdoor recreation activities 29.5% 90
Attract businesses to provide more local goods and services (e.g., grocery stores, banks, etc.) 64.6% 197

8A. Other?

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9. What strategy do you think is the best for keeping the County financially sustainable (select one option)?

Response Percent Response Count
Encourage residential and commercial growth in areas where County services can be provided cost-effectively 47.2% 144
Limit residential growth to reduce the need for County services 23.6% 72
Raise property taxes 2.6% 8
Implement a County sales tax 10.5% 32
Raise property taxes and implement a County sales tax 9.8% 30
Reduce the level and number of County services 6.2% 19

10. Do you support limited commercial uses in areas associated with high-use recreation (e.g. Golden Gate State Park, Rollinsville, and Tolland Road)? (select one option)

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 31.5% 96
No 31.1% 95
Maybe 31.5% 96
I don't know 5.9% 18

11. What is one place that is at risk from outdoor recreation/increased visitation that would benefit from a better-defined management plan? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11A. Why?

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12. The County’s current “Resource Residential” zoning primarily allows for single family homes, forestry and agriculture. Are you in favor of adding limited commercial (e.g., retail, hospitality) in predesignated areas?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 41.3% 126
No 27.2% 83
Maybe 28.9% 88
I don't know 2.6% 8

13. Are you satisfied with the County’s current transportation system? * (select one option)

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 46.6% 142
No 33.8% 103
I don't know 19.7% 60

14. What elements of the transportation plan are most important to the future of the County? * (select your top priorities by assigning dots)

Response Percent Response Count
Bicycle travel and facilities 7.8% 229
Vehicle travel 13.9% 406
Improved transit options 9.9% 289
Management of parking 7.4% 215
Emergency evacuation routes 15.3% 446
Roadway Maintenance/repairs and snow removal 27.3% 796
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July 30, 2020, 11:49 PM
  • 1. Where is one place you love in Gilpin County? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)

     
  • 1A. Why?
    No response.
  • 2. What is one place you would improve in Gilpin County? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)
    No response.
  • 2A. Why?
    No response.
  • 3. How important are public lands and trails to the character and quality of life of the County? (select one option)
    • Not important
  • 4. Where is future residential development most desirable? (Select one)
    • Future residential development is not desirable
  • 5. What type of residential development would you like to see most? * (select all that apply)
    • No additional residential development in any location
  • 5A. Other?
    No response.
  • 6. In what general location(s) would you support retail nodes with goods and services (e.g., grocery stores, banks, etc.)? * (select all that apply)
    • None of the above
  • 6A. Other?
    No response.
  • 7. Where is future commercial / light industrial development most desirable? ** NOTE: COMMERCIAL = retail, office, entertainment, hospitality / LIGHT INDUSTRIAL = small-scale manufacturing, processing, and distribution
    • Future commercial / light industrial development is not desirable
  • 8. What does a more diverse economy in Gilpin County look like to you (select all that apply)?
    • More opportunities for remote working conditions (e.g., adequate high-speed internet, home-based businesses)
  • 8A. Other?
    No response.
  • 9. What strategy do you think is the best for keeping the County financially sustainable (select one option)?
    • Limit residential growth to reduce the need for County services
  • 10. Do you support limited commercial uses in areas associated with high-use recreation (e.g. Golden Gate State Park, Rollinsville, and Tolland Road)? (select one option)
    • No
  • 11. What is one place that is at risk from outdoor recreation/increased visitation that would benefit from a better-defined management plan? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)

     
  • 11A. Why?
    No response.
  • 12. The County’s current “Resource Residential” zoning primarily allows for single family homes, forestry and agriculture. Are you in favor of adding limited commercial (e.g., retail, hospitality) in predesignated areas?
    • No
  • 13. Are you satisfied with the County’s current transportation system? * (select one option)
    • No
  • 14. What elements of the transportation plan are most important to the future of the County? * (select your top priorities by assigning dots)
    • Improved transit options (1)
  • 15. What is one place where you would make improvements to the transportation system? (Zoom in on map to show locations.)

     
  • 15A. Why?
    No response.
  • 16. On average, how many miles do you drive per week? (select only one option)
    • Less than 25
  • 17. On average, how often do you ride a bicycle? (select one option)
    • Rarely
  • 18. On average, how often do you use ride hailing services (e.g. Uber, Lyft, etc.)? (select one option)
    • Rarely
  • 19. Do you live and/or own a home in Gilpin County?
    • Yes
  • 19A. How long have you lived in Gilpin County?
    • 6-10 Years
  • 20. What is your age?
    • 40-49
  • 21. Would you like to receive email updates about the project?
    • No
  • 22A. If you selected yes above, include your email address here:
    No response.
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