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Name not shown October 15, 2020, 8:44 AM

Where have you applied for benefits? PEAK Website
Was the application for benefits clear and easy to fill out? Not Very Clear or Easy
How often do you talk with your case manager? I have a Case Manager???
How simple or difficult was your experience applying for benefits? Too Difficult to Apply
Please select all barriers you had while applying for benefits. Not Having Adequate Documentation
Were benefits given in a timely manner? No, my benefits took too long to receive my benefits.
How was your last experience with your Case Manager? I don't even know who my case manager is and have never spoken to them.
Please select all benefits you have ever applied for. Medical Assistance (Medicaid, CHP+, WAwD, QMB, SLMB, QI-1, LIS)
Please identify your age. 56-65

Name not shown October 15, 2020, 8:37 AM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (10), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (10)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (2), Educate the public about public/private lands and access. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (2), Concentrating mixed-use development. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (1), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (3), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (2), Allow for diversity and flexibility of land use. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide a toolkit for transportation that supports people-friendly places. (1), Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (4)
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (1), At SH119 and SH46 near Dory Hill (2), Along SH119 near North Clear Creek (2)
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? No
How many Village locations do you most prefer? None
Why? Will make Gilpin cnty just another bedroom-suburb for denver-metro
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (6), An acceptable level of density (1), Regulate building coverage/footprint (2), Regulate building height (1)
What (if anything) do you think is missing from the list of development guidelines? this survey is biased because it already assumes people as in favor of these so-called "county villages"
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? human growth depleting well water and increasing fire danger
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? For Goods and Services
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? I do not know about the art contest and/or have never heard about it
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? 6-10 Years
What is your age? Prefer not to answer
Where do you live? Pin at 39.881352, -105.523807
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. dr.robert@bowlby.net

Name not available October 13, 2020, 5:54 PM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (11), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (9)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Focus resources and density in less-intrusive locations by creating development nodes/villages. (2), Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (1), Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (1), Educate the public about public/private lands and access. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (2), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (2), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (2), Allow for diversity and flexibility of land use. (1), Seek opportunities for balanced live, work and play. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide a toolkit for transportation that supports people-friendly places. (1), Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (4)
What additional planning strategies would you like to see being added to achieve any of the above goals? Don't want to see supermarkets, apartment complexes, big business of any kind, strip malls!!!!!!
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Along SH119 near North Clear Creek (5)
If you could chose another County Village location or locations, where would it be? None; but if you put a gun to my head it would be Rollinsville
Why did you chose this location? Furthest away from me. Already enough businesses around me and don't need any more homes or "villages". New people moving up to this county don't know how to live in the mountains and want it to be more like a city with all the amenities....they shouldn't be here in the first place.
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? No
How many Village locations do you most prefer? None
Why? see answer to "Why did I chose this location".
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (4), An acceptable level of density (3), Regulate building height (3)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
If you chose Other, please explain. Lack of water due to over building and land use
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? FIRE ---- Too many stupid people come up to the mountains to get away from the heat of the city and Gilpin County doesn't have enough resources available to protect our lands and homes homes
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? For Goods and Services
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? No
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? More than 20 Years
What is your age? Over 70
Where do you live? Pin at 39.87441, -105.47291
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. Cherron2112@msn.com

Name not available October 13, 2020, 7:57 AM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (8), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (5), Economic Diversification: Diversify the economy to be more resilient while keeping individual taxes low. (3), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (4)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Focus resources and density in less-intrusive locations by creating development nodes/villages. (2), Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (2), Manage recreational tourism with improved wayfinding signage. (2), Educate the public about public/private lands and access. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Encourage a healthy blend of large- and small-scale sustainable entrepreneurship. (1), Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (3), Concentrating mixed-use development. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (1), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (2), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (3), Seek opportunities for balanced live, work and play. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Create a framework that allows incremental growth to take place, as market forces demand. (2), Provide a toolkit for transportation that supports people-friendly places. (2), Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (1)
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (2), At SH119 and South Beaver Creek near Sierra Pines (3)
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? Yes
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 2 or 3
Why? not too many
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (3), An acceptable level of density (2), Regulate building coverage/footprint (3), Regulate building height (2)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
If you chose Other, please explain. tree disease and/or parasites (pine beetles, etc) and controlling invasive plants
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? Wildfires. This is always a huge concern, Gilpin county is very heavily forested and many large land owners struggle to maintain this on their own. More forest management programs for land owners.
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? For recreation
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Other - list any County Regulations you feel need to be updated that are not in this list. Non-resident landowners developing and splitting up large parcels into air bnb/short term rentals. While the individual might make revenue on these developments, these "tourist" are not healthy for the community. They often do not respect or understand our wildlife or forests.
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? Undecided
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? 0-5 Years
What is your age? 40-49
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. mommidala@gmail.com

Name not available October 9, 2020, 10:37 AM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (2), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (5), Economic Diversification: Diversify the economy to be more resilient while keeping individual taxes low. (4), Inter-agency Coordination: Coordinate with other agencies to focus resources and efforts. (2), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (5), Manage Growth and Protect Values: Protect community values under any market force and economic condition by managing growth responsibly and with care. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Focus resources and density in less-intrusive locations by creating development nodes/villages. (1), Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (2), Encourage regional bicycle and transit mobility options. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (1), Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (3), Educate the public about public/private lands and access. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Encourage a healthy blend of large- and small-scale sustainable entrepreneurship. (2), Allow for more flexibility on private lands for commercial/retail ventures. (1), Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (1), Concentrating mixed-use development. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (1), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (2), Set groundwork for the County to pursue action plans and other long-term inter-agency collaboration strategies. (1), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (1), Allow for diversity and flexibility of land use. (2), Seek opportunities for balanced live, work and play. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Create a framework that allows incremental growth to take place, as market forces demand. (2), Provide a toolkit for transportation that supports people-friendly places. (2), Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (1)
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (1), At SH119 and South Beaver Creek near Sierra Pines (1), At SH119 and Gap Road near Braecher Park (1), At SH119 and SH46 near Dory Hill (1), Along SH119 near North Clear Creek (1)
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? Yes
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 4 or 5
Why? To bring diversity and consistency though out the county
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (2), An acceptable level of density (2), Promote walkability (2), Ensure plazas and commons (2), Ensure an even distribution of parks/open space (2)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? road clearing for winter storms due to budget restrictions on road and bridge
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? To work
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? Undecided
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? 11-15 Years
What is your age? 40-49
Where do you live? Pin at 39.838633, -105.497028
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. multitaskingirl77@gmail.com

Name not available October 7, 2020, 8:26 PM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (5), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (5), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (5), Manage Growth and Protect Values: Protect community values under any market force and economic condition by managing growth responsibly and with care. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Focus resources and density in less-intrusive locations by creating development nodes/villages. (2), Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (4), Set groundwork for the County to pursue action plans and other long-term inter-agency collaboration strategies. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (5)
What additional planning strategies would you like to see being added to achieve any of the above goals? Managing high-impact land use and activities that increase wildfire risk by working through interagency and neighboring community collaborations. Updating management strategies for tax revenue from casinos: planning for downturns, possibly building investment wealth from tax revenue to buffer community welfare during economic downturn or local emergency. Proceeding as conservatively as possible in future policies and frameworks for land use, restricting development and work arounds. Reasonable taxes to support vital county services (i.e. the library, senior services, trash transit, fire resources, county clerk and recorder, school, emergency services and road maintenance) along with evaluating the fiscal management of tax revenues overall. If the county centers itself around providing the necessary community services for our elders/seniors, it could help us meet the majority of our community's needs very well while encouraging us to edit ourselves, and avoid acts that promote unnecessary development in our county planning.
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Along SH119 near North Clear Creek (5)
If you could chose another County Village location or locations, where would it be? If the extent of development was adding 1-2 small businesses that could help out Rollinsville near the Stage Stop (like what we have with the USPS and coffee shop in Black Hawk), Rollinsville seems like a reasonable addition or alternative. Highly prefer keeping areas undeveloped around Braecher Park (all of it), Rollinsville (the valley the river runs through), Sierra Pines (the field across from Roy's), and Dory Hill (all of it). It is difficult to visualize the extent of possible development for a County Village when suggesting a location.
Why did you chose this location? I prefer the North Clear Creek location for a retail node only, because I like its position south of Black Hawk, people coming up could use it and spend money there without having to come north of Black Hawk. There is a nearby gas station, could be expanded into 1-2 small businesses nearby. It would be useful to recreationalists as well. If a village is meant to be bigger than that, or different from just a retail node, my answer might change. North Clear Creek is the farthest from the parts of Gilpin County I use as a resident, which made it relatively appealing as a retail node.
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? No
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 1 or 2
Why? I'm pretty unclear on how county villages might help/hurt preserving Gilpin's wilderness character, and the wilderness character is important to me as a county resident. I like living up here and seeing places where there are no houses or businesses built, it would be heartbreaking to lose that. I would like to talk to someone and see an example of a village/node plan to evaluate how carefully managed it is: does it help mitigate sprawling development in the county in the future? What does small mean? What makes it responsible? Does it serve county residents? Would it help us preserve how much of our county looks right now?
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (4), An acceptable level of density (2), Regulate building coverage/footprint (3), Regulate building height (1)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? Access to hospitals and medical services can be impeded by canyon closures. While we have many alternate routes down, medical issues can be time-sensitive for people and pets (especially those who identify as elderly or who have pre-existing conditions). I find myself wanting to learn more about how the county handles canyon closures in terms of its emergency services (communication plan, alternative route plans for emergency services, triage support).
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? Other - Pre-COVID answer: To work. Current answer: For Goods and Services and that is totally fine
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Other - list any County Regulations you feel need to be updated that are not in this list. Convicted sex offenders; disclosure of occupancy, property rental, property sale; residential and non-residential requirements
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? Undecided
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? More than 20 Years
What is your age? 30-39
Where do you live? Pin at 39.865415, -105.466563
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? No

Alisa Witt October 7, 2020, 7:18 PM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (6), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (9), Inter-agency Coordination: Coordinate with other agencies to focus resources and efforts. (2), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (2), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (5)
What additional planning strategies would you like to see being added to achieve any of the above goals? This survey was too vague for me to understand what the goals were. The choices provided did not seem clear to me at all . Did not instill confidence in me in the process at all .
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (1)
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? No
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 1 or 2
Why? I don’t understand the point of villages . What would they include? Why do we need them ??
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (4), An acceptable level of density (3), Regulate building height (1), Ensure an even distribution of parks/open space (2)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? Wildfire
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? For Goods and Services
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? No
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? 6-10 Years
What is your age? 60-69
Where do you live? Pin at 39.869718, -105.471599
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. wittalisa@gmail.com

Name not shown October 7, 2020, 7:55 AM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (2), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (3), Economic Diversification: Diversify the economy to be more resilient while keeping individual taxes low. (1), Inter-agency Coordination: Coordinate with other agencies to focus resources and efforts. (1), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (8), Manage Growth and Protect Values: Protect community values under any market force and economic condition by managing growth responsibly and with care. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (1), Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (3), Educate the public about public/private lands and access. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (3), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (5)
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (5)
If you could chose another County Village location or locations, where would it be? Russell Gulch
Why did you chose this location? It is a developable area in close proximity to Idaho Springs & the casinos, that desperately needs structure & redevelopment
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? No
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 1 or 2
Why? The more "city living/conveniences" that are imported, the less "rural" the character of the county becomes. I.E.: more trash, pollution, poverty, noise, land abuse & general harm to habitat & wildlife. Most people move to this county to get away from people - people are disgusting and destructive - stop trying to figure out how to constantly bring more people in! Progress just for the sake of progress? Why do feel the need to destroy what is here and make it like other towns? Just stop - STOP!
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (5), Regulate building coverage/footprint (1), Regulate building height (2), Ensure an even distribution of parks/open space (2)
What (if anything) do you think is missing from the list of development guidelines? Find a location that is welcomed by the locals
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? I feel that we are unprepared for fire mostly, but really any kind of hazard, because most emergencies require money to address effectively - but of course the county has not prioritized saving any funds for emergencies. Instead they way over spend & live in debt. Their fiscal irresponsibility is dangerous to us all!
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? To work
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Other - list any County Regulations you feel need to be updated that are not in this list. I'd like to see a regulation for bear proof trash cans for those who use trash pickup services.
I'd like to see something done about the tax classifications that are so prohibitive to small non-gaming business in the Central City/Black Hawk Gaming Districts. Building sit empty and fall into disrepair because only a gambling business (or occasionally a pot shop) can afford the "gaming tax bracket". If there could be a separation for businesses that were entirely non-gaming, then both cities could enjoy more economic diversity.
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? I do not know about the art contest and/or have never heard about it
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? More than 20 Years
What is your age? 40-49
Where do you live? Pin at 39.78169, -105.398903
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. laurasill@live.com

Name not available October 6, 2020, 9:15 AM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (3), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (4), Economic Diversification: Diversify the economy to be more resilient while keeping individual taxes low. (2), Inter-agency Coordination: Coordinate with other agencies to focus resources and efforts. (2), Maintain Unique Character: Preserve the County's unique character independent of the Denver/Boulder metro area. (4), Manage Growth and Protect Values: Protect community values under any market force and economic condition by managing growth responsibly and with care. (5)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Focus resources and density in less-intrusive locations by creating development nodes/villages. (2), Provide criteria that hold all potential development to a consistent and predictable standard. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (1), Manage recreational tourism with improved wayfinding signage. (1), Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (2), Educate the public about public/private lands and access. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Encourage a healthy blend of large- and small-scale sustainable entrepreneurship. (4), Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (2), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (1), Set groundwork for the County to pursue action plans and other long-term inter-agency collaboration strategies. (1), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (2), Seek opportunities for balanced live, work and play. (3)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Create a framework that allows incremental growth to take place, as market forces demand. (1), Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (4)
What additional planning strategies would you like to see being added to achieve any of the above goals? Above all, preserve the unique and beautiful natural environment and vistas. Few areas left within hour of Denver with such peaceful aura as Gilpin County. No more Ameristars to ruin those vistas! Limited commercial development needs to be kept in good taste and historical.
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (3), At SH119 and SH46 near Dory Hill (2)
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? Yes
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 2 or 3
Why? To disperse the traffic/gathering a bit but not too much
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (4), An acceptable level of density (1), Promote walkability (1), Ensure plazas and commons (1), Regulate building coverage/footprint (1), Regulate building height (2)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? Wildfire mist pressing concern and need more mitigation requirements for residential areas.
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? For recreation
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? No
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? 0-5 Years
What is your age? 40-49
Where do you live? Pin at 39.834567, -105.472815
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. mich_miles@yahoo.com

Name not available October 5, 2020, 7:06 PM

Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan identifies 6 planning goals. What goals are most important to you? (Apply up 20 dots to your top priorities.) Protect & Sustain: Protect the rural mountain community character and natural environment, while allowing for fiscally sustainable growth and services. (6), Prevent Overuse: Protect the natural environment from damaging overuse. (7), Economic Diversification: Diversify the economy to be more resilient while keeping individual taxes low. (1), Inter-agency Coordination: Coordinate with other agencies to focus resources and efforts. (4), Manage Growth and Protect Values: Protect community values under any market force and economic condition by managing growth responsibly and with care. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Protect & Sustain? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Focus resources and density in less-intrusive locations by creating development nodes/villages. (3), Encourage regional bicycle and transit mobility options. (2)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Prevent Overuse? Manage recreational tourism with designated trailheads and parking. (1), Enforce and manage high impact activities (e.g. shooting, dispersed camping, off highway vehicles, etc.) (4)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Economic Diversification? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Encourage a healthy blend of large- and small-scale sustainable entrepreneurship. (2), Bring high-speed internet to more remote parts of the County and foster remote/work-from-home opportunities. (2), Concentrating mixed-use development. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Inter-agency Coordinations? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Communicate with neighboring counties, local and state agencies, as well as Central City and Black Hawk, to identify common interests. (3), Pursue opportunities for state and federal grants and other funding sources. (1), Apply best management practices for stormwater drainage and erosion control in accordance with regional, state and federal guidance. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Maintain Unique Character? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Develop tools and mechanisms that provide the County control over how and where development may occur within the county. (3), Allow for diversity and flexibility of land use. (1), Seek opportunities for balanced live, work and play. (1)
What planning strategies are most important for the goal: Manage Growth and Protect Values? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) Create a framework that allows incremental growth to take place, as market forces demand. (1), Provide a toolkit for transportation that supports people-friendly places. (1), Provide a toolkit for clear and predictable land use policies that are consistent with community values. (3)
What additional planning strategies would you like to see being added to achieve any of the above goals? Engage the casino businesses to help support create a more diverse commercial base in the county.
Based on community feedback, the draft Comprehensive Plan proposes one or more "County Villages" as small, carefully managed and responsibly planned development nodes (outside of Central City/Black Hawk). What Village locations do you most prefer? (Apply 5 dots to your top priorities.) In or near Rollinsville (2), At SH119 and SH46 near Dory Hill (3)
Would you like to live and/or retire in or near a Village? Yes
How many Village locations do you most prefer? 2 or 3
Why? 2-3 would be more sustainable than 4 or more.
What development guidelines are most important for the County Villages? (Apply 10 dots to your top priorities.) Preservation of views and vistas (3), Promote walkability (5), Regulate building height (2)
How concerned are you about the following natural hazards in Gilpin County?
If you chose Other, please explain. Water quality and air quality
Which natural or human-caused hazards do you feel Gilpin county is least prepared to address, and why? Wildfire
Where or what is your most frequent driving trip? For Goods and Services
What County Regulations are most in need of being updated?
Other - list any County Regulations you feel need to be updated that are not in this list. Enforcement of fire bans including no shooting. Enforcement of night time lighting regulations.
Do you, or does anyone in your family, intend to submit an item for the Comprehensive Plan Art Contest? No
Do you live in and/or own a home in Gilpin County? Yes
How long have you lived in Gilpin County? 0-5 Years
What is your age? 60-69
Where do you live? Pin at 39.835996, -105.508587
Would you like to receive email updates about the project? Yes
If you would like email updates, please provide your email address here. jim.reed@ncsl.org