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Name not shown in Ward 3 September 17, 2022, 12:21 AM

1. How often do you utilize Northside Park? Infrequently
2. What is your primary purpose for visits to Northside Park? Take my 5 year old granddaughter
3. What additional amenities would you like to see at Northside Park? Splash Pad
4. Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
5. What is your age? 55+
6. Are you a parent or guardian? No
7. What is your zip code? 23513
8. Is there anything else you would like to add or share? The park used to have a dirt bicycle course near the bridge from Bayview. I would take my son there with his bike but also with his radio controlled car. There’s nowhere to do something like that around anymore.

Name not shown in Ward 5 September 14, 2022, 5:15 PM

How did you find out about the City of Norfolk online auction? Newspaper
Did you participate in the Spring 2022 Online Auction by placing a Bid? No
If No, why not? Not in the market
If you submitted an application but did not bid on a property, or if you were interested in purchasing a property but did not ultimately bid, please indicate why you did not place a bid (check all that apply): No properties in the auction were of interest to me
Will you be participating in future Online Auctions? Maybe
Are you looking for? A Property to Occupy as a Homeowner
Are the steps for participating in the online auction easy for you to follow? No

Name not shown in Ward 5 September 13, 2022, 12:29 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Infrequently
What is your primary purpose for park visits? Rest and relax during walk
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Playground Area
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 55+
Are you a parent or guardian? Yes
What is your zip code? 23503
Is there anything else you would like to add or share? Crazy money has been spent at Chesapeake Blvd & Fishermans Rd, spend a little on Hyde Park.

Name not shown in Ward 5 September 12, 2022, 11:43 AM

1. How often do you utilize Northside Park? Infrequently
2. What is your primary purpose for visits to Northside Park? walking & taking grandchildren to play
3. What additional amenities would you like to see at Northside Park? Other - level walking paths for people with unsteady gaits or use of walkers
4. Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? yes - my entire life
5. What is your age? 55+
6. Are you a parent or guardian? parent & Grandparent
7. What is your zip code? 23518
8. Is there anything else you would like to add or share? Splash pads would be wonderful for parents with little children & as an owner of dogs most of my life, better dog parks are needed

Debbie Lintz in Ward 5 September 8, 2022, 9:06 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Weekly
What is your primary purpose for park visits? Walking my dog and visiting with neighbors. Some of us have lived here for over 30 years. We raised our children here, and have never been able to fully utilize the park unless we stand.
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Other - See below
If other, please explain: A couple of small picnic tables with benches, and some flowers. I would like to see a nice serene, pleasant area for neighbors to meet and talk.
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 55+
Are you a parent or guardian? Yes
What is your zip code? 23503
Is there anything else you would like to add or share? I would like to see some newer trash cans and have the park sprayed for mosquitos during the summer.

Name not shown in Ward 5 August 18, 2022, 10:51 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Daily
What is your primary purpose for park visits? Walks. Play with my son.
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Other - Open field space
If other, please explain: Open space for kids to play
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 35 - 44
Are you a parent or guardian? Yes
What is your zip code? 23503

Sheri Hogue in Ward 5 August 14, 2022, 9:57 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Infrequently
What is your primary purpose for park visits? I typically walk my dog daily at parks. I sometimes use the tennis courts. Parks are great for community events.
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Other - trash cans, bike racks, ornamental grasses, butterfly bushes, solar lighting, crush run walkway, sitting area with shade, fitness equipment, art like a sundial or sculpture
If other, please explain: This is basically a blank canvas that needs a modern design. It doesn't need to be an expensive design but it needs some life pumped into it. It needs to be welcoming and inviting.
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 45 - 54
Are you a parent or guardian? No
What is your zip code? 23518
Is there anything else you would like to add or share? I feel a neighborhood park should have activities for all age groups and activity levels as well as being a beautiful green space.

Name not shown in Ward 5 August 11, 2022, 8:07 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Daily
What is your primary purpose for park visits? Dog walking
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Benches
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 55+
Are you a parent or guardian? Yes
What is your zip code? 23503
Is there anything else you would like to add or share? We have a lot of young families moving into Hyde Park. It has to be versital to all. I grew up across the street from the circle as we call it and I live there now. Had this house in family since november 1950.

Buster Sontag in Ward 5 August 11, 2022, 5:49 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Infrequently
What is your primary purpose for park visits? Taking dogs to do their business, maybe three times over 45 years!
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Other - Absolutely nothing, we don't need to waste anymore tax money to placate one or two new residents.
If other, please explain: Northside Park is a hop skip and a jump around the corner if people want to have a place to socialize and watch the sunset, already paid for.
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 55+
Are you a parent or guardian? Yes
What is your zip code? 23503-5520
Is there anything else you would like to add or share? Priority should be a sidewalk on Chapin St. between Bayview and Hyde Park, blind corner, extremely dangerous, a positive lifesaving investment, give it a look.

Gary Flaskegaard in Ward 5 August 10, 2022, 5:23 PM

How often do you utilize Hyde Park? Daily
What is your primary purpose for park visits? Walking and sitting under shade trees
What additional amenities would you like to see at Hyde Park? Other - Tables to relax and play checkers or eat lunch with grand kids . Raised flower beds and path connecting ADA ramps to center concrete
If other, please explain: Table to play checkers or chess at and sit and eat a lunch if like. On the concrete square their sidewalks ADA compliant to center from ADA ramps. Raised flower beds for people to enjoy the flowers and such
Are you a resident of the City of Norfolk? Yes
What is your age? 55+
Are you a parent or guardian? Yes
What is your zip code? 23503
Is there anything else you would like to add or share? the benches currently need to be made ADA compliant and set so people could sit and talk social distances