Sherburne Comprehensive Plan Survey
Welcome to the Town of Sherburne's 2021 Comprehensive Plan Survey. Your response will help guide the Town's 2021 Comprehensive Plan, which will inform the Town's economic and physical development over the next 10-20 years. To respond simply fill out the questions below and click "Submit." Your responses will remain anonymous and data gathered will only be used to inform the development of the Comprehensive Plan.
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What is your age?
What is your gender?
What is your ethnicity?
In what area of town do you live?
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Do you own or rent your home?
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Do you work in Sherburne?
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If not, what municipality do you work in?
If retired, in what municipality did you work?
What is your annual household income? (optional)
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What sources do you use to seek information about the Town of Sherburne? (check all that apply)
Please check one box to designate the importance of each reason why you choose to live in Sherburne
Very Important
Somewhat Important
Not Important
Not Applicable
Rural Character
Good Quality of Life
Sense of Community
Strong Elected Leadership
Small Town Feeling
Proximity to State Parks and Natural Beauty
Grew Up Here
Housing Cost
School District
Good Job Opportunities
Goods and Services Available in Sherburne
Agricultural Land
Lack of Zoning/Reduced Regulations
Other
Do you feel it is important to have a comprehensive plan for development in the Town of Sherburne?
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What changes, if any, would you like to see in Sherburne?
Would you like to know more about the advantages and disadvantages of merging the Town and Village of Sherburne?
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Would you support a merger of the Town and Village of Sherburne?
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Is the environmental and recreational quality of areas surrounding the Town important to you?
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Are there any particular locations in Sherburne that you feel need special attention, preservation, or development? If so, please describe.
For each of the services below, please indicate whether you think the level of service is appropriate.
Appropriate
Increase
Decrease
Not Sure
Road Maintenance
Snow Plowing
Police Protection
Emergency Fire Response
Building Code Enforcement
Junk Code Enforcement
Water Quality
Sanitation Quality
Recycling
Streetlights
Cellphone Connectivity
Internet Connectivity
Educational Facilities
Public Library
Public Transportation
Pedestrian/Bike Lanes
Hiking Paths
Community Events
Notifications about Planned Development
Services/Activities for Youth
Services/Activities for the Elderly
Ensuring Quality and Affordable Housing
Assistance with Workforce Development
Assistance with Business Development
Agricultural Business Assistance
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Please indicate the frequency with which you use the services listed below.
Frequent
Sometimes
Infrequent
Never
Road Maintenance
Snow Plowing
Police Protection
Emergency Fire Response
Building Code Enforcement
Junk Code Enforcement
Water Quality
Sanitation Quality
Recycling
Streetlights
Cellphone Connectivity
Internet Connectivity
Educational Facilities
Public Library
Public Transportation
Pedestrian/Bike Lanes
Hiking Paths
Community Events
Notifications about Planned Development
Services/Activities for Youth
Services/Activities for the Elderly
Ensuring Quality and Affordable Housing
Assistance with Workforce Development
Assistance with Business Development
Agricultural Business Assistance
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Do you have sufficient access to high-speed internet to allow you to conduct work, and school activities without interruption?
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Is your local high-speed internet too expensive to be financially accessible to you?
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Do you have healthcare and access to appropriate, nearby healthcare facilities?
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If you were to undergo a health emergency, what healthcare facility would you go to for treatment and how long would it take you to get there?
Are you satisfied with the current services the Town provides?
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What type of business/municipal development or economic initiatives would you like to encourage in Sherburne? Check one for each.
Increase
Decrease
Already Sufficient
Not Sure
Community Center
Workforce/Business Development Center
Daycare
Elder Care
Rental Housing
Affordable Housing
Schools and Educational Facilities
Healthcare Facilities
Sherburne 5G Cell Tower
Natural Gas Lines
Grocery/Retail Stores
Shared Commercial Kitchen/Processing Facility
Industrial Meat Processing Facility
Farmers Markets
Agritourism/Forestry Tourism
Arts Tourism Events
Hotels or Bed and Breakfasts
Is Sherburne's future economic and environmental development of interest to you? If so, please rank the following by importance
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Not Sure
Agree
Strongly Agree
Economic growth in the town should be the principal consideration in planning
The effect on the Town’s infrastructure and services should be the principal consideration in planning
The town’s priorities for residential and commercial development should be supported by zoning or land-use planning
Preserve the historic and rural character of the town through characteristic development
Prioritize commercial and industrial development without a lot of control and regulation by the Town
Sherburne should focus future commercial growth only in existing commercial areas
Sherburne should focus future housing growth only in existing residential areas
The Town of Sherburne should acquire and preserve available land
Preserve as much agricultural land for agricultural usage as possible
Put unused agricultural land into conservation easements till there is renewed possibility of active agriculture
Develop unused agricultural land
Prepare for floods through climate-specific flood zoning
Discourage the development or filling of zones within the 100-year Flood Plain
Support farmers in implementing conservation practices and sustainable agriculture
Better manage and conserve forests in the Sherburne area
Better protect the Chenango and Sangerfield rivers and watersheds
Invest in climate mitigation strategies
Participate in FEMA’s Community Rating System
Become a Climate Smart Community
Provide access to environmental education
Improve waste, recycling, composting and biofuel usage in the town
Encourage residential and commercial renewable energy development
Encourage the Town of Sherburne to develop large-scale community solar
Incentivize energy conservation
Ensure better recreational access to the Chenango and Sangerfield Rivers
What is your favorite thing about the Town of Sherburne?
What does the Town of Sherburne most need to improve upon?
Would you like to serve on a committee to help with the Sherburne Comprehensive Plan?
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If so, please write your name, email address and phone number below. It will not be associated with any of your other survey responses.
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