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    • Plumas County General Plan Update Workshop Series II February 22-24, 2010
    • Past Community Efforts
      • Existing Plumas County General Plan
      • Vision 2020 results
      • Plumas County Survey
      • General Plan Visioning Workshops
      • Report to Board of Supervisors
    • Vision 2020
      • Conducted in 2001/2002
      • Vision 2020 was a community-based initiative involving Plumas County citizens in a grass-roots effort to form a vision of what Plumas County could be in the year 2020. The project was designed to develop a clear vision, a series of goals, expectations and actions which decision- makers, community groups and individuals can follow, and use to measure success and results.
      • 30 meetings
      • 1000 surveys
      • www.countyofplumas.com/publichealth/vision2020/plumas_vision_2020_report.htm
    • Vision 2020
      • Seven topic areas with specific goals and objectives:
      • Arts, Culture and Heritage
      • • Business, Economy and Tourism
      • • Communication and Technology
      • • Health and Safety
      • • Land Use
      • • Recreation
      • • Youth
    • Plumas County Survey – October 2006
      • Mailed to 24,000 property owners, households and box holders
      • 2,320 respondents
      • 10% return rate
      • available for review at www.countyofplumas.com/planning/general_plan/Gen_Results.pdf
    • Key Survey Statistics
      • 1291 primary residences vs. 994 secondary residences
      • 2113 own vs. 139 rent
      • median respondent age 52
    • Key Survey Findings
      • 89% of respondents rated “quality of life” excellent or good
      • Top four reasons to live here are
        • 75% rural atmosphere
        • 66% outdoor amenities
        • 41% retirement
        • 21.5 % family connections
    • Key Survey Findings
      • Bottom four reasons to live here are
        • 5 % cost of living
        • 6 % economic opportunities
        • 8 % housing prices
        • 18 % job
      • 17 % of respondents consider moving away
    • Key Survey Findings
      • When asked to identify important issues
        • 97.5 % said preserving open space and agricultural lands
        • 97 % said managing growth
        • 95 % said retaining distinctive and unique towns/communities
        • 95 % said retaining/creating jobs
        • 94 % said promoting energy conservation
        • 91 % said developing pubic recreation facilities
    • Key Survey Findings
      • 64 % of respondents think housing availability is adequate or somewhat adequate
      • Average full time residents leave the county 2.3 times per month to shop
      • Respondents split 50/50 on whether increased residential development is beneficial
    • Plumas County General Plan Visioning Workshops—January to May 2007
      • 3 sets of five workshops
      • 400 attendees
      • Workshop I focused on GP processes and housing policy
      • Workshop II focused on agriculture, natural resources, open space and timber policies
      • Workshop III focused on circulation, economic development and infrastructure
    • Plumas County General Plan Visioning Workshops—January to May 2007
      • Results delivered to Board of Supervisors
      • July 2007
      • Memo available at www.countyofplumas.com/planning/general_plan/SBC_Memo.pdf
    • Key Findings
      • continue General Plan update process
      • encourage high level of public participation
      • focus on a “defensible” process
      • include agriculture and water elements
      • focus economic development on natural resources and business retention
      • encourage “town centered development”
      • prefer incentives over regulation