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					Harpswell Village Planning Survey
Please, review the map and list of potential areas above and check the appropriate boxes below to indicate whether you agr
with allowing the development of villages in the following areas:
Answer Options                                               Agree          Disagree        Not Sure

Cundy's Harbor                                                59               20                8
Harpswell Center                                              58               21               10
Mitchell Field Area                                           44               31               14
West Harpswell                                                41               34               16
Town District                                                 59               18               12
                                                                                                       answered question
                                                                                                         skipped question
w to indicate whether you agree or disagree

                               Response
              No Opinion
                                 Count
                    6             93
                    2             91
                    2             91
                    2             93
                    4             93
         answered question             Please, review the map and list of potential areas above and check the appropriate
                                        96
           skipped question              5 boxes below to indicate whether you agree or disagree with allowing the
                                                         development of villages in the following areas:



                               100
                                90
                                80
                                70
                                60
                                50
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                                30
                                20
                                10
                                 0
                                     Cundy's Harbor    Harpswell     Mitchell Field West Harpswell Town District
                                                        Center           Area
check the appropriate
with allowing the




                    Agree
                    Disagree
                    Not Sure
                    No Opinion




 Town District
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

Please describe your concerns about:

                                                         Response           Response
Answer Options
                                                          Percent             Count
Cundy's Harbor                                             46.8%               29
Harpswell Center                                           33.9%               21
Mitchell Field Area                                        50.0%               31
West Harpswell                                             53.2%               33
Town District                                              35.5%               22
Other Comments                                             37.1%               23
                                                 answered question                      62
                                                   skipped question                     39


                                                                         Harpswell           Mitchell
Number         Response Date                           Cundy's Harbor
                                                                         Center              Field Area
           1                     Jul 9, 2010 7:09 PM   North end of Cundys Harbor Rd should be developed because of gro
           2                     Jul 9, 2010 8:17 PM                     There is nothing the harbor with unleashed dogs,
                                                                                            It sure is far away from the center
                                                       The fishing community dominates "Center" about Harpswell Center li
           3                    Jul 9, 2010 10:40 PM                     perfect, natural villagewith working waterfront; ho
                                                                                            can aea
                                                       positive: already an established villageonly see it if combined as?part
           4                    Jul 9, 2010 11:04 PM
           5                   Jul 10, 2010 12:15 AM                   Already considered the it will remain forever thoug
                                                                                        I think
                                                       The whole area is over crowded already Center of Town evena field
           6                   Jul 10, 2010 11:06 AM                                    Not currently "densely" populated
           7                   Jul 10, 2010 12:54 PM
           8                    Jul 11, 2010 1:23 PM                   close to 24      Too far from Town district
                                                       close to Cooks Corner up Brunswick up 123
           9                    Jul 12, 2010 1:02 PM
          10                    Jul 12, 2010 2:24 PM
          11                    Jul 12, 2010 3:15 PM                       maintain historic district while allowing compatible
                                                                                             allow compatible
                                                       availability of water supply; pollution of fising areas marine and tourid
          12                    Jul 12, 2010 3:42 PM                                         I believe this area should be used
          13                    Jul 12, 2010 3:55 PM                       too congested anThis area the cross reserved for a
                                                                                              area with
                                                       I think this ia an ideal area to be developed should be trafic
          14                    Jul 12, 2010 5:38 PM                                         I believe should be utilized as a bu
          15                    Jul 12, 2010 7:15 PM                       Enough development here already
          16                   Jul 12, 2010 11:58 PM   Crowded and mixed use
          17                   Jul 13, 2010 12:59 AM
          18                    Jul 13, 2010 2:09 PM                     Design/Architectural standards are & sewerfor new
                                                                                            reconstructed properly to should
                                                       Cundy's Harbor Road needs to be Community water needed modern
          19                    Jul 13, 2010 4:28 PM                     Acreage too large  Acreage too large
          20                   Jul 14, 2010 12:40 PM   not inclusive     not inclusive      great for light/medium business/in
          21                    Jul 14, 2010 2:40 PM                     Mitchell Field far superioronly to Town District
                                                       already congested, road access poor  second
          22                    Jul 15, 2010 2:03 PM                                        Seem out of place with other area
          23                    Jul 15, 2010 8:12 PM   This is a "world-reknowned" tourist stop. Cundy's Harbor will lose its
          24                    Jul 16, 2010 1:01 AM                                        Too far out
          25                   Jul 17, 2010 11:10 PM   Road Density                         No availability
                                                                         Central location and density issues or development
          26                   Jul 19, 2010 12:34 AM
          27                    Jul 19, 2010 1:51 PM                      HHLT Conservation Land, Historic village propertie
                                                                                           Historic village properties and land
                                                       Historic village properties and landscape impacted by new developm
          28                    Jul 20, 2010 2:00 PM
          29                    Jul 20, 2010 2:16 PM                                         Some of the land at Mitchell Field
          30                    Jul 20, 2010 5:42 PM   to crowded already                    probably nothing will ever happen
          31                    Jul 20, 2010 5:50 PM
          32                    Jul 20, 2010 5:56 PM                     Historical center - probably need covenants for the c
                                                       parking - access for fishermen      water problems - the fact that buil
          33                   Jul 21, 2010 12:53 AM   is there a problem with the principal landowner?
34   Jul 21, 2010 2:17 PM                                       I think a village area would spoil th
35   Jul 21, 2010 6:36 PM
36   Jul 21, 2010 7:45 PM   NONE                          AFFECT THE HISTORIC NATUR
                                              HOW WOULD ITAREA SHOULD BE DEVELOPED
37   Jul 22, 2010 3:53 PM
38   Jul 22, 2010 8:01 PM
39   Jul 22, 2010 8:44 PM
40   Jul 23, 2010 3:11 PM                     Existing, has supported Village previously
                                                               No industry should be located her
                            Existing, Established, and Established, and has supported Village pr
41   Jul 26, 2010 1:27 PM                     NICE AS IT
                            NEEDED FOR THAT AREA IS! A NO BRAINER, OBVIOUS CHOU
42   Jul 26, 2010 1:54 PM                                      PUBLIC TREASURE FOR THE TO
43   Jul 26, 2010 1:59 PM   NO OPEN SPACE
44   Jul 26, 2010 2:04 PM                                      THE BRICK BUILDINGS SUFFER
45   Jul 26, 2010 2:11 PM                     PRIVATE SELLERS) LAND (SHOULD
                                                               TOWN
                            PRIVATE LAND (MUST BELAND (MUST BE SELLERS) NOT BE
46   Jul 26, 2010 2:15 PM
47   Jul 26, 2010 2:19 PM
48   Jul 26, 2010 2:25 PM
49   Jul 26, 2010 3:03 PM
50   Jul 26, 2010 3:14 PM               WOULD TIE UP TRAFFIC IN A IN GREATER HAR
                                                     MIGHT WORK
                            TOO FAR REMOVED FROM OTHER CITIZENS MUCH TRAVELED
51   Jul 26, 2010 3:56 PM
52   Jul 26, 2010 4:21 PM   CUNDY'S HARBOR IS AN HISTORIC FISHING VILLAGE. SIDEWA
53   Jul 26, 2010 4:40 PM
54   Jul 26, 2010 4:49 PM                                 SAFETY & BATHROOM FACILIT
                                            TRAFFIC & PARKING
55   Jul 27, 2010 2:35 AM                                 by seperating West Harpswell into
56   Jul 27, 2010 1:26 PM   Losing rural community aspect Losing natural open aspect
57   Jul 27, 2010 3:11 PM
58   Jul 27, 2010 5:15 PM
59   Jul 28, 2010 1:32 PM                    SAME AS ABOVE
                            ALREADY DEVELOPED; NO NEED FOR NEW
60   Jul 30, 2010 4:00 PM   loss of working waterfront; too close to single family residential
61   Jul 30, 2010 6:43 PM   Too near current waterfront residential
62   Aug 1, 2010 2:56 PM    Please see notes at end
                                                       Please describe your concerns about:


                            60.0%

                                         Other
              West      Town
                          50.0%          Comment
              Harpswell District
                                         s
                            Too of ground water available.
should be developed becausefar from emergency services for a large population.
                              40.0%
  It sure is far away from the center
                            Problem: limited acreage;(at the/Mt. site for senior center north and south for transporattion, is already doctor, sat
                                         I think school 123 moment), lots of quaint white homes, looks like a is area that not?
                Has church, some gift shops, that Rte.but prime Rd. intersection goingor senior housingon 123 village, why perhaps a developing
                              30.0%
                lack of water and poor soils (marine clay)
                            Might be goodWhat a you see on the village areas the area stores, industry?? The whole
                Also already to crowded fordo Central Elimentry School but housing, is swampy and unattractive town seems to be anti busi
                              20.0%
                             populated What about constitutes
  Not currently "densely"Not sure what this area currently densely settled areas of Orr's and Bailey's
                            lack of amenities that would support community/village life
                             center of town- in town
                              10.0% Don't
                too far frommost central spot encourage developement way out 123 or way out 24-
                             Mitchell Field area
                too close towant most of town land conserved
                            This area lends enough buffer areas. recreational uses. Any concentration of housing will necessitate construction
                Too near Mitchell Field, not itself to municipal andPresently has an open rural feel that is unique among the other peninsularssu
                possible tourist0.0%marine businesses
                                 and
                            central elementary school, town center to accommodate town meeting, library
                                             business     Harpswell a limited scale
  I believe this area should be used for Cundy's development, on Mitchell Field           West        Town District     Other
                good area                    Harbor         Center          Area        Harpswell                     Comments
  I believe should be utilized as a business/industry site.
pment here already

                        proper place for a village center to tie the boroughs together.... geographic center of Harpswell
                                      We need more setbacks smart growth options community water and sewer systems maximum acreage
            Water and septic impacts with current compact, are a concern. Small for development -- specify minimum &would alleviate this
            Acreage too large
                        p
            not inclusive erfect for central village
                        though small -
            Mitchell Field far superior best of all choices; access by 2 major roads Routes 123 and 24
 Seem out of place with other areas. How is like Cundy's, Harpswell Ctr, West Harpswell?
st stop. Cundy's Harbor will lose its truly quaint qualities with a village.
            Too far out
                        Important because of central location to be Harpswell.
                                      Why waste time and Should all zoned 5Acres per lot.
            No density issues or development matters; money on West Harpswell and Mitchell Field. Too Expensive to improve or develo
                                      too many areas?
                        Lack of amenities
            HHLT Conservation Land
                                      I don't think the village should be integrated or superimposed on existing ad-hoc community centers. Th
                        Contains Curtis Cove and other conservation land. The area makes sense for a village a village
            Contains Basin Covethe Cliff Trail Focus Area. The remainder of the buildable areas make sense for district. district.
                        centerel area but
            no school; no neighborhood not very good development space
                                      I can't see where this has changed anything from my childhood. I've always assumed these districts wer
                        geology - why aren't - proximity Harpswell Mtn Rd Rt 123 a consideration - this has 2 developed business locatio
            too far down the neckwater issuesareas like Nto the dump
            what will the status of Basin Cove/Curtis Cove be?
              Although the school is the center here, I think village amenities would spoil the natural beauty of the area
                                     I don't know what "village areas" means, and what will be developed there, and what the impact will be
                          NONE       WHY NOT BAILEY
              CURRENTLY A TOURIST DESTINATION ISLAND?
              already settled
                                     All areas are clearly defined but I am not clear on definitions, legal issues, etc
              not enough of a village in my view--2 areas on the neck sufficient
                          Environmental constraints, highest elevation in town.could supportdevelopement perhaps,that can support smallmer
                                     I am not preservation access Harpswell Form based and small scale retail the store, is that no nei
              Emphasis in the area should besure that the Town of for commercial fishermanthis many Villages. A candybenefit market, and ic
                          CHOICE
              POSSIBLE TOO CROWDED
  PUBLIC TREASURE FOR THE TOWN: TO COMMERCIALIZE IT IS SHORT SIGHTED. THIS TYPE OF PRISTINE WATERFRONT CANN
              KEEP THE SCHOOL
  THE BRICK BUILDINGS SUFFER FROM REPEATED VANDALISM. THEY ARE AN EYESORE AS WELL. THEY NEED TO BE REMOV
                          TOWN LAND (NOT FOR PRIVATE RESIDENCE)
                                     MITCHELL FIELD
              PRIVATE LAND (MUST BE SELLERS) SHOULD BE STUDIED FOR POSSIBLE FUTURE HARPSWELL CHARTER SCHOO
                                     THE CREATION OF VILLAGE AREAS IN HARPSWELL SEEMS TO BE SHANGE FOR CHANGE SAKE
              WE ARE NOT AT ALL CLEARE ABOUT THE PROS & CONS OF MAKING THIS AREA A VILLAGE. WHAT REA THE IMPROV
              LAND TRUST
                                     DESIGNATION SHOULD BE UP TO THE AREA'S RESIDENTS, NOT OTHERS. BECAUSE WE LIVE O
              FAR FROM CUNDY'S RESIDENTS ALTHOUGH IF IT WOULD SLOW TRAFFIC ON BASIN POINT THAT WOULD BE A BIG P
                                     WHY DO YOU WANT TO MESS WITH WHAT WE HAVE? SPEND MONEY WE DON'T HAVE AND TR
ORIC FISHING VILLAGE. SIDEWALKS AND STREET LIGHTS WOULD HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON OUR COMMUNITY.
                                     IF THE MAP SHOWS BOUNDARIES, THEY ARE TOO DIFFICULT TO SEE TO ANSWER THE QUEST
  SAFETY & BATHROOM FACILITIES
                          not an into to be a "village", maybe call the town even more only a non volutile
  by seperating West Harpswellarea two different areas, dividing it Harpswell Center so its need 1 villagearea
                                     Harpswell is a not rural town with Brunswick housing
              Losing rural community aspect would nicebe compatible with existingclose enough to get supplies. I feel that this picturesque ru
                                     WHY ARE ORR'S & BAILEY ISLANDS EXCLUDED FROM THIS PROPOSAL?
                                     I AM HAVING TROUBLE SEEING THE COULD BE LINES ON THE MAPS.
              THIS INCLUDES MY PROPERTY - I CAN'T IMAGINE HOW IT BOUNDARYDEVELOPED INTO A "VILLAGE" - I'M CURIOUS T
              SAME AS ABOVE          WHAT PROPERTIES ARE AVAILABLE IN THESE AREAS FOR PROPOSED PUBLIC SPACES?
ose to single family residential
123 is area that is already developing with store, perhaps a new restaurant, the grange which could be used more, and the new gift shop tha

 he whole town seems to be anti business and does not support the business that are already here




housing will necessitate construction of roads etc that is likely to contaminate the water bodies surrounding the land mass, in particular the s

           Other
         Comments




ter of Harpswell
pecify minimum & maximum acreage for subdivisions.




Too Expensive to improve or develop.


 sting ad-hoc community centers. The Town District is neutral ground and is frequently visited by town members for various purposes. It see
 sense for a village district.

e always assumed these districts were as stated. However, we are all Harpswell folk and there should be no demarkation. DED
 his has 2 developed business locations & was a traditional location for a village historically
uty of the area
d there, and what the impact will be




illages. A candy store, market, and ice cream parlor seem to constitute a Village already. A side note: What is going on just the south of wha

OF PRISTINE WATERFRONT CANNOT BE REPLACED, AND SHOULD NOT BE JUST ANOTHER RESIDENTIAL COMPOUND WHEN SO

WELL. THEY NEED TO BE REMOVED.
RE HARPSWELL CHARTER SCHOOL
O BE SHANGE FOR CHANGE SAKE. WHY TRY TO DEVELOP AN AREA WHICH HAS SO MUCH NATURAL BEAUTY? WHY IS IT NECES
 VILLAGE. WHAT REA THE IMPROVEMENTS WITH CHANGING OUR CURRENT STATUS? SAME QUESTIONS APPLY TO ALL THESE

OT OTHERS. BECAUSE WE LIVE ON THE LINE BETWEEN TOWN, RESPONSES ARE PROVIDED FOR BOTH. THE ENTIRE VILLAGE C
N POINT THAT WOULD BE A BIG PLUS! AS IT IS NOW BASIN POINT RD. (AT LEAST AT THE HEAD OF COVE) IS A SPEEDWAY. ALL
MONEY WE DON'T HAVE AND TRY TO MAKE HARPSWELL LIKE KENNEBUNKPORT? MOST OF US ARE HERE BECAUSE WE LIKE T
ON OUR COMMUNITY.
 TO SEE TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS.


upplies. I feel that this picturesque rural town would not be the same if you plunk self contained village inside the boundaries of an existing to


ROPOSED PUBLIC SPACES?
used more, and the new gift shop that will open next to the grange




ing the land mass, in particular the salt marshes No designation should be applied prior to a land survey.




members for various purposes. It seems like the most logical place for a village development.


e no demarkation. DED
hat is going on just the south of what was Moe's on 123? The site development looks like it is going to have tremendous negative impacts on

SIDENTIAL COMPOUND WHEN SO MUCH OTHER LAND IS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT OUR TOWN.



TURAL BEAUTY? WHY IS IT NECESSARY TO URBANIZE HARPSWELL? WHY SOMANY VILLAGES PROPOSED FOR HARPWELL NEC
UESTIONS APPLY TO ALL THESE AREAS.

 OR BOTH. THE ENTIRE VILLAGE CONCEPT IS FLAWED - AT LEAST AS A MATTER OF TOWN POLICY. IT IS AIMED AT PREVENTING
D OF COVE) IS A SPEEDWAY. ALL WORK PEOPLE THIS PAST WINTER/SPRING OBSERVED SCHOOL BUS, DELIVERY TRUCKS, BO
 S ARE HERE BECAUSE WE LIKE THE WAY IT IS NOW. TAKE DOWN THE JUNK BUILDINGS AT MITHCELL FIELD & LEAVE THE REST




nside the boundaries of an existing town. A cluster of 4 or 5 single faimly houses with common water & sewer would maintain the picturesqu
ave tremendous negative impacts on the wetlands. There is no erosion control, the entire tree canpoy is gone. I realize this survey is not for




PROPOSED FOR HARPWELL NECK? WHY ARE ORR'S ISLAND AND BAILEY ISLAND NOT MENTIONED IN THIS PROPOSAL?


LICY. IT IS AIMED AT PREVENTING OR DISCOURAGING "SPRAWL" BUT IT AMOUNTS TO UNDERMINING THE REMAINING RURAL C
OOL BUS, DELIVERY TRUCKS, BOAT TRAILERS, CARS STEPPING ON THE GAS AROUND THE CURVE WHERE THE SPEED LIMIT IS
THCELL FIELD & LEAVE THE REST ALONE!




sewer would maintain the picturesque rural aspects of the town of Harpswell.
s gone. I realize this survey is not for that, but we should look at ways of minimzing that magnitude of disturbance at one time in any one area




ONED IN THIS PROPOSAL?


MINING THE REMAINING RURAL CHARACTER OF THE TOWN. IN ADDITIN, THE IMPOSITION OF VILLAGE DESIGNATION WOULD M
URVE WHERE THE SPEED LIMIT IS 25-35 & GOING 40-50 IN A NARROW SPACE. TEENS GO 50-60. IN THE SUMMER PERHAPS MOR
turbance at one time in any one area.




VILLAGE DESIGNATION WOULD MOST LIKELY ADVERSELY AFFECT PROPERTY VALUES.
. IN THE SUMMER PERHAPS MORE DANGEROUS W/DOG WALKERS, JOGGERS, BABY STROLLERS & CARS BACKING OUT OF DR
ERS & CARS BACKING OUT OF DRIVEWAYS - AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN! EVEN THOUGH IT'S A DEAD END ROAD THERE
GH IT'S A DEAD END ROAD THERE IS LOTS OF TRAFFIC TO DOLPHIN MARINA & MANY HOMES ALONG THE WAY.
ALONG THE WAY.
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

Cundy's Harbor

                                                        Response          Response
Answer Options
                                                         Percent            Count
Agree                                                     49.3%              37
Disagree                                                  14.7%              11
Not Sure                                                  18.7%              14
No Opinion                                                17.3%              13
Comments                                                                     18
                                                answered question                    75
                                                  skipped question                   26

Number        Response Date                           Comments
          1                     Jul 9, 2010 7:19 PM   I have to see the V As on the ground. Can't tell from a map. CPIC run
          2                    Jul 9, 2010 11:16 PM   concerns about setic issues raised at forum western boundary
          3                   Jul 10, 2010 12:21 AM   The waterfront is interesting but you need to keep some open spaces
          4                    Jul 12, 2010 3:22 PM   increase protection for inlet and marsh below Millstone Apartments
          5                   Jul 14, 2010 12:44 PM   does not do anything to conjoin Harpswell as a community
          6                    Jul 14, 2010 2:42 PM   Congested, very distinctive character
          7                    Jul 15, 2010 8:14 PM   Proportionately, FAR too much of undeveloped property is proposed
          8                    Jul 19, 2010 2:29 PM   Existing village amenities, how is adjacent village character protecte
          9                    Jul 20, 2010 5:44 PM   to crowded
         10                    Jul 21, 2010 6:26 PM   It seems to be an already developed village - looks good
         11                    Jul 23, 2010 3:16 PM   Only if property owners within boundaries agree
         12                    Jul 26, 2010 2:12 PM   TOWN HAS NO SAY
         13                    Jul 26, 2010 3:16 PM   NOT KNOWLEDGEABLE ENOUGH
         14                    Jul 26, 2010 4:21 PM   IF MR. STUART WANTED THIS HE WOULD DO IT.
         15                    Jul 27, 2010 1:27 PM   overdevelopment
         16                    Jul 28, 2010 1:33 PM   SAME AS QUESTION 2
         17                    Jul 30, 2010 6:44 PM   Best near Cundy's Harbor Road, not at the end of Milestone Road
         18                    Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    Dear Planners,Your efforts and intentions are of the highest order. H
                                                                  Cundy's Harbor




und. Can't tell from a map. CPIC run a "tour"?
ed at forum western boundary
you need to keep some open spaces.
marsh below Millstone Apartments
Harpswell as a community                                                                                       Agree
                                                                                                               Disagree
 f undeveloped property is proposed for villages.                                                              Not Sure
s adjacent village character protected from inappropriate land uses? Need zoning.                              No Opinion

ped village - looks good
undaries agree


 HE WOULD DO IT.


 not at the end of Milestone Road
ntentions are of the highest order. However, having had experiences of other towns that have sub-divided, delineated, and created commun
           Agree
           Disagree
           Not Sure
           No Opinion




ed, delineated, and created communities within the overall community, I am worried about the ultimate effects.Firstly, it would seem most app
ffects.Firstly, it would seem most appropriate to consider the little sections of the Town from the centers outwards, rather than creating exter
outwards, rather than creating external boundaries. Enhancing the core of the communities, supporting their viability, with the historic and p
g their viability, with the historic and present inhabitants is of utmost importance. So often delineated developments serve transient seasonal
velopments serve transient seasonal folks, who really would prefer golf courses and country clubs, and a life style dependent on "locals" to d
a life style dependent on "locals" to do maintenance. This alienates the strength of local character and demeans it, thus destroying the very
demeans it, thus destroying the very character that gives Harpswell its special nature.Overlays intended to enhance the qualities that have o
to enhance the qualities that have organically built the communities, and have made them unique and special, are almost guaranteed to des
pecial, are almost guaranteed to destroy
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

Harpswell Center

                                                        Response          Response
Answer Options
                                                         Percent            Count
Agree                                                     48.6%              36
Disagree                                                  23.0%              17
Not Sure                                                  16.2%              12
No Opinion                                                12.2%               9
Comments                                                                     23
                                                answered question                     74
                                                  skipped question                    27

Number        Response Date                           Comments
          1                    Jul 9, 2010 11:16 PM   But Allen Pt. Rd. cpould be highly contested
          2                   Jul 10, 2010 12:21 AM   There is not much main road open space and several large open are
          3                    Jul 12, 2010 1:06 PM   isn't a lot of this land in conservation?
          4                    Jul 13, 2010 4:30 PM   seems too large
          5                   Jul 14, 2010 12:44 PM   does not do anything to conjoin Harpswell as a community
          6                    Jul 14, 2010 2:42 PM   near preferable alternative
          7                    Jul 15, 2010 2:05 PM   Seems vary large
          8                   Jul 17, 2010 11:13 PM   Historical Central location.
          9                    Jul 19, 2010 2:29 PM   HHLT properties need to be eliminated as developable. How is adjac
         10                    Jul 20, 2010 5:44 PM   not much frontage area to develop
         11                    Jul 20, 2010 5:58 PM   This looks like areas people are already wanting to develop.
         12                   Jul 21, 2010 12:55 AM   seems awfully large for walkability criterion
         13                    Jul 21, 2010 6:26 PM   There are some large undeveloped pieces of land and I would like to
         14                    Jul 21, 2010 6:39 PM   this seems like a good area for a "village area", but still don't know w
         15                    Jul 21, 2010 7:48 PM   IT WOULD DESTROY THE QUIET RURAL NATURE OF THE AREA
         16                    Jul 23, 2010 3:16 PM   Yes
         17                    Jul 26, 2010 2:12 PM   TOWN HAS NO SAY
         18                    Jul 26, 2010 2:30 PM   I WOULD LIKE TO INCLUDE HAMILTON PLACE WHICH IS BETWE
         19                    Jul 26, 2010 3:16 PM   NOT KNOWLEDGEABLE ENOUGH
         20                    Jul 26, 2010 4:26 PM   IT IS PERFECT AS IT NOW STANDS
         21                    Jul 27, 2010 5:23 PM   THIS, TO ME, IS OBVIOUS BECAUSE OF THE EXISTING LAYOUT
         22                    Jul 28, 2010 1:33 PM   SAME AS QUESTION 2
         23                    Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    (see comments above)
                                                                 Harpswell Center




en space and several large open areas are undeveloped by owners choice. Most of the shore front is already occupied.


Harpswell as a community                                                                                         Agree
                                                                                                                 Disagree
                                                                                                                 Not Sure
                                                                                                                 No Opinion
inated as developable. How is adjacent village character protected from inappropriate land uses? Very limited village amenities. Need zonin

already wanting to develop.

ed pieces of land and I would like to see them stay that way.
 "village area", but still don't know what that means
ET RURAL NATURE OF THE AREA, CREATING AN OVERPOPULATED REGION SIMILAR TO BAILEY ISLAND


AMILTON PLACE WHICH IS BETWEEN HWY. 123 AND SHORE ACRES RD. THIS WOULD ENABLE THE DEVELOPMENT TO GET MOR


 AUSE OF THE EXISTING LAYOUT AND BUILDINGS.
eady occupied.


          Agree
          Disagree
          Not Sure
          No Opinion
imited village amenities. Need zoning.




THE DEVELOPMENT TO GET MORE GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE. I DIDN'T SEE SHORE ACRES RD. MARKED ON THE MAP, BUT I'D
RD. MARKED ON THE MAP, BUT I'D LIKE TO SEE HAMILTON PLACE INCLUDED IN THE VILLAE ZONE.
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

Mitchell Field Area

                                                        Response          Response
Answer Options
                                                         Percent            Count
Agree                                                     42.7%              32
Disagree                                                  28.0%              21
Not Sure                                                  24.0%              18
No Opinion                                                 5.3%               4
Comments                                                                     27
                                                answered question                     75
                                                  skipped question                    26

Number        Response Date                           Comments
          1                    Jul 9, 2010 11:16 PM   Is northern boundary store P.O.? feel either Harpwell Ctr. and Mitche
          2                    Jul 11, 2010 1:32 PM   Use Mitchell Field for industrial /waterfront zone. Is it high enough fo
          3                    Jul 12, 2010 1:06 PM   includes store, post office, active recreation. good area for more dev
          4                    Jul 12, 2010 5:40 PM   I believe this site should be designated for industry.
          5                    Jul 13, 2010 4:30 PM   seems too large
          6                   Jul 14, 2010 12:44 PM   good for specific business or industry where job creation for locals is
          7                    Jul 14, 2010 2:42 PM   second best of 5
          8                    Jul 15, 2010 2:05 PM   Other than Fire House - what existing amenities?
          9                    Jul 15, 2010 8:14 PM   Shoreline areas should NOT be included, but preserved.
         10                   Jul 17, 2010 11:13 PM   Artificial creation by men and women activist looking to ruin West Ha
         11                    Jul 19, 2010 2:29 PM   No village amenities. Need zoning.
         12                    Jul 20, 2010 2:31 PM   The land to the south of the roads near Birchmere Lane should be ke
         13                    Jul 20, 2010 5:44 PM   nothing will ever happen there; keep it a park
         14                    Jul 21, 2010 2:18 PM   too large and should exclude Mitchell field itself
         15                    Jul 21, 2010 6:26 PM   It seems to run all the way to the West Harpswell area except for a v
         16                    Jul 21, 2010 6:39 PM   this seems like a good area for a "village area", but still don't know w
         17                    Jul 21, 2010 7:48 PM   THIS AREA WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FOR PUBLIC USE SUCH AS
         18                    Jul 23, 2010 3:16 PM   This area has alot of potential. Even as "deeded" open/recreational s
         19                    Jul 26, 2010 2:05 PM   THE RUNWAY NEXT TO M.F. IS FOR SALE; THAT SHOULD BE P
         20                    Jul 26, 2010 2:12 PM   TOWN OWNED
         21                    Jul 26, 2010 3:04 PM   THIS IS A TOTALLY ARTIFICAIL AREA - THERE IS NO SUCH ARE
         22                    Jul 26, 2010 3:16 PM   NOT KNOWLEDGEABLE ENOUGH
         23                    Jul 26, 2010 4:26 PM   IT IS PERFECT AS IT NOW STANDS
         24                    Jul 27, 2010 2:37 AM   this needs to be an income producing area
         25                    Jul 27, 2010 1:27 PM   over development
         26                    Jul 27, 2010 5:23 PM   THIS SEEMS CUT & DRIED, TOO.
         27                    Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    (see comments above)(
                                                                Mitchell Field Area




 feel either Harpwell Ctr. and Mitchell. or Harps. Ctr. and W. harps. burt not all 3; favor w. Harps.vs Mitchell field
waterfront zone. Is it high enough for development without flood insurance? Don't add more residential because people will complain about in
 recreation. good area for more development.
gnated for industry.
                                                                                                                 Agree
ustry where job creation for locals is a primary purpose                                                         Disagree
                                                                                                                 Not Sure
sting amenities?                                                                                                 No Opinion
ncluded, but preserved.
men activist looking to ruin West Harpswell and the Neck.

s near Birchmere Lane should be kept for conservation and recreational purposes.....as well as an area along the shorefront.

chell field itself
 West Harpswell area except for a very small break in between
 "village area", but still don't know what that means
 O BE FOR PUBLIC USE SUCH AS A PARK AND WATER ACCESS
ven as "deeded" open/recreational space. I think it should be preserved in perpetuity.
S FOR SALE; THAT SHOULD BE PRUCHASED TO INCORPORAE INTO THE PARK/M.F. NEGOTIATE THE PRICE FOR THE LAND AND

L AREA - THERE IS NO SUCH AREA.
ecause people will complain about industrial zone there.


          Agree
          Disagree
          Not Sure
          No Opinion



along the shorefront.




E THE PRICE FOR THE LAND AND INCREASE THE PARCEL FOR GREEN SPACE.
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

West Harpswell

                                                        Response          Response
Answer Options
                                                         Percent            Count
Agree                                                     32.0%              24
Disagree                                                  38.7%              29
Not Sure                                                  20.0%              15
No Opinion                                                 9.3%               7
Comments                                                                     27
                                                answered question                     75
                                                  skipped question                    26

Number        Response Date                           Comments
          1                    Jul 9, 2010 11:06 PM   southern boundary should be moved to Ash Pt.road
          2                    Jul 11, 2010 1:32 PM   leave it open land-area around it is already developed beyond what i
          3                    Jul 12, 2010 1:06 PM   seems too close to Mitchell Field. very little separation.
          4                    Jul 12, 2010 3:22 PM   why fragment open space with two development areas so close? Wh
          5                    Jul 13, 2010 4:30 PM   seems too large
          6                   Jul 14, 2010 12:44 PM   does not do anything to conjoin Harpswell as a community
          7                    Jul 14, 2010 2:42 PM   near Mitchell Field
          8                   Jul 17, 2010 11:13 PM   Artificial creation by men and women activist looking to have the tow
          9                    Jul 19, 2010 2:29 PM   Proposed HHLT property needs to be eliminated as developable. Ve
         10                    Jul 20, 2010 2:31 PM   The village district should not include the Basin Cove Curtis Cove Fo
         11                    Jul 20, 2010 5:44 PM   no school - no neighborhood
         12                    Jul 20, 2010 5:58 PM   There's already a lot of development here.
         13                    Jul 21, 2010 2:18 PM   too large and will spoil the natural beauty
         14                    Jul 21, 2010 6:39 PM   it seems to make very little sense to have a very small area that's no
         15                    Jul 21, 2010 7:48 PM   AGAIN, A LARGELY RURAL AREA THAT SHOULD BE LEFT THAT
         16                    Jul 22, 2010 3:59 PM   close to proposed Mitchell field village;area is already settled with on
         17                    Jul 23, 2010 3:16 PM   This area has no market. Keep it commercial and residential
         18                    Jul 26, 2010 2:12 PM   TOWN HAS NO SAY
         19                    Jul 26, 2010 2:20 PM   ARE THE BOUNDARIES DESIGNED TO PROTECT "VILLAGE ARE
         20                    Jul 26, 2010 2:25 PM   LAND TRUST WANTS A LARGE SECTION OF THIS AREA.
         21                    Jul 26, 2010 3:04 PM   THE LINE WOULD BE FURTHER NORTH AND WOULD NOT EXTE
         22                    Jul 26, 2010 3:16 PM   UNLESS BASIN POINT RD. IS RECONFIGURED & MONITORED F
         23                    Jul 26, 2010 4:26 PM   IT IS PERFECT AS IT NOW STANDS
         24                    Jul 27, 2010 1:27 PM   over development
         25                    Jul 27, 2010 5:23 PM   I AM HAVING TROUBLE CATCHING THE VISION - WHERE & WHA
         26                    Jul 28, 2010 1:33 PM   SAME AS QUESTION 2
         27                    Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    (see comments above)
                                                                   West Harpswell




 ved to Ash Pt.road
 is already developed beyond what is good for the ocean and water table.
 . very little separation.
wo development areas so close? Why not join them
                                                                                                               Agree
Harpswell as a community                                                                                       Disagree
                                                                                                               Not Sure
men activist looking to have the town fund their infracture vice forcing the developers to bear the costs.     No Opinion
to be eliminated as developable. Very limited village amenities. Need zoning.
 lude the Basin Cove Curtis Cove Focus Area of the Open Space Plan. This is high value habitat and wetlands and shoreline which currently



e to have a very small area that's not "village area" between Mitchell Field and West Harpswell areas
 EA THAT SHOULD BE LEFT THAT WAY
 illage;area is already settled with only one open space shown on map
  commercial and residential

 NED TO PROTECT "VILLAGE AREAS" FROM DEVELOPMENT? WE WORRY ABUT INCREASE POPULATION PUTTING PRESSURE O
E SECTION OF THIS AREA.
 R NORTH AND WOULD NOT EXTEND TO INCUDE STOVERS.
RECONFIGURED & MONITORED FOR TRAFFIC SPEEDS


HING THE VISION - WHERE & WHAT WOULD BE THE ACTUAL CONCENTRATION OF VILLAGE AREA?
           Agree
           Disagree
           Not Sure
           No Opinion

etlands and shoreline which currently protects the clam flats in Basin Cove and the eel grass in Curtis Cove. What happened to the idea of a




PULATION PUTTING PRESSURE ON WELLS & SEPTIC SYSTEMS - LOSS OF TREES & OPEN MEADOWS, ETC. THESE CONCERNS A
ove. What happened to the idea of avoiding the Focus Areas? Why have an Open Space Plan and then ignore all the work and information




DOWS, ETC. THESE CONCERNS APPLY TO ALL AREAS ABOVE.
n ignore all the work and information that went into it?
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

Town District

                                                        Response          Response
Answer Options
                                                         Percent            Count
Agree                                                     54.9%              39
Disagree                                                  16.9%              12
Not Sure                                                  18.3%              13
No Opinion                                                 9.9%               7
Comments                                                                     21
                                                answered question                     71
                                                  skipped question                    30

Number        Response Date                           Comments
          1                    Jul 9, 2010 11:16 PM   HOW MUCH IS BUILDABLE?
          2                    Jul 11, 2010 1:32 PM   only truely central location in town. Spot for cental fire dept and scho
          3                    Jul 12, 2010 1:06 PM   other than some provision for needed central facilities (new post offic
          4                    Jul 12, 2010 3:22 PM   include strip of land to the south with highest point in Harpswell
          5                   Jul 14, 2010 12:44 PM   perfect location to define a village center with a business enterprise z
          6                    Jul 14, 2010 2:42 PM   best choice for various reasons - access, central, will not impact esta
          7                   Jul 17, 2010 11:13 PM   Important because of its central location.
          8                    Jul 19, 2010 2:29 PM   Very limited village amenities. Town owned conservation land needs
          9                    Jul 20, 2010 2:00 PM   Town District is centrally located and provides sufficient space for de
         10                    Jul 20, 2010 2:31 PM   Some of the area in the Town District is in the Long Reach Focus Are
         11                    Jul 20, 2010 5:44 PM   not much buildable land
         12                    Jul 20, 2010 5:58 PM   Why isn't Doughty Pt & Henry Creek included - They're already deve
         13                   Jul 21, 2010 12:55 AM   hope to see amenities developing here - services, small businesses,
         14                    Jul 21, 2010 7:48 PM   NONE
         15                    Jul 22, 2010 3:59 PM   area could be larger
         16                    Jul 23, 2010 3:16 PM   Why not (rhetorical). Its undeveloped and there are alot of choices
         17                    Jul 26, 2010 2:12 PM   TOWN OWNED
         18                    Jul 26, 2010 3:16 PM   NOT KNOWLEDGEABLE ENOUGH
         19                    Jul 26, 2010 4:26 PM   NOT SURE WHAT THE TOWN WANTS
         20                    Jul 27, 2010 2:37 AM   seems not a villiage but a Center for all the towns represented, nami
         21                    Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    (see commentary above)
                                                                     Town District




n. Spot for cental fire dept and schooltown center if both schools become too big for the year round population.
eded central facilities (new post office, etc) most of this land should be preserved.
with highest point in Harpswell
e center with a business enterprise zone devoted to retail and service                                             Agree
 access, central, will not impact established areas with their existing characteristics                            Disagree
                                                                                                                   Not Sure
own owned conservation land needs to be eliminated as developable. Need zoning.                                   No Opinion
 and provides sufficient space for development.
strict is in the Long Reach Focus Area and has an important impact on the quality of the water and wetlands in Long Reach. The buildable s

eek included - They're already developed
g here - services, small businesses, rec. center, elementary school, post office


oped and there are alot of choices



 for all the towns represented, naming this seperate implys more division.
          Agree
          Disagree
          Not Sure
          No Opinion

nds in Long Reach. The buildable sections of the Town District may make sense for a village area but the Cliff Trail area and the shoreline a
he Cliff Trail area and the shoreline along Long Reach should be protected for recreation and conservation of habitat. We have an Open Spa
ion of habitat. We have an Open Space Plan which outlines a portion of the Town District as important habitat for preservation. I would sugg
abitat for preservation. I would suggest that the Town District for a village area exclude the portion of the land in the Open Space Plan.
e land in the Open Space Plan.
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

Other Comments

                                                       Response
Answer Options
                                                         Count
                                                          13
                               answered question                  13
                                 skipped question                 88


Number        Response Date                          Response Text
          1                    Jul 9, 2010 7:25 PM   The North end of Cundys Harbor Rd should be a village district too b
          2                   Jul 13, 2010 4:30 PM   central school etc in Town district would be great!
          3                   Jul 20, 2010 2:31 PM   Please take the Open Space Plan Focus Areas into account before d
          4                   Jul 21, 2010 7:48 PM   DOES THE TOWN INTEND TO PURCHASE THE PROPERTY OR I
          5                   Jul 22, 2010 3:59 PM   fyi: the maps in the mailed printed versions do not show the propose
          6                   Jul 22, 2010 8:03 PM   I don't feel any expertise for this issue
          7                   Jul 26, 2010 1:48 PM   NONE OF THESE AREAS ARE APPROPRIATE. HARPSWELL IS A
          8                   Jul 26, 2010 2:12 PM   CPIC SHOULD BE WORKING ON PLANS FOR A HARPSWELL (CH
          9                   Jul 26, 2010 2:15 PM   OUR CONCERNS WERE STATED IN QUESTION 2.
         10                   Jul 26, 2010 4:26 PM   WE HAVE HAD PROPERTY IN HARPSWELL SINCE WE DISCOVE
         11                   Jul 26, 2010 4:41 PM   IT IS NOT CLEAR WHAT A BOUNDARY OR A VILLAGE MEANS.
         12                   Jul 27, 2010 5:23 PM   I HAVE HAD MULTIPLE CONVERSATIONS THROUGH THE YEAR
         13                   Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    (see commentary above)
hould be a village district too because of ground water availability. From Grover Ln to Gurnet to the Great Island Boat Yard.

 us Areas into account before deciding on Village Areas. The Focus Areas contain high value habitat and wetlands that are essential for the w
CHASE THE PROPERTY OR IS THIS A ZONING CHANGE?
 sions do not show the proposed village boundaries -- illegible

 OPRIATE. HARPSWELL IS A RURAL TOWN. IT HAS HISTORICAL CENTERS BUT NOT "VILLAGE" AREAS. WHY DOES THE TOWN N
ANS FOR A HARPSWELL (CHARTER) SCHOOL AND NOT VILLAGE PLANNING
 QUESTION 2.
 SWELL SINCE WE DISCOVERED IT IN 1924 BY MY GRANDFATHER & GRANDMOTHER. WE ARE SURE THAT IT DOESN'T NEED ANY
RY OR A VILLAGE MEANS.
TIONS THROUGH THE YEARS WITH MY NEIGHBORS ABOUT HOW HARPSWELL HAS NO VILLAGE CENTER LIKE OTHER SMALL TO
at Island Boat Yard.

d wetlands that are essential for the welfare of our fisheries, our wildlife and our drinking water supplies. The Town Meeting approved the pl



AREAS. WHY DOES THE TOWN NEED ONE?


SURE THAT IT DOESN'T NEED ANY MAJOR CHANGES. THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM FOR MINOR CHANGES.

E CENTER LIKE OTHER SMALL TOWNS, I.E. DAMARISCOTTA, WISCASSET, PHIPPSBURG. HARPSWELL CAN ONLY BENEFIT FROM
 The Town Meeting approved the plan. Let's take it seriously.




SWELL CAN ONLY BENEFIT FROM VILLAGE CENTERS WHERE WE CAN CONDUCT BUSINESS, RUN ERRANDS AND ENCOUNTER
RUN ERRANDS AND ENCOUNTER OUR NEIGHBORS. I ALWAYS THOUGHT THE POST OFFICE SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE CENTE
HOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE CENTER.
Harpswell Village Planning Survey
Please review the following amenities that are commonly found in village areas and check the appropriate boxes below to in
you would like to see them in proposed village areas:
Answer Options                                                Yes               No            Not Sure

Sidewalks                                                      27               39                12
Parks                                                          42               18                14
Natural open spaces                                            61                8                 9
Street trees                                                   37               18                17
Village-scale street lights                                    30               33                14
Signs identifying entrances to villages                        33               30                10
Privately owned community septic systems                       35               25                14
Publicly owned community septic systems                        25               32                16
Privately owned community water systems                        34               22                13
Publicly owned community water systems                         24               33                14
Other Amenities (please specify)
                                                                                                         answered question
                                                                                                           skipped question

                                                        Other
Number        Response Date                             Amenities
                                                        (please specify)
          1                       Jul 9, 2010 7:24 PM   Any that are feasible
          2                       Jul 9, 2010 7:26 PM   public water district
          3                     Jul 10, 2010 12:24 AM   Public Toilet Facilities and enough Parking Areas. Or at least summ
          4                      Jul 11, 2010 1:34 PM   Cummunity wharfs instead of alll he private ones sticking out along t
          5                      Jul 12, 2010 2:40 PM   trails
          6                      Jul 13, 2010 2:15 PM   Walking connections encouraged between properties and sub-divisio
          7                      Jul 13, 2010 4:31 PM   bike paths
          8                     Jul 14, 2010 12:50 PM   Harpswell Towmn Site: future central site for Harpswell Public Librar
          9                      Jul 19, 2010 4:33 PM   town beaches, town launches, town docks, town swimming and boat
         10                      Jul 20, 2010 2:33 PM   Restaurants, snack bars, coffee shopsPost office
         11                      Jul 20, 2010 5:45 PM   Signs - If it doesn't split the town more than it already is
         12                      Jul 20, 2010 5:59 PM   bike path along road vs. a sidewalk
         13                      Jul 22, 2010 4:04 PM   feels like an unrealistic wish list for Harpswell. For example, town cu
         14                      Jul 22, 2010 8:48 PM   main downside to public water/septic would be cost and more devel
         15                     Jul 24, 2010 10:56 PM   I don't know what a "village area" is as opposed to a village
         16                      Jul 26, 2010 1:29 PM   BIKE PATHS
         17                      Jul 26, 2010 1:57 PM   BIKE TRAILS
         18                      Jul 26, 2010 2:16 PM   NATURAL OPEN SPACES SHOULD BE MAINTAINED
         19                      Jul 26, 2010 2:21 PM   WHAT FORCES ARE DRIVING THE WISH TO ESTABLISH VILLAG
         20                      Jul 26, 2010 4:30 PM   mailboxescomunity bulletin board
         21                      Jul 27, 2010 2:38 AM   there is not an infastructure to support community water or septic sys
         22                      Jul 27, 2010 5:24 PM   BUSINESSES; CAFES; SHOPS; NOT-FOR-PROFITS; BANDSTAND
         23                      Aug 1, 2010 3:59 PM    (see commentary above) Plus: Who is going to pay for it?
appropriate boxes below to indicate whether

                                  Response
                 No Opinion
                                     Count
                      1               79
                      5               79
                      2               80
                      5               77
                      1               78
                      3               75   Please review the following amenities that are commonly found in village areas and
                      2               76   check the appropriate boxes below to indicate whether you would like to see them in
                      2               75                                proposed village areas:
                      3               72
                      1           90 72
                                      23
                                  80
           answered question               82
             skipped question     70       19
                                  60
                                  50
                                  40
                                  30
                                  20
                                  10
king Areas. Or at least summer porta potties for the traveling public
                                   0
ivate ones sticking out along the shore.
                                                                                           communit…




                                                                                                            communit…
                                                                                            Privately




                                                                                                             Privately
                                          Sidewalks




                                                                         scale street
                                                        Natural

                                                        spaces




                                                                                             owned




                                                                                                              owned
                                                         open




                                                                           Village-




 een properties and sub-divisions. Let's encourage our villages to be walkable with shortcuts("cut-throughs", sidewalks or paved shoulders o
                                                                            lights




 ite for Harpswell Public Library (pertner with Curtiss), coffee shop, pub/restaurant, 'Doc in a Box' medical treatment clinic, veterinarian, Harp
 cks, town swimming and boating areas and programs, more ocean recreation.

 than it already is

rpswell. For example, town currently cannot even afford to pay for all of the existing street lights and has turned them off. Don't ask for opini
would be cost and more development
 opposed to a village


BE MAINTAINED
WISH TO ESTABLISH VILLAGES? WHAT WOULD BE THE IMPACT ON TAXES AND PROPERTY EVALUATIONS? WOULD VILLAGES IN

community water or septic systems, roads to narrow for sidewalks, bike paths would be great if practical
-FOR-PROFITS; BANDSTANDS; RESTROOMS
 going to pay for it?
ound in village areas and
 would like to see them in




                      Yes
                      No
                      Not Sure
                      No Opinion




ghs", sidewalks or paved shoulders on roads

al treatment clinic, veterinarian, Harpswell Community Center, future site for Harpswell Elementary and Middle School,etc




s turned them off. Don't ask for opinions on things you cannot provide in the foreseeable future (next 20 years)




ALUATIONS? WOULD VILLAGES INCREASE ADMINISTRATION NEEDS?
Middle School,etc
Harpswell Village Planning Survey
Please review the following uses and check the appropriate boxes below to indicate whether you would like to see them in p
village areas:
Answer Options                                                      Yes                 No             Not Sure

One and two family residential                                       55                  7                  7
Multi-unit residential                                               29                 36                  8
Mixed residential and non-residential                                43                 21                  6
Small scale retail, office, and other commercial                     50                 15                  9
Mid small scale retail, office, and other commercial                 21                 40                 12
Small scale industrial                                               30                 25                 18
Mid scale industrial                                                 13                 48                 10
Governmental                                                         35                 23                 14
Community facilities                                                 55                 10                  8
Institutional                                                        30                 23                 16
Small non-residential facilities for marine, scientific, or          58                  8                  7
Non-commercial piers, docks, wharves, bridges and                    50                 14                  8
Commercial piers, docks, wharves, bridges and other                  36                 22                 13
Conversions of seasonal residences to year round                     43                 15                 12
Home occupations                                                     53                  6                  8
Campgrounds                                                          30                 30                 13
Marinas                                                              47                 11                 16
Junkyards                                                             4                 61                  8
Other Uses (please specify)
                                                                                                                  answered question
                                                                                                                    skipped question

                                                              Other Uses
Number         Response Date
                                                              (please specify)
           1                           Jul 9, 2010 7:33 PM    With the exception of small to midsize business and retail use and es
           2                          Jul 13, 2010 1:10 AM    competitive recreational facilities; ball parks, playing fields, ice rink, X
           3                          Jul 13, 2010 4:32 PM    each one of these should have a set of criteria. i.e. junkyards could
           4                         Jul 14, 2010 12:58 PM    Mitchell Field area; small camping facility, 9 hole golf course, cross c
           5                          Jul 20, 2010 5:47 PM    Non commercial piers - as lond as parking and toilet faciities are pro
           6                          Jul 20, 2010 6:00 PM    resort hotel, cargo container facility at Mitchell Field
           7                          Jul 21, 2010 6:42 PM    Support programs that are educational.
           8                          Jul 22, 2010 4:08 PM    Continue Harpswell's currently allowed mixed-use standards. I am o
           9                         Jul 24, 2010 10:58 PM    it depends
          10                          Jul 26, 2010 1:31 PM    Note: One family residences only.
          11                          Jul 26, 2010 1:51 PM    NONE-DON'T NEED A VILLAGE AREA!
          12                          Jul 26, 2010 2:01 PM    NEED PUBLIC REST STOPS AND TOILETS
          13                          Jul 26, 2010 2:13 PM    PRIVATE LAND. TOWN HAS NO SAY.
          14                          Jul 26, 2010 2:22 PM    WHAT IS MHW?
          15                          Jul 26, 2010 4:27 PM    WE ALREADY HAVE THE TOWN JUNKYARD
          16                          Jul 26, 2010 4:52 PM    SIGNAGE NEEDED FOR SMALL HOME BUSINESSES. NEEDS LE
          17                          Jul 27, 2010 2:40 AM    encourage business and revenue for the year round residents. If taxe
          18                          Aug 1, 2010 4:00 PM     See commentary above
ou would like to see them in proposed

                                   Response
                No Opinion
                                     Count
                      2               71
                      2               74
                      2               72
                      2               76
                      1               74
                      3               76   Please review the following uses and check the appropriate boxes below to indicate
                      3               74             whether you would like to see them in proposed village areas:
                      2                74
                      1                74
                      2           80   71
                      2                75
                                  70
                      2                74
                      2           60   73
                      5           50   75
                      6           40   72
                      2           30   75
                      1                75
                                  20
                      1                74
                                  10   18
          answered question        0                   78
                                                                                  Mid scale…




                                                                                                                          Commercial…
                                                                                               Community…



                                                                                                            Small non-…




                                                                                                                                        Home…
                                        One and two…




                                                                     Mid small…
                                                            Mixed…




            skipped question                           23




                                                                                                                                                Marinas
business and retail use and esidential uses of all kinds including marine uses, industrial uses and larger commercial uses should be confine
parks, playing fields, ice rink, X-country skiing trails, golf course,
 criteria. i.e. junkyards could be ok if screened etc.
lity, 9 hole golf course, cross country skiing trails, bird sanctuary, ampitheater, Eco-vacation headquarters utilizing pier, beach, and proposed
king and toilet faciities are providedBefore you add anything, or invite anymore folks to harpswell please first consider parking areas and toile
Mitchell Field

d mixed-use standards. I am opposed to defining uses in potential villages through new restrictive ordinances.




ME BUSINESSES. NEEDS LESS RESTRICTIONS.
he year round residents. If taxes our paid for a whole year, I think people should be allowed to live there all year
 boxes below to indicate
village areas:




                      Yes
                      No
                      Not Sure
                      No Opinion




r commercial uses should be confined to Mitchel Field. Public water district (water mains w/ fire hydrants) should be part of any ultimate solu


rs utilizing pier, beach, and proposed boat ramp.(Mt. Road) Harpswell Village Center; retail/service economic engine for Harpswell residents
 first consider parking areas and toilet/info/guest services
s) should be part of any ultimate solution.


nomic engine for Harpswell residents and summer visitors ... geographic center for all of Harpswell's boroughs and current weekly activity po
roughs and current weekly activity point for Town Hall issues and transfer station visits.
Harpswell Village Planning Survey
Do you live in or next to one of the proposed village areas described in Question 1
above either year round or seasonally?
                                                             Response        Response
Answer Options
                                                              Percent           Count
Yes                                                            59.8%             49
No                                                             40.2%             33
                                                    answered question                   82
                                                      skipped question                  19
Do you live in or next to one of the proposed village areas described in Question
                    1 above either year round or seasonally?
ed in Question




                 Yes
                 No
Harpswell Village Planning Survey
Would you like to meet with someone from the Comprehensive Plan Committee to
discuss your concerns about the proposed village areas and/or boundaries?
                                                         Response         Response
Answer Options
                                                           Percent          Count
Yes                                                         14.7%            11
No                                                          85.3%            64
                                                  answered question                  75
                                                    skipped question                 26
Would you like to meet with someone from the Comprehensive Plan Committee
to discuss your concerns about the proposed village areas and/or boundaries?
an Committee
 boundaries?




               Yes
               No
Harpswell Village Planning Survey

If you answered yes above, please provide your contact information.

                                                          Response         Response
Answer Options
                                                           Percent           Count
Name:                                                       96.2%             25
Street Address:                                             84.6%             22
Map & Lot:                                                  19.2%              5
Email Address:                                              50.0%             13
Phone Number:                                               53.8%             14
                                                    answered question                 26
                                                      skipped question                75


                                                                                           Map &
Number        Response Date                             Name:            Street Address:
                                                                                           Lot:
          1                       Jul 9, 2010 7:38 PM   Ben Wallace Jr. 8 Gray Hill Rd 54/154
          2                     Jul 10, 2010 12:33 AM   Richard Moseley 108 lookout point Rd.
          3                     Jul 13, 2010 12:05 AM   John            Monaghan
          4                      Jul 13, 2010 1:09 AM   Scott Ruppert   1829 Harpswell Neck Rd
          5                      Jul 14, 2010 1:15 PM   Scott Ruppert   1829 Harpswell Neck Rd
          6                      Jul 14, 2010 2:46 PM   Rocky Pratt     11 Sunwatch
          7                      Jul 19, 2010 2:38 PM                   9                n/a
                                                        Deane Van Dusen06 Harpswell Neck Road
          8                      Jul 20, 2010 5:48 PM   Anne Moseley 108 Lookout Point Rd
          9                      Jul 21, 2010 7:52 PM   CHARLES PERKINS 46 MERRIMAN COVE ROAD
         10                      Jul 22, 2010 8:29 PM   Jon Stenson     20 Longley Dr
         11                     Jul 22, 2010 10:11 PM   Mary Fran Gamage
         12                      Jul 26, 2010 1:52 PM   SUSAN HAMILL GOOSE LEDGE RD.
         13                      Jul 26, 2010 2:24 PM                   1459 HARPSWELL NECK RD.
                                                        HUBBARD & KATHERINE GOODRICH     14/84
         14                      Jul 26, 2010 2:27 PM   BILL HEAPHY 1557 HARPSWELL NECK RD.
         15                      Jul 26, 2010 2:32 PM
         16                      Jul 26, 2010 3:07 PM   GORDON WEIL 97 FIREHOUSE RD.
         17                      Jul 26, 2010 3:09 PM   M. RUTH PERRY
         18                      Jul 26, 2010 3:20 PM                  65 SEABURY LN., YARMOUTH
                                                        SUSAN N. DHON RILEY            89 BASIN PT.
         19                      Jul 26, 2010 4:13 PM                  19 COVESIDE DR., HARPS.
                                                        THERESA V. WHEATON
         20                      Jul 26, 2010 4:23 PM                  9 WATSON DR., CUNDY'S HARBOR
                                                        KARAIN M. WATSON
         21                      Jul 26, 2010 4:27 PM   Birgit Libbey  56 Basin Cove Road
         22                      Jul 26, 2010 4:29 PM   THE MC ILVAINE FAMILY
         23                      Jul 26, 2010 4:48 PM                  100
                                                        ROBERT A. YANOK SUNSET COVE, S. HARPS.
         24                      Jul 27, 2010 3:14 PM                  15 SHUBAEL LN.
                                                        HERBERT G. ANDERSON
         25                      Jul 27, 2010 5:28 PM                  64 ASH
                                                        JAMES & LISA NELSON POINT RD.
         26                      Aug 1, 2010 4:02 PM                                   C
                                                        Lea KachadorianHopkins Island Rd undy's Harbor
                                  If you answered yes above, please provide your contact information.



          Email        120.0%
                     Phone
          Address:   Number:
                       100.0%
          c-first@hotmail.com
                     833-5509
                     833-6068
          jmonaghan@suscom-maine.net
                        80.0%
                     833-0072
          scottruppert@live.com
                     833-0072
          scottruppert@live.com
                        60.0%
          a4pratt@aol.com
                     833-6370 (h)
          dtdvand@peoplepc.com 592-3198 (w)
                        40.0%
          amoseley@suscom-maine.net
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Harpswell Village Planning Survey
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Number        Response Date                             Response Text
          1                     Jul 10, 2010 12:33 AM   Consider what we already have here and make it the best that it can
          2                      Jul 11, 2010 1:41 PM   Do not over tax the water table with development of any kind. Be car
          3                      Jul 13, 2010 4:33 PM   are the lot sizes going down or up in village? What would the impact
          4                      Jul 14, 2010 1:15 PM   Hopefully the aim of the committee is threefold: 1. focus effort to brid
          5                      Jul 14, 2010 2:46 PM   I live next to the one licensed junk yard and it is a disaster!
          6                      Jul 15, 2010 2:09 PM   Great list of options to foster thinking on this effort!
          7                      Jul 20, 2010 2:35 PM   Thanks for the work you are doing for the Town. I appreciate your tim
          8                      Jul 21, 2010 7:52 PM   WITH ALL OF THE SOON-TO-BE AVAILABLE PUBLIC HOUSING I
          9                      Jul 22, 2010 8:29 PM   In receipt of your Plan for Cundy Village form. I answer simply - Get
         10                      Jul 22, 2010 8:49 PM   I am not interested in living in a city with sidewalks, street lights and
         11                      Jul 22, 2010 8:53 PM   In slide 5 certain uses should be restricted to Mitchell field and Town
         12                     Jul 22, 2010 10:09 PM   thank you for the process and opportunities to participate
         13                     Jul 22, 2010 10:11 PM   we sent 2 surveys, one for each of us. thanks for the chance to comm
         14                     Jul 24, 2010 11:05 PM   I'd really like to be cooperative and give opinions but don't feel I unde
         15                      Jul 26, 2010 1:32 PM   I live out-of-state.
         16                      Jul 26, 2010 1:41 PM   I just filled out the survey, but meant to make the following comment.
         17                      Jul 26, 2010 2:18 PM   IT SEEMS A COMMUNITY FORUM COULD HAVE BEEN PLANNED
         18                      Jul 26, 2010 3:09 PM   VILLAGE IN MY OPINION IS NOTHING MORE THAN A HOUSING
         19                      Jul 26, 2010 3:20 PM   WANT TO MEET IF THE DECISION IS W. HARPSWELL
         20                      Jul 26, 2010 4:13 PM   I LIKE HARPSWELL JUST THE WAY IT IS!
         21                      Jul 26, 2010 4:19 PM   THE TOWN IS OK THE WAY IT IS.
         22                      Jul 26, 2010 4:23 PM   OK TO TALK BY PHONE
         23                      Jul 26, 2010 4:27 PM   Personally speaking I do not ask for any extra amenities other that th
         24                      Jul 26, 2010 4:29 PM   WOULDN'T THIS BE DISCUSSED AT TOWN HALL MEETING?
         25                      Jul 26, 2010 4:45 PM   THIS APPROACH SEEMS BACKWARDS. IT STARTS WITH A STR
         26                      Jul 26, 2010 4:48 PM   PUBLIC FORUM NEEDED - NOTHING CLEARLY EXPLAINED & DO
         27                      Aug 1, 2010 4:02 PM    PLEASE SEE COMMENTARY ABOVE
 nd make it the best that it can be before we try to reinvent the wheel. We can not attract young families without neighborhood schools and n
 velopment of any kind. Be careful of placement of septic systems.
 llage? What would the impact to one be? Maybe highlights on survey would be good
hreefold: 1. focus effort to bridge the geographical/community gap between Cundy's, Pott's Point, Lands End, and Carrying Place ... 2. provid
d and it is a disaster!

he Town. I appreciate your time.
AILABLE PUBLIC HOUSING IN BRUNSWICK DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF BNAS, WHY IS THIS EVEN AN ISSUE?
 e form. I answer simply - Get rid of these committees and leave us the HELL alone! Jon Stenson
 h sidewalks, street lights and businesses of any sort mixed in among residences or residential areas. If I were I would move to Brunswick. I
cted to Mitchell field and Town village areas.
nities to participate
thanks for the chance to comment.
e opinions but don't feel I understand enough. In reviewing the comprehensive plan and other material on the Harpswell web site I can absol

 make the following comment. I found no good definition of the word a "village." It seemed that it would not be a parcel like Mitchell Field, bu
OULD HAVE BEEN PLANNED/SCHEDULED FOR WHEN SEASONAL PEOPLE ARE IN RESIDENCE.
G MORE THAN A HOUSING PROJECT THAT CHANGES THE WHOLE CONCEPT OF RURAL HARPSWELL. WOULD ANY ONE OF Y O
S W. HARPSWELL



ny extra amenities other that those already provided by the Town of Harpswell - and prefer natural growth.
 TOWN HALL MEETING?
RDS. IT STARTS WITH A STRAIT JACKET CONCEPTION, IT SEEMS. WHY NOT START FROM FACTS ABOUT WHAT IS IN THE AREAS
G CLEARLY EXPLAINED & DON'T UNDERSTAND
without neighborhood schools and new business will not be interested in developing if the Town of Harpswell remains business unfriendly.


 End, and Carrying Place ... 2. provide better balance between our robust conservation efforts and the essential need for economic sustaina



 AN ISSUE?

I were I would move to Brunswick. I am also not interested in making Harpswell Neck look like Bailey Island or some other chock a block pla



n the Harpswell web site I can absolutely see the urgency to control development but in my experience developers can work around everyth

not be a parcel like Mitchell Field, but would include private property, and other establishments already in existence. It might be helpful to giv

SWELL. WOULD ANY ONE OF Y OU AGREE TO HAVE A VILLAGE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD?




TS ABOUT WHAT IS IN THE AREAS TAHT MIGHT BE VILLAGES & ASK HOW COULD EACH AREA GROW OR DEVELOP FROM THAT B
pswell remains business unfriendly.


ssential need for economic sustainability and growth .... 3. develop a village center that is a curb on sprawl, is aesthetically appropriate for H




sland or some other chock a block place. It's simple--keep it rural. That's why we're here.



developers can work around everything. Villages may divide Harpswell even more (The Lobster Coast). After 5 years it may be a good idea

in existence. It might be helpful to give a precise, operational definition of what you me by a "village." I really like the work of the comittee thu




GROW OR DEVELOP FROM THAT BASIS? IN OTHER WORDS, WORK FROM THE AREA THAT MIGHT BE A VILLAGE & FIND OUT WH
awl, is aesthetically appropriate for Harpswell, and provides for the present and future needs of the community which, in many cases, Brunsw




 After 5 years it may be a good idea to update the plan and see if (for ex.) basic assumptions are still valid (400 new homes, 500 new residen

eally like the work of the comittee thus far - looking forward to other reports.Tim Field62 Lookout Point Road, 04079and1135 Cedar Shoals D




HT BE A VILLAGE & FIND OUT WHAT IT NEEDS & WOULD BE ACCEPTABLE TO A MAJORITY OF THE VILLAGE.
munity which, in many cases, Brunswick now provides, i.e. keep a larger portion of Harpswell's buying power/expendable income in Harpswe




id (400 new homes, 500 new residents?).

oad, 04079and1135 Cedar Shoals DriveAthens, GA 30605




THE VILLAGE.
ower/expendable income in HarpswellWe all hope the marine/fishing industry returns to past levels however if it does not then Harpswell mu
ever if it does not then Harpswell must actively define, recruit, and entice the type of business partners we desire to fuel our economic future
we desire to fuel our economic future. With an ever aging demopgraphic this must be done sooner than later lest year 'round Harpswell resid
later lest year 'round Harpswell residents become outnumbered by an ever increasing out of state seasonal real estate market that will predi
onal real estate market that will predictably drive

				
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