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ISSUE RANKING EXERCISE We’ve been hearing

from Hilltop residents like you for months about issues that are facing the

neighborhood. Now we need to start prioritizing issues

and moving forward

PEOPLE MOST 1

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3

P L AC E 4

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LEAST 55

Health

Business

Mixed-Income & Affordability

• Infant mortality

• Streetscape

• Rehabilitate historic housing

• Drug addiction and trafficking • Mental health • Primary care

• Financial wellness

• Trash and litter • Customer access • Local businesses

• Weak market conditions

• More housing and density • Create smaller districts

• Diverse portfolio of affordable housing • Prevent displacement

toward solutions. Help us prioritize issues by category here on this ranking worksheet.

Please assign a value 1 through 5 to each

bullet listed, 1 being

Education

Safety

Quality

• High school graduation

• Violent crime

• Aging in place

• Kindergarten readiness • Parent engagement

• Divided school boundaries • Vocational training

• Proactive policing • Surveillance and responsiveness • Inadequate sidewalks • Speeding vehicles

the most important

and 5 being the least

• Home repair, maintenance, curb appeal • Leverage rental registry

• Infrastructure: Fix flooding issues, more trees, streetlights

• Encourage compatible new construction/remodel

important to you.

Employment & Income

Mobility & Recreation

Homeownership

These results

• Wealth-building programs

• Infrastructure for people

• Create attractions/amenities to draw

• Transportation

will be crucial to

• Shared equity businesses

recommendations!

• “Soft skills” development

developing the plan

(i.e. worked-owned cooperative)

• Living wage jobs and training

• Bus routes and shelters walking or biking

• Access for elderly/disabled

• Recreational amenities/programs • Resident engagement and socialization

• First-time buyer assistance new homebuyers

• Tax abatements for home improvement • Incentivize redevelopment for homeownership

• Increase owner-occupied tax credit


PROPOSED GUIDING PRINCIPLES

PEOPLE

P L AC E

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The Hilltop Community Plan needs guiding principles under which the plan recommendations will be developed. These statements are intentionally broad, visionary, and ambitious. Please help us

Health

Business

Mixed-Income & Affordability

People deserve access to high-quality

The Hilltop should be attractive

The Hilltop should be home to a

physical and emotional healthcare,

to a variety of businesses that will

range of income levels, while staying

from addiction and rehabilitation

help create a diverse ecosystem of

true to its heritage as a working-class

services to basic primary care.

amenities and economic activity for

residential area.

refine or edit these statements

the neighborhood.

to ensure that they capture the spirit of the Hilltop neighborhood and the aspirations of Hilltop residents. Please keep in mind that these must be one-sentence statements

Education

Safety

Quality

Children should be prepared for living

Neighbors should feel safe

Housing in the neighborhood should

wage jobs in emerging industries by

in their homes and exploring

be safe inside and out, as well as

integrating workforce development

the neighborhood, both from

aesthetically appealing.

with academic experience.

interpersonal violence and environmental hazards.

between 15 and 25 words. Remember that these are vision statements to guide the development of strategies to address problems and harness opportunities on the Hilltop.

Employment & Income

Mobility & Recreation

Homeownership

Finding accessible living wage

People should be able to safely and

Neighbors should be empowered

employment should be achievable,

efficiently access other parts of the

to buy their homes as an expression

while job retention and career

city and recreational amenities should

of pride and community building—

progress should be assisted by social

be available nearby.

as well as a strategy for financial

services.

advancement.

Profile for Envision Hilltop

Priority Ranking Exercise, 3/14/19  

Priority Ranking Exercise, 3/14/19  

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