The objective of the survey is to create a base for determining the assets (resources or things that contribute in a positive way to our region) and needs of West Central Minnesota. The survey will be made available to all participants. In the next stage, the participants will have an opportunity to comment, revise, and elaborate on findings that will lead to the final outcome.

INSTRUCTIONS: Please fill out the survey and click on the submit button.

 

A. BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Board Memberís Name:

 

Years of Membership:

 

Envisioned Role in the Board:

 

 

B. ASSETS OF THE REGION

In this section please consider existing assets of the region.

Description of the regional asset (1):

 

Status of the asset:

Abundance of the asset:

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Current usage of the asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on promoting the utilization of this asset:

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully, or develop this asset:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on more effectively promoting the utilization of this asset

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

In this section please consider existing assets of the region.

Description of the regional asset (2):

 

Status of the asset:

Abundance of the asset:

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Current usage of the asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on promoting the utilization of this asset:

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully, or develop this asset:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on more effectively promoting the utilization of this asset

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

In this section please consider existing assets of the region.

Description of the regional asset (3):

 

Status of the asset:

Abundance of the asset:

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Current usage of the asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on promoting the utilization of this asset:

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully, or develop this asset:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on more effectively promoting the utilization of this asset

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

In this section please consider existing assets of the region.

Description of the regional asset (4):

 

Status of the asset:

Abundance of the asset:

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Current usage of the asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on promoting the utilization of this asset:

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully, or develop this asset:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on more effectively promoting the utilization of this asset

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

In this section please consider existing assets of the region.

Description of the regional asset (5):

 

Status of the asset:

Abundance of the asset:

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Current usage of the asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on promoting the utilization of this asset:

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully, or develop this asset:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on more effectively promoting the utilization of this asset

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

In this section please consider existing assets of the region.

Description of the regional asset (6):

 

Status of the asset:

Abundance of the asset:

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Current usage of the asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on promoting the utilization of this asset:

The reasons this asset is important to regionís development:

 

The actions need to be taken to use this asset more fully, or develop this asset:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on more effectively promoting the utilization of this asset

 

Comments on this asset:

 

 

 

In this section please consider lacking assets of the region.

Description of an asset lacking in the region (1):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Regionís dependence on this asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on working on this lacking asset:

The reasons on importance of the asset in regionís development:

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset:

 

Comments on this asset and WCPSDPís role:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (2):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Regionís dependence on this asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on working on this lacking asset:

The reasons on importance of the asset in regionís development:

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset:

 

Comments on this asset and WCPSDPís role:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (3):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Regionís dependence on this asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on working on this lacking asset:

The reasons on importance of the asset in regionís development:

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset:

 

Comments on this asset and WCPSDPís role:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (4):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Regionís dependence on this asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on working on this lacking asset:

The reasons on importance of the asset in regionís development:

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset:

 

Comments on this asset and WCPSDPís role:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (5):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Regionís dependence on this asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on working on this lacking asset:

The reasons on importance of the asset in regionís development:

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset:

 

Comments on this asset and WCPSDPís role:

 

 

 

Description of an asset lacking in the region (6):

 

Importance of the asset in regional development:

Regionís dependence on this asset:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on working on this lacking asset:

The reasons on importance of the asset in regionís development:

 

The existing/potential assets in the region that can complement, replace or support this asset:

 

Comments on this asset and WCPSDPís role:

 

 

 

C. NEEDS OF THE REGION

In this section please consider the needs of the region.

Description of the regional need (1):

 

Status of the need:

Assets of the region to meet this need:

Importance of meeting this need:

Actions taken to meet this need:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on meeting this need:

The reasons this need is important to regionís development:

 

Required assets to meet this need:

 

Required actions to meet this need:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on meeting this need

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

Description of the regional need (2):

 

Status of the need:

Assets of the region to meet this need:

Importance of meeting this need:

Actions taken to meet this need:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on meeting this need:

The reasons this need is important to regionís development:

 

Required assets to meet this need:

 

Required actions to meet this need:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on meeting this need

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

Description of the regional need (3):

 

Status of the need:

Assets of the region to meet this need:

Importance of meeting this need:

Actions taken to meet this need:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on meeting this need:

The reasons this need is important to regionís development:

 

Required assets to meet this need:

 

Required actions to meet this need:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on meeting this need

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

Description of the regional need (4):

 

Status of the need:

Assets of the region to meet this need:

Importance of meeting this need:

Actions taken to meet this need:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on meeting this need:

The reasons this need is important to regionís development:

 

Required assets to meet this need:

 

Required actions to meet this need:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on meeting this need

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

Description of the regional need (5):

 

Status of the need:

Assets of the region to meet this need:

Importance of meeting this need:

Actions taken to meet this need:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on meeting this need:

The reasons this need is important to regionís development:

 

Required assets to meet this need:

 

Required actions to meet this need:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on meeting this need

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

Description of the regional need (6):

 

Status of the need:

Assets of the region to meet this need:

Importance of meeting this need:

Actions taken to meet this need:

Effectiveness of WCPSDP on meeting this need:

The reasons this need is important to regionís development:

 

Required assets to meet this need:

 

Required actions to meet this need:

 

Please discuss the possible role of WCPSDP on meeting this need

 

Comments on this need:

 

 

 

 

 

D. WCRSDP ACTIVITIES

Overall effectiveness of the WCRSDP

Please discuss how the WCRSDP can be more effective:

 

 

Sustainability of the activities supported by WCRSDP:

Please discuss how the WCRSDP activities could be made more sustainable:

 

 

Do you believe the variety of projects supported is sufficient?

If yes, please provide a brief explanation on how. If no, please provide a brief explanation on why not.

 

 

 

 

E. GENERAL COMMENTS

General comments on regional assets and needs: