Pursuant to the NSCA community Meeting on September 13, 2014, below are the results of the waterfront survey. The NSCA is sending this out to fulfill a commitment made to the community to provide the residents and property owners with a voice and representation of their concerns.
New Suffolk Civic Association Waterfront Survey
1. About You
I live in New Suffolk 123 Full Time 44 Part Time
Home Ownership 149 I Own 16 I Rent
Residence Location 72 In the Grid 90 Out of the Grid
2. The Galley Ho Building
Pending regulatory approval and general permits, the NSWF hopes to move forward with plans to renovate the former Galley Ho building. However, the ultimate use of the building has not yet been determined.
Which of the following uses for the Galley Ho building would be appropriate?
(Please rate each of the following possible uses (1=Good; 2=OK; 3=Undesirable)
_______Full Restaurant Good 37; OK 20; Undesirable 87
_______Cafe (more informal, more modest menu) Good 63; OK 31; Undesirable 49
_______Mixed use community facility with a snack bar window or counter, and some available seating Good 69; OK 38; Undesirable 38
_______Mixed-use, snack bar window only - Good 25; OK 62; Undesirable 51
_______Mixed-use, no food service at all Good 59; OK 19; Undesirable 68
3. Special Events
The NSWF has indicated that special events may be necessary for fundraising and long term financial stability.
Please indicate which of the following types of events should be allowed if needed.
________Small fundraising events inside the Galley Ho, open to all
(Art shows, cocktail parties, etc.) Yes - 152; No - 14
If yes, how many per year? 65 1 to 4; 43 5 to 9; 39 No limit
________Large Fundraising events outside on the property, open to all
(Chowderfest, 5k race, etc) Yes - 128; No - 30
If yes, how many per year? 90 1 to 4; 28 5 to 9; 10 No Limit
________Private events indoors within the Galley Ho building
(Local organization dinners, corporate retreats, private parties, etc.)
Yes - 108; No - 44
If yes, how many per year? 41 1 to 4; 32 5 to 9; 30 No Limit
________Private outdoor tented events on the property
(Weddings, reunions, conventions, etc.) Yes - 69; No - 84
If yes, how many per year? 47 1 to 4; 15 5 to 9; 7 No Limit