The Ocean Pines Association is inviting all property owners to take part in its membership survey that is underway to identify community priorities and evaluate the quality of municipal services.
“Issues that impact the entire community require solutions that are not created in a vacuum,” said John Bailey, general manager of the Ocean Pines Association. “One of the objectives of the survey is to explore ideas that can be used to develop strategies that will ensure value in our homes and strengthen our community for the long term.”
Survey respondents will be asked to evaluate satisfaction levels for public safety such as the police and fire departments, street signs and lighting, speed limits, emergency response time and the conditions of the roads.
In addition, questions about the responsiveness of the Board of Directors, the physical appearance of the community and its amenities, and the level of importance for development projects throughout Ocean Pines are included.
“The results of the survey will help in guiding the Association as it explores options to ensure that Ocean Pines remains one of the premier communities on the Eastern Shore,” said Bailey.
Surveys have been mailed to each Ocean Pines property owner by Delmarva Printing and Design, a Salisbury-based printing and mailing company.
Property owners can drop off their completed survey in person at or mail it to 239 Ocean Parkway, Ocean Pines, MD 21811.
A drop box, labeled “2018 Membership Survey,” will be available for after-hour deliveries at the police department, also located at 239 Ocean Parkway. The survey must be in an envelope when placed in the drop box.
The Association assures property owners that the name and address provided on each completed survey will only be used to verify Ocean Pines property owner status and to prevent duplicate survey submissions.
The survey may also be completed online and is available at www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=153391503360. In addition, copies of the survey are available at the front desk of the Administrative Building.
If respondents have completed both an online survey and a paper survey, the paper survey will serve as the default survey when compiling responses.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Strategic Planning Committee, the staff, and indeed all your fellow members, we thank you for assisting in this most valuable process,” said Bailey.
The deadline for responses is Friday, Sept. 7.