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City Council Strategic Goals

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City Council Strategic Goals

The City of Shelton strives to build a strong community and quality of life.

Vision: Shelton is a community of active lifestyles, accountable government, engaged citizens, safe streets, a strong work ethic, and inspiring leaders.

Values: CASt - Community, Accountability, Stewardship

1. Clearly Define the Future
  • Plan proactively
  • Develop and maintain clear, concise, and consistent guiding documents (Comprehensive Plan, Municipal Code, Engineering Standards, etc.)
  • Focus on workforce development and succession planning
  • Develop and maintain transparent, long-range financial plans across funds
2. Community Safety
  • Focus on Code Enforcement activities
  • Encourage pride in local neighborhoods
  • Ensure public safety services are funded and staffed appropriately
  • Manage full lifecycle of community assets
  • Ensure building codes are current, clear, and enforceable
3. Engage the Community
  • Ensure implementation of community engagement plans
  • Engage local partners in planning efforts and encourage feedback
  • Actively promote Shelton's unique opportunities and sites
  • Invest in technology that enables timely and high-quality services
  • Proactively communicate the "what and why" with internal and external communication stakeholders