Council Goals & Priorities

The following goals and priorities were established at the Joint Planning Session on February 11, 2017.

2017 Goals & Priorities


Increase Public Outreach through Social Media (Entire Council)
  • Optimize use of City’s Facebook Page
  • Implement use of Twitter Account
Local Streets and Sidewalks Improvements (Public Works Committee)
  • Develop a Sidewalk Policy and Work Plan
  • Action Plan for Local Street Repair
  • Secure Additional Funding
Economic Development (Entire Council)
  • Focus on Growing Sales Tax Revenues
  • Reach out to Existing Business Owners
  • Hire an Economic Development Manager
Medical Care Services Succession Plan (Entire Council)

Annexation (Entire Council)
  • Increase Communication with Department of Community Development
  • Increase Public Outreach
Improve Intra-City Traffic Flow and Reduce Parking Congestion
  • Implement Parking Study Recommendations (Entire Council)
Public Works Audit
  • Define Parameters (Public Works Committee)
  • Select Audit Organization to Commence Audit 
Increasing Regional Influence (Entire Council)

Pendergast Parks Master Plan (Public Safety & Parks Committee)
  • Determine Feasibility and Funding Sources
Code Enforcement (Public Safety & Parks Committee)
  • Update Policies and Ordinances