set a clear direction and define the vision it intends to pursue for the City. Council needs to seek consensus with the community and collaborate with its partners to meet goals more efficiently and realize a common vision
Don’t spend what you don’t need to! There are many models for program and service reviews that can help us ensure the city budget is delivering the greatest value for the goods and services demanded by the taxpayer.
Council members needs to seek meaningful, ongoing input from residents in every format and through every medium. Council should be engaging in two-way communications and adopt strategies to reflect community input
Initiate policies that promote healthy private, public and not-for-profit business activity partnering with organizations that help obtain results. Jobs, and our community’s economic security, are premised on these sectors’ sustained health and growth.