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The Scottsdale City Council agreed to the following statement of the Council’s Mission & Goals at an informal workshop on Nov. 9, 2004.
The mission of the City of Scottsdale is to cultivate citizen trust by fostering and practicing open, accountable, and responsive government; providing quality core services; promoting long-term prosperity; planning and managing growth in harmony with the city’s unique heritage and desert surroundings; strengthening the city’s standing as a preeminent destination for tourism; and promoting livability by enhancing and protecting neighborhoods. Quality of life shall be the city’s paramount consideration.
Enhance and protect a diverse, family-oriented community where neighborhoods are safe, protected from adverse impacts, well maintained and actively revitalized.
- Environmental Sustainability & Preservation:
Preserve Scottsdale’s desert environment and natural resources, and honor the city’s heritage and character.
Strengthen the transportation system for the safe, efficient and affordable movement of people and goods.
Position Scottsdale for short- and long-term economic prosperity by strengthening, expanding and diversifying our economic resources.
- Public Safety:
Protect Scottsdale residents and visitors by providing quality public safety and homeland security services.
- Fiscal and Resource Management:
Provide the means to reach other goals by ensuring Scottsdale is fiscally responsible and fair in its management of taxpayer money and city assets, and coordinates land use and infrastructure planning within the context of financial demands and available resources.
- Open and Responsive Government:
Make government accessible, responsive and accountable so that decisions reflect community input and expectations.