WHAT WE STAND FOR
CHARTER PRINCIPLES FOR GOOD GOVERNMENT
Independent, non-partisan leadership that demands the use of recognized best practices in governance, government operations and service delivery.
Elected officials that adhere to the highest ethical standards in the performance of their duties. Accountability is expected in government officials both elected and appointed.
Open government with policy decisions being made in public and effectively communicated to the public.
A responsible budget that is structurally balanced and arrived at through a transparent and timely process.
City Government collaborates with schools, other municipalities, and surrounding counties to create a smart and effective government.
Policy decisions are fair and impartial and provide opportunities for all citizens and neighborhoods to access public services and public contracts.
Government tracks and utilizes data to set goals and priorities, to challenge and revisit assumptions in order to improve public services and processes over time.