Every year the Town Council identifies their Strategic Priorities as an initial step in the budget development process. The Strategic Priorities discussion is an important opportunity for the community’s priorities to be reflected in the development of the coming years budget.
On February 13, 2024, the Town Council determined the Strategic Priorities for 2023-2025, providing guidance to Town staff on workload prioritization. The Council affirmed its Strategic its Strategic Priorities to be multi-year efforts focused on Safety, Prudent Financial Management, Traffic/Transportation, and Quality of Life. Under these broad topics, the Council added a few new items including: Hazardous Tree Management, Develop a Five-Year Structurally Balanced and Sustainable Operating Forecast, Develop a Five-Year Full Funded Capital Plan, Traffic Calming/Safety for All Users, Streamline Permit Process, Work with Town Partners to Support Needs of Unhoused Residents, and Redefine Town Commissions in Alignment with Strategic Priorities.