Vision & Goals
Our City Council and executive staff maintain a forward thinking approach when it comes to creating our vision and setting goals that ensure West U continues to be recognized as one of the best places to live in the country.
POLICY AGENDA for 2020 – 2021:
Below are the priorities for the City Council in 2020 and 2021.
- City Communications Enhancements
- Financial Plan/Model with 5-Year Projections
- Key Performance Metrics
- Alternative Stormwater Detention/Drainage Modeling Study
- Virtual Gate - Phase 2
- Lots Maximum Buildable Area
- Westside Acquisition of Easements for Drainage
- Community Feedback on Services and Performance
- Financial Policies
- Intergovernmental Partnership Opportunities
- Traffic Safety Study
- Public Safety Issues
MANAGEMENT AGENDA for 2020 – 2021:
Below are the priorities for City Management in 2020 and 2021.
- Wastewater Treatment Plant Flood Protection
- Police Services Full Staffing
- City Compensation Policy and Funding
- Bond Program 2020
- Succession Planning and Program
- Balanced Budget Fiscal Year 2021
- Harris County Flood Control District - Poor Farm Ditch Project
- Buffalo Speedway Road Replacement and Drainage Project
- COVID-19 Short-Term Action Plan
- Water Efficiency and Capacity Study
- Virtual Gate - Phase 1
- Recreation Programming and Senior Needs Assessment
STRATEGIC PLANNING MODEL FOR THE CITY OF WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE:
Vision: Value-based principles that describe the preferred future in 15 years.
Plan: Strategic goals that focus outcome-based OUTCOMES and potential actions for 5 years.
Execution: Focus for one year – a work program: policy agenda for City Council, management agenda for staff; major project.
Mission: Principles that define the responsibility of city government and frame the primary services – core service businesses.
Core Beliefs: Personal values that define performance standards and expectations for employees.
WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE 2035
We are distinguished by
Our BEAUTY Our SAFE COMMUNITY
Our SMALL TOWN FEELING
Our ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Our GREAT RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS
Our OUTSTANDING PARKS AND GREEN SPACE
Our ACCESS TO EXCEPTIONAL RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES
WEST U is simply the BEST!
WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE’S
CITY GOVERNMENT CORE VALUES:
WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE S.P.I.R.I.T
We SERVE the West U Community!
We are PROFESSIONAL!
We act with INTEGRITY!
We produce RESULTS!
We look for INNOVATION!
We work as a TEAM!
West University Place Vision
West University Place in 2035 will be a Best Suburban Community nationally recognized as a “Best Place To Live”
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