City Council adopts goals to address long-term issues of significance to the community and to set a vision. The goals guide the work of the city staff and council itself to prioritize workflow, budgeting decisions and objectives.

GROW ROSEMOUNT: Encourage Business growth and address Amenity needs

  • AGGRESSIVELY pursue retail and commercial opportunities in existing and future development areas.

  • CONTINUE partnership with third party retail marketer to increase successes in business attraction efforts.

  • EXPAND housing, business and employment opportunities city-wide, with emphasis on commencing phase 1 at UMore park, as well as opportunities in the Business Park.

  • FINALIZE assessment of the community's recreation amenity needs and pursue projects accordingly, including the completion of previously scheduled park improvements.

  • RESPOND to and consider implementation of the Municipality Facility Needs assessment for future public facility needs.

ENGAGE THE PUBLIC: Increase civic engagement Initiatives 

  • ENHANCE the city's marketing and social media efforts, including consideration of branding strategies to better promote and engage stakeholders with accurate information.

  • EXPAND existing engagement efforts (OpenGov, social media, etc.) and pursue additional technologies and best practices.

  • INTRODUCE new opportunities to engage with all residents, including monthly Council open houses and other "pop-up" outreach efforts.

  • OUTREACH to neighborhood associations, faith groups and other opinion leaders to ensure City communications / strategies remain relevant.

DEVELOP THE ORGANIZATION: Attract, Retain and Grow Employees 

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  • BUILD a highly skilled workforce by providing professional development and training opportunities to staff.

  • UTILIZE technology and partnerships to improve efficiencies and workloads.

  • COMPLETE annual employee review to include discussions of employee growth and development goals.

  • PURSUE succession planning and positional mentorship across all departments, specifically in areas of expected change.