Core Values

Through research, surveys and extensive public engagement it became clear what our residents want — a future based on these core values.

• Retain a high quality of life

• Maintain affordable and fair housing

• Use public resources efficiently

• Enhance safety, reduce crime and eliminate poverty

• Attract good quality jobs

• Attract and retain young professionals

• Maintain excellent educational opportunities

• Ensure high quality health care

• Maintain our strong network of neighborhoods and communities

• Retain values that make our region inclusive, welcoming and accessible

• Expand and enhance transportation choices

• Plan for sustainable and economically resilient future