Vision, Mission, Values & Goals


To preserve our past while assuring an economically, culturally, and environmentally sustainable future.


We plan, partner, and provide superior services and a safe environment in our thriving, authentic community.



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2020 Goals

Transportation and Mobility

  • Use A Multi-Modal Approach
  • Initiate City’s Mobility Study
  • Bring Partners To The Table
  • Develop Intergovernmental Regional Support
  • Attend TPR Meetings
  • Define Transit Options
  • Consider Funding/Parking/Locations/Environment/Housing

Fire Station

  • Select A Site Downtown
  • Initiate Mountain Station Expansion
  • Define Budgets
  • Develop Financing Options
  • Aim For Groundbreaking In 2021

Bears / Trash

  • Significant Reduction In Bear Calls To SSPD
  • Zero Bears Euthanized
  • Zero Human/Bear Conflicts That Result In Harm
  • Revise Policy To Reduce Number Of Human / Bear Incidents.

Sustainable Funding

  • Destination Marketing Funding
  • Lift Tax
  • Howelsen Hill
  • Community Support
  • Mental Health

Affordable Housing

  • Pursue Public / Private Partnerships (P3)
  • Consider Innovative Funding Models
  • Finish Policy Discussion On City’s Role In Providing Housing Opportunities
  • Apply Adopted Metrics