City Manager's Performance Goals

The City Manager’s Office is established under the City Charter.  Specifically, the City Manager’s Office executes Council direction; provides strategic leadership and implements policy; provides oversight to all City departments; develops and recommends alternatives to address current and future community needs; ensures the City’s financial integrity; provides information on City government to residents; ensures that City services are provided equitably and cost-effectively; and provides oversight for the development of the City budget.  

The City Manager’s Office also ensures that information is effectively communicated to the public, City staff, elected officials, the media and residents.  

The following is a list of my goals as city manager for review.  As always, I welcome your feedback and suggestions.

Adopted by City Council: October 23, 2018

Fiscal Sustainability

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Develop a Financial Policy that reflect strategies that address pension costs, Deferred Maintenance and continues to meet Government Finance Officer Association (GFOA) standards.


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Each fiscal year, prepare a balanced budget. The budget should be performance based and include department goals and objectives.


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Assess and recommend PERS strategies for long-term fiscal sustainability for city operations.


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Economic Development

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Develop strategies and a comprehensive plan for funding and construction of transportation related projects that consider the multiple funding options.


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Finalize the current General Plan Amendment and begin process for Comprehensive General Plan Update.


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Improve ease of doing business with City government by exploring strategies that streamline city operations.


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Work with our Downtown partners to establish a vision for a vibrant Downtown.


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Develop a comprehensive Economic Development Strategy that captures the efforts of our community partners that drives growth in the region.


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Organizational Excellence

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Develop a new Strategic Plan that will guide staff toward Council priorities, with intentional goal- setting, benchmarks, and performance metrics.


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Develop a Succession Plan that will identify future leaders of the organization.

 
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Conduct a Community Survey to assess how the citizens  view our City government.


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Build an internal framework of standards and processes intended to engage and motivate employees.


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Public Safety

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Continue exploring data driven tools including predictive policing, community-based policing, and ensure high-quality neighborhood engagement.


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Explore with our community partners a regional Fire service model.


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Continue to partner with the County on Focus on Prevention and to implement the Community Assessment, Response, & Engagement (CARE) program and develop strategies in coordination with other governmental agencies and other sectors of the community to address ongoing issues with the homeless population.


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