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File #: 2021-159    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/2/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER THE CITY COUNCIL MISSION, VISION, AND PRIORITIES WORKSHOP REPORT FOR THE CITY OF CARSON (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Final Workshop Report
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Consent


SUBJECT:
Title
CONSIDER THE CITY COUNCIL MISSION, VISION, AND PRIORITIES WORKSHOP REPORT FOR THE CITY OF CARSON (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

On February 4, 2021, the City Council held a workshop to create a City Council Vision and Mission, understand Councilmembers' interests and staff perspectives, establish City Council priorities for the coming year, and strengthen teamwork across the City.
This item requests the City Council to receive and file the Workshop Report, adopt the Vision and Mission statements, and approve the City Manager's proposed work plan as presented at the workshop.
Vision Statement:
"Carson: A thriving, diverse, destination city - a great place to live, work and play with an unlimited future."
Mission Statement:
"To serve and enhance the quality of life of residents and businesses through engagement and the efficient delivery of exceptional services."


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

RECEIVE and FILE the Workshop Report (included as Exhibit No. 1);
ADOPT the Vision and Mission statements as written for the City of Carson; and
APPROVE the City Manager's Work Plan as presented at the February 4 Workshop and as detailed in Exhibit No. 1.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.


IV. BACKGROUND

In November 2020, the City of Carson hired a consultant to gather and consolidate information from the City's elected officials to facilitate a discussion of mission and vision statements, and an agreed upon list of the City's top priorities. The City's executive staff also provided its input. The Workshop was held on February 4, 2021, where the City Council discussed a vision and mission for the City of Carson along with a set of work plan priorities. The staff report and materials provided at the Workshop are included as Exhibit No. 2.
The top priorities that the City Council identified for the work plan included Economic Deve...

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