Community Strategic Plan (CSP) 2021-2025

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Our CSP is perhaps the single most important document of all strategic planning documents produced by Council. It is developed after wide consultation and identifies the type of community we want to have in 10 years. It reflects our aspirations and sets the broad parameters that guide decision making. From Council’s perspective, all decisions should be consistent with the direction set out in the plan.

In essence it is a guiding document that shows the way for the planning documents that fall beneath it, such as the Delivery Program, Operational Plan and Workforce Management Strategy. The community strategic plan sets the 10-year vision, the delivery program sets out what is to be achieved over four years and the operational plan details projects that are to be completed each year, while the workforce management strategy identifies the workforce needs for those projects to be completed.

The delivery program, operational plan and workforce management strategy are designed to meet the objectives of the strategic plan and set achievable goals that go towards reaching the 10-year vision. Community strategic plans are reviewed every four years with the election of a new council. The four-year review means the document maintains its forward vision and allows for changes in community expectations or aspirations to be incorporated into future planning. It is a living document.

Please take a few minutes and complete our short survey or share some of your ideas.

Our survey and ideas have now closed. Thank you to those who provided their suggestions. Pleased stay tuned for later updates on the results.

Our CSP is perhaps the single most important document of all strategic planning documents produced by Council. It is developed after wide consultation and identifies the type of community we want to have in 10 years. It reflects our aspirations and sets the broad parameters that guide decision making. From Council’s perspective, all decisions should be consistent with the direction set out in the plan.

In essence it is a guiding document that shows the way for the planning documents that fall beneath it, such as the Delivery Program, Operational Plan and Workforce Management Strategy. The community strategic plan sets the 10-year vision, the delivery program sets out what is to be achieved over four years and the operational plan details projects that are to be completed each year, while the workforce management strategy identifies the workforce needs for those projects to be completed.

The delivery program, operational plan and workforce management strategy are designed to meet the objectives of the strategic plan and set achievable goals that go towards reaching the 10-year vision. Community strategic plans are reviewed every four years with the election of a new council. The four-year review means the document maintains its forward vision and allows for changes in community expectations or aspirations to be incorporated into future planning. It is a living document.

Please take a few minutes and complete our short survey or share some of your ideas.

Our survey and ideas have now closed. Thank you to those who provided their suggestions. Pleased stay tuned for later updates on the results.

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