Our Vision Statement
The Strategic Management Plan outlines a vision-driven strategy for the City of Richmond to manage change. Together, the vision, mission, and core values which follow provide the anchor for organizational priorities, strategies, and actions.
The Vision statement for the City of Richmond is meant to provide a clear image of where the organization is heading over the next decade or two. It is meant to capture the spirit of the organization and to inspire its workforce and partners to work towards a vibrant future. The vision reflects the hopes for the City of Richmond for the future.
Our Vision is . . .
For the City of Richmond to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada.
Key Vision Components
The key components of this vision are the attributes "appealing", "livable", and "well managed". As part of the Strategic Planning process, input was gathered from a broad base of staff to clarify these concepts within the City's vision statement.
The Mission statement for the City of Richmond is meant to define the purpose of the organization. It defines why the organization exists, who the City serves, and how it will go about providing service. It also establishes some priority areas for service delivery.
Our Mission is . . .
To protect and enhance the City's livability and economic well-being for current and future generations through:
- Visionary leadership and responsible decision making
- Accountable and sustainable fiscal practice
- The development of a unique and beautiful city
- Product and service excellence and efficiency
- Community consultation
The Core Values
P.I.V.O.T. [piv- h’t] n., v., a turning point or condition on which important results depend; as, the pivot of an enterprise; the pin or centre on which something balances and turns
Our Corporate Values define our Corporate culture; how we interact with each other and perform our duties at work. Our values are "PIVOTal" to our success.
Our Corporate Values are:
Our strength lies in our people. They are our no. 1, most important resource. We are fair, respectful, supportive and inclusive.
Innovation through Collaboration
Imagination is widely distributed; innovation is key to our success. We must work collaboratively, both internally and externally, to be innovative, responsive leaders in municipal government services in a rapidly changing world.
The vision empowers us. It provides purpose for people’s work, and helps us to focus on what matters. We prioritize and say "no" when necessary to maintain this focus.
Plain and simple --we strive for outstanding results, always, from all parts of the organization. You have to, to be the best as our vision states.
We are "One Team"; there are no silos. We succeed, learn and work together to achieve our common vision