Strategic Plan for Jefferson County
A strategic plan serves to set priorities, focus energy and resources, strengthen operations, and ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals for the betterment of the organization. A strategic plan becomes an agreement that helps keep the county accountable for outcomes and results. It allows the county to continuously assess and adapt its direction in response to ever-changing environments.
The strategic plan consists of the county's vision, mission, values and strategic outcomes that expand into goals and metrics for those outcomes. This plan will help Jefferson County focus its financial resources on the most crucial community needs. In this way, Jefferson County’s strategic plan will serve as a roadmap to move both the county and the community toward its intended vision.
The outcomes and objectives identified in the plan directly aligned and supported the development of the 2022 Jefferson County budget and will guide the work we do over the next several years. See the Jefferson County Strategic Plan (PDF).
Jefferson County's strategic plan includes the county vision, mission and values ...
|Jefferson County seeks to be a county government that provides equitable, innovative, efficient, and quality service to a thriving and safe community.||Jefferson County is dedicated to promoting safety, health, and well-being for all members of our community and to ensuring the responsible stewardship of its resources.||Responsiveness, Integrity, Collaboration, Diversity and Inclusion and Accountability.|
... And is organized by seven outcome areas:
Create Safe, Healthy and Thriving Communities
Jefferson County communities are diverse and active, with access to multi-faceted services – people experience a high quality of life, are safe in their neighborhoods and are connected to a variety of amenities.
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Enhance Inclusive Community Engagement
Jefferson County recognizes, supports and enhances diversity in all forms, and intentionally seeks inclusive approaches to ensure equitable access and engage communities around issues that matter to them.
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Ensure Responsible Growth and Development
Jefferson County supports balanced growth that enhances quality of life and diverse employment opportunities, is affordable for those who live, work and play in the county, and aligns with the long-range community planning efforts.
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Protect Natural Resources and Our Environment
Jefferson County promotes environmental stewardship and open spaces by working to ensure access and responsible use, mitigating natural hazards and preserving resources for future generations.
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Strengthen Public Facilities and Infrastructure
Jefferson County is continuously focused on enhancing infrastructure resiliency, creating versatile spaces and amenities for residents and visitors to enjoy and ensuring ease of movement within the county.
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Operate as an Employer of Choice
Jefferson County government is invested in attracting, engaging, developing and retaining a highly motivated, caring and skilled workforce.
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Provide Innovative, Equitable and Effective Services
Jefferson County government incorporates new approaches and best practices to continuously improve responsive and client-centric communication and service delivery.
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