Village Strategic Planning

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Each year since 2015, Village staff and Village Board work together to complete a Strategic Plan.

The Village has wrapped up the 2019 Strategic Planning process!

The Village held strategic planning workshops on February 11 and 12, 2019 for the 2019 Strategic Plan. Thank you to all that completed the Strategic Plan survey; the results were shared with the Village Board prior to the Strategic Planning Workshop.

The final 2019 Strategic Planning documents are detailed below.

2019 Documents

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The Strategic Plan Implementation Guide In Brief gives a quick overview of the agenda, major projects for the year and the Management In Progress items.

The "Leaders Guide", is the complete Strategic Plan arranged in a reference format. View the 2019 Leaders Guide.

The Executive Summary is a condensed version of the Village's Strategic Plan and lists all of the Action Agenda items for the 2019 year. 

A Vision for Mount Prospect | 15 Years into the Future

As included in the 2019 Strategic Plan: The Mount Prospect Vision for 2034 represents the best of suburban communities -- thriving, proud, diverse and connected -- having a rich heritage, strong values, timeless yet contemporary atmosphere.

Goals for Mount Prospect | 5 Years into the Future

Goals are categorized and ranked as the following, per the 2019 Strategic Plan:

Development | Balancing Preservation, Revitalization, Growth.

Business | Strong Local Economy, Support for Innovation, Entrepreneurialism and Small Business

Infrastructure | Well Designed, Well Maintained Public Spaces and Facilities.

Cultural Climate | Honoring History, Heritage and Diversity

Commercial Business District | Vibrant Downtown and Commercial Areas

Governance | Financially Sound, Providing Exceptional Service

Each of these goals above have Actions associated with them, are prioritized and then listed in the Action Agenda.

Action Agenda | Specific Items to Accomplish in the Next Year

The Action Agenda is prioritized by the Village Board into "Top" and "High" Priorities; the Village Manager also creates a "Management Agenda" to address near-term projects that may not be included in the Top and High Priority list.

View the Top and High Priorities for 2019.

All Village Departments and the Village Board contribute to a thorough list of action items for the following year. These items are discussed over several days of workshops, noting key milestones for each action item and associated accomplishment dates. These action items are ranked by the Village Board in a Special Workshop, which helps staff understand priorities and focus for the following year.

Departmental Successes | List of Accomplishments for the Previous Year

Also included in each year's Strategic Plan is a summary of the previous year's successes, categorized by department. View the 2017-2018 Success pages of the Strategic Plan.

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