Each year since 2015, Village staff and Village Board work together to complete a Strategic Plan.
The Village has begun the 2019 Strategic Planning process!
All are encouraged to provide feedback for the next Strategic Plan for Mount Prospect.
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", combines the four sections below (Visions, Goals ,Action Items and Department Successes) into one report. View the 2018 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 2018 year.
A Vision for Mount Prospect | 15 Years into the Future
As included in the 2018 Strategic Plan: The Mount Prospect Vision for 2032 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 2018 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.
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 2016-2017 Success pages of the Strategic Plan.