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2016 City Council Goals

The City Council’s goals are adopted to inform the annual work of the City. The goals are framed by the City’s EnvisionCR Comprehensive Plan.

Strengthen CR
Make bold moves in community planning to retain the character of neighborhoods and corridors.

Grow CR
Make bold moves in future planning to encourage sustainable connections of growth areas to existing neighborhoods.

Connect CR
Create a culture that enhances transportation options for pedestrians and cyclists through complete streets, trails, and public transportation.

Green CR
Buffer and connect existing parks, trails, and streams to build a natural network in addition to regional collaborations and individual efforts to improve stormwater management, water quality, wildlife habitat, and outdoor recreation.

Invest CR
Make Cedar Rapids a desirable place for businesses to start, move, and grow by leveraging resources to invest in business districts and amenities that keep and attract a skilled workforce.

Protect CR
Provide quality services to increase neighborhood safety and keep moving forward with the flood mitigation system.

Promote CR
Lead regionally, think Cedar Rapids first by telling our story strategically, emphasizing intergovernmental relations, and branding and marketing the city of Cedar Rapids.

City Council Goals Quarterly Updates
2015 (FY16) Goals
Quarter 1-4 Updates

2014 (FY15) Goals
Quarter 1-4 Updates

Key accomplishments

2013 (FY14) Goals
Quarter 1-4 Updates

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