Mission & Strategic Plan

Mission of Council

To represent all citizens by providing leadership and decisions necessary to meet community needs and desires.

Council Vision

Grants Pass is a healthy, vibrant place to live, work, and play; a city connecting people to people with thriving economic, cultural, and recreational opportunities.

Council Values

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Credibility
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Truthfulness

Strategic Goals

  • Enhance Community Safety
  • Provide Cooperative, Shared Leadership Involving Council, Staff, and Community
  • Encourage Economic Opportunities
  • Facilitate Sustainable, Manageable Growth
  • Maintain, Operate and Expand our Infrastructure to Meet Community Need

Strategic Plan 2021

In January each year, the City Council sets the direction of the organization through the strategic planning process. This process involves gathering input form Council, committee and commissions, citizens, community organizations and staff.

A Community Forum will be held in November, in the City Council Chambers, 101 NW 'A' St.

Those who are unable to attend the community forum could submit their input using an online form.

Strategic Plan 2020

Work Plan

The Strategic Plan is the basis for the Work Plan, which defines performance expectations and provides the framework for how we will achieve our organizations goals. 

Open individual sections of the work plan, and quarterly updates, or download the entire  2021 City of Grants Pass Work Plan (PDF).

Quarterly Updates