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Statement of Goals


City of Richardson is a clean, safe, vibrant, and inclusive community in which residents and businesses enjoy a high quality of life and are proud to call “home”

All of our stakeholders enjoy superior, responsive city services. Our accessibility, and the quality and variety of our amenities, recreation opportunities, green spaces, housing options, education opportunities, retail choices, and transportation options are locally and nationally recognized

We have a thriving, diverse business community whose success is supported by a superior infrastructure, access to a talented, well-educated, and engaged workforce, a business-friendly environment, and easy access to the North Texas region


For Richardson to be a place where people are proud to live, work, and engage in the community

To have stakeholders choose Richardson as the best place to invest

To increase City revenues without raising the tax rate, and to reduce costs while maintaining and enhancing city services

To have clear, easy to understand processes and policies that make it easy to do business with the City


  • Enhance the quality of life of our stakeholders
  • Attract and retain targeted businesses
  • Strengthen property values
  • Implement cost reduction strategies
  • Increase the sense of community
  • Increase private participation and contributions
  • Increase the number, quality, and variety of job opportunities throughout the City
  • Increase our “Wow Factor”
  • Clearly articulate, enhance, and effectively communicate our Brand
  • Improve communications
  • Attract, develop, and retain quality City employees
  • Improve customer experience in interactions with the City
  • Enhance Governance
  • Appropriate use of technology
  • Improve accessibility to the City
  • Optimize the use of fees
  • Improve documentation, processes, structure, and services
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Last updated: 6/23/2015 1:37:48 PM