Annual Priorities

2020 City Priorities

Each year, the Mayor and City Councilors adopt priorities for the upcoming year. The priorities are intended to guide planning and decision-making efforts throughout the year and align with objectives established in our Community Vision Plan.


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Climate Action and Resiliency

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  • Convert city streetlights to LED.
  • Implement the Climate Action Plan, including the creation of a Climate Action Advisory Committee.
  • Promote emergency preparedness at the neighborhood level.
  • See Climate Action Task Force


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  • Complete policy work on water resources for non-potable uses (purple pipe.)
  • Develop a policy for the use and management of city-owned properties.
  • Expand the city’s sidewalk fund to build new sidewalks, fill in connectivity gaps, and keep sidewalks in good repair.


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  • Develop and implement parking, towing, and traffic policies.
  • Develop a concept for local transit.

List of priorities and amended top priorities

Previous Year Priorities