Agenda Information Sheet
DEPARTMENT: City Manager's Office
CM/ ACM: Bryan Langley
Date: September 16, 2014
Consider approval of a resolution approving the City of Denton's Strategic Plan and Key Performance Indicators for FY 2014-15; and providing for an effective date.
In April 2011, the City Council approved the first city-wide strategic plan for the City of Denton. The strategic plan was a product of the input generated from the 2008/2009 Citizen Survey, two City Council Planning Sessions, two Leadership Retreats, and a special appointed Strategic Planning Steering Committee.
Following this effort, staff created a Strategic Plan Performance Report. This report was first published in March 2012, and it is updated on a periodic basis as part of the quarterly financial report. This report is sent to the City Council in a hard copy format, and it is also published electronically on the city's website for public viewing. The purpose of the report is to provide staff, the City Council, and the general public with information regarding the city's progress in achieving targeted levels of performance related to our goals and objectives identified in the strategic plan.
In September 2013, the City Council approved the FY 2013-14 Strategic Plan for the City of Denton (Exhibit 1). While this document had many new elements, the vast majority of the goals and objectives for the plan were very similar to the original strategic plan approved in 2011. In addition, over the past several months, the city has conducted a number of public forums and discussions regarding the comprehensive plan update, and the results of these discussions need to be incorporated into the strategic direction of the city. In short, the strategic plan needs to be updated to reflect accomplishments and new priorities identified for the community.
In January 2014, the City Council participated in a two day retreat to discu...Click here for full text