Community Development

Community Development promotes sustainable community growth consistent with the vision, values and goals of the City and in partnership with the citizens and business community to achieve quality business and land development and safe, attractive neighborhoods creating a regional presence and unique identity.

  • Teamwork
  • Consistency
  • Quality Customer Service
  • Proactive and Innovative Strategies
  • Acting Professionally and Respectfully
  • with Honesty and Integrity


Community Development is responsible for:

  • Leading the programs and activities of the following divisions:
  • Developing and administering city and department policies
  • Preparing and administering the annual department budget
  • Directing the preparation of special plans or studies
  • Overseeing the work of consultants
  • Providing staff support to City Council and Boards and Commissions
  • Developing communications and marketing materials that communicate the work of the department to the Community
  • Empowering division managers to successfully manage the priority services of their division
  • Representing the city in public outreach event opportunities and at regional forums
  • Collaborating and coordinating with other departments, outside service providers, adjacent municipalities, and regional and state agencies