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Past City Council Goals

Adopted April 5, 2011

Adoption of Santa Clara City Council Goals for 2011-2013, including the continuing major focus statement and referral of the development of an Implementation Plan. (PDF)
Implementation Plan and Timeline for the "City of Santa Clara Principles & Priorities for 2011-2013"(PDF)
First Quarter Report for 2011-2013 on the Council's Principles and Priorities (PDF)
First Quarter Report Powerpoint (PDF)
Second Quarter Report for 2011-2013 on the Council's Principles and Priorities (PDF)
Third Quarter Report for 2011-2013 on the Council's Principles and Priorities (PDF)
Third Quarter Report Powerpoint
Fourth Quarter Report for 2011-2013 on the Council's Principles and Priorities (PDF)
Fourth Quarter Report Powerpoint (PDF)

Listed below are the City Council Goals for 2011-2013. When completed, quarterly status reports on the accomplishment of these goals may be reviewed at the City Clerk's Office. In addition to these 2011-2013 adopted goals, there are many other projects and programs that continue to be pursued by the City. The below items are those that are being highlighted at this time. 

The City Council priority is to focus on successful completion of existing City projects, postpone new City projects and proposals, and operate within Council adopted budget principles and priorities, with the goal of guiding the City successfully through the economic downturn.

PRO-ACTIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
• Complete Santa Clara Stadium Project
• Refocus City’s Economic Development Committee with policy discussion on development and asset management
• Pursue new electric generation including Lodi Energy Center and solar projects
• Develop formal Economic Development Plan to encourage and support business community
• Reinitiate implementation of Downtown Revitalization project.

CONTINUANCE OF PRINCIPLES AND PRIORITIES 2009-2011

Demonstrate Environmental Leadership
• Proactively extend recycle water project using economic stimulus grants and other resources
• Develop Master Plan to expand creek trails in City of Santa Clara
• Study pedestrian/bicycle access to Central Park
• Pursue new electric generation including Lodi Energy Center and solar projects

Exceptional Services & Fiscal Responsibility
• Actively pursue economic recovery stimulus grants to maintain and improve City’s infrastructure & provide Capital Improvement funding opportunities
• Continue to focus on fiscal responsibility and balanced budget and replenish City’s General Fund Emergency Reserves
• Maintain lowest combined electric, water and sewer rates in the nine Bay Area counties with emphasis on reliability and excellent customer services

Connect with Community
• Review options for Internet outreach for community input to Council decision making; and review options for enhanced communication with residents
• Complete senior needs assessment follow up with Senior Advisory Commission & nonprofit agencies

Pro-active Economic Development & Entertainment
• Complete Santa Clara Stadium project
• Refocus City’s Economic Development Committee with policy discussion on development & asset management
• Develop formal Economic Development Plan to encourage and support business community
• Reinitiate implementation of Downtown Revitalization project. 

 

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Last updated: 3/27/2013 12:58:13 PM