Port Colborne residents will help set the path of the town for the subsequent 4 years and the challenges and alternatives it faces via a brand new strategic plan.
On Monday it launched a group engagement survey to establish key themes for the plan’s improvement.
Town’s present strategic plan — taking in 2020-23 — was adopted in Could 2021 and contained 40 precedence tasks.
A report back to metropolis council final week by the supervisor of strategic initiatives, Gary Lengthy, mentioned there was some continuity between the 2 plans that needs to be maintained — particularly the imaginative and prescient and mission statements, company values, and key pillars.
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“These are foundational items that the town’s company management workforce believes will nonetheless be related going into the brand new time period of council,” mentioned Lengthy in a launch.
The brand new strategic plan might be developed with public enter via a web based survey.
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“Our management workforce determined it was greatest to start out the strategic planning course of whereas group suggestions remains to be recent within the councillors’ minds (from the election),” mentioned chief administrative officer Scott Luey within the launch.
He mentioned the town desires to make use of the survey outcomes when he and Lengthy go into facilitated discussions with council and senior employees in February and March.
Outcomes from the survey might be reported to council and used to help the implementation of the plan later this spring.
“I wish to thank the group for collaborating on this course of and making ready Port Colborne for the long run,” mentioned Luey.
He mentioned a collective voice is required so the town can proceed delivering applications and public companies in an “distinctive means.”
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“That’s why I hope we will make this survey’s engagement price the very best it’s ever been.”
The survey might be on-line — varieties.portcolborne.ca/survey — till Feb. 17 at 5 p.m.
Residents can decide up paper copies at metropolis corridor or Port Colborne Public Library. Requests for an accessible format or communication help might be made by calling 905-835-2900.
Arduous-copy surveys returned to metropolis corridor or public library after the deadline might be accepted.