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Mission and Vision

Mission Statement
Provide and maintain a healthy, safe, vibrant community, ensuring quality of life.

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 Core Values for City Council

  • Ensure a secure and safe community.
  • Have a vibrant community, with value on growth and amenities.
  • Promote a healthy community – financially stable.
  • Have an attractive community, with a clean appearance.
  • Ensure a well-planned community.
  • Be energetic.
  • Be caring.
  • Be proactive rather than reactive.


The Core Values and Guiding Principles of the Lago Vista Council are…

Core Value #1
We believe that to obtain trust and loyalty from our community and fellow employees we must:     

Guiding Principles

  • Treat them with respect and behave ethically at all times.
  • Conduct City business with transparency, following policy, procedures, rules and regulations. 
  • Communicate precisely, listen carefully and provide resolution in a timely manner.

Core Value #2

We believe that we can best serve our community by being prepared for future growth.

Guiding Principles

  • Take advantage of new technology, equipment and all resources available to ensure adequate and quality city services.
  • Continuously improve ourselves and others in the organization through education and training.
  • Remain open-minded and accepting of the changing needs of the community.

Core Value #3
We believe that we must strive to be fair and effective leaders.

Guiding Principles

  • Be willing to accept feedback and criticism in a positive way.
  • Lead with integrity, setting a good example, doing what needs to be done.
  • Be consistent with our stated core believes and values.
  • Communicate effectively in both listening and speaking.

Core Value #4
We believe we should be fiscally responsible.

Guiding Principles
  •  Budget wisely and operate within the budget.
  • Remain aware that we are spending taxpayer dollars.
  • Save money by using innovative thinking
  • Reinforce these financial principles with the employees that we supervise.
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