Council Goals and Objectives

2022-2023 City Council Work Plan Dashboard

City Council adopted 2022-2023 Goals and Objectives on May 17, 2022. They are listed below and details on progress and upcoming engagement opportunities are available in the 2022-2023 Council Work Plan Dashboard linked above. Council reviewed proposed 2022-2023 revised goals and objectives during the 2022 Council Retreat held February 11-12. Staff incorporated council's recommendations and presented a revised Council Work Plan at the April 12 Study Session.

Proposed 2022-2023 City Council Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Unified Land Use Code (ULUC) – COMPLETE
A sustained focus on long-term fiscal sustainability of Littleton City government while recognizing the direct connection to the community's land use mix, especially for sales tax revenue needs. (Comprehensive Plan Goal L&C 2)

Goal 2: Financial Sustainability
A focus on the revenue needs of Littleton City government to continue meeting the public service expectations of the residents, businesses, and institutions. (Comprehensive Plan Goal E&T 1)

  • Objective 1: Data Driven Financial Analysis
  • Objective 2: Revenue Diversity
  • Objective 3: Leveraging One-Time Recovery Funds
  • Objective 4: Regional Planning and Strategic Investments

Goal 3: Innovative Infrastructure (I2)
A commitment to relentless improvement and ongoing maintenance and design of public facilities, streets, grounds, fleet, and IT infrastructure and supporting technology investment that is essential to Littleton's livability, visitors, and businesses. (Related to Comprehensive Plan Goal I&S 3)

  • Objective 1: Strategically Planned Technology and Investments
  • Objective 2: Strategically Planned Facilities and Investments
  • Objective 3: Transportation Master Plan (TMP)
  • Objective 4: Digital Transformation
  • Objective 5: Annual Investments and Partnerships

Goal 4: Downtown
A downtown that continues to serve the entire community as a civic, historic, cultural, and economic focal point. (Comprehensive Plan Goal S&D 1)

  • Objective 1: Partnerships
  • Objective 2: Downtown Streetscape, Utilities, and Parking

Goal 5: Arts, Culture, and Tourism
A vibrant city for both residents and visitors that thrives on and leverages the economic and social power of the arts to enhance its fiscal strength, regional reputation, social connectivity, and overall quality of life for residents of all ages and is enlivened by an array of arts, cultural and entertainment options, heritage tourism opportunities, and popular community events. (From Comprehensive Plan Goals HART 4 and 5)

  • Objective 1: Commission Strategic Plan
  • Objective 2: Increase Regional Tourism Opportunities
  • Objective 3: More Accessible Library and Museum Programs

Goal 6: Housing and Livability
A quality and diversity of housing options that makes living in Littleton attainable for a wide range of groups and income levels. (Comprehensive Plan Goal H&N 1)

  • Objective 1: Housing Diversity
  • Objective 2: Housing Affordability

Goal 7: Environmental Stewardship
Establish a set of values to define Environmental Stewardship in Littleton and interconnectivity to the region. Develop target lanes of core work to guide staff and eventually a citizen committee with priorities.

  • Objective 1: Define Values
  • Objective 2: Citizen Committee
  • Objective 3: Align Resources

Goal 8: Good Governance
To be responsive, approachable, welcoming, fair, and accountable internally and externally. Facilitate on-going conversation that captures all of the considerations involved in ensuring interests are addressed and reflected in city policy initiatives.

  • Objective 1: High Performing Organization
  • Objective 2: City Manager Recruitment
  • Objective 3: Continuous Improvement to City Code
  • Objective 4: Council Protocols and Standards of Conduct
  • Objective 5: Develop a Multi-Year Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy

Acronym Key

From the Envision Littleton Comprehensive Plan:
L&C - Land Use and Community Character
H&N - Housing and Neighborhoods
TMP - Transportation
I&S - Infrastructure and Services
E&T - Economy and Tax Base
HART - Heritage, Arts, Recreation, and Tourism
ENV - Environment
S&D - Special Areas and Design