Mission Statement, Core Values and
To be the nation's premier community in which to live, work and raise a family.
Continuous Quality Improvement
The City Commission has identified seven priorities that they believe reflect the key issues in the community. These priorities are intended to provide strategic direction for City staff. The priorities and their mission statements:
Develop innovative ways to make participation in local government activities
possible for all residents and foster a sense of engagement among the citizenry
by effectively communicating a common identity, actively seeking insight into the
needs of the community, aligning City services with customer expectations, and
continuing to strive for excellence.
Financial Health & Economic Development
Continue to enhance the high level of service quality and fi nancial stability that
the City has become known for by encouraging redevelopment, diversifying tax
and revenue sources, ensuring the long-term viability of fi nancial strategies, and
implementing “new urbanism” techniques.
Excellence in Education
Maintain effective partnerships with the Broward County School Board and individual
local public and private schools within Coral Springs to address overcrowding,
promote safety, increase parental participation, elevate student achievement, and
expand educational opportunities.
Neighborhood & Environmental Vitality
Provide support to neighborhood groups and individual homeowners and business
owners in maintaining and improving property values, aesthetics and safety
throughout the City. Lead by example in the stewardship of natural resources
by preserving existing Environmentally Sensitive Land sites, promoting the
replenishment of the City’s tree canopy, encouraging native landscaping, and
planning for the conservation of resources.
Youth Development and Community Values
Promote and increase opportunities for youth to become engaged in the world,
while providing support in addressing the profusion of issues facing them. Empower
families to create strong ties, pass on values and traditions, strive for economic
security, increase health and safety, and join in creating a shared community vision.
Strength in Diversity
Capitalize on the strength of diversity in our community through ongoing dialogue
and gathering together to communicate, understand, and celebrate our differences
Traffic, Mobility & Connectivity
Promote best practices and effective technology to improve safe mobility and
encourage convenient and accessible modes of transportation.