CCAA's strategic plan outlines priorities for 2017 in member services, events, professional development, finance and administration, communications, and organizational advancement.
The Chico Chamber’s community vision is to make Chico the safest, most vibrant, premier city in the North State. The 5 key areas of focus are: 1) growing and maintaining healthy businesses, 2) ensuring solvency and resiliency in our City government, 3) increasing public safety, 4) offering quality arts and recreation facilities and activities, and 5) polishing up the Chico lifestyle that benefits us personally and allows us to attract jobs, a quality workforce, and visitors to our downtown, parks, and community. See also the related newsletter here.
BillingsNOW seeks to hire a facilitator to develop a community-wide strategic plan. This will include a review of all existing master plans, strategic plans, SWOT analysis and other existing research as well as at least one community visioning session. It will then be determined if additional research is needed to define the vision and strategic plan.
The third printing of The Community Visioning and Strategic Planning Handbook lays out the framework of the successful community planning processes used by the National Civic League and others across the country.
This manual's purpose is to provide community residents with a process for thinking about and planning for their shared future. It does not use a cookbook approach, but rather promotes development of a unique community vision. It guides a community through the process of arriving at a vision and an action plan that supports and leads the community toward its goal.
Community vision planning is the process of developing consensus about what future the community wants, and then deciding what is necessary to achieve it. This page provides general guides about developing a vision statement, and includes sample local government vision statements and processes.
Envision 2020 is a community visioning plan which currently consists of six key performance areas: community planning & regional governance; economic development; education; health & human services; livability; and transportation. Each key performance area focuses on the goals and priorities that community stakeholders identified as being important to achieve by the year 2020. This article appeared in the April 2015 MN Valley Business.
The Smithfield-Selma Chamber of Commerce has announced the formation of a 501(c)3 public charity to fund and implement the Chamber's Vision Plan, "Creating a New Tomorrow." The Community Visioning Plan was developed in 2008.
This newsletter shares the Chico Chamber's 2016 Community Vision Report. This report is a high-level outline of the Chamber's "Moving Chico Forward" community visioning plan.
The Cumberland Community Improvement District issued a request for proposals for Blueprint Cumberland 3.0, a 20-year community visioning plan that helps position the area into one of the Southeast's most dynamic business centers.