Public works department masters strategic planning

“Looking at the future needs of the community, technology, and innovations available enables us to maintain reliable services,” says Jordan, who serves as the department’s technology manager.

Since becoming accredited in 2008, a three-year cycle that produced a set plan has changed to a five-year rolling process that makes it easier for department managers to match priorities to financial and capital planning documents on a $12.6 million budget.

The public works department's new curbside mixed recycling truck helps eliminate sorting and separating at the curb.

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