City of Cedar Park
2021-2023 Strategic Goals
Strategic goals help the Cedar Park City Council prioritize how to best allocate City resources, efforts and energy, and communicate to the community the Council’s vision for the City.
As the cornerstone of their dedication to improving the City, the Cedar Park City Council periodically reviews, evaluates and updates Strategic Goals for the City of Cedar Park. These goals guide our City operations, so that City Council and staff can work together to successfully execute the City Council’s long-term vision, and keep Cedar Park moving into the future.
LIVABILITY & SENSE OF PLACE
Preserve a community that encourages connectedness, has a unique sense of place and commits to a high quality of life for all.
Strong community connections
Foster a sense of community and engage residents.
Advance the significant public-private partnership through the successful commencement of Phase 1 development.
Strengthen our portfolio of recreation and learning programs, events and facilities.
Dedicate the resources to design and construct the capital projects necessary.
Develop redevelopment strategies that align with the community’s long-term vision and add value to the surrounding area.
Focus on aesthetics and public art to create a positive aesthetic experience, instilling pride and creating a unique identity.
Adhere to the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
Cultivate a vibrant business community and increase business investments in the community with successful commercial centers, additional employers, active destinations and support of existing businesses.
Economic Development Strategic Initiatives
Attract targeted businesses to diversify and grow the tax base and increase primary job opportunities.
Projects that Make Cedar Park a Destination
Attract regional destination development and entertainment centers.
Actively support existing business community.
Expand and support tourism program to increase visitors and local commerce.
Identify partners to advance Hotel/Conference Center project.
Service & Fiscal Excellence
Deliver high-value public services in a fiscally prudent and sound manner to meet the needs and expectations of our community, enhance the quality of life and continue being one of the safest cities in Texas.
Ensure operations, practices and procedures result in high quality and resident-focused services.
Prioritize and enhance public safety services so that our community feels safe and secure.
Maintain and enhance strong financial management to capitalize on City’s fiscal strength and provide value for tax dollars.
Invest in the recruitment and retention of a talented and professional workforce.
Ensure technology systems and resources to support and enhance reliable 24/7 operations.
Mobility & Connectivity
Safely and efficiently move people throughout the City and improve connectivity by adding alternate routes of travel to businesses, neighborhoods, jobs, parks, entertainment and services.
Comprehensive Mobility Master Plan
Develop a clear vision for a diverse transportation system and adopt a Master Plan for improving multimodal connectivity.
Construct additional roadways or expand existing roadways to increase capacity.
Bike, Pedestrian & Trail
Expand the City’s network of trails, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes to provide more opportunities for trips on foot or bike.
Invest in the use of technology to increase the efficiency of the existing roadway system.
Infrastructure & Environment
Preserve and enhance the tools and resources necessary to support critical infrastructure and sustainability initiatives.
Infrastructure & Environment
Prioritize investments that support the quality and reliability of critical infrastructure.
Sustaining Infrastructure & Assets
Invest in the maintenance of infrastructure and assets.
Demonstrate responsible stewardship of community and natural resources.