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RES4149CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON RESOLUTION NO. 4149 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING THE 2013- 2018 BUSINESS PLAN. WHEREAS, the City Council annually adopts a six-year business plan; and WHEREAS, at the City Council-Staff Retreat held April 30, 2012, the Council reviewed the 2013-2018 Business Plan; and WHEREAS, the Council reviewed the Administration's objectives to carry out the 2013- 2018 Business Plan at its June 4, 2012 Committee of the Whole meeting; and WHEREAS, the Council made the changes it believed were advisable to the 2013-2018 Business Plan; NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RENTON, WASHINGTON, DOES RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS: SECTION I. The above findings are true and correct in all respects. SECTION II. The 2013-2018 Business Plan, a copy of which is attached hereto, is hereby adopted by the City Council, subject to later amendment as the City Council sees fit. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 6th day of August , 2012. Bonnie I. Walton, City Clerk APPROVED BY THE MAYOR this 6th day of August , 2012. Denis Law, Mayor 1 RESOLUTION NO. Approved as to form: Lawrence J. Warren, City Attorney RES.1568:7/31/12:scr RESOLUTION NO. 4149 Renton Business Plan Vision: Renton: The center of opportunity in the Puget Sound Region where families and businesses thrive Mission: The City of Renton, in partnership and communication with residents, businesses, and schools, is dedicated to: • Providing a safe, healthy, welcoming atmosphere where people choose to live • Promoting economic vitality and strategically positioning Renton for the future • Supporting planned growth and influencing decisions that impact the city • Building an inclusive city with opportunities for all • Meeting service demands through high quality customer service, innovation, a positive work environment, and a commitment to excellence 2013-2018 Goals Provide a safe, healthy, vibrant community • Promote safety, health, and security through effective communication and service delivery • Facilitate successful neighborhoods through community involvement • Encourage and partner in the development of quality housing choices for people of all ages and income levels • Promote a walkable, pedestrian and bicycle-friendly city with complete streets, trails, and connections between neighborhoods and community focal points • Provide opportunities for communities to be better prepared for emergencies Promote economic vitality and strategically position Renton for the future • Promote Renton as the progressive, opportunity-rich city in the Puget Sound region • Capitalize on opportunities through bold and creative economic development strategies • Recruit and retain businesses to ensure a dynamic, diversified employment base • Nurture entrepreneurship and foster successful partnerships with businesses and community leaders • Leverage public/private resources to focus development on economic centers RESOLUTION NO. 4149 Support planned growth and influence decisions that impact the city • Foster development of vibrant, sustainable, attractive, mixed-use neighborhoods in urban centers • Uphold a high standard of design and property maintenance • Advocate Renton's interests through state and federal lobbying efforts, regional partnerships and other organizations • Pursue transportation and other regional improvements and services that improve quality of life • Balance development with environmental protection Building an inclusive city with opportunities for all • Improve access to city services and programs and make residents and businesses aware of opportunities to be involved with their community • Build connections with ALL communities that reflect the breadth and richness of the diversity • Promote understanding and appreciation of our diversity through celebrations and festivals • Provide critical and relevant information on a timely basis and facilitate two-way dialogue between city government and the community • Encourage volunteerism, participation and civic engagement Meet service demands and provide high quality customer service • Plan, develop, and maintain quality services, infrastructure, and amenities • Prioritize services at levels that can be sustained by revenue • Retain a skilled workforce by making Renton the municipal employer of choice • Develop and maintain collaborative partnerships and investment strategies that improve services • Respond to growing service demands through partnerships, innovation, and outcome management