2017 City Council Goals and Priorities

The Dubuque 2031 Vision Statement

Dubuque 2031 is a sustainable and resilient city and an inclusive and equitable community. Dubuque 2031 has preserved our Masterpiece on the Mississippi and has a strong, diverse economy and expanding connectivity. Our residents experience healthy living and active lifestyles; have choices of quality, livable neighborhoods; have an abundance of fun things to do; and are engaged in the community.

Mission Statement

Dubuque city government is a progressive and financially sound city government with residents receiving value for their tax dollars and achieving goals through partnerships. Dubuque city government’s mission is to deliver excellent municipal services that support urban living; contribute to an equitable, sustainable city; plan for the community’s future; and facilitate access to critical human services.

Five - Year Goals

Goals are something you plan to achieve. The following are the 5 Year Community, City and Organizational goals adopted by the City Council at their annual goal setting. Each goal area has a list of outcomes and value to residents presented in terms of performance measures and narrative supporting achievement of the outcome.



Economic Prosperity

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