City Council Strategic Vision, Values and Priorities
Our Commitment to the Community
Our Vision: Burnsville is a vibrant city, boldly leading and welcoming to all.
Values—We believe our service to the community makes a difference through:
Respect: We pay attention to people and perspectives with courtesy, dignity, and understanding.
Belonging: We value difference, creating a community where people feel at home.
Stewardship: We care for resources to best serve the community of today and tomorrow.
Adaptability: We will create a better future through continual improvement and adjusting to an ever-changing environment.
Ethical: We do what's right, just, and fair, guided by transparency and honesty.
The purpose of governance is that the council, on behalf of the people of the City, guarantees the accountability to the people of City government by assuring that it:
- achieves appropriate results for the appropriate persons at an appropriate cost; and
- avoids unacceptable activities, conditions and decisions
Governance Policy Notebook - PDF, 14 pages
Governance Overview - PDF, 2 pages