Strategic Plan


Like all organizations, the City of Bismarck has limited resources of time, energy, effort and money. Like all communities, Bismarck also faces endless needs, opportunities, unexpected circumstances, and countless distractions vying for the use of these resources. Thoughtfully planning for the strategic application of the available resources is critical to the effective and efficient delivery of government services. 

The City of Bismarck Strategic Plan and Execution Guide is an action-oriented road map designed to continually focus and intentionally align the resources of the organization toward progressing ever closer to the long-term vision for the community. This plan is a culmination of months of preparation, citizen engagement, creative thinking, and documentation of the structure and methods that the City will use to guide its decisions and to provide context to the complex public policy and resource allocation questions that inevitably arise.

Strategic Plan Approved June 25, 2019

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