Strategic Plan

On December 8, 2015, Council adopted the City's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan to outline priorities, objectives, strategies, actions and target to accomplish over the next five years.

2016-2020 Strategic Plan

2016-2012 Strategic PlanMission:

To provide a safe, vibrant, sustainable community while striving to constantly improve the quality of life for our citizens and economic partners

Vision 2028:

To be a beautiful, vibrant city with a historic downtown, growing economy, great neighborhoods with a range of housing options and easy movement


  1. Encourage sustainable economic growth and partnerships through business and workforce development
  2. Promote and accelerate revitalization of catalyst sites and other areas throughout the city
  3. Advance the quality of life for all Winchester residents
  4. Improve City services and advance the strategic plan goals by promoting a culture of transparency, efficiency and innovation

City at work for youPrevious Plans:

2014-2015 Strategic Plan

2013-2014 Strategic Plan