Strategic Plan

On December 8, 2015, Council adopted the City's 2018-2020 Strategic Plan (updated March 2019) to outline priorities, objectives, strategies, actions and target to accomplish over the next five years.

2016-2020 Strategic Plan


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 by increasing cultural, recreational and tourism opportunities; enhance and maintain infrastructure; and promote and improve public safety 
  4. Improve City services and advance the strategic plan goals by promoting a culture of transparency, efficiency and innovation


2019 Performance Measures and Accomplishments

2019 Performance Measures Update (OpenGov)

2018-2020 Strategic Plan Final  

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2018-2020 Strategic Plan and Performance Measures

2016-2020 Strategic Plan | Performance Measures

2014-2015 Strategic Plan

2013-2014 Strategic Plan