2022- 2025 Strategic Planning Process - Workshops and Plan Adoption

Department Director Workshop

  • In October a half-day workshop was also held with the Village’s department directors. This workshop served to engage the Village’s staff leadership team in a Strength, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges (SWOC) exercise.  
  • Discussion included the implementation of prior strategic priorities, associated work plans, and emerging organizational and community priorities. 
  • A draft mission and values statement was produced for consideration during the Strategic Planning Workshop. 

Strategic Planning Workshop

  • A workshop, taking place over the course of two days, took place for Village Board members and staff to further define the Village’s vision and community priorities for the future.
  • In preparation for the workshop, the input received through interviews, focus groups, community and employee surveys, was assembled with community demographic and compiled into an environmental scan.
    • The workshop held on Friday, November 5, 2021 included the Village Board and key staff and the presentation of an overview of the information gleaned from interviews, the department director workshop, and themes identified in the employee survey. 
    • The workshop held on Saturday, November 6, 2021 included the Village Board and key staff to articulate a desired future for the community and to identify priorities for the 2022-2025 Strategic Plan.2021StratPlanProcess-Workshop

Develop Strategies and Metrics

  • A half-day staff metrics workshop will be held with department directors and key staff to focus on implementation strategies and metrics associated with the strategic plan. 
  • Consultants will work with participants to draft initial implementation plans for strategies developed at the Strategic Planning workshop, including Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The discussion will include on-going evaluation milestones and execution timelines.

Adoption of 2022-2025 Strategic Plan

  • Presentation of the draft 2022-2025 Strategic Plan is planned for the December 6, 2021 Committee of the Whole meeting with formal adoption of the plan anticipated by early January 2022.