2018-2023 Strategic Plan 


To provide a safe and healthy environment, manage our resources and plan for the future. We are dedicated to cost-effective open government, professional management, and quality services. 


St. Cloud is a vibrant and progressive community that embraces its unique history while offering an exceptional destination to live, work, and play. 

Organizational Values

  • Civility: We treat everyone with respect, politeness, and courtesy.
  • Integrity: We are honest, ethical, and committed to doing what is best for our City.
  • Professionalism: We conduct ourselves in an exceptional manner to produce high-quality work.
  • Transparency: We promote accountability by communicating internally and externally with openness and honesty.
  • Responsibility: We find purpose in honoring commitments while being reliable and dependable to our citizens.
  • Excellence: We take pride in providing outstanding service to the community.
  • Responsiveness: We provide prompt resolution to needs inside and outside of our organization.
  •  Teamwork: We collaborate effectively with our internal and external stakeholders to achieve common goals for the benefit of our City. 

Strategic Goals

  1. Economic Development: To create economic prosperity by diversifying industries, investing in workforce development, and promoting destination locations.
  2. Growth Management: To create a vibrant, progressive, and diverse community through sustainable planning for all generations.
  3. Infrastructure: To provide safe, sustainable, and resilient infrastructure for the community.
  4. Financial Sustainability: To meet the short and long-term financial needs of the City of St. Cloud.
  5. Public Service: To provide a high level of service to all internal and external customers.
  6. Professional Workforce: To develop and retain qualified talent to provide exceptional services to the community.