Our Town is an attractive and pleasant place to live and work. Council and the community will work together to protect our built and natural character, reinforce our vibrant village atmosphere and create a positive future for our community.
A cohesive community actively participating in shaping a sustainable future that:
provides an outstanding quality of life for our residents, prosperity for our businesses and creates opportunities to learn and grow;
buildings on our diversity and strong sense of identity;
values our heritage; and
celebrates our achievements.
We will be a Council that listens and responds to our residents and ratepayers.
Councillors and Council staff, working together will build relationships with our community and other Councils in the region. We will be resourceful managers of our assets and careful stewards of our valued quality of life. We will look for new ways to find effective local solutions.
We will be known for our:
integrity and responsibility;
accessibility and responsiveness;
commitment to learning;
open and inclusive approach to decision making;
sustainable management of our natural and built environments.