2019-2022 Strategic Plan
To put it
simply, a strategic plan is a roadmap with a predetermined destination. It
guides operations and daily business while targeting an achievable end-goal.
2019, Nanaimo’s Mayor and City Council underwent a planning process with an
independent consultant to define their vision and values for their term on
council. The 2019-2022 Strategic Plan is the result of that process, and
outlines Council’s long-term vision for Nanaimo.
“To be a community that is
livable, environmentally sustainable and full of opportunity for all
generations and walks of life.”
of this vision statement, the document sets out four important strategic themes
that represent the values of Council and the community. These pillars are
Environmental Responsibility, Governance Excellence, Livability and Economic
Health. Within these priorities are key focus areas to elaborate on the
vision, and many action items listed to see that vision through.
sets its priorities and they move to an operational level, this living document
helps focus the City on priority projects that benefit our community. As
action items are completed, Council will set new initiatives that support their
strategy and continue to drive the City forward into the future.
The first revision to the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan was adopted by Council at their March 2, 2020 Regular Council Meeting. The revisions stem from Council's discussions at a facilitated workshop held on January 27, 2020 and seek to highlight themes and priorities not previously captured in the Strategic Plan.
View the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan here: 2019-2022 Strategic Plan (pdf)