Durham Neighborhood College 2018
One Vision – Five Goals
City and County employees alike work hard every day to provide quality services that make Durham a great place to live, work, and play. The strategic plans of both organizations serve as road maps pointing the organizations from firm foundations to help Durham and Durham County become a leading city and county in providing an excellent and sustainable quality of life.
The five goals of each government’s vision form a roadmap to make Durham and Durham County diverse, welcoming and innovative. The missions remain the same, but the goals are the framework for the activities, programs and services associated with the missions are new – changed to build on how the City and County are transforming to meet the needs of the community we strive to be.
The goals of the City’s strategic plan include:
• Innovative and High-Performing Organization
• Creating a Safer Community Together
• Shared Economic Prosperity
• Connected, Engaged, and Diverse Communities
• Sustainable Natural and Built Environment
The goals of the County’s strategic plan include:
• Community & Family Prosperity
• Health and Well-Being For All
• Safe and Secure Community
• Environmental Stewardship and Community Prosperity
• Accoutable, Efficient and Visionary Government
Neighborhood College will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6 at the County Commissioners Chambers, second floor, 200 E. Main Street, Durham, 27701. There will be a light dinner followed by a welcome from Durham Mayor Steve Schewel and County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs. City Manager Tom Bonfield and County Manager Wendell Davis will provide an introduction and overview of City and County government. Strategic Plan Manager Josh Edwards will provide an overview of the City’s plan, and County Strategic Plan Manager Michael Davis will provide an introduction to the County’s plan. The first four classes will be held in the County Commissioners Chambers, while classes 5 and 6 will be in the City Council Committee Room, second floor, City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza, 27701. The wrap up and graduation class will be held in the City Council Chambers, first floor, City Hall. Classes are set to conclude at 8:30 p.m. each night.
On the left are links to web pages for each class. PDF files of supporting materials for each class will be posted to these pages. Also on the right will be email links for the class coordinators and the strategic plan managers.