First of Three Opportunities for Residents to Give Feedback on Next Phase of the Strategic Plan
What: Strategic Plan Community Meeting #1
Discussion Topics: Safe & Secure Community and Thriving, Livable Neighborhoods
Who: City of Durham Budget & Management Services Department
When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: North Regional Library
221 Milton Rd.
Durham, N.C. 27712
• Durham residents who want to provide feedback on the next phase of the City of Durham’s Strategic Plan now have an opportunity to do so during three upcoming community meetings. As part of the process to annually update the Strategic Plan, the City is reaching out to Durham residents and other community stakeholders for input on the plan’s existing goals and where the City should be focusing its efforts.
• The Strategic Plan is the City’s business plan, which establishes priorities and objectives for the organization and defines selected actions and activities within the financial limits set by the City Council.
• The remaining community meetings are set for the following dates and times:
Saturday, September 29, 2012, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
South Regional Library, 4505 S. Alston Ave., Durham
Discussion Topics: Strong & Diverse Economy and Stewardship of the City’s Physical Assets
Wednesday, October 3, 2012, from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Holton Career & Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham
Discussion Topics: Strong & Diverse Economy and Safe & Secure Community
• For more information about the City’s Strategic Plan or these upcoming community meetings, visit http://www.DurhamNC.gov/StrategicPlan or contact Jay Reinstein at (919) 560-4111, ext. 20102 or by email at Jay.Reinstein@DurhamNC.gov.
About the Budget & Management Services Department
The Budget and Management Services Department is responsible for preparing, implementing, and monitoring the City’s annual operating budget as well as the five-year revenue/expenditure projections for all City government services. The department also provides operational and organizational studies as identified by the City Council, City Manager's Office, and department staff. Guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, which the department established and maintains, the department helps to ensure that the City of Durham is a well-managed city by working with City agencies to build and implement performance measurement monitoring and evaluation. The department is also responsible for preparing the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), coordinating the City's process for petition and City-initiated annexations, conducting resident satisfaction surveys, and evaluating departmental achievement of City goals and objectives. For more information, visit http://durhamnc.gov/ich/as/bms/Pages/Home.aspx.