Council Goals

Begin to Modernize City Facilities and Infrastructure

  • Modernize the police and court buildings
  • Improve the condition and quality of city streets
  • Upgrade the quality of city parks
  • Add more / upgraded fire stations

Create an Atmosphere Where Citizens Take Pride in Pueblo, Our City

  • Celebrate our cultural diversity
  • Have the City Council present a positive image as leaders
  • Become advocates for the interest of the City of Pueblo
  • Encourage citizens and businesses contributing to the Pueblo community
  • Keep citizens well informed on city issues, policies, and programs

Create Strong Partnerships within Our Community and with Other Governments

  • Improve cooperation with the county and school district
  • Recognize common goals and direction for the greater Pueblo community
  • Better utilize civic and business organizations
  • Better understand the relationship between the City of Pueblo and the greater Pueblo community

Establish Policies to

  • Provide more and better jobs, businesses, and retail provide a prepared and higher educated work force
  • Attract more new businesses
  • Retain current businesses
  • Upgrade retail to retain sales tax dollars in Pueblo
  • Add more jobs paying higher and livable wages
  • Add more tourism, making Pueblo a tourist destination

Prepare the City for Growth

  • Update and implement plans
  • Development code reflecting community goals and standards
  • Develop infrastructure for future development
  • Create downtown as a regional center for people to live, work, and be entertained
  • Provide plans for infill and new development

Present Pueblo as a Place Where People Prefer to Live

  • Make the city a more attractive and beautiful city with quality housing choices
  • Improve the city's reputation
  • Upgrade the quality of neighborhoods
  • Beautify parks, streetscapes, and public areas

Provide Citizens Value for their Tax Dollars

  • Provide a financially sound city with adequate reserves
  • Expand the tax base to provide adequate revenues
  • Provide city services in the most efficient and effective manner
  • Encourage a professional and motivated workforce
  • Provide services that are responsive to community needs