Strategic Plan 

 

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Area 1:   Infrastructure

Focus One: Address Funding and Implementation Issues
Related to the Levee

  1. Identify potential funding sources   on which to sell bonds, and determine payback period for bonds
  2. Identify a plan to allocate the   costs of the project to the primary beneficiaries
  3. Develop and implement a   communication plan to let residents know why the project is being undertaken,   the source of funds that are being used and why, and the rationale for   allocating the costs of the project to the primary beneficiaries

Focus Two: Address Infrastructure Challenges

  1. Review   and update the Capital Improvements Plan, prioritizing improvements and   planning for preventive maintenance.
  2. Evaluate   the level of general fund support devoted to infrastructure, planning for   possible increase.
  3. Develop   and implement a communication plan to let residents know what infrastructure   projects are being undertaken, when, and how they are being funded, and the   rationale for this approach to addressing infrastructure needs

Area 3: Develop Management Resources

Focus One: Clearly define critical service and cost issues and revenue   streams to support each. Determine if change in current funding is   appropriate.

  1. Identify,   evaluate and prioritize funding sources for consideration.
  2. Support   statewide efforts to increase revenue sharing funds or to allow local sales   taxes.
  3. Review   options for pension management and planning for the unfunded pension   liability challenge facing the City now.
  4. Develop   and implement a communication plan to let residents know why we would need to   increase revenues and the rationale for choosing the sources that we have.

Focus Two: Develop and Implement a Two-Way Communications Plan

  1. Assemble   a team to evaluate communication needs of the City, to review options for   managing those needs and to collaborate with the Public Information Officer   to draft an Information Plan.
  2. Implement   the Information Plan, including the potential hiring of a communications   specialist and the aggressive use of press releases, social media, and public   presentations about all issues of the City.

Area 2: Economic Development

Focus One: Strengthen & Diversify the Economy

  1. Market   the Business Park, focusing on commercial and light industrial development.
  2. Encourage   and support the expansion of existing businesses and/or the development of   new businesses in Frankenmuth.
  3. Review   the zoning ordinance to provide for greater development flexibility and to   increase residential density.

Focus Two: Communicate the Importance of Economic Development   Initiatives

Develop   and implement a communication plan to let residents know what economic   development initiatives are being undertaken, when, and how they are being   funded, and why economic development is important to community development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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