Board of Directors
2017 Statement of Management Policy
Mission of the City (Broad Philosophy)
“The Mission of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas Board of Directors and City Staff is to work together to create and implement strategies necessary to turn the City’s Core Values and Vision into reality”
Core Values (Vision that is more focused)
Promote active citizen involvement and participation in the planning and decision-making process.
Aggressively pursue economic development and growth initiatives with the private sector.
Commitment to learn and change at all levels within the organization in order to pursue excellence through continuous improvement, innovation, and creativity in delivering services to the community.
Commitment by the Board of Directors and staff to build relationships with citizens and community partners in order to achieve goals.
Promote fiscal responsibility and accountability for our citizens in all we do through a high level of public accountability.
Promote the health, safety, and general well being of our citizens to create a vibrant community.
Promote and foster regional partnerships with all public sector agencies to create a growing Texarkana that will improve the quality of life for our Citizens.
We will promote a strong and diverse economic environment.
We will provide infrastructure, with the capacity to meet current and projected needs.
We will provide streets and other traffic systems.
We will rehabilitate and maintain infrastructure as needed.
We will promote public safety and health.
We will promote effective communication with one voice to the community.
We will provide a workplace that fosters creative ideas for delivery of core services.
We will provide high quality customer focused basic services at a reasonable cost.
We will promote safe, decent, and affordable housing.