Strategic Priorities

The City of Irvine’s strategic priorities provide a blueprint for the city council to make policy decisions in addition to providing the framework for staff to focus their efforts on key priority projects throughout the year.

Strategic Priorities:

  • Quality of Life
    • Placing a high value on public safety
    • Providing high-quality recreation and open space opportunities
  • Natural Environment
    • Promoting the conservation of natural resources and protecting the environment 
  • Traffic & Mobility
    • Enhancing citywide mobility through transportation efforts
  • Fiscal Strength
    • Building up the contingency reserve to 25 percent, and utilizing wisely
    • Continuing efforts to reduce unfunded pension liability 
    • Continuing responsible investment in key infrastructure, such as facilities, streets, vehicles, and technology
  • Organizational Excellence
    • Promoting innovation through effective use of technology to streamline business processes and increase responsiveness to the community
    • Providing high-quality essential City services
    • Recruiting and retaining highly competent staff 

For more detail, visit our Budget Web Page.