Imagine your community 15 years from today. it is a vibrant, freestanding community where prosperity has continued, even blossomed. The community is everything you had hoped and wished for, and there is enough money in the municipal coffers to pay for it. What do you see?

In 2005, municipal staff members from Longmont invited community members from all walks of life to engage their imaginations around this question. Hosting a process that involved listening appreciation and discernment, they forged strategic directions that still guide the city today. Read More

Source: Positive Governing: Building Upon Your Best Barbara LewisColorado Municipalities, June 2014, pp. 8-13.