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2024, 02-13 Special Meeting City of Spokane Valley Council Retreat February 13, 2024MeetingAgenda Activities Timeline 1.Welcome9:45AM 1.1.Opening remarks–Mayor 1.2.Review agenda 1.3.Ground rules 2. 2035 Vision Exercise 10:15AM 2.1.Headlines 2.2.Consolidate & prioritize 2.3.Frame final statement 3. SWOT Analysis 11:30AM 3.1.Strengths & Weaknesses Lunch 12:30pm 4. SWOT Continued 1:00PM 4.1. Opportunities & Threats 4.2. Prioritize 5. Council Priority 2026 Goals 1:45PM 5.1.Brainstorm 5.2.Consolidate & priorities 5.3.Frame top 6 Council goals 5.4. Prioritize 4 Public Safety focuses 6. Wrap Up 3:15PM 6.1. Next steps 6.1.1. Public Safety Priorities 6.2. Evaluation 6.3. Closing remarks – Mayor Adjourn 3:45PM City of Spokane Valley 2024 Budget Council Budget Goals and Fiscal Policies Council Budget Goals: 1.Public Safety: Public safety is the CityÓs highest priority which begins with providing superior police services to protect lives, property, and to maintain a safe and welcoming community. The CityÓs law enforcement agreement with Spokane County shall be carefully managed and improved as needed to maintain the levels of service desired by the City Council. The City shall also strive to ensure that the Spokane Valley Police Precinct is maintained and improved to meet the needs of our Police Department. In addition to providing robust police services, the City will prioritize all stages of the criminal justice process to provide for the safety of our residents. This includes the ongoing administration and examination of areas for improvement of critical components of the public safety system, including booking, prosecution services, court services, jail operations, and post-detention services. 2.Pavement Preservation: Maintain and sustain a safe and resilient transportation infrastructure using cost effective means and methods that consider the long-term needs of the network. The City shall strive to provide sufficient funding to ensure the preservation of our infrastructure. 3.Transportation and Infrastructure: Strengthen and improve transportation infrastructure to safely connect the community by incorporating new and innovative technologies to improve the quality of life for all users while supporting a diverse and robust economy. 4.Economic Development: Actively support our existing businesses and industries by identifying retention and expansion opportunities to facilitate employment growth and a stable tax base. Collaborate with local, state, and national partners to identify resources to support the CityÓs economic development initiatives. Grow local tourism through asset development and targeted destination marketing to support hotels and retail establishments. 5.Homeless and Housing: Develop a housing and homeless program that integrates the activities of service providers to retain residents in housing, provide a path forward for those experiencing homelessness, and support the creation of additional affordable workforce housing units within the City. 6.Communications: Increase community interactions, share information, and obtain feedback and provide awareness on all the aspects that make Spokane Valley a great place to live, work, and play. 1