The mission of the City of Highland Park, Illinois is to provide high-quality City services through collaborative, effective, transparent governance in an efficient and fiscally responsible manner.
The City of Highland Park municipal government's core priorities are:
- fiscal stability
- public safety
- infrastructure investment
- economic development
- environmental sustainability
Annually, the City Council reviews and affirms the City's priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. City staff then develop a work plan with identifies major public facing initiatives, significant actions anticipated for Council consideration, and other substantial department projects based on the foundation of the City’s key priorities listed above. The work plan is reviewed and updated on a regular basis, and reports are provided to the Council on a quarterly basis.
City staff and the City Council work together to carry out every initiative in an effort to best serve residents, businesses, and visitors. The defined projects include initiatives affecting the public, actions anticipated for City Council approval and other significant department initiatives.
2023 Major Projects Work Plan
For more information on the City's work plan, please contact the City Manager's Office at 847.926.1000.
The City's Communications Plan incorporates six main goals or objectives and more than 20 strategies and initiatives. The main goals fall under the categories: Community Collaboration, Digital Communication, Two-Way Communication, Policy Considerations, Proactive Messaging, and Customer Service.
For more information on the City's Communications Plan, please contact the City Manager's Office at 847.926.1000.