In 2012, the City of Tigard began a journey to define its sense of place and the strategic direction it wanted to take over the next 20 years. Our ideas came together around a strong vision to become the most walkable community in the Pacific Northwest where people of all ages and abilities enjoy healthy and interconnected lives.
Implementing the Plan
Here are the steps that we are taking to implement the plan.
|GOAL 1: Walking and Connecting:
Facilitate walking connections to develop an identity
Staff Lead: Brian Rager, Public Works Director
- Are you MAD!?!? Sign up for these awesome Mad Science camps.
- This week in Public Works… Tigard Public Works and Police work together to ensure parade safety.
|GOAL 2: Growing and Planning
Ensure development advances the vision
Staff Lead: Kenny Asher, Community Development Director
- Creating an equitable economic development and housing strategy… Feds approve $895,000 for Southwest Corridor planning
- Let’s get interactive… View our online tool to learn more about the city’s creek system and provide feedback to city staff.
- What's being built here? What's being built there? Find out in our new online mapping application.
| GOAL 3: Engaging and Communicating
Engage the community through dynamic communication
Staff Lead: Rudy Owens, Communications Strategist
- Who Let the Dogs Out? Join us for the Halloween Canine Costume contest.
- The next Police Chief should… We invite you to provide us with thoughts and feedback on what Tigard needs in its next police chief.
|GOAL 4: Financing and Sustaining
Fund the vision while maintaining core services
Staff Lead: Toby LaFrance, Finance Director
- Show support for… Tigard grant applications for the Fanno Creek Trail and Hunziker.
- Books and Bits… The latest from the Tigard Public Library.
- Fun Fact… Mayor Cook has an active, engaging Twitter account.
- Tip-a-Cop… and help raise money for Special Olympics!