Mission, Vision, Values & Goals

Mission of Council


To represent all citizens by providing leadership and decisions necessary to meet community needs and desires.


Council Vision


Grants Pass is a healthy, vibrant place to live, work, and play; a city connecting people to people with thriving economic, cultural, and recreational opportunities.

Council Values


We base our decisions on the following values:
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Credibility
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Truthfulness

Strategic Goals 


  • Keep Citizens Safe
  • Provide Cooperative, Shared Leadership Involving Council, Staff, and Community
  • Encourage Economic Opportunities
  • Facilitate Sustainable, Manageable Growth
  • Maintain, Operate and Expand our Infrastructure to Meet Community Need