The City of Ashland is committed to achieving a shared vision for the organization and its community. The vision, mission, and values (guiding principles) are the result of a thoughtful and inclusive process designed to set the City and organization on a course that meets the challenges of today and tomorrow.
MISSION OF THE CITY OF ASHLAND
To always promote the betterment of Ashland.
VISION FOR THE CITY OF ASHLAND
A thriving community that values its environment.
VALUES OF THE CITY OF ASHLAND
Natural Environment We appreciate the natural environment as a cornerstone of our community, now and for future generations. Consideration of land, air, and water quality will affect our decisions.
Rich History We promote and preserve our history. Knowledge of the past, our historical architecture, and distinctive neighborhoods instill community pride.
Unique and Diverse Cultures We embrace diversity and respect a variety of perspectives, opinions, traditions, experiences, cultures, and identities. We create, promote and support a welcoming and inclusive environment.
Way of Life We foster a way of life that promotes a sense of well-being and fulfillment. We support excellent municipal services in a thriving economy and vibrant community.
Stewardship We will build a stronger and more resilient Ashland for today and future generations. By embracing stewardship, we sustainably manage our human, natural, financial, and material resources.