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Special City Council Meeting
 Saturday | January 9, 2010 | 8:30 A.M.
Fire Station #4 | 49375 W. Ten Mile Road
(248) 347-0445

8 a.m.                Pre-meeting Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.         Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance/Start and Welcome           Mayor Landry

8:45 a.m.         Today’s Agenda                                                                                Clay Pearson

1.  Process Review

a. Update on 2009/10 Strategic Themes and Goals

b. Update on December 2, 2009 Management Staff Winter Institute and brainstormed ideas 

2. Initial Thoughts – Roundtable Discussion                               Mayor Landry

3. Confirm Major Strategic Theme Categories –                         Mayor Landry
    Roundtable Discussion

a. City Council to discuss any additional themes to be added or changed; Current Strategic Themes include:

  • Ensure public safety services meet the needs of the community (Police, Fire, Public Works)

  • Improve Infrastructure (Roads, Water and Sewer)

  • Encourage economic development to maximize City revenue and job growth

  • Develop government structure and staff skills for effective delivery of customer services and communication with community

  • Be a community that values natural areas and natural   features

  • Maintain a fiscally responsible government

  • Enhance park, recreation and cultural services

b. City Council to brainstorm service                                                  All
     improvements for each of the broad Strategic
Themes (outlined above – using Meeting Work technology)

c. City Council to explain, clarify, etc. ambiguities or                       All
questions regarding list of service improvements (Consultant to correct as suggested using Meeting Works technology)

d. City Council to prioritize within each of the Strategic                 All
Themes of service improvements (using Meeting Works technology)

4.  Review Results

a. Review results of ranking by Council in                                         All
each of the service improvements in each of the Strategic Themes

b. Next Steps and Final Wrap-Up                       Mayor Landry
                                                                                     Clay Pearson

AUDIENCE COMMENTS – In order to hear all citizen comments at a reasonable hour, the City Council requests that speakers respect the three-minute time limit for individual comments and the five-minute time limit for an individual speaking on behalf of a group.

Adjourn (target by 2:30 p.m.)

Notes: Lunch will be provided.