Vision & Priorities

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Vision for 2025 

Staunton City Council Vision 2025 cover

In 2015, Staunton adopted a 10-year vision plan that describes how City Council desires to see Staunton in the year 2025.  

In addition, Council created three-year priorities to help accomplish its Vision.

The following statements describe City Council's Vision for 2025:

Economic Development

The City’s regional approach to tourism and new business recruitment is a model for success, efficiency, and cooperation.


Staunton’s institutions afford the opportunity for all citizens to reach their highest potential through education and career training.


Staunton remains a vibrant, exciting, and welcoming community. Arts, performing arts, music, galleries, and museums are just a few of our attractions.


Staunton is proudly diverse and leverages its diversity and inclusivity as a great and sustaining strength. It is the premier place for all kinds of people to live and flourish. 


Staunton enjoys an abundance of needed resources, both natural and engineered.

Responsive, Efficient Government

Local government in Staunton is distinguished by a successful partnership among citizens, City Council, and City staff. Stauntonians are invested and engaged in, and contribute to, the civic life of the city.

Built Environment

Staunton’s comprehensive plan, which includes a variety of ideas and solutions, guides us in our efforts to protect, preserve, and enhance the quality of life for all citizens.

Read Staunton City Council’s three-year priorities to accomplish Vision for 2025.

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