The local economy has a more diversified tax base, an increase in living wage jobs and has more stability. The community has capitalized on the unique quality of life and environment unique to the area.
Provide coordinated customer service across the development process from planning, building and environmental health to make personal and business investment a positive experience.
Plan, advocate and provide for infrastructure to support economic development and to make the community a desirable place to live and work.
Protect the community sense of place by balancing growth and maintaining high levels of community social infrastructure like parks, quality education, tourism, etc.
The educational environment facilities learning and students are being prepared for a successful future. There are more available resources for enhancing education for all ages.
Provide resources to support quality educational opportunities with a standard of excellence.
Provide support resources that eliminate barriers to receiving education.
The community has vibrant nodes of economic and civic activity that create a draw for tourism as well as a platform for community engagement.
Support infrastructure that facilitates the visitor's unique experience of our community and encourages them to visit again.
Support community involvement in civic activities across demographics and geographies.
Protect and preserve cultural heritage and promote arts in the community.
The wealth of natural resources in Transylvania County have been well managed and maintained to support the local economy and quality of life with plans in place to assure sustainability.
Protect and preserve natural resources with long term management plans including water, air and forest resources to insure long term sustainability.
Educate the public on environmental concerns and best practices.
The community's quality of life includes resources that promote health, transportation connectivity, a sense of place, cultural heritage and public safety.
Provide framework for Prevention, Response, and Recovery for individual and community wide emergencies in Transylvania County.
Provide resources, infrastructure and services that improve public health, mental health, wellness and safety to insure a vibrant community.
Preserve and educate about cultural heritage of the community.
Partner with existing agencies on community needs.
County government is service driven, transparent and performance based with more active and engaged citizens.
Provide facilities that allow for efficient service delivery to the public while creating a secure, inviting and customer friendly environment for customers and citizens.
Assure compliance with state mandates for service provision along with state regulatory requirements.
Provide sufficient resources to recruit and retain qualified professional staff, keep training current and minimize the expense of turnover to insure efficient organizational infrastructure.
Enhance fiscal planning for public dollars while leveraging available revenues to the fullest.
Provide timely, accurate, transparent and informative communication to the public and across the organization with superior customer service delivery.