COLUMN: Why Okotoks’ Company Small business Plan issues to you

Mayor is encouraging inhabitants to study the system as it is a highway map for considerably of the function that will be happening to greatly enhance the community.

The notion of reading through the City of Okotoks Corporate Company Plan is likely as interesting as likely to the dentist (unless you are like me and enjoy going to the dentist). So, I imagined I would share the motives I assume you should know what’s in it. 

You could be inquiring, what is a Corporate Small business System? Effectively, City council is responsible for laying out the strategic vision for our community and for defining the “what” and the “why” we have to have to do things. The Corporate Business Plan is administration’s reaction to council’s vision and outlines the do the job that requires to be finished to make council’s eyesight a reality. 

It is essentially the highway map for significantly of the get the job done you will see happening and initiatives getting moved ahead, all to constantly enhance our community. 

Some good reasons I assume you should to read through this system: 

1. It is the to start with time the Town has ever designed a Company Business enterprise System. 

2. It lays out the motion system for how the City is heading to shift the needle on council’s strategic priorities (you should really read that as perfectly – it is only two pages). 

3. This is the accountability hyperlink concerning council, administration and you, the people of Okotoks. 

4. It will provide you with a perception of where by we are heading and which paths we are using to get there. 

5. If people like you have an understanding of the Town’s strategy, you may well come across creative techniques to aid and add to the upcoming of our neighborhood. 

6. It will give you a feeling of what to anticipate to take place in Okotoks in the next three years. 

7. It creates transparency about what we want to execute and the anticipated timelines. 

8. It is one of the greatest ideas in the province (I may possibly be biased but I have heard that feed-back). 

9. It results in the framework for budgeting and outlines what resources, cash and men and women are likely to be required. 

10. It lays out a foundation on how we intend to measure whether or not we realized our outcomes, or if a distinctive approach is expected. 

11. It backlinks steps and deliverables to the numerous learn setting up files we have. 

So, with these good reasons in mind, I hope you will get the time to check out the Town’s web-site and obtain the strategy for a quick, effortless and enlightening read through. You can uncover the plans at okotoks.ca/company-plan. I would appreciate to hear your thoughts afterwards. 

The long and short of it is executing on the Company Company Strategy will allow us to go on to fortify our vision of “A vivid, resilient, connected community that fosters the perfectly staying of land and men and women, a community to get in touch with property.” 

Tanya Thorn is the mayor of Okotoks.

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