Vision, Mission, Values & Goals


We are an innovative and inclusive organization strategically providing outstanding municipal services


Proudly serving our community with excellence and distinction


  • Service
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Well-Being
  • Respect
  • Compassion
Mission-Vision 2023

2024-2025 Goals

Priority Goals

Affordable/Attainable Housing

  • Continue pursuit of Brown Ranch Annexation for affordable and attainable housing.
  • Evaluate and consider policies and legislation that result in more workforce housing.
  • Pursue city-owned employee housing.

Transportation and Mobility

  • Aggressively pursue formation of the Rural Transportation Authority.
  • Partner with CDOT for US 40 West improvements.
  • Enhance transportation and mobility options for residents and visitors of Steamboat Springs.
  • Prioritize bike/ped/bus options over cars.

Environmental Sustainability

  • Operationalize the Climate Action Plan (CAP) in City decisions (this includes water conservation).

Ongoing City Council Efforts

Culture and Historic Preservation

  • Support the city’s historic preservation and educational efforts through policy.
  • Continue to partner with and support cultural arts organizations.

 Fiscal Sustainability 

  • Identify additional revenue sources to the diversify our revenue base.
  • Link services with funding source (user fees).


  • Expand our Parks and Recreation services to meet current and future demands of the community.


  • Provide equitable access to city services through continued DEI efforts and policy decisions.


  • Facilitate the provision of more childcare opportunities.

Adopted February 6, 2024