Vision


By 2035, Meridian will be the West’s premier community in which to live, work and raise a family.

Mission


Meridian will deliver superior service through committed, equipped employees, dedicated to the stewardship of the public’s resources while being a vibrant, livable and connected community.


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Meridian will responsibly promote growth that enhances its long term comprehensive vision.

    Goals:
  • Develop in Priority Growth Areas
  • Implement the Comprehensive Plan
  • New growth pays for City Services
  • Improve housing affordability
  • Improve design standards and quality
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Meridian will prioritize infrastructure improvements for a safe and connected community.

    Goals:
  • Widen roads and improve intersections
  • Improve sidewalk connections and accessibility
  • Enhance our pathway network
  • Invest in street lighting and safety.
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Meridian will ensure business and economic vitality to meet community needs.

    Goals:
  • Recruit and retain targeted industries
  • Support development of family wage jobs
  • Prioritize business investment and expansion
  • Prioritize Downtown development
  • Plan for the future of our Urban Center
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Meridian will invest in public safety and public health.

    Goals:
  • Create innovative, clean and compliant utilities
  • Enhance neighborhood engagement strategies
  • Execute Police strategies for safety
  • Execute Fire strategies for safety
  • Ensure accessibility to health care services
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Meridian will embrace sustainable practices, preserve natural spaces, and create art and cultural opportunities.

    Goals:
  • Develop and maintain premier open spaces
  • Execute sustainable and environmentally sound projects
  • Deliver vibrant community events, spaces and offerings
  • Support historic preservation and cultural heritage
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Meridian will encourage open, transparent and approachable government.

    Goals:
  • Increase government accessibility and transparency
  • Leverage partners to achieve community priorities
  • Innovate policies and procedures
  • Improve service delivery through data
  • Invest in employee development and advancement
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