City of Saginaw, Michigan

The City of Saginaw believes in the importance of a clearly defined Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Core Values for the growth and vitality of the community.  Components in the process include defining core values that guide our interaction with each other, the business community, other private and public sector entities, and most importantly, the citizens we serve.  The City Council has reviewed and endorses the Mission and Vision Statements, and Core Values as a sound and workable approach to achieving the future we envision.

Mission Statement:  The City of Saginaw is committed to providing high quality services to ensure an inclusive, safe, and vibrant community in which to live, work, learn, and play.

Vision Statement:  Saginaw, through collaboration and public/private ventures, will be a welcoming community that promotes neighborhood growth; stimulates business development and innovation; and fosters entertainment, and educational opportunities for all.

Core Values:  Diversity and Inclusiveness
We appreciate and value the uniqueness of each individual. We treat everyone with respect and dignity.

Service, Accountability, and Responsiveness
We put our citizens first by establishing measurable performance goals, recognizing achievements, and responding to needs.

Unity, Collaboration, and Teamwork
We form effective partnerships that maximize resources and deliver high quality services across the community.