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a strategic plan to move our County forward
Buncombe 2025 is a strategic plan that will guide County operations and set a course of action for moving forward and drive future policy and budget decisions.
The plan development began in July 2019 with a series of workshops with Commissioners facilitated by consultant Rebecca Ryan with guidance from UNC School of Government. Focus areas were defined by the Commissioners’ priorities and input from employees and the public was considered.
Moving forward, a tentative goal has been set to adopt the plan in early 2020 with it taking effect in July.
Notice: Please keep in mind that this page and plan are works in progress. Buncombe County encourages all interested parties to please check back frequently for updates.
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To date the following and foundational focus areas have been identified.
A caring community in harmony with its environment
where citizens succeed, thrive, and realize their potential.
Respect – Integrity – Collaboration - Honesty - Equity
High quality air, water, farmland and renewable energy for future generations
2025 Goals - Under Development
A county where all residents thrive and demonstrate resilience throughout their lives.
A robust and sustainable regional economy that builds on our homegrown industries and talent and provides economic mobility for residents
Our residents are safe, healthy, and engaged in their community
(information technology, facilities, risk management, community engagement, evaluation and administration) committed to best-in-class performance to support the Board and its strategic focus areas
the funding, talent, and partnerships that enable high quality delivery of services.
the work of the Buncombe County staff and Board will be conducted with an equity lens.
Restoring public trust through honest and ethical decision making, transparency, fiscal responsibility, impactful policy making and good governance.
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