City Council Priorities

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The Tempe City Council is committed to:

  1. Ensuring a safe and secure community through a commitment to public safety and justice.
  2. Developing and maintaining a strong community connection by emphasizing the importance of open government, customer service and communication with community members.
  3. Enhancing the quality of life for all Tempe residents and workers through investment in neighborhoods, parks, the arts, human services, and city amenities, with an emphasis on equity and diversity.
  4. Implementing sustainable growth and development strategies, including improving Tempe’s public transit system to meet future needs, by actively seeking innovative technologies and leading the way in creating a more sustainable community.
  5. Maintaining long term financial stability and vitality by focusing on economic development, business retention and generating employment to create a robust and diverse economic base.