In the fall of 2013, the City of Roeland Park, led by a small group of dedicated community members, determined the need for a community strategic plan that reflected the values, vision and priorities of the citizens of the community. The plan was to be a “grassroots approach” that would be influenced by the voices of the citizens and an opportunity to engage the community on critical issues impacting Roeland Park today and into the future. A strategic plan creates a vision for a community, but also identifies priorities to create that vision. More importantly, a plan serves as a communication tool to engage citizens and build relationships to work together to create the preferred future for a community.
The plan is divided into five main goals:
Goal 1: Create a long-term financial plan to diversify revenue supporting Economic growth.
Goal 2: Create a commercial development plan to revitalize underutilized property and leverage available land to create a sustainable community.
Goal 3: Market Roeland Park to increase awareness and promote a positive image.
Goal 4: Connect citizens to the community through events, places, services and activities.
Goal 5: Promote recreational opportunities through enhanced green space, facilities and communication.
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