To serve our citizens and the community by providing a clean, safe, healthy, and attractive living and business environment, through the efficient delivery of essential city services in a fiscally responsible manner.
To identify, plan, and act on opportunities for preserving and improving the quality of life of all of our citizens and co-workers.
We aspire to be the city of choice in western North Carolina for current and future generations - beautiful, clean and safe.
We will achieve our vision through:
A healthy economy
A vibrant downtown
Extensive recreational and cultural opportunities
We will preserve Lenoir’s friendly, small town atmosphere and celebrate the diversity of our people.
We require a city government that is:
Accessible and engaged with the public
Efficient and responsive
An employer of choice
Honest and ethical
Inclusive, innovative, collaborative
with funding that is fair, affordable, and stable.