The Core Values Statement was created by a committee of City employees who volunteered for the assignment.
The Mission and Value Statements were drafted by committees which included employees, department heads and Council members.
The City of Oklahoma City's mission is to provide the leadership, commitment and resources to achieve our vision by:
Oklahoma City is a safe, clean, affordable City. We are a family-friendly community of strong moral character, solid values and a caring spirit. We strive to provide the right balance of cosmopolitan and rural areas by offering a well-planned and growing community that focuses on a wide variety of business, educational, cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities. We are a diverse, friendly City that encourages individuality and excellence.
“We are The City of Oklahoma City.
Public Service is our purpose. It is why we are here.
We commit to provide competent, dependable and efficient service to all by knowing our jobs and our City.
We value dependability and accountability in our relationships.
We value tactful, useful, informative and honest communication among ourselves and with our community. Listening to the needs of others is a critical part of our communication process.
We honor diversity by respecting our customers and fellow employees.
We commit to continuous improvement and growth through visionary, proactive leadership and technology.
We set these standards of quality service by upholding our core values.
We are The City of Oklahoma City.”
The Core Values statement was drafted by these key City employees with Laura Johnson acting as facilitator.
Deborah Anderson, Airports
Jim Brown, Parks & Recreation