City Manager Focus Areas
As Irving’s City Manager, I have had the opportunity to meet with many people and organizations throughout the community. From our conversations, I continue to gain a deeper understanding of issues, challenges and opportunities facing the city. My mission is to build and sustain a city government that continually delivers a positive and meaningful outcome for Irving residents, businesses and visitors.
Long-Term Financial Sustainability
The financial decisions we make today will have a broad and lasting effect over the next decade and beyond. I continue to focus on strengthening Irving’s financial legacy through
Complete Signature Development Projects
Irving has several major development projects and opportunities in the pipeline. With
Enhance Communication and Engagement
To provide the services that our residents, businesses and visitors need and want, the City of Irving will work to develop a robust community engagement and model strategy. Building on our existing communications efforts, this engagement initiative will enhance understanding of the city’s diverse stakeholders and increase the responsiveness of our services. We also will continue to leverage relationships with external governments and organizations to improve
Leverage Organizational Resources
Like all organizations, the city must develop and enhance its internal organizational resources to meet future operational demands. A key first step is developing a citywide succession plan. Such a plan will ensure staff is continually being trained and prepared to meet any and all operational needs and that institutional knowledge is shared across the organization. The city also will prioritize its use of technology, not only to make processes more
I’m pleased to share these focus areas with you and want to give my thanks to all those who have shared their thoughts, priorities and perspectives.