Biggest Little City

City of Reno Vision, Mission, and Priorities


The "Biggest Little City in the World" offers exceptional quality of life, culture and a vibrant, diverse economy.


The Reno city government aspires to be as exceptional as our city is. Our vision is to have a city government that works to enhance our city’s quality of life by listening to and valuing the needs of all citizens. When we can listen to the needs of the people and provide them with the services and leadership they’re asking for, then we’ll have a city government that truly reflects the best qualities of the place we call home.


The City of Reno Government’s mission is to efficiently provide the highest level of service responsive to our community and to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality.


We believe that in order to achieve our purpose, mission and vision, we must:

  • Provide Safe and Livable Neighborhoods
  • Provide Efficient and Responsive City Services
  • Promote a Sustainable and Vibrant Economy
  • Enhance Communication and Community Engagement

Council Priorities and City Innovation:

We've established a cross-department and community represented task force for each priority to evaluate its goals, objectives, tactics and actions. These teams are meeting on a regular basis and brainstorming innovative ideas to make the City smarter and more efficient.

Read theStrategic Plan for FY15/16 

Learn more about ourCommunity Engagement Program

View the Reno City Charter

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