Strategic Priorities

Council’s Strategic Priorities 2019-2022

On December 2, 2019, Grimsby Town Council approved strategic priorities for the remainder of the 2018-2022 term.

The priorities are centred on preserving and enhancing the distinct character, natural setting, heritage and culture that make Grimsby special.  The priorities list 22 initiatives under seven themes to advance the Town to 2022 and beyond:

  1. Responsible Development – Encouraging development that reflects the aims and priorities of the community.
  2. Business Attraction, Growth and Retention – Fostering a vibrant business environment in Grimsby.
  3. Accountability and Transparency – Building trust and confidence in the Town’s operations and services and establishing a strong reputation for the corporation.
  4. Transportation and Road Safety – Providing safe and efficient transportation options throughout Grimsby.
  5. Heritage and Culture – Protecting, preserving and enhancing Grimsby’s distinct heritage and culture.
  6. Environment – Protecting and preserving Grimsby’s unique natural setting and becoming a municipal leader in sustainability.
  7. Community Amenities – Providing adequate and quality amenities for Grimsby’s growing population.

Full version of the strategic priorities document.

2020 Accomplishments 

In 2020, along with Council’s strong leadership in setting a clear direction and providing the financial support in the 2020 budget to advance Council's Strategic Priorities, staff were able to initiate twenty-two (22) strategic priorities while simultaneously providing substantive community support in response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.

Take a look through the 2020 Accomplishments presentation (PDF) to see what happened in your community in 2020. Highlights of the Towns accomplishments are displayed in the 2020 Accomplishments Infographic

The 2020 Accomplishments were presented to Committee of the Whole on January 11, 2021. Download the Council Report and Appendix (PDF). 

These materials are available in alternate format upon request.

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