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.

Council's Strategic Accomplishments

From 2019-2022, Council and staff once again demonstrated that the Town is an agile, high-performing organization capable of delivering excellent public service. Council and Town staff have initiated or completed all twenty-two (22) initiatives outlined in Council’s Strategic Priorities, provided community support throughout the pandemic, and undertook various large scale projects.

Highlights of the Town's accomplishments are displayed in the infographic

A summary of Council's Strategic Priority Accomplishments from 2019-2022 were presented to the Committee of the Whole on August 2, 2022. Feel free to view the summary report or presentation for more detailed information. 

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