Decision Making

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Wayne County makes a commitment to work with and strengthen both public and private actions that endorse and support these guiding principles.

Decision-Making Process

These principles are part of the decision-making process, they are:

  • Basic tenets to guide Wayne Tomorrow in all circumstances over time regardless of changes in goals, strategies or private / public leadership
  • Bought into by all constituents to drive connectivity between organizations and projects
  • Founded on sound Change Management principles
  • Proven to drive continuous "Goal Achievement"
  • Provides structured way to obtain consensus and/or manage disputes thus utilizing a proven methodology for "always" moving forward

Economic Growth

Economic growth is of strategic importance for Wayne County to thrive in the 21st century. These are the basic tenets that will inform our economic development:

  1. Achieving Sustainability
  2. Embracing Technology
  3. Responsible & Appropriate Development
  4. Emphasizing Our Assets

Life-Sustaining Issues

Wayne County acknowledges the importance of addressing life-sustaining issues of:

  • Communication
  • Energy
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Protecting clean air and water
  • Sourcing food
  • Transportation

Integrated & Nurturing

We recognize that the building of an integrated and nurturing economic and cultural ecosystem that is resilient to economic and cultural shocks is imperative for our ongoing success and sustainability. Change is certain, but as times change the need to remain vital and relevant is a constant.