Every two years, the city of Charles City has a open conversation about the area’s goals going forward. This conversation usually pools the elected officials and city staff’s ideas for the future. This time, the city also polled the community about what they think the focus should be.
According to City Administrator Steve Diers, 250-plus citizens took the survey and the most frequent responses were about the old KMart building.
Diers says there were many other responses as well:
Using this input, the city council held a goal setting meeting this last week. The council settled on:
Diers says these bi-annual goal setting meetings help the council picture where the city is going in the future.