Strategic Plan

The 2018 - 2023 Strategic Plan contains five strategic goals that address our commitment to enhancing community development, demonstrating environmental responsibility, and supporting the current and future needs of our community. Each strategic goal contains objectives and tactical plans that will help us to achieve our Vision.

This Plan, aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, is the roadmap for the delivery of City services and programs and ensures we are deliberately moving forward. It provides the foundation for aligning the City's planning decisions and provides direction for budgets and work plans.

Vision, Mission, and Key Values


Fort St. John will be a flourishing community, where nature lives, businesses prosper, families are active and diversity is celebrated.


To facilitate a community that embraces opportunity, diversity, and sustainability. We do this through the development of innovative municipal services.

Key Values

Transparency - We are committed to share information with citizens
Responsiveness - We are committed to listen to our citizens and work together
Innovation - We are committed to lead
Integrity - We are committed to high ethical and professional standards

Strategic Goals

Goal No. 1 - Enhance community economic development to provide opportunities and sustainability for Fort St. John.
Goal No. 2 - Demonstrate leadership in environmental responsibility through sustainable and effective practices for municipal operations.
Goal No. 3 - Build and manage public assets and human resources that support the current and future needs of the community.
Goal No. 4 - Initiate and foster partnerships that will benefit Fort St. John. Advocate to decision-makers on issues that impact the community.
Goal No. 5 - Actualize downtown Fort St. John as a social, vibrant, liveable hub as articulated in the Fort St. John Downtown Action Plan.