Montgomery County officials say they want to create value by investing in their citizens. Tuesday, they announced the main objectives of their five-year plan.
“Each of these objectives includes a number of strategies that lay out the specific work that will lead us to our desired outcomes,” said Kelly Geers.
- Sustainable Infrastructure: The county will aim to support a vibrant future that creates economic stability, including plans to reinvest in the solid waste facility.
- Economic Stability: Business investment will be encouraged and there will be a focus on supporting small businesses and increasing international investment.
- Thriving Youth: The county will invest in children and hopes to reduce infant mortality while investing in high-quality early education programs and support for youth career services.
- Community Well-Being: There will be continued support for the Community Overdose Action Team (COAT) and a focus on overdose prevention and addition treatment, improved access to food security, and advocate for justice programs.
- Efficient Government: The county hopes to improve recruiting and training for county employees, create a culture of diversity and inclusion, and transform the Animal Resource Center.
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