To understand where we’re going, you have to understand where you’ve been, Gardner City Administrator Cheryl Harrison-Lee told city council members and special guests during a visioning workshop on Jan. 14.
“I learned early on if you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there,” Harrison-Lee said.
The council began the process of developing a visioning and strategic plan for the city last September.
City officials are currently in the process of appointing 18 citizens who will serve on a Citizen Visioning Committee. The committee will be tasked with improving the focus and direction of the city by implementing a mission statement, vision and strategic plan; and assisting in changing the attitude and culture of city hall to become more business friendly; and accepting and focusing on growth.
(Read more: Gardner News)