City Vision in Action: 5 Years of Impact

GOAL 1: Safe & Secure

2018: Built Fire Station 12. World-class fire accreditation achieved. Conducted City’s first-ever public safety diversity regional forum. Forensic unit and communication division accreditation was achieved.

2019: Hurricane Florence emergency management response and recovery. Launched Police Academy. Formed Domestic Violence Unit.

2020: COVID-19 response and resiliency. 0 fire fatalities for calendar year. Fire strategic plan aligned to Council’s plan. Police complete NIBRs transition, improving data.

2021: COVID-19 response and resiliency. Response to social unrest.

2022: COVID-19 response and recovery. Steady decrease in overall crime statistics through crime reduction strategies. Fire Department awarded re-accreditation by the Commission of Fire Accreditation International.

GOAL 2: Responsive

2018: Developed local Small Business Enterprise business program. Public/private development partnerships for downtown baseball stadium agreement.

2019: Segra Stadium opens. Residences at Prince Charles open.

2020: Business support and technical assistance provided to more than 270 clients by Economic and Community Development.

2021: Choice Neighborhood Planning grant award. Fayetteville Regional Airport Business Development strategy approved. PRM online registration.

2022: Distributed $14M+ of CARES Act funding. Murchison Road Corridor: Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant.

GOAL 3: Today & Tomorrow

2018: Council approved a fee increase to develop a comprehensive watershed master plan that fosters informed decisions for capital. Improvements to Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)

2019: Created downtown master plan to guide future development and design of the heart of the city’s central area. Stormwater master plan. Developed a unified streetlight plan. Implemented a nuisance property ordinance. UDO revisions and manual to improve community development tools.

2020: Drainage assistance program unanimously approved by council. 2040 Comprehensive land use plan and future land use map completed. Paid on-street parking program approved.

2021: Street pavement preservation improvements, increased efficacy. CARES Act funding projects. MetroNet master service agreement. $70 million private investment for fiber build-out and move to gigabyte.

2022: Downtown Urban Design plan. Stormwater master plan: first tranche ARPA projects. Intergovernmental coordination and grants. ADA Transition plan with 85% of identified low barriers removed.

GOAL 4: Desirable Place

2018: $35 million Parks & Recreation bond projects move forward. FAST Transit Center opens. Adopted pedestrian masterplan to improve walkability.

2019: Groundbreaking held for construction of the ‘Senior Center West’ and Skate Park. Grand openings for 5 new splash pads. Awarded $1,521,514 in Community Development Block Grant funding and $835,404 for Home Investment

2020: Rowan Street Skate park completed. Transformational terminal renovations begin at airport. Elevated conversation on combating poverty across City in parternship with Pathways For Prosperity. Central City Trail master plan authorized. Added 20 bus shelters, 8 benches and 24 ADA-accessible bus stops. 29 single family homes were constructed in partnership with Habitat. More than $412,000 collected for Tree Preservation Fund.

2021: Bi-weekly recycling implemented. Fayetteville Beautiful success. RAPID program launched. Council approved homeless day center. Council adopted Affordable Housing master plan. Parks and Recreation master plan adopted. Lake Rim pool opened.

2022: Emergency Rental Assistance Program allocated $11.4 million assisting more than 2,500 households. Homeless day center moves forward. Limb and Bulky collection improvements. RAPID team cleaned 500 tons of trash. Westover & Bailey Lake Dog Parks, Gilmore & Honeycutt Splash Pads.

GOAL 5: Financially Sound

2018: Named most innovative city in the nation by Governing Magazine for Cafe Conversations, E3 Summit, TRACstat. Excellence in Performance Management from ICMA.

2019: Distinguished Budget presentation award from Government finance officers association. City council adopted a high performance and open data resolution guiding organizational development.

2020: ERP project planning. Earned certificate of excellence in performance management and distinguished budget presentation award.

2021: Employer of Choice framework moved forward: Department Action Plans. ERP project moved forward.

2022: Employer of Choice initiatives. Implemented Transit drvier pay plan. Employee COVID pay bonus. ERP solution (HUB project). New City Weapons Ordinance.

GOAL 6: Collaborative

2018: Conducted first-ever social capital survey for the community in collaboration with multiple stakeholders and partners. Launched transparency and accountability website. Citizen survey and Cafe Conversations.

2019: Developed City internship program.

2020: Council instituted Millennial Council. City website completed.

2021: Can Do Carolina: Fayetteville Cumberland Collaborative Branding Committee community branding initiative.

2022: e-news and council recap videos. Premier customer service program. City SPIRIT initative. Developed Citizen Advisory Board. Ft. Bragg kiosk planning. City “Can Do” Branding implemented. FayFixIT and City Call Center improvements.