Council Priorities

Council Priorities for the Term of 2014 – 2018

The 2014 – 2018 Council wanted to have a clear focus on the County’s strategic directions and to provide a solid foundation for the municipal budget. Following are some of Haldimand County Council’s Corporate Strategic Priorities.

Growing our Local Economy by Creating Economic Opportunity

Making expenditures and taking action to support the strengthening of the economic base of the County.


  • New infrastructure investment to allow growth
  • Urban re-development which generates assessment growth and/or retains existing business/industry
  • Tourism enhancement

Community Vibrancy & Healthy Community

Investing in high quality sustainable services that promote the well-being of communities and contribute to the betterment of the quality of our natural environment or the health of residents.

Corporate Image & Efficient Government

Making change and investments that will result in a visible, positive image for the County by providing a more accessible, more efficient or more cost effective local government for our residents.

Strategic Organizational Improvement Process

The County has embarked on a strategic organizational improvement process. A number of initiatives have and continue to be undertaken in this regard. The implementation of the approved Corporate Business Model and the Corporate Priority initiatives put structures in place to ensure:

  • That key corporate initiatives that will continue to move the County forward in achieving its three key objectives are part of business practices
  • That Council is kept informed of major initiatives on an on-going basis, and
  • That there is an alignment between budget allocations and proposed work.