What is a core value?

The City of Elgin's core values influence and guide decisions made by City staff in providing excellent public services. While each of the core values can be distinctly defined, they work together to provide a unified set of principles that serve as an undercurrent in all operations, policy, and programs. 

Our four core values are:



Diversity and Inclusion


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1. Why do we have a Strategic Plan?
2. What is a core value?
3. What are the defined goals?
4. What is an objective?
5. How were the 2018-2022 Strategic Principles and Priorities created?
6. When will the Strategic Principles and Priorities be implemented?
7. Where do I find up to date information?
8. I think something is missing from the Strategic Plan. How do I let you know?