The three defined goals under the 2018-2022 Strategic Principles and Priorities are:
City of Choice
Elgin will be known as a top city for people to live, create opportunities, grow their families and businesses and enjoy visiting year-round.
Safe and Healthy Community
Elgin will provide a clean, healthy community where people are safe and enjoy access to amenities that support a high quality of life.
High Performing, Financially Stable Government
Elgin will deliver high quality City services with the greatest value for its residents and businesses.