The purpose this Strategic Plan is to identify the issues most important to Gunnison residents, which the City of Gunnison will work towards addressing in the next one to five years. This Plan will provide alignment and focus to addressing those critical strategic issues. The City Council, based on input received from a community survey, students, focus groups, and during City Fest, identified four broad strategic priorities that include:
- Infrastructure and Safety
- Public Engagement
- Affordable Housing
- Economic Prosperity
The Ohio Avenue Beautification is based on the City Council's Strategic Plan regarding Economic Prosperity and implementation of the Gunnison Vibrancy Initiative, a conceptual design was approved in October for Ohio Avenue based on public input that was garnered from multiple public meetings, walking audits, and design charettes. This project will provide a safe and aesthetic pathway from the Western campus to Main St.
The IOOF Park Enhancement is based on the City Council's Strategic Plan regarding Economic Prosperity and implementation of the Gunnison Vibrancy Initiative, a conceptual design was approved in August for IOOF Park based on public input. This IOOF scoping process included a series of rendering ideas from landscape architects for repurposing the park with intimate space functions for informal public gathering and organized public events.