Current Strategic Plan 

The Strategic Plan for 2018-2019 was approved by City Council on March 20, 2018. The Iowa City Strategic Plan outlines the primary areas of focus for 2018 and 2019. Additional projects, initiatives and policy matters that are not specifically mentioned in this document will be carried out or have been addressed throughout the years as appropriate. The City Council identified the following as their strategic planning focus for 2018-2019:

The Strategic Plan intends to foster a more inclusive, just and sustainable Iowa City

  1. Promote a strong and resilient local economy
  2. Encourage a vibrant and walkable urban core
  3. Foster healthy neighborhoods throughout the City
  4. Maintain a solid financial foundation
  5. Enhance community engagement and intergovernmental relations
  6. Promote environmental sustainability
  7. Advance social justice and racial equity


Former Strategic Plans