Organizational Values for the
City of San Luis Obispo
as an organization, embrace opportunities to improve our services and the quality and
effectiveness of our relationships with the community and our teams. The following values
guide and inspire our efforts.
vision, mission, and goalswe have a sense of common purpose and
direction pursued with passion and translated into concrete actions.
are dedicated to the best use of resources to fulfill identified community goals and
and supportwe recognize that the ability to lead can be found at all
levels and that to create an environment to succeed requires leading by example.
foster open and clear discussion that encourages the willingness to speak up and to
listen, within a framework of respect and understanding.
playerswe encourage effective working relationships within and
between departments and the public to address issues and achieve valuable results.
respect, and trustwe honor commitments, acknowledge legitimate
differences of opinion, and accept decisions reached with integrity.
and accountabilitywe take personal responsibility to do what needs
to be done and report the results in a straightforward manner.
and flexibilitywe are open to change and willing to try new ways to
fulfill the organizations vision, mission, and goals more effectively.
development and recognitionwe encourage and support each employee to
improve relevant job skills and celebrate personal and team accomplishments.
and ethicswe promote public trust by using City resources wisely,
and through consistent fulfillment of these values.