Vision & Goals
Each summer, City Council engages in a strategic visioning and goal setting process to identify short-, mid-, and long-term goals for the City. This process establishes priorities for the community and focuses the City’s resources on those issues that are most vital to residents, ensuring that West U continues to be recognized as one of the best places to live in the country.
Policy and Management Agenda for 2021 – 2022:
Policy Agenda: Goals of City Council, to be advanced primarily at the policy level through the discussion and decision-making of Council.
Management Agenda: Goals of City management, to be advanced primarily by the City’s professional staff at the direction of Council.
Goal 1: Financially Sound City Providing Superior Services Valued by the Community
|Non-Profit Organizations Contract Review||Diversifying and Expanding Revenue Options|
|Overview of Third Party Contracts & Overtime|
|Emergency Notifications System Review|
|IT Network Upgrade Planning|
|Financial Software/ERP System Upgrade|
|Automated Meter Reading Customer Connection Upgrade|
|5-Year Financial Plan Development|
|American Rescue Plan Funding|
Goal 2: "Best in Class" City Infrastructure and Facilities
|Facilities Master Plan||Completion of Buffalo Speedway Replacement|
|Poor Farm Ditch Improvements Evaluation||For-Profit Trainers Policy Review|
|Stormwater Detention Options Review|
|Capital Improvement Bond Proposal|
Goal 3: West U Quality of Life - A Great Place to Experience and Live
|Community Greenspaces Expansion Evaluation|
|Senior Services Overview|
Goal 4: High-Performing City Team Producing Results for the West U Community
|Community Engagement Strategy||Succession Planning Program Implementation|
|City Government Transparency Overview|
Goal 5: Best Residential Suburban City in the Houston Metro Area
|Sustainability Task Force Report|
|Intergovernmental Partnerships Review|
Virtual Gate Completion
Wastewater Treatment Plant Security Cameras
Traffic Safety Lower Speed Limits Signs
Water Distribution System: Water Line Replacement
Booster Pumps Replacement
Police Department 80-Ton Chiller Replacement
Water Line for Law Street: Easement and Installation
Inflow & Infiltration Project – Plugging Lines
Automated Weir Cleaning System
Wastewater Treatment Plant & Floodwater Protection
Citywide Street & Drainage Improvements – West Side: Award Contract for Preliminary Engineering Design
Citywide Street & Drainage Improvements – East Side: Award Contract for Preliminary Engineering Design
Server Room HVAC Replacement
Quality of Life
Huffington Park Improvements
Judson Park Improvements
Recreation Center Pool Deck Replacement
Landscaping Update: Edloe Right of Way Landscaping
WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE 2036
is a Best Suburban Community - Nationally Recognized as a "Best Place to Live"
We are distinguished by
Our Safe Community
Our Outstanding Parks and Green Spaces
Our Access to Exceptional Recreational and Leisure Opportunities
Our Great Residential Neighborhoods
Our Elementary School
WEST U is simply the BEST!
THE CITY OF WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE’S
SPIRIT represents the City’s core values, expectations, and dedication to providing a high level of service to the community. SPIRIT stands for:
WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE SPIRIT
We SERVE the West U Community!
We are PROFESSIONAL!
We act with INTEGRITY!
We produce RESULTS!
We look for INNOVATION!
We work as a TEAM!