Several years ago, the City Council established a set of directives to dictate how it conducts business and created a set of criteria from which every decision should be based on. There are as follows:


Council Vision:

To be a quality residential community balanced with an environment for planned economic vitality.

Mission Statement:

  • Be responsive to the needs of the community
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service in an efficient manner
  • Provide for a safe and friendly community environment
  • Foster economic growth
  • Protect the vitality of neighborhoods
  • Encourage citizen involvement
  • Support and develop arts and culture in Bedford

Top Three Focus Areas:

  • Economic development
  • City Codes
  • Budget

City of Bedford.