The City of North Liberty contracted with Midwest Municipal Consulting, LLC of Ankeny for goal-setting facilitation. MMC agreed to coordinate a process that involved the following steps:
- Solicit recent accomplishments, issues/trends/concerns, potential new initiatives/programs/policies, and suggestions to improve organizational effectiveness from city management staff
- Conduct a preliminary session with department heads
- Conduct a goal-setting session with elected officials
- Prepare a final report
City elected officials held a goal setting work session facilitated by MMC President Elizabeth Hanson on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. In attendance and participating at this meeting were Mayor Terry Donahue and City Council Members RaQuishia Harrington, Chris Hoffman, Annie Pollock, Brent Smith and Brian Wayson. Also in attendance and participating in this session were City Administrator Ryan Heiar and Special Projects Coordinator Angela McConville.
Prior to the council’s goal setting session, a preliminary session with department heads was held on Wednesday, Feb., 26, 2020. In attendance and participating in this session were City Administrator Ryan Heiar, Assistant City Administrator Tracey Mulcahey, Building Official Tom Palmer, City Attorney Grant Lientz, Communications Director Nick Bergus, Fire Chief Brian Platz, Human Resources Director Debra Hilton, Library Director Jennie Garner, Parks Director Guy Goldsmith, Planning Director Ryan Rusnak, Police Chief Diane Venenga, Recreation Director Shelly Simpson, Special Projects Coordinator Angela McConville, Streets Superintendent Michael Pentecost, Waste Water Superintendent Drew Lammers, Water Superintendent Greg Metternich.
This document was adopted by the North Liberty City Council via resolution on September 8, 2020.