The Western Reserve Plan will focus on these 12 key areas:
- Metropolitan Government:
Implementing a practical strategy for creating a functioning, county-wide metropolitan government.
- Entrepreneurship and Job Growth:
Establishing Greater Cleveland as a center of entrepreneurship and job growth.
- Downtown Cleveland:
Designing a place-based development strategy which recognizes the centrality of downtown Cleveland to the region as a whole.
- Human Service Needs:
Aligning and coordinating both public and private resources around our most pressing human service needs.
Identifying education, from early childhood forward, as the central factor in individual and community success.
- Health and Wellness:
Embracing a health and wellness culture which mirrors the excellence of our major medical institutions.
- Economic Inclusion:
Incorporating economic inclusion as a guiding principle in our economic development strategy.
- International City/Younger Generations:
Branding our metropolitan area as an international city which harnesses the energy of our younger generations.
- Foreclosure Crisis:
Adopting a collaborative approach to the foreclosure crisis- from prevention to restoration.
Honoring the service of our veterans by giving them priority in hiring, training and education.
- Public Safety:
Protecting our county by leading a county-wide public safety initiative.
- Good Government:
Creating a culture within county government which implements nationally recognized good government practices and innovations.