Vision Statement 3

We are a city that cherishes culture and arts, and we are a tourist destination and a sports and entertainment center for the region.


  • Become a significant destination for arts, sports and entertainment.
  • Gain more public and private support for our local cultural and arts organizations.
  • Make public art part of the community streetscape.
  • Promote tourism.
  • Promote the downtown as a dining and entertainment destination.
  • Encourage programs for local artists.
  • Embrace the arts by incorporating public art in infrastructure, streetscapes, parks, sidewalks, bridges, parking areas and open areas where possible.