Vision, Mission, and Values

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Vision Statement

We strive to create a safe, healthy, welcoming city for all our diverse community members: residents, visitors, and businesses. We envision a future that honors our shared history and respects our environment as we seek equitable access to opportunity for all.

Mission Statement

We work to enhance the quality of life for Livermore community members by providing safe, accessible public amenities, promoting economic vitality and innovation; and embracing collaborative civic engagement, all while providing high quality services in a courteous, responsive, fiscally sound manner.


We adhere to an ethical standard of fairness, honesty, and equitable treatment in the performance of our duties on behalf of the community, to achieve our shared vision of excellence.

Commitment to Equity

We understand and value our roles as members of a larger community. In recognition and respect for our community at large, we strive to view all issues through an equity lens, which means to be deliberatively inclusive as we make decisions.

Strong Public Service Philosophy

Outstanding service to the public is our standard. Courtesy and respect are extended to all community members. Our goal is to exceed expectations.


We understand our roles as employees and elected officials of the City of Livermore. We accept responsibility for our actions in performing these roles and seek to hold each other accountable for them.


As a team of City employees and elected officials, we work collaboratively, which helps us find the most effective and innovative solutions to address challenges facing our community and our organization.

Commitment to Quality

We are committed to providing responsive and quality service. We strive for excellence by finding thoughtful, innovative, and practical solutions in service to the community.

Commitment to Continuous Improvement

We strive to continuously assess and improve our methods of service to increase equity and effectiveness, in an environmentally sound manner.

Adopted September 27, 2021