STRATEGIC RETREAT FOR A PLANNING COUNCIL
What should be our strategic focus for the next 2 years?
In 2017, this question was especially significant, given our client’s recent changes in leadership, a loosely defined strategy inherited from the 2015 strategic retreat, and a range of significant planning issues facing the region. At their biennial strategic retreat, they needed to agree on the key issues to be the strategic focus for the next 2 years.
Thurston Regional Planning Council: TRPC is a council of governments comprising decision-makers from 21 jurisdictions in Thurston County, WA. The council and its staff are chartered to foster the region’s livability through planning in information sharing on topics such as transportation, growth management, and environmental quality. Visit TRPC.
- Council Member Interviews
- Electronic Survey
- Retreat Agenda
- Retreat Facilitation
- Summary Report
- Understanding and agreement on primary and secondary issues for the next 2 years.
- A strategic framework (Goals, Strategies, Actions, Performance Indicators) to guide work planning and fund raising for the next 2 years.
- Creative solutions to one immediate issue facing the Council.