Strategic Planning

Having a strategic focus is one of the core values driving Denton forward as we work to achieve the needs of a growing community by always thinking with the future in mind. Council’s key focus areas, reaffirmed in July 2022, guide these efforts.

  1. Pursue Organizational Excellence and Collaborative and Respectful Leadership
  2. Enhance Infrastructure and Mobility
  3. Foster Economic Opportunity and Affordability
  4. Strengthen Community and Quality of Life
  5. Support Healthy and Safe Communities
  6. Promote Sustainability and the Environment

To bolster transparency, over 100 initiatives are taking place across the organization in support of these focus areas were identified are included on the city’s public-facing strategic plan dashboard. Information on this dashboard is updated at least quarterly.

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Organizational Strategic Map Graphic

Strategic Plan Dashboard

The Strategic Plan Dashboard represents initiatives completed or in progress during the current fiscal year.

Click here to view the Strategic Plan Dashboard

Council Priorities

On a quarterly basis, City staff document the progress of the City Council Priorities, which is also included in the Strategic Plan Dashboard. The status update documents the status, percent complete, and most recent update for each priority project. 

View the Status of Council Priorities (PDF)


On a yearly basis, City staff compile highlights and annual updates to share with residents and businesses at various events. The highlights feature the previous year's noteworthy accomplishments and growth experienced. 

View the 2022 Highlights (PDF)

View the 2023 Highlights (PDF)

Comprehensive Plan

View the Denton 2040 Comprehensive Plan