Forward Lafayette promotes a positive vision for the future of Lafayette and serves as a platform from which we enable constructive dialogue and actions to achieve this vision.
- Civic engagement by citizens, government and community institutions.
- Public spaces that are both creative and functional.
- Transportation options that increase connectivity and accessibility.
- Public education that produces high quality, equitable outcomes.
- Resiliency through big ideas implemented on a local scale.
- Community safety enhanced by shared accountability and strong personal relationships.
- Cultural vitality that is nourished by our residents and our investments.
- Fiscal responsibility through measured investments that generate expected returns and sustainable outcomes.
- Decision making that is reflective, agile, transparent and evidence-based.
Fully embraced, these values will serve as the catalyst for Lafayette’s continued transformation into a close-knit community with a high quality of life and unmatched economic success.