About Us

OUR MISSION
The City of Walnut Creek, working in partnership with the community, is committed to enhancing our quality of life by promoting:

  • A positive environment where people can live, work and play;
  • A vibrant local economy to enhance and sustain long-term fiscal stability; and
  • A progressive workplace where dedicated employees can make a difference.

OUR VISION
A balanced community meeting tomorrow's needs while protecting the quality and character we value today. We strive to accomplish this by:

Enhancing the quality of community living, providing:

  • A safe, attractive community
  • Protected natural resources and quality neighborhoods
  • Diverse cultural and recreational opportunities
  • Desirable balance of opportunities for living, working and playing
  • Responsive and user-friendly City services
  • Housing to meet diverse community needs
  • Programs and services that meet community needs
  • Safe streets and efficient transportation systems
  • Reliable and effective infrastructure
  • Citizens engaged in actively shaping our collective future

Promoting a vibrant local economy, including:

  • A spirit of partnership with the community
  • A thriving, first-class and varied regional business center
  • A safe, accessible and attractive physical environment

Being an employer of choice by:

  • Creating an exciting, fulfilling and accountable work environment
  • Supporting creativity, innovation and risk taking
  • Promoting learning and growth opportunities
  • Attracting and retaining employees who are committed to excellence and service
  • Actively recognizing and appreciating individual contributions

OUR VALUES

We aspire to achieve our mission and vision by incorporating those values that help our community and each of us to realize our highest potential emphasizing:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity