The City of Centennial was formed as an intentional community, founded through self-determination.
We’re proud to be regularly recognized as one of the safest cities. With more than 108,000 residents we strive to provide exceptional service to our residents, businesses and those working in our community. We are driven to provide exceptional service. That’s what makes Centennial special.
In 2019, the City Council approved and adopted our Vision, Mission, and Core Values.
Vision, Mission and Core Values
We believe our vision provides a clear and inspirational view of how the community will be known by others.
Vision: The City of Centennial is a connected community, where neighborhoods matter, education is embraced, businesses are valued, and innovation absolute.
Our mission guides how City operations work to fulfill the vision.
Mission: Driven to provide exceptional service to the Centennial community.
Our core values set the standard for the behavior of the organization and illustrate what people can expect when they receive service from or interact with City staff and contract partners.
We live our values everyday and use them to make decisions - big and small.
Core Values: Collaborative, Intentional, Service-Oriented, Innovative
|We work together for a better outcome
||We plan and prepare to be our best
||We put our community first
||We strive for continuous improvement
Our Goals & Strategies
Our goals and strategies provide guidance for the programs, policies, activities, and actions over a time period longer than a single budget that will be put into place to implement the vision.
For the community, a budget also serves as a communications and operations guide for the City by detailing strategic projects, service levels, and programs that fulfill the policy direction of City Council. View the City's budget.
Centennial’s access to an educated workforce, superior infrastructure, and predictable policies provide an environment where businesses flourish.
Through prudent budgeting and investment practices, Centennial demonstrates fiscal responsibility and is resilient to economic change.
Future Ready City Government
Our City government is attentive to the community’s current needs while anticipating change. Centennial is innovative and prepared to leverage technology and resources to benefit our community.
Public Safety & Health
Centennial strives to be the safest City in Colorado and partners with other agencies to ensure access to public safety and health services that meet the needs of the community.
Through intentional planning and community investment, Centennial is a desirable, inclusive community with a lasting built environment, memorable places, and experiences that bring people together.
Transportation & Mobility
Centennial’s transportation network provides alternatives for the safe, efficient, and reliable movement of people, goods, and services.