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Vision, Performance & Successes

Together the following initiatives will help align new and existing administrative processes to increase operating efficiencies and organizational effectiveness that will clearly define and focus our energies on our objectives by leveraging the talents of Council, Staff and the Community:

Strategic Plan and Directions

Seguin Township's Strategic Plan has identified the 3 Key Strategic Directions (3E's) which the community, volunteers and the organization will focus on in order to achieve our Vision.

  • Environment (Natural, Visual and Social Environment).
  • Economic Vitality.
  • Efficient and Effective Service Delivery.

The Official Plan and Zoning By-law for Seguin Township were approved by Council in 2006 with final Ontario Municipal Board approval on October 22, 2007. The Community Vision has been developed through the Official Plan process. A review of the Official Plan and Zoning By-law will occur in 2012.The Mayor, Members of Council and Staff will be responsible to monitor our results as we progress and chart our Successes. Our team effort will contribute to the achievement of positive results and will actively move our Corporation forward along the Strategic Directions toward our Vision.

Our Community Vision

The Community Vision has been developed through the Township's Official Plan process.

The distinctive and unique identity of Seguin Township comes from the beauty and tranquility of its northern Ontario setting, its 186 lakes of all sizes and character, the vast forested areas, and its beautiful rivers and wetlands. Seguin Township is a place where residents enjoy safe living, scenic beauty and an active community life. The community recognizes the unique physical attributes of Seguin Township and is passionate about preserving the Township's small rural and waterfront character. The preservation and enhancement of these features, while keeping pace with the diverse needs of the community, is a principle tenant of the Township's Vision.

Seguin Township's vision is to achieve a community that is sound financially, supportive of appropriate employment opportunities, protective of the 3E's and preserves the unique natural heritage features of the area. The intent of the Vision is also to diversify and create a more vibrant local economy through collaborative partnerships with existing businesses and adjacent municipalities and through proactive efforts to attract new industries and services.

Our Municipal Vision

Seguin Township is recognized as a dynamic and progressive Northern Municipality delivering efficient and cost effective services to our Citizens within the community's economic framework through a team of friendly, skilled and valued people.

Our Corporate Values

As a Corporation, our Township believes in the following values:

  • Teamwork.
  • Communication.
  • Citizen Focus.
  • Innovation.
  • Participation.
  • Trust and Respect.
  • Service Delivery.
  • Transparency.

Our Employee Values

As a Corporation, our Employees believe in the following Employee Values Statement (PDF):

  • Support success in partnership.
  • Effectiveness of innovation & teamwork.
  • Growth through knowledge & experience.
  • Understanding uniqueness.
  • Integrity in everything we do.
  • Nurture & respect our natural environment.

Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP)

The Municipal Performance Measurement Program MPMP is a performance measurement and reporting system that promotes local government transparency and accountability. It also provides municipalities with useful data to make informed municipal service level decisions while optimizing available resources. All Ontario municipalities are required to report MPMP efficiency and effectiveness measures for services provided by their municipality.