Strategic Plan

The Village of Lombard has approved a Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2024. Strategic Plan Cover Opens in new window

The plan is a blueprint and guide for Village operations that focuses on identified, clear and collective goals. As an organization, the Strategic Plan has been adopted to help prioritize resources and facilitate management decisions that target these desired outcomes. As a community, the Strategic Plan provides a shared vision for Lombard and a basis to identify, evaluate, and communicate progress on results.

The 2021-2024 Strategic Plan consists of five strategic priorities, identified as greatest importance to the Village of Lombard over the next three years, as follows: 

  1. Financial Sustainability
  2. Economic Development
  3. Communication & Community Image
  4. Operational Excellence
  5. Well Maintained Infrastructure

2023 Strategic Plan Update

On April 13th, the Village of Lombard held a special Board of Trustees Meeting where Village staff provided a detailed and comprehensive update on the progress of the 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. Village staff presented a detailed overview, including a thorough analysis of each strategic priority, outlining key achievements and challenges. Staff also provided a comprehensive analysis of the data and metrics used to track progress towards the identified objectives, highlighting areas of success and those requiring additional work. 

To review the information presented, please refer to the Village of Lombard Priority and Initiatives Updates presentation (PDF).

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Strategic Plan Summary

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Associated with each priority is a set of desired outcomes, key outcome indicators, and performance targets, describing expected results and how the results will be measured. The plan also includes strategic initiatives that will be undertaken to achieve the targeted outcomes. 

The implementation of the Strategic Plan by the Village will span over three years. Ensuring the alignment of the Strategic Plan with the Village’s budget process, capital improvement plan, important policy decisions, economic development initiatives and public safety priorities will all be key measures of success.

Request a Presentation

If you have any questions or comments on the plan or wish to schedule an informative presentation for your organization, please email