Lakewood Values


City Council Mission Statement

Lakewood: Quality lifestyle fostered by a transparent government.


City Council's Commitment to Citizens

The Lakewood City Council will:

  • Act with honesty and integrity to communicate openly; 
  • Promote an inclusive environment for all citizens; 
  • Continually evaluate the purpose and scope of government and adjust programs as appropriate; 
  • Recognize that a quality staff is fundamental to quality services;
  • Be progressive and innovative while respecting the traditions of the community and honoring our neighborhoods' values; and
  • Focus on quality results by investing in the appropriate level of programs.


Core Community Values

  • Safe Community
  • Open and Honest Communication
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Education and Information
  • Quality Transportation Options
  • Quality Economic Development 
  • Physical & Technological Infrastructure 
  • Quality Living Environment 
  • Community Sustainability