The Vision Statement and Guiding Principles form the philosophical backbone of the plan. The Vision Statement is an aspirational statement about where we want our city to be in the year 2040. The Guiding Principles are broad ideals that we need to aspire towards in order to achieve our Vision Statement.
Find below our Vision Statement and Guiding Principles.
Athens is a welcoming, forward-thinking, and diverse community that celebrates its eclectic college town roots while growing sustainably.
You can click on any of these principles to find more information or to take an online survey about that guiding principle.
8. We will be inclusive for all regardless of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, marital or familial status, religious belief, age, disability, or economic status.