Mission Principles

Our Mission

To improve: the health, safety and welfare of our citizens, the strength of our economy and the quality of our environment.

Our Operating Principles


Teamwork: we collaborate, share resources and problem-solve together.

Integrity: our actions follow our words.

Commitment: we have a strong sense of ownership and we are all responsible for outcomes.

Excellence: we are proud of our quality services and our continuous improvement efforts.

Innovation: we are open to new ideas and methods of providing service.

Mutual respect: we display positive regard and value the ideas of others.

Our Management Philosophy

Public Service Focus: we must always remember that we are in existence to deliver quality public services that enhance the quality of life in our community.

Performance: we must constantly strive for excellence and high standards by challenging old methods and offering creative solutions

Our People: We must value the commitment, knowledge and creativity of our employees.  Employees work best when they have:

  • A shared sense of purpose
  • A common set of principles
  • A voice based on an abundance of information
  • An opportunity to generate and share new knowledge.

Our Vision

Montgomery County is a nationally recognized leader in all of the services that we provide.

Montgomery County is a preferred employer, diverse in its workforce, accepting of differences, where individuals can reach their maximum potential.