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Strategic Goals & Objectives

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Department Goals

Human Resources (2022-23)
Goal# Goal Title Goal Type Goal Progress Goal Text Status Updates V2040 Strategies Objectives  
15 Implement a Revised Employee Handbook Current FY In Process 2020-21: An initial review of the entire handbook has been completed by HR and City Manager. Edits are currently being incorporated into a revised draft of the handbook. 2021-22: Implement a Revised Employee Handbook2022-23: An initial review of the entire handbook has been completed by HR and City Manager. Edits are currently being incorporated into a revised draft of the handbook. Initial draft has been completed. A second review is currently in process. Efforts have slowed due to recruitment demands and other employee related priorities. 2023-24: The entire review of the handbook has been completed. Revisions have been incorporated. A review of the revised draft is currently in process.
54 Incorporate City Manager changes and complete formatting In Process
55 Forward to Department Heads, Union, and CIS for final review and feedback Not Started
56 Review feedback - incorporate changes where appropriate Not Started
57 Finalize handbook and formatting Not Started
58 Develop rollout communications (management, employee, and volunteer) Not Started
59 Print hard copies and place online Not Started
60 Compile volunteer packets Not Started
61 Load handbook on SafePersonnel for all employee distribution Not Started
62 Communicate rollout and distribute handbook to employees Not Started
63 Obtain signed acknowledgement forms from all employees Not Started
517 Calendar meetings with City Manger for handbook review Completed
 
17 Implement a Revised Citywide Performance Management Process 2-5 Years Not Started 2020-21: Ongoing effort. Reviewed the NeoGov module for Performance Management. Attended a demo with City Manager to review this product and determine if it fits the Citys needs2021-22: Ongoing effort. Reviewed the NeoGov module for Performance Management. Attended a demo with City Manager to review this product and determine if it fits the Citys needs2022-23: Ongoing effort. A demo of the NeoGov Perform module was viewed by City Manager, HR Director, Police Chief, Social Media/Special Projects in late 2022. Quote for the module was requested and received. I hope to be able to move forward with implementation in 2023.2023-24: Ongoing effort. A demo of the NeoGov Perform module was viewed by City Manager, HR Director, Police Chief, Social Media/Special Projects in late 2022. Quote for the module was requested and received. I hope to be able to move forward with implementation in 2023.
84 Phase II - Implementation Not Started
86 Train management staff on new process and forms Not Started
109 Rollout communications to management and employees Not Started
110 Implement Not Started
 
18 Implement Revised Safety Handbook Ongoing In Process 2022-23: CIS Safety Handbook is being reviewed and modified for City of Newport processes, procedures, and contacts. This project is on hold due to staffing and workload demands.
111 Calendar meetings with Safety Officer through August 2020 to complete review of the draft handbook sections In Process
112 Finalize handbook Not Started
113 Develop rollout communications (management, employee, and volunteer) Not Started
114 Print hard copies and place online Not Started
115 Load handbook on SafePersonnel for all employee distribution Not Started
116 Communicate rollout and distribute handbook to employees Not Started
117 Obtain signed acknowledgement forms from all employees Not Started
 
20 Implement Revised Citywide Safety Program Ongoing In Process 2020-21: Ongoing effort.2021-22: Ongoing effort.2022-23: Ongoing effort. Work is nearing completion for a city-wide respiratory protection program being implemented. Efforts begin in 2021 and continued in 2022 for a city-wide Equipment Training program. A cross department team to include HR, Safety, Parks Maintenance, Public Works, and Operations are meeting regularly to determine equipment used within the city and what training is needed for each type of equipment.
128 Phase II - Implementation In Process
129 Train management staff on new process and forms Not Started
 

Council Assigned Goals (2022-23)

Goal# Goal Title Goal Type Goal Progress Goal Text Status Updates V2040 Strategies Objectives  
69 Foster an inclusive organization and community that embraces diversity in ethnicity, race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, self-identity, and perspectives consistent with our slogan "The Friendliest". Ongoing In Process F5 
396 The City commits conducting outreach for prospective candidates to diversity City staff as well as membership on City committees, boards, and panels to ensure that all community voices are represented in discussions in City policies. HR In Process
559 Provide diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training to employees and volunteers. HR Completed
560 Collaboratively develop means for culturally competent and inclusive communications. HR In Process