Concerns and Issues Governance SWOT Analysis 2011
City Council Development Oriented Wide Experience Background Can Make Major Time Commitments Mayor Has A Major Influence Over City Council Mayor Controls Media via Strong PR Staff Highly Competent City Manager Seen As A Resource And Strong Support To Small Business Gresham SWOT Analysis for CRC Review 11/18/2011 2
High Influence by “Special Elite Interest” to the Exclusion of Normal “Main Street” Interests. Not Problem Solving Oriented Lacks Creative Thinking Limiting Short and Long Range Options Limited “Outreach” by Elected Officials to Neighborhood Community Interests Other than recent Portland Port Authority Partnership Lacks Effective Engagement in Region Gresham SWOT Analysis for CRC Review 11/18/2011 3
Gresham Community Should Stand On Shoulders of the Metropolitan Region and Eastside Sub Region as Leader. Update Long Range Planning and Vision grounded in Citizen Engagement and Influence Champion Open and Transparent Government Work to Win the Jobs War by Recruitment of Family Wage Jobs because as Jobs Go, so does the Fate of our City Cultivate and support entrepreneurs Outreach to citizen community which includes diverse populations in all Neighborhoods Gresham SWOT Analysis for CRC Review 11/18/2011 4
Increased Unemployment and Poverty Decreasing Property Values Elected Leaders Continue to Operate Outside of City and Charter and Council Rules Further Reduction of Cooperation with Adjoining Municipal Jurisdictions and County Agencies Will Undermine Significant Development Increasing Eyesore of Emptying Storefront and Business Establishments Gresham SWOT Analysis for CRC Review 11/18/2011 5
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