MOTTO: COMMITTED TO A CLEAN, SAFE, AND BEAUTIFUL CITY FOR ALL TO ENJOY
MISSION STATEMENT:  CODE ENFORCEMENT IS COMMITTED TO FORMING PRACTICAL PARTNERSHIPS WITH CITIZENS, WHICH INCLUDES THE MUTUAL GOAL-SETTING PROCESS AIMED AT ADDRESSING PUBLIC HEALTH, PHYSICAL DECAY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES THROUGH THE PROVISIONS OF EDUCATION, INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC, AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF CITY NUISANCE AND REGULATORY ORDINANCES.
GOAL OBJECTIVE ACTION PLAN IMPLEMENTATION
PROJECTED ACTUAL
Goal 1  Administrative and Physical Personnel Transfer
Objective 1.1  Wrriten Job Classification Specification Develop detailed, written Police Department job classification specification for Code Enforcement Officer I/II/III. 12/8/2004
Provide copy to City Manager, Personnel Director and Chief of Police 12/8/2004
Objective 1.2  Fill Vacant Code Enforcement Officer PositionIncrease and Improve Quality Hiring Increase visibility of recruitment and hiring process to bring manpower up to full staffing levels. 1/31/2005 1/24/2005
Conduct Police Department hiring process, to include background investigation, to ensure highest quality of applicant is hired. 1/31/2005 1/24/2005
Objective 1.3  Coordinate Physcial Transfer Coordinate details of physcial transer with Community Development Director  12/10/2004
Ensure all personnel, office equipment and vehicles physically transferred to Law Enforcement Center. 12/15/2004
Objective 1.4  Coordinate Administrative Transfer Submit Personnel Actions Forms to Personnel and Finance Department. 12/15/2004
Ensure payroll / budget transfer. 12/22/2004 Ongoing
Discuss transfer of Code Enforcement budgetary accounts 1/31/2005 Ongoing
Issue Police Department equipment, ID Cards, SOP Manual, radios, access cards, etc. 12/16/2004
    Update computer system / network access 12/22/2004 1/24/2005
Goal 2  Enhance Organizational Performance
Objective 2.1  Communications of Goals/Direction Continue training on community policing, teamwork, cooperative problem solving and change. 1/31/2005 1/25/2005
Provide training on Police Department  and Code Enforcement Division policies and procedures. 1/31/2005 1/25/2005
Objective 2.2  Decision Making Methods Review division's mission, goals & objectives statements with all employees annually. 12/31/2005 Ongoing
Study feasibility of reorganizing division work schedules based on community needs. April, 2005
Instill sense of enthusiasm for adopting a solution-oriented teamwork approach to problem solving. Ongoing Ongoing
Objective 2.3  Improve Calls for Service / Complaint Management Establish complaint telephone hotline in E911 Communications Center 12/15/2004
Create Code Enforcement web page on the Police Department website with provisions for submitting complaints online. 12/22/2004 1/7/2005
Publicize non-emergency numbers. 12/10/2004
Develop full-color bilingual brochure on common code violations. 12/10/2004
Enhance existing complaint tracking / management system for better accountability. 12/31/2004 1/25/2005
Objective 2.4 Improve Ward Inspections Assign personnel to each of 6 Police Department zones to provide better coordination and increased concentration of Department resources in a given geographical area. 12/31/2004 Not feasible
Establish inspection tracking system / daily activity reporting system. 12/31/2004 1/25/2005
Begin systematic and cyclic approach to inspections of each and every street in the city. April, 2005
Objective 2.5 Training Continue professional development through Georgia Association of Code Enforcement training programs and conferences Ongoing Ongoing
         
Goal 3  Partnership With the Community to Enhance The Quality of Life and Resolve Concerns
Objective 3.1  Maximize Citizen Satisfaction through Partnerships Weekly Reports to Chief of Police and City Manager Ongoing [First due 12/20/2004]
Increase the number of contacts of department leadership with citizens through citizen meetings and positive media exposure. Ongoing Ongoing
Improve community and business education through the use of various forms of communications such as newsletters, mailings, the media, meetings and the internet. Ongoing [First newspaper interview 12/17/2004]
Objective 3.2  Maximize Citizen Commitment to Partnering with Police Increase the number of citizen volunteers (Clean Community) Ongoing Ongoing
Increase citizen involvement in Ward Cleanups Ongoing Ongoing
Coordinate with City Council members Ongoing Ongoing
Objective 3.3  Partner with other Government Agencies to Address Concerns Nuisance abatement. Ongoing [Mark Inn, 12/15/2004]
Develop interagency problem-solving teams to work on projects such as neighborhood enhancement. Ongoing Ongoing
Increase use of Court-ordered Community Service workers March, 2005 February, 2005
Obtain grant funding for demolition of condemned properties. March, 2005 Ongoing
         
Goal 4  Crime and Disorder Prevention and Reduction Through Proactive Problem-Solving Strategies
Objective 4.1  Prioritize, develop and implement powerful abatement, enforcement and investigative strategies Develop tailored patrol strategies through increased use of statisitical analysis. March, 2005 Ongoing
Continue use of complaint/violation mapping to aid in tracking and deployment. March, 2005 Ongoing
    Compile and prioritize list of chronic problem properties and violators for concentrated enforcement action.  March, 2005 Ongoing