City of Lakewood Vision Statement

Our VISION for Lakewood is a thriving, urban, South Puget Sound City, possessing the core values of family, community, education, and economic prosperity.  We will advance these values by recognizing our past, taking action in the present, and pursuing a dynamic future.

The City Council’s VISION for Lakewood at its 30 Year Anniversary is a community:

  • Inspired by its own sense of history and progress;
  • Known for its safe and attractive neighborhoods, vibrant downtown, active arts and cultural communities;
  • Sustained by robust economic growth and job creation;
  • Recognized for the excellence of its public and private schools, and its community and technical colleges;
  • Characterized by the beauty of its lakes, parks and natural environment;
  • Acknowledged for excellence in the delivery of municipal services;
  • Leveraging and embracing of our diversity; and,
  • Supportive of Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), Camp Murray, service members and their families.

– Lakewood City Council, Adopted Oct. 19, 2015