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Strategic Plan

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen developed a strategic plan for the Town, which was adopted on May 10, 2017.


The Town of Elon builds upon its strong foundation by continuing to ensure a vibrant and progressive community for all residents.


Our mission is to support a vibrant and connected community life by investing and enabling a high quality of life for all residents.

Goals and Strategic Objectives
  • Livable, Connected, and well-maintained neighborhoods
    • Support thriving, diverse, and sustainable neighborhoods where residents are connected, engaged, active, and healthy.
  • Sound Stewardship and Sustainable Services
    • Promote and ensure quality governance, stewardship of public resources, and sustainability of services.
  • Economic Development
    • Ensure there are areas throughout the community where people and businesses make Elon their choice place to live, work, and play.
  • Community Partnerships and Engagement
    • Maintain ongoing, positive, and productive partnerships that acknowledge our interconnectedness and our shared responsibility for the future success of our community.
  • Clean and Green Community
    • The Town organization will strive to be a leader in promoting environmentally friendly policies and practices.
  • Plan for Growth and Open Space
    • Ensure adequate plans are in place to support existing and future development.
  • Getting Around Town
    • Promote wellness, active living, and multi-modal transportation opportunities throughout the Elon Community.