Increase the quantity and quality of homes for purchase or rent within the price range of our average citizen through better promotion of current incentives. Target: A 5% increase by 2020 (approximately 650 homes).
February 11, 2016
Goal 2 - Objective 1A
Improve the mentoring programs for youth to include enhancement of one-on-one mentoring through existing agencies.
Target: Increase the amount of youth being mentored by 10% by 2020.
Goal 2 - Objective 2B
Expand leadership programs - Increase access to leadership type programs that may offer more accessibility to community members.
Target: Increase the number of people who complete these programs by 5% by 2020.
March 10, 2016
Goal 4 - Objective 1C
Prepare for the 2017 Solar Eclipse and the expected influx of tourists that will come to Christian County. After the Eclipse has occurred, provide a report to the community reviewing the economic impact. Target: Report by 2018.
April 14, 2016
Goal 3 - Objective 1A
Continue to support the Hopkinsville Public Transportation system through initiatives including but not limited to marketing and expanding the service as is deemed necessary. Target: Serve 15,000 rides per year by 2020.
Goal 3 - Objective 2B
Continue the work being done to revitalize the downtown area with an emphasis on creating neighborhoods that appeal to residential and business activities. Target: ongoing
May 12, 2016
Goal 1 - Objective 2A
Improve access to Pre-K education across racial and economic lines. Studies have shown that a student’s readiness before Kindergarten affects their educational attainment. Research and implement programs that would ensure parents of young children understand the importance of and have access to Pre-K education for their children. Target: Complete research by 2018 and implementation by 2020.
June 16, 2016
Goal 2 - Objective 3A
Develop a targeted marketing approach to raise the level of community pride. This may be done through publicly comparing our community to others but is not limited to this tactic. Engage traditional and non-traditional advertising as part of this tactic. Target: Measure results on a yearly basis through the Community Perception Survey and show improvements with special attention to the questions concerning community pride.