Strategic Direction

Mission Statement

The Town of Lexington exists to efficiently and effectively provide essential public services for its citizens, businesses, and visitors. The Town further strives to preserve its identity and character, promote recreation and the arts, and support excellence in education; thereby ensuring a vibrant future for the Town.


The Town's vision is to be a great place to live, work, play and visit in a clean, green, safe, thriving, economically sound, easily accessible and inviting community.


  • Accountability: Taking responsibility for decisions and accurately reporting plans, actions, and results.
  • Community: Fostering a healthy environment that promotes harmony, trust, and unity.
  • Integrity: Being honest, ethical, and dependable.
  • Responsive: Listening, caring, and acting promptly and appropriately.
  • Service: Meeting needs in an efficient and positive manner to ensure a safe and pleasant town.
  • Vision: Anticipating, planning, and preparing for a successful future.