Values, Vision & Mission


The City Council of the City of West Richland sees itself as a values-based organization with beliefs and ideals shared by its members. We have a shared belief that values exert a major influence on the behavior of our Council and serve as broad guidelines in all situations.

The West Richland City Council's values are:

  • Cooperation
  • Creativity
  • Diversity of Opinion
  • Honesty and Candor
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Personal Accountability
  • Public Input
  • Respect
  • Trust

Vision Statement

West Richland is a growing city where family values and community responsiveness are important. The city should grow in a balanced way to produce a safe and inviting community having good residential and recreation alternatives and a healthy economic base.

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of West Richland, in partnership with our citizens and public and private entities, is to:

  • Provide a safe, healthy, and welcoming city where people choose to live and raise a family;
  • Promote and support economic vitality that strategically positions the city to be as independent and flexible as possible in meeting current and future service levels demands;
  • Provide high-quality customer service, innovation, a positive work environment, and a commitment to excellence that serves the needs of our citizens;
  • Seek continuous citizen involvement through transparency in government policies and practices thus ensuring citizen support of the city's strategic direction.