Vision, Mission & Priorities
Together we build our future in a friendly place to live, work, play, learn and worship."
- Adopted by City Council on August 18, 1997
"It is the Mission of the Council and Staff of the City of Friendswood to provide the highest level of service to our citizens at the greatest value."
- Adopted: July 9, 1990
- Revised: January 4, 1993
- Revised: August 18, 1997
- Revised: January 12, 2004
Friendly & Safe City: Feeling Safe, Rapid Response
Strong Local Economy: Growing Business Investment
Responsible City Government: Financially Sound, Exceptional Service
Business Vitality City: Development, Redevelopment, Mobility, Environment
Community Building: Diverse Cultures & Leisure
Friendswood operates under the council-manager form of government. Under this system, City Council appoints the city manager, who acts as the chief executive officer of the government. The city manager carries out policies, administers city programs and oversees city operations.
Friendswood is a full-service municipality providing the highest quality of affordable services to meet the needs of its citizens. Master-planned communities and welcoming neighborhoods enhance home values and create a sense of belonging. The community offers outstanding schools, libraries, civic organizations and other resources that make Friendswood a great place to live, work, learn and worship.