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The City of Corpus Christi organization will become the benchmark for all other Texas cities.

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Corpus Christi, Texas is to deliver municipal services which meet the vital health, safety and general welfare needs of the residents and which sustain and improve their quality of life.

As we work to achieve this mission, we will employ fiscal discipline, continuous improvement, first-rate customer service, and straightforward communications. In this work we will tolerate no mediocrity.

Ethical Foundation

• Be honest.
• Be fair. 
• Tell the truth.
• Keep your word. 
• Exercise integrity. 


1. Reaffirm the ethical foundation of the organization.

2. Institutionalize a sound and effective management process.

3. Set realistic expectations regarding services, and continuously improve organizational performance until Corpus Christi becomes the pre-eminent benchmark among Texas cities.

4. Make the financial capacity of the City sustainable.

5. Assure that appointed City leadership is capable and strong.