Through innovative and dynamic leadership, the City of Manitowoc will effectively manage public resources to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of the entire community by:
Embracing the arts, humanities, and cultural diversity
Fostering opportunities for economic growth
Protecting the safety and well-being of the community
Providing a welcome atmosphere for our citizens and visitors
Serving the needs of the community with respect and dedication
It is the vision of the City of Manitowoc to be a friendly, culturally diverse, and economically vibrant community that embraces the arts and humanities and that preserves the best of small town life on the lakeshore, including health, long life, beauty, comfort, and safety.