City of Trotwood, Ohio, USA (2019)

City of Trotwood, Ohio, USA (2019)

Creating a 5-Year Organizational Strategic Plan for the City of Trotwood

Project Overview

The City of Trotwood is located in Montgomery County, Ohio, approximately 6 miles southwest of Dayton and encompasses 28.4 miles in area. Founded in 1901, Trotwood merged with Madison Township in 1996 to become the largest city area-wise in Montgomery County, and fourth in population. The City of Trotwood is a community long defined by its entrepreneurial spirit and civic pride, governmental excellence and commercial success, and its small-town charm with big city advantages. With a current population of 24,431, this is a growing community with a unique blend of urban, rural and metropolitan areas.

The City of Trotwood has contracted with Future iQ to guide a strategic planning process for the community. The strategic planning process aims at a minimum to include the following:

  • Identification of high leverage strategic goals
  • Equitable inclusion of all strategic planning participants
  • Facilitation of conversations with participants
  • Support of strategic planning participants by facilitating the internal and external environmental assessments
  • Communicating the work of the strategic planning participants and the results of their work
  • Process that is on track, time and budget
  • Ensuring the implementation and evaluation of the plan contains realistic and measurable indicators and metrics
  • Framework for renewal of the vision, mission and core values

Future iQ®'s Role in this Project

    Future iQ has been contracted to guide the City of Trotwood in the process of creating of a new 5-Year Organizational Strategic Plan that involves:

    • Background research and key data review
    • Facilitation of a scenario-based City of Trotwood Future Think-Tank producing Scenarios of the Future Report
    • Extensive community stakeholder engagement
    • Community surveys to include as many community members as possible
    • Data collection and analysis
    • Focus Group to develop strategic goals and priorities
    • Roadmap, key measures and implementation toolkits
    • Five-Year Organizational Strategic Plan