Mission Statement & Core Values

Mission Statement

The City of Red Wing is dedicated to creating, preserving and enhancing the quality of life for all.

Core Values


We will strive to provide responsive customer service that exceeds expectations.


As leaders, we will generate new ideas and continually seek more efficient ways of doing things while strongly encouraging employees to reach their full potentials.

Strong community connections

We will continue to improve upon communication with community partners with shared goals.

Environmentally Conscious

We will make decisions that preserve and protect the environment to the highest feasible degree.


In our everyday operations, we will treat everyone with a high level of courtesy and dignity.


Each of our responsibilities will be carried out with the level of honor and accountability in a manner that inspires public confidence.

Open and Engaging

We will deliberately seek out all sides of issues and encourage multi-faceted participation from all segments of the community.


As ambassadors, we will represent citizens and the organization with pride and enthusiasm.