Community values

Darien Selectmen Adopts Statements of Vision, Mission and Community Values

Vision Statement

Adopted by the Board of Selectmen on July 11, 2022

The City of Darien seeks to innovate thoughtfully, protecting the city’s landmarks and natural resources while providing opportunities and services that benefit all of our residents.

Mission statement

Adopted by the Board of Selectmen on July 11, 2022

The Town of Darien strives to consistently provide high quality, high value services to its residents, ratepayers and visitors.

Community Values ​​Statement

Adopted by the Board of Selectmen on July 11, 2022

Darien’s sense of community is rooted in residents who respect each other, welcome diversity in all facets of life, and are engaged in our wider society. We value fairness, equity, inclusiveness and dignity for all. We insist on a culture of respect and recognize that words and actions matter. The Board of Selectmen seeks to continually improve programs and services that are accessible to all, as well as environmentally and fiscally sustainable. The Board of Selectmen is committed to ensuring the city is a safe and healthy place to live, work and raise a family.


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