Mission, Vision & Values

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Mission Statement

The City organization is dedicated to providing an efficient, effective and responsive government for the citizens of Kilgore consistent with our city's history, culture and unique character. We recognize our citizens as our greatest assets, and we will serve as role models by anticipating and providing for the needs of the community through quality service, innovation and leadership for today and in the future.

Vision Statement

Kilgore strives to be a safe, clean, well-maintained and affordable City. We value strong moral character, solid family values, and our rich history and culture. We embrace innovation, well-planned growth, and a strong business-friendly environment in which opportunities abound for employment, education, culture, entertainment, tourism, and recreational enjoyment. 

Values Statement

Public Service is our purpose. It is why we are here.

Our Values

  • Accountable
  • Communicative
  • Family Oriented
  • Fiscally Responsible
  • Friendly
  • Innovative
  • Proactive
  • Trustworthy
  • Visionary