Farrell: A City with a 20/20 Vision
“Forging Farrell’s Future”
Farrell: The City with the "right sized" balance of urban and
small town environment.
“The Farrell Pride“
We Care About Our:
- P eople
- R esponsibility
- I mage
- D evelopment
- E xpectations
A safe, clean, vibrant, green, inviting and hospitable living community with an educated, friendly and diverse population who have pride in and take responsibility for their families, neighbors and school system.
GOAL 1: The City of Farrell has finally become “blight free”. Through volunteer
efforts, an aggressive demolition program and various beautification
projects, we have fulfilled our vision of a safe, clean, vibrant, green,
inviting and hospitable living community.
A City with a transparent, accountable and efficient government
providing the necessary services to all its citizens and possessing an
effective communication system for activities and events.
GOAL 2: Enhance communication to the community.
GOAL 3: Effective budgeting process.
GOAL 4: A streamline collaborate government.
A City which embraces, markets and supports the family with ample activities and events for all ages.
GOAL 5: The emphasis on family values is now a priority within the community.
Support programs that address delinquencies, teenage pregnancies, adult
learning and parental training are easily accessible and are promoted in
the community calendar of events and activities distributed throughout
the city, churches, organizations, and various groups.
A City with justifiable pride in its diverse culture and heritage which encourages and promotes development of individual talents and excellence in all activities.
GOAL 6: Veterans Square, the public library, social clubs and the school district
have become centers for hosting multi-cultural, seasonal events
promoting a culturally rich and diverse community with an emphasis on
family activities and fine arts.
A City of citizens with the pride of community to be actively engaged on a daily basis in community revitalization, restoration and development.
GOAL 7: ZERO blighted housing.
GOAL 8: Develop a city park suitable for various activities as well as utilizing
GOAL 9: Develop bike/jog trail along the river.
GOAL 10: Plans for building.
A community which markets and supports opportunities for small
GOAL 11: Signage everywhere: “Business is our Business” or “Farrell is a
business friendly community”.
GOAL 12: A small business center (a resource center) or a small business
alliance with funding sources.
GOAL 13: A Small Business Incubator.
GOAL 14: Diverse businesses built to capitalize on and foster diversity.
GOAL 15: A 20% increase in businesses, a population increase of 2,000, a
heavily trafficked city and a city well lit and full of night time business
A City open to the concept of "consolidation" for the opportunities, efficiencies and enhancements it could bring.
GOAL 16: The endless meetings and planning sessions leading to a consolidation
have finally resulted in “Newcity,” a community consisting of Farrell,
Sharon and Wheatland. Although the vote in each municipality was
not overwhelmingly in favor of consolidation, the majority of
residents supported the creation of “Newcity.” Overcoming all the
obstacles in creating a consolidated community, the new government
is in place and residents, while not forgetting what they were before
consolidation (Farrell, Sharon or Wheatland residents) are embracing