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Strategy and Performance

Mission Statement

The Department of Strategy and Performance leads the development and execution of the County’s strategy, performance management and process improvement efforts to ensure performance excellence and government accountability for citizens, businesses and employees of Arapahoe County.

Performance Management Capability

Arapahoe County is committed to providing the best and most efficient county government services in the State of Colorado. The Department of Strategy and Performance upholds this commitment by leading the County’s strategy, performance management and process improvement efforts. Most notably, the DSP is responsible for the County strategy and performance scorecard referred to as Align Arapahoe.


Why Is This Important?
In an era of tighter budgets, reduced revenues and increased costs, finding ways for government to work better and smarter makes sense, as well as to help keep your taxes low.

Align Arapahoe is our path to continuous improvement. By using performance measures and feedback to monitor progress, Align Arapahoe is helping Arapahoe County to make better program, service and budget decisions.

2014 Performance Highlights

  • Worked with our economic development partners resulted in $106 million in initial earnings added to the local economy.
  • Supported our economic development partners to contribute roughly 20 percent of all jobs added in the County.
  • Offered more services online  to include Residential and Personal Property Valuation Appeal and County Fair tickets.
  • All County Employees are trained on their Emergency Response Plans.
  • All County departments and offices drafted a Continuity of Operations Plan – the first effort of its kind in Colorado – to ensure county services are provided seamlessly to citizens during a natural or man-made disaster
  • Recorded more than 32,418 volunteer hours, which saved approximately
    $731, 025 roughly equal to 16 full-time employees for an entire year
  • Began implementing a water conservation strategy
  • Began to develop an aging strategic plan as the state demographer’s office predicts the population of people over 65 will increase 100 percent over the next
    15 years

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Contact Us
Manisha Singh

Manisha Singh

Strategy and Performance Director

5334 S. Prince St.
Littleton, CO 80120

Ph: 303-795-4630
Fx: 303-738-7894
Relay Colorado: 711

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.