Mission Statement

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Our mission is to exceed expectations of the people of Walnut. We collaborate with the community to enhance our civic pride.

Walnut is a place where small town values are respected and blended with contemporary ideals. It is a community that considers the lessons of the past, understands current and future realities, and shares a sense of cultural belonging. These are the core values celebrated on the eve of the City’s 50th anniversary with our mission statement.

We will exceed expectations by:

  • Delivering an excellent level of service
  • Striving to be educated and well informed
  • Rewarding innovation
  • Seeking new cost efficiencies
  • Preparing Walnut for the future


We will collaborate by:

  • Encouraging open discussion
  • Responding to residents with courtesy
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • Providing clear directions for people using our services
  • Building teamwork among employees                                                                                    


We will enhance civic pride by:

  • Ensuring the City is well maintained
  • Promoting Public Safety
  • Offering superior facilities and programs
  • Creating opportunities for Walnut families
  • Honoring the City’s history
  • Supporting a prosperous business environment
  • Recognizing achievements