UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Biennial Goals & Initiatives

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To advance the City's vision, every two years the Williamsburg City Council identifies and adopts new strategic objectives for City government. Biennial Goals, Initiatives and Outcomes (GIOs) provide an expression of City priorities, as specific and measurable as possible, covering a two-year period.

This is the City's current GIO document  GIOs for 2019/2020 (PDF)

 GIO workshop W&M GIO workshop Stryker Michele

Photos from the September 2018 GIO workshops at W&M's Sadler Center and the Stryker Center. 


Previous GIOs:

2017/2018 Goals, Initiatives and Outcomes (PDF) final assessment not completed as yet

Final Assessment of Goals Initiatives and Outcomes for 2015-2016 (PDF)

Final Assessment of Goals, Initiatives & Outcomes for 2013/2014 (PDF)

Final Assessment of Goals, Initiatives & Outcomes for 2011/2012 (PDF)

National Citizen Survey results 

For more information, please contact the City Manager's office,, or 757-220-6100.

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