Mission & Core Values


Our vision is to serve the residents of Hamilton County by providing the best and most responsive county government in America.


Our mission is to provide efficient service of the highest quality, and to deliver county services equitably.

Core Values

Care: We care about our community.

We care for the people, organizations, environment, and animals within our community, including the safety, security, and stability of our community. We collaborate with those in our community. We celebrate being inclusive and demonstrate a sense of belonging. We are positive and helpful in our interactions. We are respectful. We demonstrate kindness in our interactions with our community.

  • Caring
  • Collaborative
  • Inclusive
  • Positive and Helpful
  • Respectful
  • Kind

Commit: We are committed to serving and providing for our community with integrity.

We demonstrate accountability and fiscal responsibility to our community. We are customer / client focused. We embrace the diversity of our community. We are ethical. We are leaders in our community. We are transparent in the delivery of services to our community.

  • Accountable/Fiscally Responsible
  • Customer / Client Focused
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Ethical
  • Leadership
  • Transparent

Enhance: We seek opportunities to enhance how we serve our community.

We adapt to the needs of our community. We are creative in the execution of our work. We embrace technology. We are proactive and show initiative. We are continuously learning and working towards professional development. We are strategic and seek solutions.

  • Adaptable
  • Creative
  • Embrace Technology
  • Proactive
  • Learning & Development
  • Strategic / Solution Seeker
Hamilton County BoCC Kudos Banner - Care + Commit + Enhance Logo with six multicolored teardrop shapes with white circle center filled with icons for residents, children and families, business and organizations, employees, visitors, and environment