Mission Statement

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To be responsive and accountable to our residents by providing innovative and high quality government services in a transparent, cost effective, equitable, professional and courteous manner to enhance and protect the health, welfare, and safety of those who live, work and visit Missoula County.


Missoula County is committed to providing community leadership and setting the standard by which other local government organizations measure their progress and success.


We work actively to achieve the following:


To have each employee demonstrate excellence in public service and embrace the highest standards of ethics and integrity.


To meet and exceed our citizens’ expectations by engaging people and communities in developing innovative solutions to challenges.


To be a diverse, learning organization that partners with others to enhance the quality of life in Missoula County.


To provide desired local government services in the most transparent, efficient, and effective manner of any American community.


To encourage and value citizen communication, input, and involvement in governing so that residents are proud to live and work in Missoula County.