Vision, Mission, Values

The Board of Supervisors adopted at its June 17, 2009 meeting new vision and mission statements along with a set of core values for County government.

The text of the new vision, mission and core values is as follows:

Vision Statement
It is the vision of the government of Caroline County to recognize the need for an enriched community while respecting our history and embracing our future.

Mission Statement
The government of Caroline County exists to serve the people of Caroline County in a professional, progressive and cost effective manner so all our citizens may enjoy a protected quality of life and appreciate our diversity through openness and citizen participation.

Core Values
Caroline County government is dedicated to excellence in public service. Its public servants shall be known for their professionalism, knowledge, dedication and willingness to go the extra mile to help people.


  • Committed to responsive, quality service, delivered with timeliness, courtesy and fairness.
  • Individually and in teams, always accepting responsibility for our behaviors, actions and results
  • Treat others with respect, be tolerant of differences, use good manners, be considerate of the feelings of others
  • Maintain a positive attitude in all we say and do
  • In word and deed to each other and to our community
  • Act with honesty and fairness and always strive to do the right thing
  • Be good neighbors to our community, maintaining an environment of friendliness, helpfulness and hospitality
  • To be the best in everything we do. Provide efficient and effective services for county residents and businesses