COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

The City of Baytown facilities and offices are open for business. Due to COVID-19 some departments may still be operating in a modified fashion. Please contact the department you plan to conduct business with directly if you have specific questions as to modification to services or location.

We continue to follow CDC guidelines for the safety of our employees and citizens and will keep you updated via social media and other communication channels

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Each year, the Baytown City Council adopts two policy documents.  First is the Council's goals for the upcoming year, which informs city staff as they develop the annual budget.  The second document is a set of policy positions related to state and federal legislative issues.  Each of these documents is listed below:

Legislative Priorities

State Legislative Priorities (86th Texas Legislative Session)

Federal Legislative Priorities (116th Congress)

City Council Goals

2017-18 City Council Goals

2018-19 City Council Goals

2019-20 City Council Goals

Imagine Baytown / 5-Year Strategic Plan

Imagine Baytown was a City project to create a five-year vision for the Baytown community, developed by gathering input from Baytown residents, and the end product that was developed, Baytown's 5-Year Strategic Plan.

Below is a link to the City's Community Scorecard, which allows citizens to track the City's progress towards implementing the strategic plan.

Community Scorecard