City of Escondido


City Mission

City MissionThe mission of the City of Escondido is to provide quality services that enhance the safety, economic diversity, environment, and health of the community, where our customers and employees can thrive in an atmosphere of courtesy, integrity, and respect.

  • We demonstrate our pride and commitment to our work by being enthusiastic and professional.
  • We provide responsive, quality service while maintaining fiscal responsibility through an open, participative process
  • We provide all services in an ethical, honest, and equitable manner
  • We use available resources effectively and efficiently to strengthen the community's economic and social environment
  • We recognize and embrace the rich diversity of the community and workplace by creating an environment that respects the human dignity of all without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, or physical attributes.


  • Provide high-quality customer service
  • Respect the individual
  • Value diversity
  • Be ethical and honest
  • Be a team player
  • Create and innovate
  • Take ownership