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General Plan

The City of Benson General Plan was most recently adopted in February 2015 and is effective for 10 years.  This is a general, long term, comprehensive plan of the desired direction of the City.  It includes a vision statement as well as the City's goals, objectives and policy statements.  These are all intended to serve as a framework and guide for decision making which impact the City's future growth and development. 

The current City of Benson Vision Statement reads:

"The City of Benson's Vision for the year 2025 and beyond is based on a strong, healthy, self-sufficient community that is diverse in economic and employment opportunities, is attractive to new employers and businesses and faithful to its historic and natural assets.  We desire to achieve a sense of community pride through cooperative among residents, businesses, educational institutions and government.  We strive to construct a variety of modern community facilities to serve the needs of residents and visitors.  Our vision includes an attractive, well-maintained community that is family oriented and friendly, which offers a wide range of goods and services and an array of health, recreational and cultural activities."