• Climate change adaptation: making sure that the Keys remains a strong and viable place for families to live, even as global climate change impacts our environment. 

  • Affordability: making sure that the Keys remains affordable and making sure that our workforce is able to survive. 

  • Quality of life: making sure that our public infrastructure, systems of governance, and cultural heritage are strong and support our community the way they should. 

  • Good governance: ensuring honesty, transparency, and accountability while representing the needs of the community.