Core Values

Our core values are truly the heart of who we are as residents of Parma. By understanding these tenets, you can learn more about our goals and ambitions. Our organization looks to these core values as inspiration for its decisions and actions.

Local Pride. The first step to improvement is adopting a positive perspective.

Diversity. Celebrating the mix of culture within Parma.

Innovation. Driving positive community change with novel ideas and technology.

Excellence. We achieve ambitious goals by challenging ourselves to always improve.

Community Support. Buy local. Live local.

Civic Duty. The more people who pitch in the more the community benefits.

“[Effective leaders] don’t glitter like jewels… instead they are rugged and common as a stone.”

                                                                                          – Lao Tzu