WINONA COUNTY VALUE STATEMENTS Work Culture - We are responsive to our co-workers. We will respect each other’s dignity and recognize each other’s merit. We will feel free to make suggestions for improvements. We will provide opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. We will allow a flexible environment within the framework of our mission. We believe in operating as a team. Customer Focus - We believe in a ‘single point of contact’ information service to all customers. We will treat all internal and external customers with respect and in a courteous manner. We will provide efficient services. We believe all co-workers will have an understanding of all functions of County government. We believe in promoting Winona County Departments and the types of services provided. Organizational Effectiveness - We will be proactive in developing partnerships with other departments and agencies to avoid duplication while providing the best possible service to our internal and external customers. We will maximize the use of all available resources in a cost effective manner without sacrificing the quality of services. Citizens - Citizens will have easy access to services from knowledgeable and responsible employees. Citizen feedback, through any method of participation, will be valued within the process of improvements. All County employees and elected officials will demonstrate professional integrity in all business relationships.