After the completion of phase 2, the group had an organized list of all services its employees provide to the Village. They were organized by department and were assigned as either a core or discretionary service. As stated above, the next step was to meet with department heads to review their list one final time. These meeting consisted of reviewing the discretionary items listed and deciding what course of action should be taken on them. The options were as followed:
At the Ad Hoc strategic plan update meeting in July, Chief Brey provided multiple examples to the Village Board of discretionary services that were altered, or are planned to be altered, in one of the ways listed above. All of these modifications were done at the management level and include the elimination of the DARE program, change of policy to not respond to medical assist calls, moving to paperless Record Management System, and the potential to outsource certain Public Works services.