Division of Boating and Waterways Vision Statement

DBW enhances public access and safety on California’s waterways through its partnership with the private sector and local, state and federal government agencies. The Division:

Plans for the future in anticipation of an expanded recreational boating constituency

  • Is alert to the potential for coalitions and collaborative efforts
  • Anchors its operation in teamwork and clear communications
  • Bases management decision on sound information, rational priorities, and an understanding of the public good and needs

Our actions are surrounded by an awareness of “competitive government” precepts:

  • To be of minimum structure and composition to fulfill our mission and goals
  • To provide the most value for taxpayers through cost-effective privatization whenever practicable
  • To reduce red tape and response time
  • To enhance employee training and stimulate outstanding performance