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It takes a team to grow the local economy and the partnership of the public and private sector helps support the growth of new jobs and the attraction of capital investment which benefits us all.

Success By The Numbers:
2019 Progress Report

790 Businesses Assisted
38 Projects Completed
311 New Jobs Created
$ 48.4 M Capital Investment

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Phase 1 Re-opening Guidelines Released

Phase 1 of the Eastern Jackson County recovery plan has been released. The goals of the plan are to protect the health and safety of Jackson County residents, facilitate a safe start and transition to economic recovery and support all people and communities. Read more

Ronson Manufacturing Making Plans to Expand Into Former Retail Space on 24 Highway

By Mike Genet - The Examiner In addition to a planned industrial park in the Little Blue Valley, the city of Independence could also issue industrial bonds to help facilitate Ronson Manufacturing’s move to the former Kmart building at Missouri 291 and U.S. 24. An ordinance to issue $6.15 million in bonds and approve the

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