Our Initiatives

2020 Highlights

Supporting Our Largest Economic Generator - Fort Riley & Surrounding Communities

Supporting Redevelopment Opportunities

Regional Plans and Current Implementation Projects

Flint Hills Economic Development District & Plan

Our Region's Most Valuable Designation
District Supported by EDA Funds

The Flint Hills Economic Development District is Our Region's Most Valuable Designation.

Economic Development District Designation = Access to Millions of Dollars to Support Our Region

Flint Hills Regional Council's coordinator role to oversee the regional economic development plan is critical, and no other entity is positioned to assist in this way for the seven-county area.

Regional Economic Development Plan

Flint Hills Economic Development District = Chase, Geary, Lyon, Morris, Pottawatomie, Riley & Wabaunsee Counties

Regional Business Confidence Survey

Regional Economic Development Plan Update

Regional Economic Development Plan

Due September 2021 to Economic Development Administration

Regional Recovery & Resiliency Plan

Chase County Housing Assessment

Chase County Housing Assessment

Assessed More Than 850 Homes in Five Communities

Assessment Report will be Finalized January 2021

Saint George Comprehensive Plan

Steering Committee Meets Every Two Weeks

Housing Assessment Underway

Open House - February 2021

Plan Adoption March 2021

Connecting Businesses to Entrepreneur Consultation

Connecting Businesses to Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship

Providing Interested Business List to K-State for 2021 Spring & Fall Semesters

FHRC Members Are Selecting At Least One Businesses to Participate

Wait List Will Be Created Depending on Level of Interest

Supporting Our Region's Largest Economic Generator - Fort Riley & Surrounding Communities

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Current JLUS Implementation Projects

Military Installation Resiliency

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Smokey Hill Unmanned Aircraft Corridor

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Ogden Comprehensive Plan Update

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Green Valley Transportation Study

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Junction City Housing Assessment

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Supporting Redevelopment Opportunities

Junction City & Manhattan Area Plans / Individual Property Owner Environmental Assessments

JC Area Plan
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100% EPA Funded - $600,000 Grant Award

 

Existing Conditions

Market Analysis

Visioning

Recommendations

Junction City & Manhattan Area Plans

 

MHK Plaza West

MHK McCall Extension

NE Junction City

Individual Property Owner - Environmental Assessments Phase I & II

 

97 Site Nominations

52 Eligibility Determinations

22 Phase I Environmental Assessments

4 Phase II Environmental Assessments

 

Counties Benefitting with ESA I & II So Far

 

Geary County

Lyon County

Pottawatomie County

Riley County

 

Open to All Jurisdictions within FHRC Service Area

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Connecting Entrepreneurs to Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship
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Previous Plan & Project Accomplishments

More Information Coming Soon!