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 Economic Development Plan Update

Regional Economic Development Plan

Due September 2021 to Economic Development Administration

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

Explore our in-progress plans and plan updates!

Chase County Housing Assessment

Chase County Housing Assessment

Assessed More Than 850 Homes in Five Communities

Assessment Report will be Finalized January 2021

Ogden Comprehensive Plan Update

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Steering Committee Meets Every Two Weeks

Open House - Completed February 2021

Planning Commission Public Hearing - April 19, 2021

Plan Adoption Anticipated - April 21, 2021

Saint George Comprehensive Plan

Steering Committee Meets Every Two Weeks

Open House - Completed February 2021

Planning Commission Public Hearing - April 15, 2021

Plan Adoption Anticipated - May 13, 2021

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

Joint Land Use Study Update 2017

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Junction City Housing Assessment

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Military Installation Resiliency

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Green Valley Transportation Study

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Smokey Hill Unmanned Aircraft Corridor

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Supporting Redevelopment Opportunities

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

100% EPA Funded - $600,000 Grant Award

 

Existing Conditions

Market Analysis

Visioning

Recommendations

Junction City & Manhattan Area Plans

 

MHK Plaza West

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!