The City of Liberal Economic Development Department is located within the Liberal City Hall at 324 N. Kansas Ave. The Economic Development Director, Cindy Wallace has close to 30 years of economic development experience and is in charge of the program. She reports to the City Manager. The City Economic Development Department focuses on business attraction, retention, expansion, marketing the community, entrepreneurship and workforce development.
The Department works closely with the Kansas Department of Commerce, the Small Business Development Center and USDA Programs, Western Kansas Rural Economic Development Alliance, Great Plains Development and local utility providers. We offer various local incentives and programs such as the Community Improvement District (CID),Industrial Revenue Bonds, Tax Increment Financing (TIF), Workforce Training grants, the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Certified Sites, and Network Kansas programs.
Let the City of Liberal assist you in all of your business needs! We are a one stop shop with other departments such as zoning, permitting, and city utilities located within the City. We welcome your business and encourage growth and development within Liberal and Seward County!