WE’RE DEVELOPMENT READY

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Edgerton, Kansas approaches economic development uniquely through ElevateEdgerton!, a public-private economic development partnership that serves as the proactive advocate for economic advancement. Since 2013 Edgerton, Kansas has added 11 MM square feet of new industrial development at Logistics Park Kansas City and 3,900 jobs.  Home to a world-class inland port, Edgerton, Kansas is truly a small town community with global reach.  ElevateEdgerton! initiates programs and services that attract and retain business, encourages diverse development through relationship-building to ensure Edgerton remains a pro-business community.

To support the exponential industrial growth, ElevateEdgerton! takes an active approach to attract new investment of commercial and residential development in the community. By building strong partnerships with the business community, ElevateEdgerton! supports the diversification of the community while maintaining a sharp focus on Edgerton’s reputation as a great place to start a business and raise a family.

ElevateEdgerton! works closely the City of Edgerton to advance thoughtful land-use plans, maximizing underdeveloped properties while building future-focused infrastructure improvements. A streamlined development process supported by progressive staff and elected officials, make doing business in Edgerton simple and straightforward.

 

OUR NEXT PRESIDENT

ElevateEdgerton! seeks an experienced, dynamic and results oriented professional to serve as the President of the organization.  The President is the only compensated staff position for ElevateEdgerton! requiring an individual capable of completing tasks, big and small, while maintaining a focus on the goals established by the Board of Directors.  The ideal candidate prioritizes work and deadlines to ensure ElevateEdgerton! is bringing value to its stakeholders.  He/she is financially astute and as experience with fundraising and budgeting.  The candidate will demonstrate experience in economic development using a collaborative and business-friendly approach.

The ideal candidate is an excellent verbal communicator with frequent presentations to broad and diverse audiences.  Equally important is the candidate’s ability to demonstrate outstanding listening skills.

Please here to download the Recruitment Brochure, full position description and instructions on how to apply. Any questions may be directed by email to Ms. Leslee Rivarola, RR Municipal Advisory Services, at rrmunicipaladvisory@gmail.com. The position will remain open until filled.  First résumé review will begin Monday, October 30, 2017.

 

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

ElevateEdgerton! also initiates programs and services to attract and retain business, encourages diverse development by partnering with allies to execute a four-fold strategic direction.

EASILY CONNECT TO THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Edgerton is home to Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC).

Because the City of Edgerton has a growing economy, is centrally located, offers a business-friendly environment, has competitive tax rates with a developed and evolving infrastructure, contribute to the reason LPKC is in our backyard.

BNSF Railway’s $250 million state-of-the-art intermodal facility located to Edgerton in 2013. As the anchor of the 1,700-acre master-planned industrial complex, the 443-acre intermodal facility is spurring economic development and creating thousands of new jobs in a city with just 1,700 people.

LPKC is a competitive option to optimize the global supply chain. Visit www.logisticsparkkc.com.

PERFECTLY POSITIONED

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The City of Edgerton has a population of 1,671 and is located in the southwest corner of one of the most affluent counties in the country, Johnson County (county code JO) Kansas, in the Kansas City metropolitan region, the center of the United States. Click here to learn more.

LCC Training for Successee-splashpagegraphicsworkforcepic-v2

The community and region surrounding LPKC offer an ample workforce supply and to meet the training needs of current companies and to fulfill the employment needs of future companies located at LPKC, several public and private partners have joined forces to create the Learning & Career Center (LCC) at LPKC. Click here to learn more.