• Economic Development

    MISSION

    To enable quality business retention, expansion and recruitment in Fort Scott and Bourbon County by coordination of the community assets as well as local, state, and federal grants and incentives.

    Our goal is to facilitate business retention and the growth of employment. We accomplish this by working with current employers as well as the recruitment of businesses that improve the quality of life for the citizens of our community.  

    Contact information:

    Bourbon County REDI (Regional Economic Development, Inc.)
    BEDCO (Bourbon County Economic Development Council)

    Rob Harrington, Director
    200 S. Main St., Fort Scott, KS  66701

     (620) 215-0144

    bedco2020@gmail.com

    Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce
    Lindsay Madison, President & CEO
    231 E. Wall St., Fort Scott, KS  66701
    (620) 223-3566

    lindsay.madison@fortscott.com
    Website:  fortscott.com

    The Healthy Bourbon County Action Team's Center for Economic Growth
    A partnership with the
    Kansas Small Business Development Center and KANSASWORKS
    Jody Hoener, President & CEO
    104 N. National Ave., Fort Scott, KS  66701

    (620) 215-5725

    jhoener@hbcat.org
    Websitehbcat.org