Here's this month's news wrap-up from the Clay County EDC:

The City of Liberty

The City of Liberty is the County Seat for Clay County, Mo. An award-winning school district, significant employment presence, character of the community, and master planned developments in cooperation with multiple municipalities are the kind of attributes and activities that make the area successful.

The City of Liberty is one of the EDC's Top Level members who provide the largest support toward our efforts maximizing economic wellbeing and opportunity in Clay County.

Look North Set for Saturday, Oct. 23

The EDC’s annual Look North Award Dinner Saturday, Oct. 23 will include recognition of the 2021 Look North Award and other highlights. Read More.

EDC's Big 4 Continues Progress

The strategic plan is under way with work on the 587 Project and more. Read More.

NEBA Career Speakers Off to Great Start

EDC affiliate the Northland Education and Business Alliance held its first Career Speaker event to help area students hear about Northland opportunities. Read More.

William Jewell College Earns National Recognition

The Liberty college was recently honored in the annual U.S. News survey of the nation's best colleges. Read More.

Governor Names EDC Member to Police Commission

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has named Dawn Cramer to the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners. Read More.

SBA Rates Offer Long-Term, Low Interest

The most recent SBA 504 Loan rates are 3.245 percent for 10-year loans, 3.324 for 20 year loans and 3.422 for 25-year loans.

For further information, contact Midwest Small Business Finance at (816) 468-4989 or visit

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Clay County Economic Development Council
7001 N Locust ST, Gladstone MO 64118

Phone: (816) 468-4989 • Fax: (816) 587-1996