Capital Improvement Planning Workshop Offered

The North Central Regional Planning Commission will host an educational workshop about the benefits of and process of Capital Improvement Planning for Local Government. Capital Improvement Plans (CIP) act as long term guides that provide a schedule of construction or

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Certified Asbestos Inspections Available

The NCRPC offers Certified Asbestos Inspections to governmental entities and private property owners. “Cities need to know that by rule they should have commercial buildings inspected prior to demolition,” Carol Torkelson, NCRPC Housing Director, says. “We have an inspector on

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Celebrate the Chisholm Trail

Great festivals and celebrations took place in the north central Kansas region this month. Lincoln, Palmer, Chapman, Clyde and of course Abilene all had grand undertakings. Throughout the next year the Chisholm Trail will be remembered and celebrated from Abilene

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Are You Planning for the Future?

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Is your local government planning for the future? A capital improvement plan (CIP) helps a local government take a critical look at itself, identify what is good, what could be improved and what opportunities for new projects exist. The CIP

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KANSASWORKS Connects Employers, Job Seekers

KANSASWORKS is seeing Kansas relocation and employment interest from many sectors, both from within the state and outside of Kansas. In order to assist in the important connections between Kansas employers and job seekers, employers and community organizations alike are

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Rural Voices Contest Still Going Strong after 10 Years

The NCRPC is once again offering the Rural Voices Youth Contest for high school seniors in North Central Kansas – marking ten years since the contest began. The contest was created to give a voice to youth in North Central

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A New Look at Entrepreneurship

ELI Workshop

Several NCRPC staffers recently spent a day learning about the Entrepreneurial Mindset. The day provided a new look at what entrepreneurship means and how important the early phase of “searching” is to business development. The curriculum, the Ice House Entrepreneurship

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