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School Bond Issue Passes

11/16/17-November 8, 2017  BY Dewey Terril Voters have approved…  READ MORE read more

New EDC Director Officially Arrives in Junction City

01/06/17-New EDC Director officially arrives in Junction City Derek…  READ MORE read more

Governor’s Council Director Takes New Position Stan Ahlerich will continue to serve the Department o

12/07/16-The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisor’s Executive Director, Stan…  READ MORE read more

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In a global race, running to win.

Excellent location, logistics, and incentives are central reasons why pace-setters like Foot Locker have chosen Junction City/Geary County for distribution.  High-capacity, low-cost utilities are  helping business and manufacturing reach growth targets faster.

Gas: Scaled for service and optimal costs. Kansas Gas Service (KGS) has been known by different names over its 100-year history, customers have always known that service, abundance and affordability are assured. The largest gas distribution utility in Kansas, KGS is a division of ONE Gas, Inc., one of the largest publicly traded, 100%-regulated natural gas utilities in the U.S. This means the best of both worlds for KGS customers: Local commitment combined with national quality control.

Electricity: Stellar reliability and strategic business support. The largest electric provider in Kansas, Westar Energy puts power on the line when you need it.   Their energy centers generate more than 7,000 megawatts of electricity and delivers to customers in east and east-central Kansas. With a staff of more than 2,400 employees, amped up attitude toward service, an outage line that can handle up to 30,000 calls per hour translates into reliability and low costs. Powered by natural gas and wind, using an innovative wetland approach for scrubber discharge, Westar Energy is also a green leader and a powerful partner for your business, providing billing and rate analysis, conservation tips, power factor analysis, and sales tax audits.

Abundant and affordable municipal water: Tap into clear advantages that include a 10 million-gallon capacity (5.5 million available capacity), a 2.3-million-gallon storage capacity, and a 5.5 million water/sewer treatment capacity.

Telecommunications: Advantages up and down the line. As home to two high-volume call centers, Junction City/Geary County understands the critical nature of today’s telecommunication needs—and we deliver. While the call center technology here is second to none, other top-flight business advantages include dedicated, symmetrical data speeds as well as metro-Ethernet hosted voice systems, VPNs, managed Wi-Fi, IPV4 and IPV6, static IPs, and classless inter-domain routing blocks.


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School Bond Issue Passes

11/16/17-November 8, 2017  BY Dewey Terril Voters have approved a bond issue to help fund a new Junction City High School. The vote on Tuesday…  READ MOREread more

New EDC Director Officially Arrives in Junction City

01/06/17-New EDC Director officially arrives in Junction City Derek Smith, 1/5/2017 The Daily Union, Vol 156, No. 87, Page 1 New Economic Development Commission Director…  READ MOREread more

Governor’s Council Director Takes New Position Stan Ahlerich will continue to serve the Department o

12/07/16-The Governor’s Council of Economic Advisor’s Executive Director, Stan Ahlerich will take a new role as Executive Director of Workforce and Innovation at the Kansas…  READ MOREread more

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