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    1. STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BARBER COUNTY Key Issue: Economic Development

    3. Goal 2 Develop and utilize business retention and expansion activities Objective 1 - Using the Kansas Business First program, survey existing business Who - BCD, Inc. and BCF in cooperation with Chambers of Commerce, Leadership graduates or youth When - as soon as possible Objective 2 - Utilize the Microloan program to assist entrepreneurial startups and expansions Who - BCD, Inc.'s microloan committee When plan underway

    4. Goal 3 Develop and utilize business recruitment activities

    5. Goal 4 Maintain Leadership Barber County and YES

    6. STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BARBER COUNTY Key Issue: Tourism

    7. Goal 1 Develop and utilize business recruitment activities

    8. Goal 2 Identify and pursue other ways to promote and encourage travel and tourism

    9. STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BARBER COUNTY Key Issue: Housing

    10. Goal 1 Retain and attract retirees and senior citizens

    11. Goal 2 Investigate housing needs countywide

    12. STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BARBER COUNTY Key Issue: Community Foundation

    13. Goal 1 Explore and investigate possibilities

    14. STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BARBER COUNTY Key Issue: Communication County Wide

    15. Goal 1 Communication County Wide

    22. What Can BCD Do For You? Facilitate tax abatement under the Neighborhood Revitalization Plan. Offer the Micro Loan Program assistance. Explain tax incentives for new and expanding businesses. Find out the answers to your questions or connect you with the people who have them. Help you find available commercial sites Secure available commercial sites.

    23. Barber County Organizations Medicine Lodge Area Chamber of Commerce Kiowa Chamber of Commerce Hardtner Chamber of Commerce

    24. Food & Dining Burger Shack, 424 W. Central Ave Medicine Lodge, 620-886-5752 Indian Grill Restaurant, 301 W. Fowler Ave(US 160) Medicine Lodge, 620-886-3476 RayKies Grill & Dairy, 110 W. Fowler Ave Medicine Lodge, 620-886-5938 Pizza Hut, Hwy 281 Medicine Lodge, 620-886-3784 The Plum Thickett Inn, 1215 Main St Kiowa, 620-825-4218 Whistle Stop Diner, 320 Main St Kiowa, 620-825-4138 Yur Place, 108 E. Central Ave Hartner, 620-296-4477 Buster's, Main St Lake City, 620-886-3256 Dairy Bar Drive In, 603 North 7th Kiowa, 620-825-4525 Gambino's Pizza, 629 Main St Kiowa, 620-825-4233 Sterling's Barn, 4694 SW Rattlesnake Trail, Hardtner 620-296-4670 or -4477 Larson Ranch, 1801 NW Forest City Rd, Medicine Lodge Sterling Catering, 620-296-4670 Simple Simon's Pizza & Taco Tico, North Main, Medicine Lodge 620-866-9963

    25. Area Attractions Lodging Copa Motel W Hwy 160 Medicine Lodge, 620-886-5673 Lodge Inn Hwy 281 North Medicine Lodge, 620-886-3080 The Guest Lodge 505 Miller St. Kiowa, 620-825-4431 Heritage House Bed & Breakfast Hazelton, 620-221-0305 Hardtner Motel 100 North Cherokee Hardtner, 620-239-4292

    26. Area Attractions

    27. Area Attractions Lakes & Fishing Barber County State Fishing Lake County Fairs Barber County Fair Scenery Scenic By-way Project - is now a "Kansas Designated Scenic By-way on US 160 between Medicine Lodge and Coldwater 2 Scenic Overlooks - one on the south side of the road is 6 miles out, and one on the north side is 9 miles out both are west of Medicine Lodge on US 160

    28. Notes on Strategic Planning Session 4/8/04

    29. What We Dream of Seeing in 10 years Branson Atmosphere lots of tourism Increased Baby Boomers Hunters/Fisherman from everywhere Housing Manufacturer New Houses Regional Thinking School Consolidation Regional Airport Senior Population

    30. Things we think have impacted the community (timeline) Things we think have impacted the community (timeline) Sue 2001 Ted Turner Purchase of Land Monte 2001-2 Airport 5 new houses Mick 2002 Kiowa Ag Center/Restaurant Steve Lake we need Marcia Hardware store in Kiowa Hannah Neighborhood Revitalization Mark Barber County Devt initiated discussion and sold them

    31. Discussion of Strengths Good Board Schools Environment Growth Tourism People Transportation Technology

    32. Discussion of Concerns Housing Urban Drain Population Job Opportunities Lack of public recreation Agriculture

    33. Discussion of Issues Long term resources for organization Capital Investment Economic Development Education Committee Negative Attitudes Geographical Conflict Environment (water)

    34. County Information Barber County Weather: Medicine Lodge http://www.weather.com/weather/local/USKS0379 Travel: Kansas Department of Commerce & Housing http://www.travelks.com/ Tourism: Medicine Lodge Tourism http://www.medicinelodge.com/tourism.html Medicine Lodge Indian Peace Treaty http://peacetreaty.org/