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SMITH CENTER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  is an entity of the City of Smith Center, KS.  It was put into effect in January 1, 2001.  It is funded with a 1/2% sales tax.  SCED has an 9 member Board of Directors as outlined in the Bylaws .


To promote, develop and perpetuate the city of Smith Center in order that its citizens, both young and old - both retired and working, thrive and have access to jobs, housing, education, health care, modern communications, transportation, recreation and the arts.

MEMBERSHIPS are maintained with a number of Economic Development and Travel organizations to enable the director to network, become educated on the ever changing role Economic Development plays. This enables the promotion Smith Center and the western Kansas region.


219 S Main
Smith Center, KS  66967
Office: (785) 282-6517
Mobile: (785) 282-0669