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Applications ready for economic development board
icy main Jan. 2020
Ice on Main Street Great Bend, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. - photo by Daniel Kiewel

The newly formed non-profit organization Great Bend Economic Development Inc. is now accepting applications to fill its five-person Board of Directors. Following a thorough application review, two positions will be selected by the Great Bend City Council with priority given to sitting council members, two will be selected by the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce, and those first four Directors will then select the remaining at-large member.

The application and a copy of the Board Member Duties and Functions can be found on the City of Great Bend website,, and the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce website, Applications are also available here. .Anyone with an interest in economic development is welcome to apply.

Applications for this new board will be available beginning Sept. 30 and will be due by noon on Monday, Oct. 21. Completed applications may be dropped off at City Hall, 1209 Williams St.; Great Bend Chamber of Commerce, 1225 Williams St.; or emailed to