Clay County Economic Development Council

The Clay County Economic Development Council works to attract, expand and retain business in Clay County, Missouri, and promote a positive economic development climate.


The Clay County, Missouri, Economic Development Council is a partnership of area businesses and civic leaders. The council’s goals are to attract new business and retain existing business and industry, support business expansion for Clay County and promote a positive economic development climate. For startup and existing businesses in Clay County, the EDC provides: Economic development information regarding commercial and industrial sites, demographic statistics and tax comparisons.

The Clay County EDC offers the following opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs to engage in the community:

  • Civic and Legislative Affairs: Monitor and promote legislation that maximizes well-being and opportunities in Clay County

  • Events and Membership: Design and direct special projects

  • Northland Education and Business Alliance: NEBA members promote business and education partnerships to help create a world-class workforce in the Northland

  • Quality of Life: Enhance business and employment in Clay County by promoting quality of life resources

  • Doniphan Dialogue Committee: Provide resources to improve leadership skills

Connect with us at one of our events.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Missouri Business Issues
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City (Specialty)
  • Small Business Policy

Business Planning

  • Demographic/Census Data

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Tax Services

  • Tax Credits
  • State Tax Credit Information

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Contact Information
Julie Lewis
7001 N Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64118
(816) 587-1996