Economic Development / Planning & Zoning
The Oswego Economic Development Committee (OEDC) consists of seven members and three ex-offico members. Members are Philip Blair, Chair, Jim Stephens, Matt George, Ryan Bradfield, Don McLeod, Tom Bringle and one Vacancy. Ex-officio members are Daniel Chapman, Mayor; Mark Helt-Commercial Bank; and Karen Williamson-Labette Bank.
If you are interested in starting a new business or industry or expanding an existing business or industry, please give us a call today. We will assist you in anyway we can. We work closely with Pittsburg State University, Kansas Department of Commerce, Board of Tax Appeals, Labette County Commissioners and Oswego Industries to find a solution to your business or industry needs.
Oswego offers a retail business incentive to new retail business owners. To be considered for this incentive, please contact the City Office and ask to meet with OEDC. As various business opportunities arise, OEDC meets with potential business and industry owners to help bring their project to fruition.
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
Seven Members, Meets 3rd Monday, 3 yr Term
The Planning and Zoning Commission prepares, adopts and maintains zoning and subdivision
regulations on all land within the city. The commission prepares comprehensive strategic
planning and advises the governing body on the rules and regulations controlling and restricting
the use of land, location of buildings and structures, regulating the density of development and
dividing the city into zoning districts