Welcome to REAP

Welcome to the Regional Economic Area Partnership (REAP). REAP is comprised of twenty-eight city and county governments in nine counties of South Central Kansas, including Butler, Cowley, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, McPherson, Reno, Sedgwick and Sumner, as well as multiple associate members. These jurisdictions and partners have voluntarily joined together  to guide state and national actions that affect economic development in the region and to consider and adopt joint actions among member governments that enhance the regional economy.

Legislative and Policy Priorities

REAP advocates for state investments and encourages strategic public policies to create jobs and grow the economy in South Central Kansas.

The members of REAP focus on issues of common concern that drive the regional economy including transportation, water, energy and workforce development.

The 2015 Legislative and Policy Priorities are now available!  Click here to download the infographic.

Upcoming Projects and Events

The 2014 REAP Annual Report is now available!  Click here for a PDF downloadable version.

The REAP Executive Committee will meet on May 7, 2015, at 11:30 a.m.

The REAP Regional Water Conference is scheduled for May 21, 2015 at Newman University! Registration is now open, sign up here!  To view the preliminary Agenda click here.