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Clyde Chamber of Commerce 

 Clyde area businesses are invited to join the Clyde Chamber of Commerce which sponsors many of the fun social activities in this community, including the Watermelon Festival, the Christmas Open House, Halloween parade and hayrack ride and the Easter Egg Hunt. Membership is $50 for the year. The Chamber meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at noon at Velma's Lazy B. For more information, contact President Karla Danielson at 785.614.2081.


Tax Incentives Available for New and Improved Property
The Cloud County Neighborhood Revitalization Plan is an incentive program which encourages and rewards local investment in real estate for all sectors – residential, commercial, agricultural, and industrial.  A person or entity that increases the appraised value of their real estate by $30,000 or more is eligible for a 5-year rebate of most the taxes paid on that new investment.  The Neighborhood Revitalization Plan expires at the end of 2014.  If you are thinking about a construction or remodeling project, consider doing so within this time frame.  For more information CLICK HERE.
For detailed information on Clyde's  business district, economic development and employment opportunities, click a link below.
Entrepreneurship Effort Continues in Clyde
Did you know that entrepreneurs operate more than ninety-three current Clyde businesses?  Businesses that make Clyde more livable including downtown retail businesses, service businesses, and agricultural-related businesses all benefit from people with innovative spirits.  Because entrepreneurs are so important to the Clyde economy, it is important to support and promote Clyde entrepreneurs.  The program is themed “Clyde Idea People” and the name was chosen because Clyde Entrepreneurs have long taken great ideas and haven’t been afraid to carry out those ideas.  CLICK HERE to visit the new page of the website dedicated to information on the Clyde Idea People Entrepreneurship Program.
​Best Practices for Managing Residential Rentals
With the increased amount of individuals moving back to Clyde, the absence of housing has not gone unnoticed. The quantity of jobs that have been added around our community have brought us new and returning faces, but why should it be a challenge and struggle for them to find housing? We should pride the fact that so many are willing to move back to their home roots and start a family. With such a high demand for housing recently, it is recommended that if you have a vacant house sitting across the street from you to strongly consider using that space for a rental property. Not only can it benefit you and put more money in your pocket every month, it can also help our community to develop and grow. If you do consider turning that unoccupied house into a rental property, there are some things you should consider in order to protect your property as a landlord and as a tenant. 

If you were unable to attend the Landlord Meeting that was held June 12th with Clyde Idea People and the Housing and Credit Counseling then please CLICK HERE for an overview of what was discussed. If you would like more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at (785) 374-3047 or e-mail us at ruralbusiness@clydekansas.org