Explore the highpoint of Nebraska
If you are looking for a perfect place to start a new business, Kimball might be that!
Kimball is more than just the rural standard when it comes to economic growth. Working in Kimball also brings the best aspects of living in a small town; zero commute, low cost of living, plus a warm sense of community and high civic engagement. Folks here make the time to engage resources and community connections that truly make them happy!
Missile Silo Project
We are preparing for the installation of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD). This is the modernization of the ICBMs which are currently maintained and operated by the 90th Missile Wing at FE Warren Air Force Base. America is investing $86 billion into this upgrade and the Air Force has chosen Northrop Grumman as the primary contractor to deliver this important project.
PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR EIS
The public is invited to review and comment on the Air Force’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) Deployment and Minuteman Ill Decommissioning and Disposal.
Northrop Grumman and the Air Force
Northrop Grumman and the Air Force will be in need of all types and sizes of local business to support this lengthy project. Businesses include local restaurants, gas stations, auto repair, tire replacement up to and including machinery, heavy equipment repair and storage facilities. These are just a few of the many businesses they will need assistance from. If you are interested in signing up as a supplier/vendor, no matter how small or large your business, please complete the Supplier Information Form on the Northrop Grumman site by clicking the link below.
Community for Kids
This is a project that the City of Kimball and Western Nebraska Community College are working to provide a satellite daycare/pre-school center here in the Kimball Community. This project is ongoing. Stop by here for more updates!
LB840 Loan Program
LB840 Loan Program verbiage (the definition of the Kimball Economic Development Program encompasses the plan in its entirety; including program renewal, funding and the execution of the plan. “The Program” shall also encompass any project utilizing funds for the purpose of providing: direct or indirect financial assistance to qualifying retail and non-retail businesses; the payment of related costs or expenses; the operations of the revolving loan fund; projects that partner with the Community Development Agency or Forward Kimball Industries or any other formally established ‘development based’ organization and individuals for the demolition, construction and renovation of commercial and residential properties; related administrative expenses including a full time director, support staff and associated administrative expenses; marketing; or any other ancillary project or promotion such as tourism or value added agricultural endeavors.
These funds are derived from the collection of the ½ cent sales tax collection; Community Development Block Grant ‘reuse’ funds; principal and interest receivables; regional, state or federal grants leveraged with local funds; contributions naming the Economic Development Program as the benefactor; balance of funds not yet expended from any original Economic Development Program previously in place; City of Kimball funds that City Council authorizes for utilization for “The Program”; or any other funds either private or public (including bonded or non-bonded) that have been designated for use by the City of Kimball for “The Program”.