Economic Development

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The department is charged with:

  • Creating an environment that will be responsive to the concerns of residents and the development community
  • Improving the quality of life in the City by maintaining and improving the City’s tax base and employment


The primary focus of the Economic Development Department is:

  • Retaining and expanding existing Raymore businesses
  • Assisting new commercial and industrial businesses locating in the City


The department provides support to the following:

  • Mayor
  • City Council
  • Economic Development Host Team
  • Tax Increment Financing Commission


Matt Tapp - Economic Development Director

Raymore City Hall
100 Municipal Circle
Raymore, MO 64083

Office Phone: 816-331-5000
Direct Phone: 816-892-3016
Fax: 816-892-3068

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm