Economic and Residential Development

Attract a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options in order to achieve a more balanced tax base and add appeal to our city.



Promote efficiency and responsible use of natural resources to preserve our city’s beauty and enhance quality of life for current and future residents.


Connect with Shawnee residents to encourage public input and community involvement from a diverse segment of citizens. Encourage and support volunteer efforts and contributions of individuals and groups that lead to the betterment of our city. Look for ways to ensure that ALL citizens are welcomed and valued.


Continue to offer a wide variety of cultural and recreational programs and special events in well-maintained parks and facilities. Ensure that kids have safe places to play and explore and support walking and biking opportunities in Shawnee.