BUILDING OUR FUTURE

Another renovation coming to Downtown Wichita Falls

Another renovation coming to Downtown Wichita Falls

Claire Kowalick, Wichita Falls Times Record News A real-estate development company announced Thursday that they have big plans for a seemingly little building on Indiana in downtown Wichita Falls. Ardent Urban Development, with principal developer Steve Dieterichs,...

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Relocation Incentives a win for Wichita Falls

Relocation Incentives a win for Wichita Falls

Taylor Davis, Wichita Falls Talent Partnership Director Since my arrival in April, a common concern from employers regarding their ability to grow is the lack of qualified local talent to recruit and retain for positions at all levels within the business. They also...

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Two WFISD high school options presented

Two WFISD high school options presented

Trish Choate, Wichita Falls Times Record News The two-high school plan that has appealed to Wichita Falls ISD trustees would save nearly $6 million over another option for having two high schools in the district, according to preliminary figures.  The price tag for...

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Success driving expansion and relocation for The Burn Shop

Success driving expansion and relocation for The Burn Shop

Torin Halsey, Times Record News The Burn Shop is expanding and relocating to downtown Wichita Falls at 815 Ohio. Renovations on the space will begin soon.  After only four years in business, the family-owned company is relocating and expanding into downtown Wichita...

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Wichita Falls Awarded with Bronze-Level Designation

Wichita Falls Awarded with Bronze-Level Designation

  On November 21, 2019, the League of American Bicyclists announced that it is honoring the efforts of Wichita Falls to build better places to bike with a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award. The award recognizes Wichita Falls for its commitment to...

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See the Full Strategy

Read the full strategy and come back often to see the latest developments.

Talent Partnership

Develop programs to encourage students to stay in Wichita Falls after graduating to stimulate population growth.

Modern Schools

Upgrade schools through renovation and rebuilds to encourage more families to relocate to Wichita Falls.

MakerHub

Spaces created to develop and create new products, skills or creative thinking. Become a central hub for current spaces.

Bike-Friendly

Achieve Bronze level designation as a bike-friendly city through public education and activities that encourage bike-riding.

Downtown Life

Continue support for Downtown growth through economic development, advocacy and marketing efforts.

SAFB Integration

Continue advocacy efforts, increase community awareness and ties with SAFB through liaison program & education.

Economic Development

Improve & expand communications of available services to businesses  & entrepreneurs.