Office of County Development

Contact Info

Jim Glueck, Presiding Commissioner;
Dennis Ziegenhorn, 1st District Commissioner;
Donnie Kiefer, 2nd District Commissioner;

Office of County Development
P.O. Box 188
Benton, Missouri 63736
Phone: 573-545-3549
Fax: 573-545-3540

Office Info

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

County Development questions can be answered by contacting the Scott County Commission.


The Office of County Development is responsible for facilitating the growth of the county through improvement of infrastructure, business attraction and retention, and marketing of the county's benefits. The office seeks and manages state and federal grants to help accomplish this mission.

The Office of County Development maintains a database of commercial sites and buildings available within the county using the LocationOne database. If you are interested in starting a new business, expanding an existing business, or relocating to Scott County, you can search for a suitable buildings or sites using the LocationOne link below.

Additional information about Scott County is available online including a demographic profile, links to area schools, real estate and other website resources, and a tour of our communities.

Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) InformationEnhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) Information 

Sikeston Regional Chamber

Sikeston Economic Development

Bootheel Regional Planning & Economic Development Commission 

Cape Girardeau Area Magnet 

USA & Rural Development

Missouri LocationOne Commercial Property Database

Scott County Employment Opportunities

Student Job Opportunities


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