The Kerman City Council approved a new Economic Development Strategy on February 24, 2021. The City initiated the strategy to focus on business retention, expansion, attraction, entrepreneurship and customer service.

The purpose of the strategy is to identify steps that can better position Kerman for future growth that will provide further opportunity to all of its residents. The recommendations offered in this strategy are reflective of the City’s Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis and provides a basic foundation to proactively address future economic development opportunities.