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Business Excellence Award Luncheon

Thank you to our sponsors, elected officials and members for your support of our 28th Business Excellence Awards.  We honored 18 Platte County businesses, and you can read all about them and see photos here

A special thanks to the Park Hill and Platte County R-3 students who assisted with photographs and registration. Members voted on a slate of nominees at the luncheon. New member-elected Board members are:

  • Helmut Derra - Haldex

  • Heather Fitzgerald - Transystems

  • George Katz - Hilton KCI

  • Mark Ward - Mark One Electric

  • Lauren Kepler - JE Dunn  

Upcoming Meeting and Events

Committee Meetings

Location: Platte County Resource Center, 11724 NW Plaza Circle, KCMO 

  • KCI Area Development will NOT meet again until February 7, 2019. 

  • KCI TIF Advisory Committee and Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committee will meet at 8:00 am on Wednesday, January 16th.

  • Public Policy Committee will meet at 7:30 am on Thursday, January 17th.

  • The Platte County EDC Board of Directors will meet at 7:30 am on Friday, January 25th.

To view the PCEDC events calendar, click here.

To view previous meeting minutes, click here (the password is pcedc2017).

Platte County Hiring Events and Job Listings

All Platte County companies are welcome to send us information and flyers for any upcoming hiring events, which we will share on our website jobs page as well as on social media. If you have a hiring event to list, please contact Stephanie Deppen

Investor News

Click here to read the latest news from the KCI New Terminal project from Edgemoor.

North KC Hospital offers health classes, events and complimentary wellness screenings. See full details for classes on their website.

Platte Valley Bank offers a monthly "Eat & Educate Events for Small Business" series in partnership with Mid-Continent Public Library. Register online here

Transportation Infrastructure Update

  • Kansas City secures $25 million in Federal funds for Buck O'Neil Bridge. Read more here.

  • Follow construction on the new I-29 bridge near Tiffany Springs MarketCentre here

  • Skyview from Ambassador Drive to Tiffany Springs Road will go to bid soon.

  • Work on 64th Street & Prairie View Road has begun. Follow the project here. Project details are being finalized for the southern section of the NW Prairie View Road work.

  • Bids for the 72nd Street project are due next month. Construction will start late fall/early spring with a 18-24 month completion time frame. 





Park Hill School District
Platte-Clay Electric
Platte County R-3 School District
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, P.C.
Trammell Crow Co.
Wells Bank

11500 Ambassador
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
City of Weston
EDC of Kansas City
Five Star Lifestyles
Gardner Construction
Hunt Midwest
KCI Auto Auction
McCownGordon Construction
MD Management


Platte County Economic Development Council | 816-270-2109 |  www.plattecountyedc.com