Get out and Vote!
Just a gentle reminder to get out and vote Tuesday, April 3rd. Municipalities, fire districts, ambulance districts, school boards have ballot issues.To see what is on the ballot in Platte County, click here to go to the Platte County Board of Elections' website.
The Platte County EDC Board of Directors endorsed and supports KCMO's Question 1 which reauthorizes an existing 1% sales tax. The tax will be used to continue the City's capital improvements program. and includes the City's share of the costs for a new Buck O'Neil bridge.
Every vote counts, be sure to cast your ballot.
Upcoming Meeting and Events
Location: Platte County Resource Center, 11724 NW Plaza Circle, KCMO
- KCI Area Development will meet at 7:30am on Thursday, April 5th.
- KCI TIF Advisory Committee and Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committee will jointly meet at 8am on Wednesday, April 18th.
- Public Policy Committee will next meet at 7:30am on Thursday, April 19th
- The PCEDC Board of Directors meets at 7:30am on Friday, April 27th.
Reminder: in the event of inclement weather, the Platte County EDC follows the Park Hill School District's closures.
Platte County Businesses in the News
Platte City concept plan/design standards for east side of I-29
The concept plan and design standards for the east side I-29 frontage were accepted by the City of Platte City Board of Aldermen in early March. Click HERE to view the site plans.
SpringHill Suites breaks ground
The new SpringHill Suites on 8300 North Stoddard Avenue, KCMO, held its groundbreaking on March 19th. The new96-suite hotel is being developed by Falcon Hospitality Group and plans to open in April 2019.
Councilman Dan Fowler was at the groundbreaking alongside Alicia Stephens, PCEDC Executive Director and Falcon Hospitality Group's Sam Bhakta and Dave Parmar.
For info on what's going on in Platte County, please read our latest Sector Update here, or view one of our "What's Happening" brochures on our website here. To read, click on Sector Updates and choose one of four available: retail, office, industrial and quality of life. Did we miss anything? Email Stephanie Neppl.
New Retail in Platte County
New to the KCI Corridor is KCI Crossfit, located at 10767 NW Ambassador Dr. The gym offers early morning and afternoon/evening classes to meet the needs of employees in the KCI Corridor.
Library & Clay County EDC Host Small Business Bootcamp
Mid-Continent Public Library's Square One Small Business Services division will host a Small Business Bootcamp for aspiring entrepreneurs on Friday, March 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at MCPL's Woodneath Library Center.
Congratulations to Jade Liska for his promotion to Deputy Director of Aviation Planning & Engineering for the Kansas City Aviation Department. Jade will serve as project manager in the design and construction of a new passenger terminal at KCI. Read more. Also, KCAD announced that 772,062 passengers arrived and departed through KCI in February, a one-percent increase from February 2017. Read more.
Platte Valley Bank offers a monthly "Eat & Educate Events for Small Business" series in partnership with MidContinent Public Library. Register online here.
PLATINUM PLUS INVESTORS
National Golf Club
Park Hill School District
Platte County R-3 School District
Trammell Crow Co.
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
EDC of Kansas City
KCI Auto Auction