PLATTE COUNTY EDC NEWS
Platte County EDC Quarterly Luncheon
Update on Northland Progress with KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas
Please join us with special guest, KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas, as we hear updates on Northland progress.
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KCI & Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committees
Wednesday, August 21
Board of Directors
Friday, August 23
Northland Sports Complex Update
City staff continue to work through the process for an RFQ to be distributed for the Sports Complex. The ground all around the complex is being heavily planned and marketed by its owner, MD Management. Many concurrent steps in the process must be completed over the next few months to get the complex started.
PCEDC Quarterly Luncheon
Friday, September 6
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
KCI Airport Marriott MAP
775 Brailisa Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64153
The Search for Alicia's Replacement
The search team is working diligently to begin the interview process. PCEDC Chairman Dale Brouk said, "We are very pleased with the caliber of the applicants. A true testament to the organization and its longstanding reputation. We hope to have an announcement soon."
Saint Luke's North Hospital
This year, Saint Luke’s North Hospital at Barry Road is celebrating 30 years of serving the Northland. As the only hospital in Platte County, they are proud to contribute to the economic development of the community.
During the past 30 years, Saint Luke’s North Hospital has continued to grow with the community. As the area’s only locally-owned not-for-profit and faith-based health care organization, they take pride in their unique commitment to care for the communities they serve. Read more
Stay up on airport construction that could impact access at: https://www.flykci.com/newsroom/news-releases/
Edgemoor/CWC is offering their KC Strategic Partnership Program - a six-month intensive professional development program at no cost to Kansas City-based MBE, WBE, DBE and Veteran-owned construction and professional services firms. The deadline to apply for the 2019-2020 class is Friday, August 2, with the program kick-off and orientation to follow on Wednesday, September 4. The applicants selected for this year's class will be notified in mid-August. Learn more and apply today!
July 31st marks the last day for:
North Kansas City Hospital sponsors the 2019 Summer Concert Series at Zona Rosa Town Square on Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays now through August 10. Read more
Platte Valley Bank offers a monthly "Eat & Educate Events for Small Business" series in partnership with Mid-Continent Public Library. Next up: Cyber Security on September 18. Register here
Park University was featured on CBS News. Staff and students were interviewed on for their efforts in the World World I valor medals review initiative. Watch the video
Traffic Impacts at Old Tiffany Springs Road
Be prepared for traffic changes coming to Old Tiffany Springs Road starting Monday, August 5, 2019. KCMO says crews will make the following traffic changes as part of continued bridge construction work at I-29 and NW Old Tiffany Springs Road in...
Buck O'Neil Bridge Update
The Buck O'Neil Bridge was highlighted on KMBC 9 News on July 24, 2019. The clip summarizes promising changes in funding. A number of PCEDC members serve on the Buck O'Neil Bridge Committee.
NW Prairie View Road Reconstruction North
Construction of Skyview Avenue from Ambassador Drive to Tiffany Springs Road kicked off in May. The estimated completion is fall 2019. Follow the project.
NW 72nd Street Improvements
Construction for the 1st phase is underway. 72nd Street is closed east of I-29. Business are still open. The project is expected to be completed in summer 2020. Follow the project.
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Platinum Plus Investors
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
City of Weston
EDC of Kansas City
KCI Auto Auction
Park Hill School District
Platte County R-3 School District
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, PC
Trammell Crow Company
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