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PLATTE COUNTY EDC NEWS


Platte County EDC Quarterly Luncheon

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When:

Friday, September 6th
11:30 am to 1:00 pm


Where: MAP

Kansas City Airport Marriott
775 Brasilia Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153

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.




Thank You to our Sponsor!

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Committee Meetings


Location:
Platte County Resource Center MAP
11724 NW Plaza Cir
Kansas City, MO 64153

KCI Area Development Committee
No August meeting

Public Policy Committee
Thursday, August 15
7:30 am

KCI & Platte Purchase TIF Advisory Committees
Wednesday, August 21
8:00 am

Board of Directors
Friday, August 23
7:30 am


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.


Events


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."


Investor News

Member Spotlight:
Saint Luke's North Hospital

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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.

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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


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Get the latest news as the new KCI single terminal becomes a reality with updates from:

IS LIVE!

June KCI Airport Freight Totals Up...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:

Vendors to attend concessions opportunities at the new terminal.
Citizens to complete the RideKC Next survey.

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


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PLATTE COUNTY
HIRING EVENTS & JOB LISTINGS

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


Transportation

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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...

Read more
www.plattecountyedc.com


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

NW Prairie View Road

NW Prairie View Road

Prairie View Road is closed from NW 64th St. to the south extending to the Homestead Landscaping Materials driveway on the north. Detours are in place.The closure is anticipated to last through mid-September, weather permitting. Follow the project.

NW Skyview Avenue Improvements

NW Skyview Ave

NW Skyview Ave

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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A Special Thank You to our Top Investors


Leadership Investors

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Platinum Plus Investors

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Platinum Investors


Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa
City of Weston
CVS Health
EDC of Kansas City
FiveStar Lifestyles
Gardner Construction
Hunt Midwest
KCI Auto Auction
McCownGordon Construction
MD Management

Park Hill School District
Platte-Clay Electric
Platte County R-3 School District
ROSNET
Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes, PC
Trammell Crow Company
TranSystems
Velociti
Wells Bank


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