PCEDC is Hiring an Executive Director

Allison Schultz News

Work in the fastest-growing county in Missouri! The Platte County Economic Development Council is hiring an Executive Director. Economic development professionals with 4-10 years of experience who are interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@plattecountyedc.com. The compensation package is competitive in our market. Platte County residency is not required, therefore moving expenses will …

2021 Q1 Virtual Member Luncheon

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It’s time to pioneer forward and join us virtually on March 5, 2021 for our Q1 Member Luncheon. Hear from guest speakers on how they are paving the way and pioneering a new path in 2021. Register here

Melaleuca Expands Operations With 500,000 Square-Foot Distribution Center in the Northland area of Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 18, 2020) – – Melaleuca announced plans today to open a 508,000-square-foot distribution center and warehouse at 11401 N. Congress Avenue in the Northland area of Kansas City, Missouri. As a manufacturer and online retailer of over 450 exclusive health and wellness products, Melaleuca will invest at least $35.5 million into the facility and create more …

Platte County CARES: Small Business Grant Program: Round 2

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The Platte County Commission established the CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program in June 2020 to be administered by the Platte County EDC. This program utilizes their CARES Act funds to assist small businesses in Platte County, Missouri. The program is to be authorized and implemented by the Platte County Commission to enable the distribution of funds from …

2020 CEO & Critical Conversations Luncheon

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On Thursday, November 12, 2020, the Platte County Economic Development Council hosted the “2020 CEO & Critical Conversations Luncheon.” This event was hosted at Parkville’s National Golf Club of Kansas City, thank you for providing a wonderful space and lunch for this event.  Those in attendance included representatives from the following sectors: IT, Advance Manufacturing, Logistics & Distribution, Financial Services, …

Platte County Economic Development Council Endorses Ballot Questions

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The Platte County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) unanimously voted at its July meeting to endorse the upcoming sales tax ballot questions. In August, voters will consider the extension of a county-wide reduced parks and stormwater control sales tax and the inclusion of a dedicated law enforcement sales tax. “These sales tax questions are very important to future economic development of …

Platte County CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program

Allison Schultz News

The Platte County Commission established the CARES “Survive & Thrive” Small Business Grant Program on June 8, 2020 to be administered by the Platte County EDC. This program utilizes their CARES Act funds to assist small businesses in Platte County, Missouri.  This program offers grant funding for two purposes: 1. SURVIVE:  shorter-term, smaller amount grant awards intended to keep businesses …

COVID-19- Information and Resources

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As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, many businesses are facing economic consequences for a situation that is beyond their control. The Platte County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) stands firmly committed to ensuring the economic vitality of businesses in Platte County during this time of uncertainty. We are working with our partners in Platte County and across the State of Missouri to …

29th Annual Business Excellence Awards

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The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated its 29th Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Friday, December 6th at the Embassy Suites KCI.  Since 1991, the Platte County EDC has given 183 Business Excellence Awards.  The main event sponsor was the Kansas City Aviation Department, Bank of Weston sponsored a gift item to all guests, Five Star Lifestyles was the award …

Mayor Lucas Speaks to Northland at PCEDC’s Quarterly Luncheon

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The Platte County Economic Development Council held its third Quarterly Member Luncheon on Friday, September 6, 2019 at the Kansas City Airport Marriott. Sponsored by North Kansas City Hospital, the luncheon featured Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas who spoke about building the Kansas City of the future. PCEDC Chairman, Dale Brouk of FiveStar Lifestyles emceed the event and kicked off …