Traffic Impacts at Old Tiffany Springs Road

PCEDC Staff News

Be prepared for traffic impacts coming to Platte County in August. KCMO says, traffic on Old Tiffany Springs Road is going to take a definite hit, starting Aug. 5, when bridge demolition and construction gets underway. The Old Tiffany Springs Road Bridge is expected to remain closed for several months.   Closure 1: Old Tiffany Springs Road Old Tiffany Springs …

Retirement Announcement

PCEDC Staff News

Alicia Stephens, Executive Director of the Platte County Economic Development Council, has announced that she will retire by the end of this year. Stephens is completing her second stint with the PCEDC, this one for seven years as its director. She will be retained as Special Projects Coordinator and will focus on successful completion of the Northland Sports Complex. PCEDC …

Coffee and Conversation with KCMO Mayoral Candidates

PCEDC Staff News

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, the Northland Regional Chamber (NRC), Platte County EDC, Clay County EDC, and Northland Neighborhoods, Inc. hosted the KCMO Mayoral Candidates, Councilwoman Jolie Justus and Councilman Quinton Lucas for coffee and conversation. The Royal Room at Briarcliff provided a wonderful space for the event. Moderated by NRC Chairman Darren Hennen, the candidates discussed several subjects about …

Northland Road Construction: I-29, KCI, and Route 152

PCEDC Staff News

Starting Friday, May 31st, northland drivers can expect detours, delays, and full closures on I-29 and Route 152. At KCI, exit lanes have been reduced to one lane. Interstate 29 at NW Old Tiffany Springs Road in Platte County All Lanes of Southbound I-29 at NW Old Tiffany Springs Road Closed9 pm Friday, May 31 until 9 pm Saturday, June …

2019 Community Development Day

PCEDC Staff News

Thanks to our great partners and communities who helped make the 2019 Community Development Day a great success. On May 13th, the Platte County EDC hosted commercial and residential brokers, real estate developers, community representatives, sponsors, and members at the fifth annual Community Development Day. The event provided a day of networking at The National Golf Club in Parkville. A …

Northland Legislative Luncheon

PCEDC Staff News

On Tuesday, May 21, the Platte County Economic Development Council in partnership with the Northland Regional Chamber and Clay County Economic Development Council, held the annual Northland Joint Luncheon at the Embassy Suites KCI. Sponsored by George K. Baum, the luncheon featured a panel of northland legislators and included: Senator Lauren Arthur, District 17 Senator Dan Hegeman, District 12 Senator …

Insights on Insight Missouri

PCEDC Staff News

With our partners from the City of Riverside and the Kansas City Aviation Department, the Platte County Economic Development Council was a sponsor of Insight Missouri which is a marketing event coordinated by the Missouri Partnership and Missouri Economic Development Council and Missouri Department of Economic Development. The purpose of the event is to learn from and connect with site selection …

The Business of Cannabis

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council participated in a webinar hosted by our national association – IEDC. The speakers included an attorney from Husch/Blackwell-Denver, City of Sacramento and the City of Calgary. At our E.D. Pros lunch last week, we had great discussion about the Cannabis Economy and we talked about the IEDC presentations. Most of your Platte County economic …

Build KCI – Groundbreaking Celebration Attracts Hundreds

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated the long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony to build a new single terminal at the Kansas City International Airport with the Kansas City Aviation Department, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, major airlines, developer Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate, Clark | Weitz | Clarkson (CWC), elected officials, Platte County and metro community leaders and partners, the …

PCEDC’s Quarterly Luncheon: How Do We Make Missouri The Best?

PCEDC Staff News

The Platte County Economic Development Council held its first Quarterly Member Luncheon on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa. Sponsored by Citizens Savings & Loan, the luncheon featured a panel from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) who provided insight on how they plan to make Missouri the Best in Midwest. PCEDC Chairman, Dale …