Get Involved

One of the benefits that many of our members enjoy is participation on one of our Platte County EDC committees and taskforces. All PCEDC members are welcome to participate in our committees. To see when upcoming committee meetings are scheduled, please view our events calendar. All meetings are held in the Platte County Resource Center.

Inclement Weather Policy: In the case of inclement weather, PCEDC will cancel scheduled meetings if the Park Hill School District closes.

  Committee Login

Current PCEDC members are welcome to attend any of our committee meetings and can access meeting minutes by logging into this protected area. If you need the login details, please contact Stephanie Deppen.

Committees and Taskforces

The following are short descriptions of the various opportunities for involvement.

KCI Area Development Committee

The KCI Area Development Committee will help develop real estate opportunities in the Kansas City International Airport (KCI) business district, Twin Creeks and along the I-29 corridor.

Within the Committee there is an opportunity to be involved with the following taskforces:

  • KCI Area Land Development Taskforce will look at the potential for development of thousands of acres on the west side of the airport, as well as land in the KCI Area Plan.
  • I-29 Corridor Taskforce will consider opportunities for greenfield development, as well as identifying areas needing redevelopment, reinvestment, and/or repurposing.

  Meeting Time: 7.30am on the first Thursday of each month.
Chairperson – Darren Hennen, dhennen@olssonassociates.com
Vice Chair – Duane Soper,  dsoper@wells-bank.com

Please contact Molly Ramirez for more details.

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy committee organizes PCEDC resources to advocate for development of public regulatory agencies and advise on positions the PCEDC should take on ballot and legislative issues.

  Meeting Time: As needed at 7.30am on the third Thursday of each month.
Chair: Mike Kellam, mkellam@mecresults.com

Please contact Stephanie Deppen for more details.