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.

Platte County Land Development Committee

The Platte County Land Development Committee will help identify and cultivate real estate development opportunities within the primary regions of commerce for Platte County, principally along the I-29, I-435, and 152 Highway corridors.

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

  • North Regional Taskforce will explore possibilities of development in opportunity areas, generally NORTH of 152 Highway, including the thousands of acres around KCI Airport, as well as land encompassing the City of Kansas City KCI Area Plan.
  • South Regional Taskforce will consider opportunities for new greenfield development in addition to targeting existing sites for redevelopment, reinvestment, and/or repurposing along I-29, generally SOUTH of 152 Highway.

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

Please contact Shianne Kolts 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: 7.30am on the third Thursday of each month.

Co-Chair – Ed Ford, edfordiii1953@gmail.com
Co-Chair – Jason Brown, jmbrown@tcco.com

Please contact Stephanie Deppen for more details.