Clay County Celebrates Dramatic Growth, Improvements Countywide
Clay County Economic Development Council Chair Julie Sola introduced Clay County Presiding Commission Jerry Nolte during the State of the Cities/County Luncheon March 30.
Friday Facts: March 31
Municipal and School Elections Tuesday: The April 4th ballot is available by clicking here. Your EDC encourages you to vote, but only after studying the candidates and issues. Please take a few minutes with a search engine to help you get a full perspective. State of the Cities/County: Thank you to everyone who came out to our luncheon yesterday. The Excelsior Citizen filmed the […]
Friday Facts: March 24
Northland Prosecutors Mean Business: Whether the killer of North Kansas City Police Officer Daniel Vasquez will receive the proposed death penalty or not, it is a statement to all bad guys that Clay County Prosecutor Zach Thompson means business. Having tough prosecutors like Thompson and Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd working with law enforcement is as important as the […]
NKC Hospital Repeats Top Employer Honor
For the second consecutive year, North Kansas City Hospital and Meritas Health have been named leaders in a Forbes online magazine recognition. In a recent news release, the hospital announced that Forbes ranked NKC as the top midsize hospital and health system in the Kansas City area and the 182nd midsize company in the nation. “It […]
Ford Electric Van Boosts Sales and Hiring for Local Plant
Recent trends with Ford products bode well for Clay County and its impact from the Claycomo production plant. The automaker announced recently that it plans to build more electric vehicles, including the E-Transit electric vans manufactured in Clay County. To help increase production, the company has said it would add a third shift and 1,100 […]
Friday Facts: March 17
Civic and Legislative Affairs: Our Civic and Legislative Affairs Committee meeting will be Tuesday at 7:30AM. Once again it will deal with working with Platte County to improve our influence with the Mid-America Regional Council as we work to connect the current and future developments in Clay and Platte County. Please take a look at the various MARC Committees and find a fit for […]
Clay County’s Royals Stadium Listing Significant
Although Downtown Kansas City may lead, Clay County’s competitiveness for a “downtown” Royals stadium boosts the Northland brand as much as a future KC baseball location. Downtown’s East Village is the likely leader in the race. However, a North Kansas City spot has made the short list of potential replacements for Royal’s Stadium at Truman […]
Platte District Plans Have Huge Clay County Impact
A rendering of the projected 145,000 square foot workforce development center includes several spaces for collaboration and partnership with area school and business communities.
Friday Facts: March 10
Royals to Northtown?: On February 28th at the Mid-America Regional Council’s Board meeting, Clay County Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte notified the metro that indeed North Kansas City is one of the potential sites for a new Royals’ stadium. Working behind the scene with other leaders for months, your EDC has been taking direction from North Kansas City Mayor […]
NEBA Hears Job Corps Details, Updates
Cynthia Koudou addressed the Northland Education and Business Alliance with details on the Job Corps Center in Excelsior Springs. Her presentation during the March 3 meeting included information on the program’s services to hundreds of students each year and how local businesses can use the efforts to find future employees.