Unified Government of Wyandotte County

KCK taps MySidewalk to fight blight, attract biz

KCK taps MySidewalk to fight blight, attract biz

One of the Unified Government’s top priorities is to fight blight across Wyandotte County. Now, the UG and the Wyandotte EDC are getting help from Kansas CIty-based MySidewalk to address these challenging properties, and discover ways to prevent blight altogether.

KCK Chamber promotes regionalism, collaboration at 2016 Annual Meeting

The Kansas City, Kan. Chamber of Commerce is preparing to host its 2016 Annual Meeting, an event in which it hopes to showcase that the area is “a good place to be.”

The KCK Chamber hopes its largest gathering of the year will help to create a more vibrant region in the way of more meaningful partnerships and regional collaboration. KCK Chamber Executive Director Daniel Silva and Chamber Board Chair Valerie Mussett from Design Mechanical will share why KCK is ‘A Good Place to Be’ and discuss their 2016 goals for the Chamber.

“This year’s annual meeting will provide guests with a more in depth look at the significant role KCK plays in regionalism through our community involvement, business development, diversity and technology advancements,” Silva said.

The lunch will feature a regionalism and collaboration panel showcasing leading business experts from the technology, government, and nonprofit realms. Panelists include Dennis Kish, national vice president with Google Fiber; Mayor Mark Holland with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County; Joe Reardon, president and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; and CiCi Rojas, president and CEO of the Central Exchange. The discussion will be moderated by Kevin Collison of Burns & McDonnell.

The panel will discuss regional initiatives to deliver job growth and economic development, bi-state and organizational collaboration, and business diversity and engagement. The event is open to the public. For more information or to register to attend, click here.

UG of Wyandotte/KCK selects CBC for $30M KCK Healthy Campus

UG of Wyandotte/KCK selects CBC for $30M KCK Healthy Campus

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan. has selected CarrBaierCrandall Real Estate Group to manage as owner’s representative and development project manager for Healthy Campus, a $30 million redevelopment project at 10th Street and Minnesota Ave. that’s part of the larger revitalization of downtown Kansas City, Kan.