KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 060343 Introduction Date: 3/24/2006
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Declaring the name of the inland Mexican customs facility to be built in the West Bottoms area to be the Kansas City Customs Port.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/24/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/23/2006 Referred to International Committee
3/30/2006 Hold On Agenda (4/27/2006)
5/18/2006 Immediate Adoption
5/18/2006 Adopted

View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
060343.pdf Authenticated 80K Authenticated

Printer Friendly Version

RESOLUTION NO. 060343

 

Declaring the name of the inland Mexican customs facility to be built in the West Bottoms area to be the Kansas City Customs Port.

 

WHEREAS, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the Mid-America Regional Council and the Kansas City Area Development Council created Kansas City SmartPort, Inc. (Smartport) to explore ways in which Kansas City can position itself as an international trade processing center with the capability of serving as an inland port; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City in conjunction with SmartPort, promoted Kansas City as a strategic hub for trade between the U.S. and Mexico, has secured the support of both Mexican and U.S. Customs officials for the construction of a customs facility in Kansas City to be built on a City-owned site on the east side of Liberty Street between 14th and 15th Streets; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the inland Mexican customs facility to be constructed on the Liberty Site is hereby named the Kansas City Customs Port.

_________________________________________