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Legislation #: 050504 Introduction Date: 4/28/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS XBARNES, BROOKS, COOPER, EDDY, FAIRFIELD, GLOVER, HERMANN, MCFADDEN-WEAVER, SCHUMACHER, NASH, RILEY, ROWLAND AND SKAGGS
Title: Commending Andi Udris on his years of service as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri.

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4/27/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/28/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 050504

 

Commending Andi Udris on his years of service as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, on April 29, 2005, Andi Udris will be leaving his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Corporation; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Udris has been responsible for a staff of 30 professional and clerical persons, as well as staffing nine local governmental and non-profit agencies, including the Tax Increment Financing Commission, the Port Authority of Kansas City, the Land Clearance and Redevelopment Authority, the EDC Loan Corporation, the Kansas City Minority Business Capital Fund and the Greater Downtown Development Authority; and

 

WHEREAS, these agencies assist businesses in providing technical assistance in determining site selection, expansion financing, customized job training, tax inducement incentives, enterprise zone benefits, and other state and federal development incentive programs; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Udris started with the Economic Development Corporation on August 20, 2001, and during his tenure has accomplished the signing of the MODESA legislation, Kansas City Live project, assisted with passing of Arena User Fee, assisted with passing of G.O. Bonds in November 2003, and started Oktoberfest on the Wasserfront in 2002; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby commend Andi Udris on his years of service as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Andi Udris in appreciation and gratitude for his outstanding service to the City of Kansas City through his work with the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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