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Legislation #: 170131 Introduction Date: 2/23/2017
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER LOAR
Title: Directing the City Manager to explore a plan to coordinate airline museum facilities at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.

Legislation History
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2/16/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/22/2017 Immediate Adoption of Resolution
2/23/2017 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 170131

 

Directing the City Manager to explore a plan to coordinate airline museum facilities at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport.

 

WHEREAS, Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport was dedicated in 1927 by Charles Lindberg and for over 90 years has been a symbol of the history and the story of aviation and airlines in the Kansas City area and nationally; and

 

WHEREAS, the Airport is now a general aviation airport and also the home of the National Airline History Museum, the TWA Museum, and Tri-Star; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council promotes cooperation between these unique facilities and the City in order to continue to preserve Kansas City aviation history and promote aviation in general; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the City Council hereby directs the City Manager to confer with representatives of these facilities and City staff and within 120 days report back to the Council concerning a plan to best promote, locate, combine and coordinate these facilities at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

 

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