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Legislation #: 080316 Introduction Date: 3/27/2008
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 3/27/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOHNSON, FORD, FUNKHOUSER, MARCASON, CIRCO, CURLS, HERMANN, SKAGGS, JOLLY, SHARP, RILEY, GOTTSTEIN AND SANDERS BROOKS
Title: Expressing the Council’s support for the passage of the “mega-project” amendment to Missouri House Bill 2393 and Missouri Senate Bills 1234 and 1270, regarding the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Program.

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3/27/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/27/2008 Immediate Adoption
3/27/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080316

 

Expressing the Councils support for the passage of the mega-project amendment to Missouri House Bill 2393 and Missouri Senate Bills 1234 and 1270, regarding the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Program.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City is being considered for a $375 million passenger jet assembly plant, which would employ up to 2,100 people (the Project); and

 

WHEREAS, the state of Missouri is considering an amendment to the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Program to provide tax credits for projects that employ a minimum of 1,000 persons and invest at least $300 million; and

 

WHEREAS, if the proposed amendment is passed, the state of Missouri would consider tax credits for the project based on the percentage of payroll of the Project; and

 

WHEREAS, the City will consider the issuance of Chapter 100 bonds for the Project; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby support the passage of the mega-project amendment to Missouri House Bill 2393 and Missouri Senate Bills 1234 and 1270, regarding the Enhanced Enterprise Zone Program, and urge the Missouri General Assembly to pass the amendment for the benefit of the citizens of Kansas City, the metropolitan area and the state of Missouri.

 

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