EDCKC Hosts Mayoral Forum

In Incentives and Loans, Jobs, Legislative, Workforce Development by edckcadmin

On March 4th, the EDCKC Advocacy Council featured a mayoral forum highlighting candidates for the 2019 Kansas City, Missouri mayoral election. 

The forum, moderated by Bridgette Williams, EDC Board Chair and Executive Director of the Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City, asked candidates to share their position on various issues critical to job growth and economic development. 

Additional questions from the audience included topics such as: how to keep our arts community thriving, ideas on how to avoid gentrification and displacement through new development, improved transportation plans and more.  The participating mayoral candidates included:

Alissia Canady
Phil Glynn
Jolie Justus
Henry Klein
Steve Miller
Jermaine Reed
Scott Taylor
Scott Wagner
Vincent Lee

Please remember to vote. The Primary Election will take place April 2, 2019. The General Election will be June 18, 2019 and the new Mayor’s term will start August 1, 2019.