Mayor James & City Officials to celebrate sewer expansion project

April 9, 2013 - KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

(Kansas City, Mo.) — On Wednesday morning, Water Services Director Terry Leeds will be joined by Mayor Sly James and other City officials for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the First and Second Creek Sewer Expansion Project.  Once completed, the $40 million dollar project, which will create over 700 direct and indirect construction-related jobs, will open 13,000 acres of undeveloped land in Kansas City’s Northland to future development, which is ultimately expected to attract more than 70,000 residents.

WHO:              Mayor Sly James, City Council Members Ed Ford and Russ Johnson, and Water Services Director Terry Leeds

WHAT:           Groundbreaking Ceremony & Public Remarks

WHEN:           Wednesday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:         Platte Purchase Park

2500 NW 100th Street
Kansas City, Mo. 64154
(On Platte Purchase Drive, one-quarter mile from NW 100th St.)

For more information, please contact Jennifer Kincaid, Media Relations Coordinator, at 816-513-0284 orjennifer.kincaid@kcmo.org.

Contact: Danny Rotert: 816-513-6581 or cell: 816-547-6418