KCI

Michael Ronnebaum
September 14, 2017 - 7:18 am
As Kansas City officials advocate for a new terminal at Kansas City International airport, there are some people who remain unconvinced the project is necessary or wise. Patrick Tuohey is a resident of Kansas City, Missouri and a spokesman for the Show Me Institute, a think tank that promotes free...
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Bill Grady
September 13, 2017 - 4:36 am
With the KCI election just under eight weeks away, some city officials are thinking about the charter that allows citizens to place issues on the ballot. Placing an initiative on the ballot in Kansas City requires certified petition signatures equal to five percent of the total number of votes cast...
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Marc LaVoie
September 12, 2017 - 6:23 am
Kansas City's mayor, Sly James, spent more than a full hour in studio Tuesday on Kansas City's Morning News. The mayor took questions from listeners about the latest developments with a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport. James is a vocal supporter of modernizing the airport. James...
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Marc LaVoie
September 07, 2017 - 6:28 am
The Kansas City airport selection committee shocked a lot of people by choosing an outsider to develop a billion-dollar terminal at KCI. Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate LLC of Bethesda, Maryland, in suburban Washington, D.C., was chosen over two companies that were considered favorites;...
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Bill Grady
September 06, 2017 - 6:32 am
The Kansas City airport selection committee is dealing with yet another delay in recommending a contractor to build a single terminal at KCI. Now, Burns & McDonnell, the Kansas City-based engineering firm, says there is a conflict of interest. The company bases its claim on the fact that the...
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Burns & McDonnell
September 04, 2017 - 6:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Commercial airlines using Kansas City International Airport favor a team led by the company that first approached the city about a new, $1 billion terminal for the project. The Kansas City Star reported that the consortium of airlines issued a statement late Friday saying it...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Bill Grady
August 31, 2017 - 4:35 am
The name of the contractor for the KCI terminal project is still up in the air, but at least one speed bump has been removed. Kansas City's ethics commission has dismissed a citizen's complaint against selection committee co-chair Jolie Justus. She works for law firm Shook, Hardy and Bacon, which...
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Bill Grady
August 30, 2017 - 6:54 am
The KCI selection committee placed a one-week hold on the selection of a contractor for a single terminal because of an ethics complaint against council member Jolie Justus, who co-chairs the panel. We've confirmed that the ethics complaint on Jolie Justus, which she denies there's a conflict of...
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Bill Grady
August 25, 2017 - 4:53 am
Kansas City council members have approved ballot language for a vote in November that will determine the fate of Kansas City International Airport. The language ordinance passed with a 13-0 vote. This is what Kansas City voters will be voting on: Shall the City of Kansas City be authorized to...
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AECOM KCI Proposal
Bill Grady
August 16, 2017 - 5:49 am
Negotiating the one terminal plan for Kansas City International Airport has hit a speed bump, with the airport selection committee asking for more financial information. AECOM, the nation's largest airport developer, submitted numbers by the deadline last week that its top executives say make it...
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