Mayors Council show
support for road tax
Platte County Commissioners met Tuesday morning and accepted
a resolution concerning the 3/8 cent transportation tax.
Commissioners adopted a resolution from the Mayors Council
of Platte County endorsing the 3/8 cent sales tax that
would improve roads and bridges in the county.
The resolution was signed by Charles Kutz, Parkville
mayor, Gene Bollings, Village of Ridgely chairperson,
Pauli Kendrick, Weatherby Lake mayor, Dave Brooks, Platte
City mayor, and Brenda Ferguson Tracy mayor.
Commissioners also approved a addendum to a real estate
contract with Charles and Marjorie Johnston of Platte
The addendum was a survey of the physical boundaries
of the property.
The property, 97.36 acres located just south of Platte
City along N Hwy., will be used for the Larger Prairie
Greenway Project. Cost for the property was $205,429.60.
Two bids were accepted for four wheel drive vehicles
for planning and zoning. Bids from Roberts and All Pro
Ford were referred to planning and zoning for review.
The Platte County Stormwater Committee held a meeting
to review the 2003 stormwater grant applications on March
The following grants were offered to: Walnut Creek South
Homes Association, $12,500; ParIV Homes Association, $6,595;
Misty Woods Neighborhood Association, $9,005; Lake Waukomis
Association, $19,900; City of Parkville, $16,035; City
of Weatherby Lake, $41,629; City of Platte City, $55,000.
Commissioners also approved a resolution commemorating
the significance of the Louisiana Purchase to Platte County.
Platte County was a part of the land transferred in the
In April will be the 200th anniversary of the purchase.