Wichita economic development incentives to be topic of meeting

This Thursday (September 9) Americans for Prosperity is holding a meeting to discuss a series of economic development incentives that will be considered in an upcoming meeting of the Wichita city council.

John Todd of AFP says:

“On Tuesday, September 14, 2010 the Wichita City Council will be considering the approval of several public economic development incentive programs for private development projects. The City Council meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. Copies of the council agenda detailing these projects is usually available online at Wichita.gov on the Friday prior to the Tuesday city council meeting.

“The purpose of tonight’s meeting is to provide you with the opportunity to discuss and learn more about the incentives used by local government officials in economic development projects so that if you wish, you can get involved in the project vetting process as a more informed citizen.

The meeting, which is open to the public, is from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursday, September 9, 2010, at the Wichita Public Library Central Branch (Patio Meeting Room), at 223 S. Main, Wichita, Kansas 67202

For more information on this event contact John Todd at john@johntodd.net or 316-312-7335, or Susan Estes, AFP Field Director at sestes@afphq.org or 316-681-4415.


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