Friday, February 27, 2015

Unified Government approves resolutions to bring Dairy Farmers of America to Wyandotte County


KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The Unified Government Board of Commissioners approved multiple resolutions that will finalize a deal to bring the Dairy Farmers of America's headquarters to Wyandotte County.

The Unified Government will provide the project's developers with a 10-year, 75 percent tax abatement.

The Unified Government will also pay temporary financing of $4.5 million worth of street improvements. Long-term funding will be provided from the State of Kansas.

The $20 million private investment will bring over 300 jobs to Wyandotte County.

In terms of size, the building will be around 100,000 square feet in size and three stories tall.

The DFA headquarters will be located near the intersection of France Family Drive and 98th Street in Western Wyandotte County.

An initial target date for the completion of construction is November 1, 2016.