Affirmative Action Policy
Pursuant to the terms of a cooperative agreement between the city of Kansas City and Port KC, it is required to comply with provisions of the city MBE/WBE ordinance in achieving the specific goals relating to minority and women economic empowerment and employment set forth therein.
The purpose of the Affirmative Action Policy is to enhance the participation of qualified minority and women-owned businesses in providing goods and services required by the Port KC and to ensure compliance with the city MBE/WBE ordinance.
Construction Workforce Policy
On June 19, 2009 the Port Authority of Kansas City, Missouri (“Port KC”) Board of Commissioners adopted a Construction Workforce Policy (“Workforce Policy”) through Resolution No. 06-07-09 in order to increase the recruitment, training and retention of residents, minorities and women on Port KC construction contracts and throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan Statistical Area by setting goals for utilization of minority, women and resident workers in order to mirror the stated goals of the City of Kansas City, Missouri (“City”) as set forth in Article II, Chapter 38 of the City’s Code of General Ordinances Sections 38-83.1 through 38-83.13 which established a construction employment program (“City Construction Employment Program”). On May 1, 2013, Chapter 38 was repealed in its entirety and replaced with Part II, Chapter 3, Article IV, Sections 3-501 through 3-527.