KCK City Council says tax breaks are needed to attract big developments to western WyCo.

The future development of land near the Kansas Speedway will be the focus Thursday night in Kansas City, Kan., as the public gets a chance to voice their opinion on two projects requesting tax breaks: the American Royal and the U.S. Soccer Training Facility.

During the meeting Unified Government leaders will share the success story of using STAR bonds to build Village West. Those bonds were paid off years ahead of schedule, and now the county and state will have millions of more dollars in sales tax revenue every year to spend however they wish.

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