City of Sedalia Waives Permit Fees for State Fair Community College Projects to Enhance Workforce Development

On August 21, 2023 the City Council of Sedalia, Missouri, passed a vital resolution to waive building permit fees for three substantial construction projects undertaken by State Fair Community College (SFCC). This resolution emphasizes SFCC’s integral role in workforce development and highlights Sedalia’s dedication to community growth, education, and public safety.

The waived projects include:

  1. The construction of a new Center for Advanced Agriculture and Transportation Technology facility, with estimated construction costs of $20 million.
  2. The construction of a new 200-bed residence hall, with estimated construction costs ranging from $15 to $20 million.
  3. The construction of a new outdoor athletic complex, with estimated construction costs of $10 million.

Mayor Dawson, along with the City Council, has prioritized these developments as a symbol of Sedalia’s commitment to innovation, local industry, and creating opportunities for citizens.

“The City of Sedalia enjoys a cooperative relationship with State Fair Community College, and we commend them on their commitment to public safety by going through the process and obtaining all the necessary permits for this project,” said Mayor Dawson. “These initiatives will serve as a catalyst for economic development and reflect our shared values of education, innovation, and community growth.”

The resolution also acknowledges SFCC’s nonprofit status and its profound contributions to Sedalia’s economic and community development.

This collaboration underscores the ongoing support for education in Sedalia and the essential partnership between the City and SFCC. The resolution takes effect immediately, highlighting the city’s immediate response to promoting growth and public safety.

For more information on the resolution or the proposed projects, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.