Economic Impact Study
This analysis was conducted by Impact DataSource using data supplied by Raytown C‐2 School District. In addition, impact DataSource used local sales tax rates and certain estimates and assumptions.
Using this data, the economic impact during construction of the projects was calculated along with sales taxes that may be collected by the Cities of Raytown, Independence, and Kansas City; and Jackson County.
Impact DataSource is a 25‐year‐old Austin economic consulting, research and analysis firm. The firm has conducted economic impact analyses of numerous projects in Missouri and 39 other states. In addition, the firm has developed economic impact analysis computer programs for several clients, including the New Mexico Economic Development Department.
According to the study, if the bond is approved, the projects will generate:
- 99 jobs
- $18.4M in Salaries
- $172K in Sales Tax