Timeline

Council-7-16-15.jpgJuly 16, 2015 - The Derby City Council first heard the proposal at a special meeting. To see the minutes, video or agenda packet from the meeting visit the City Council meetings page.

Aug. 25, 2015 - The Derby City Council hosted a Public Hearing to consider establishment of a STAR Bond District. The public was invited to attend. To see the minutes, video or agenda packet from the meeting visit the City Council meetings page.

Sept. 8, 2015 - The Derby City Council approved an ordinance establishing a STAR bond project district. To see the minutes, video or agenda packet from the meeting visit the City Council meetings page.

June 2, 2016 - The Derby Planning Commission determined the Project Plan is consistent with the City's comprehensive plan. Meeting Minutes

July 12, 2016 - A Public Hearing was held to discuss the entire STAR bond project.

July 26, 2016 - The Derby City Council approved the STAR Bond Project Plan and development agreement, and then forwarded to the Kansas Department of Commerce for its approval.

October 21, 2016 - The city received word form the Kansas Department of Commerce that it has approved $18.9 million in STAR bonds for the Derby project.

March 15, 2017 - The city closed on the sale of STAR bonds.

Fall 2017 - Construction on site infrastructure began, followed by hospital and Field Station: Dinosaurs construction. 

2018 - Field Station: DInosaurs opened May 26, 2018.

2019- Rock Regional Hospital anticipates opening.