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Air Quality Forum

The Air Quality Forum is a policy committee comprised of local elected officials, air quality and transportation agency personnel, and business and community group representatives. The Forum reviews regional air quality issues and makes policy recommendations regarding those issues to the MARC Board of Directors and the states of Kansas and Missouri.

There are 31 seats on the Forum. Local governments occupy 21 seats, four are held by state air and transportation agencies, three by business and economic development concerns, and three are designated for health and environmental groups.



  • Missouri Co-chair: Scott Burnett, County Legislature, Jackson County, Missouri
  • Kansas Co-chair: Rick Boeshaar, Mayor, Mission Hills, Kansas

Staff contact:

Amanda Graor, 816-701-8333


The Air Quality Forum meets at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Mid-America Regional Council located at 600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64105. [Map]

An agenda may also be obtained by calling 816-474-4240 no more than seven days prior to a meeting date.

Meeting summaries:


Kansas City, Mo., Climate Protection Plan

At the request of the Air Quality Forum, information on the KCMO Climate Protection Plan has been posted here.

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