CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Economic Development Council will host the 2020 State of the Cities Lunch Friday, Feb. 28, at Harrah's North Kansas City Hotel and Casino, 1 Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The presentations will feature new developments from both the public and private sectors, with several projects unveiled or detailed publicly for the first time.

Cities presenting information will include Gladstone, Kansas City, Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City and Smithville. For additional information or to reserve seats, call 468-4989 or email