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Show-Me: FUZZY MATH: Reported GO Bond Cost Estimates Rely on Gimmickry

City leaders are engaging in a bit of financial sleight-of-hand when it comes to the Go Bond’s costs to taxpayers. They have been claiming that the “average impact to the property tax owner” of the proposed GO Bonds up for vote on April 4, “is $8 increase each year.” This …

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Kansas City sends GO Bond to voters in April

$800 million dollar infrastructure plan to be voted on April 4, 2017 On Thursday, the Kansas City City Council gave a green light to send an $800 million dollar infrastructure bond to voters in April. If residents approve the measure, Kansas City will issue approximately $40 million dollars in bonds …

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State Rep. Kevin Corlew Adds Voice of Support to Safe Routes to School Request

A June Citizen Voices column that was written by Jason Withington expressed frustration about the condition of many of the first annexed neighborhoods of Kansas City North. Since publication, there has been growing support among Northland elected representatives, boards, and organizations for many of the improvements that Withington asked for. …

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Four More Voices of Support for GO Bond Project Proposal

Back in June we published a Citizen Voices column from occasional TheNorthlandNews.com contributor and community activist, Jason Withington. In it, Withington stated his concerns about the state of the first annexed neighborhoods in Kansas City. Additionally, he called for $65 million dollars in projects that could potentially be added to …

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Neighbors oppose Maple Corners housing project

Kansas City – The Maple Park neighborhood group in conjunction with residents from nearby neighborhoods attended a meeting Wednesday with Mayor Pro Tem Scott Wagner, the Housing Authority of Kansas City (HAKC), and Brinshore Development, LLC. The meeting was held to discuss the proposed Maple Corners development. Maple Corners is …

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Two More Add Support to GO Bond Project Proposal

A June Citizen Voices column in the Northland news asking for infrastructure improvements to be included in the list of projects for the upcoming GO Bond project has led to numerous Northland elected officials lending their support. In the editorial, Northland resident and community activist, Jason Withington, expressed his concern …

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