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Kansas City Council adopts budget that stresses public safety

The Kansas City City Council on Thursday adopted a fiscal year 2017-2018 budget that devotes millions to public safety – priorities laid out by residents through the Citizen Satisfaction Survey and the City Council’s 5-year Citywide Business Plan. The $1.59 billion budget includes increased public safety expenditures by $19 million, …

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Forward Kansas City endorses three KCMO questions on April 4 ballot.

Forward Kansas City has endorsed the $800 million infrastructure improvements plan going to Kansas City voters April 4. City Manager Troy Schulte presented details of the three ballot questions during a recent Forward Kansas City Executive Committee meeting. Forward Kansas City President Tim Kristl explained why the organization is supporting …

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Husband of Clay County Collector Announces Intent to Run for Kansas City City Council

The Clay County Republican Party meets at the chambers of the Clay County Commission. At the meeting held tonight, Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy’s husband, Kevin McEvoy, announced his intent to run for 2nd District In-District Kansas City City Council in 2019. The seat is currently occupied by Dan Fowler. Kevin …

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City accepts property donation for future Northland fire station

The drive to build a fire station in the Northland has received a big boost thanks to 7.3 acres of prime real estate donated by a man with a special love and respect for firefighters. The donor is Timothy Harris, President of Star Development Corp. Harris said he’s proud to …

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Partners begin planning for future of the Broadway Bridge and nearby major highways

Study will identify the best options to improve traffic flow and connectivity The Broadway Bridge, constructed in 1958, serves as an important link between the Northland, Downtown and other parts of the Kansas City region. Pending approval by the Mid-America Regional Council Board of Directors and Kansas City, Missouri, City …

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Clay County #ClayCoMINDSET: What do you think about the Kansas City minimum wage increase?

The Kansas City City Council recently passed a gradual increase to the minimum wage for businesses inside of the Kansas City city limits. We were wondering what you thought about it. For it? Against it? Don’t think it’s something government should do? Why? What do you think is going to …

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City Councilwoman Heather Hall Sits Down with the Northland News

Andrew Palmer, editor/publisher of The Northland News sat down with newly elected City Councilwoman Heather Hall last Friday to discuss her thoughts on Kansas City and her upcoming tenure as Councilwoman from Kansas City. The Northland News (TNN): The Kansas City City Council just passed a minimum wage increase. What …

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Show-Me Institute: Show-Me Testimony on Minimum Wage

Patrick Tuohey Show-Me Institute

Patrick Tuohey of the Show-Me Institute recently testified before the Kansas City City Council on the topic of minimum wage. In the video Councilwoman Cindy Circo challenges Tuohey about a chart that was shown by the speaker prior to his testimony. Here is his response to her: Dear Councilwoman Circo …

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CLAY COUNTY MINDSET: Kansas City City Council #ClayCoMindset

Clay County Mindset

This is something we’re going to start doing on the site on a regular basis. The goal is simply to encourage you to interact about a current local or national topic. We’d encourage you to check out our commenting policy before you comment just so you know the ground rules. …

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