Kansas City Charter Commission Suggests Strong Mayor And Smaller Council Districts
Kansas City local government might soon endure some much needed change if recent suggestions to the city's charter take hold.
Today the Kansas City Charter Commission announced their suggestions . . .
- The group did tout 12 SMALLER COUNCIL DISTRICTS that would provide more neighborhood representation.
- The also gave into pressure and suggested a STRONGER MAYOR form of government.
- Moving elections out of the dead of winter was also the only idea that should be universally accepted.
Because Mayor Sly has a strangle-hold on the Council . . . Don't expect much action on any but 1 out of 3 of these suggestions. The Mayor will grow stronger because the Council is already weak and mostly concerned about finding a new job or getting reelected.
The down side is the City Manager Troy Schulte's days in his current position are seemingly numbered according to most insiders.
Developing . . .