TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY JAMES OFFERS CHARTER CHANGE CHOICE TO VOTERS!!!
A bold move for Kansas City Mayor Sly James . . .
CHECK OUT THIS ORDINANCE JUST RELEASED BY MAYOR SLY JAMES WHICH PUTS CHARTER CHANGE UP TO A VOTE!!!
Coming soon . . . On the April Ballot . . .
Moreover . . .
A VOTE TO ELIMINATE AT-LARGE COUNCIL DISTRICTS COULD BE HUGE AND BRING FORTH A CONVERSATION ABOUT RACIAL DISPARITY AND REPRESENTATION!!!
ORDINANCE #140029:"Calling for submission to the voters of Kansas City, at a special election to be held on April 8, 2014, questions amending the Charter of Kansas City to modify the number of required City departments, change election dates and correct certain financial procedures and processes; to allow dismissal of the City Manager by the Mayor as well as by nine members of the City Council; and providing for submission of the annual budget by the City Manager to the Mayor and Council based on a required five year financial plan; and to eliminate at-large Council districts and provide for 12 Council districts; directing the City Clerk to notify the responsible election authorities of the election on or before January 28, 2014; and recognizing this ordinance to be an emergency measure within the City Charter because it calls an election."
Again, the one to watch here is ELIMINATING AT-LARGE COUNCIL DISTRICTS . . . Which would end a great deal of racial disparity and substantially change the political landscape of Kansas City.
Developing . . .