MUST READ!!! SHOW-ME TOY TRAIN REALITY CHECK FOR THE USELESS KANSAS CITY STREETCAR ADVISORY PANEL!!!
Kansas City Mayor Sly James has made many of his supporters happy with appointments to commissions, boards and panels but his latest gamebit is the streetcar debate falls flat.
The Show-Me blog fact checks the new streetcar commission:
The Kansas City Streetcar Advisory Panel Is Just For Show
Here's the money line from the Show-Me blog:
"Whatever the advisory group decides, however, is moot. That is because the city’s petition for the creation of a special taxing district and the increased sales and property taxes therein has already been submitted to a judge for consideration. Nothing this advisory panel does will change it, nor is any decision they reach binding upon the city."
And so, with hundreds of millions at stake along with the destruction of one of Kansas City's most beloved trails . . . It's kind of sad that Mayor Sly's only move to seek opinion from the public is all for show.
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