CELEBRATE!!! KANSAS CITY MAYOR SLY AND COUNCIL PREPARE TO RAISE TAXES AGAIN!!!
For the lucky seventh time in less than 4 years Mayor Sly and the City Council get ready to ask Kansas City to pay more for a declining level of service.
Here's a preview of the upcoming ask . . .
KCUR: Kansas City Council Considers August Ballot For Sales Tax Issue
"Kansas City, Mo., residents can expect to be asked to renew a sales tax in August. But meeting fire department needs may take more than that.
The quarter-cent sales tax created 14 years ago currently funds less than 14 percent of the fire department's $145 million budget. Personnel costs account for 90 percent of that budget."
Perspective . . .
REMEMBER TKC EXCLUSIVE REPORTING REVEALING KANSAS CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT OVER-BUDGET ON OVERTIME AND FAILING TO MAKE ANY OF THE CUTS THEY PROMISED!!!
Meanwhile, calling most City Hall help lines is about as effective as smoke signals and they teased bringing back regularly scheduled bulky item pickup but then balked.
Developing . . .