KANSAS CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT INSIDERS RAGE OVER MAYOR SLY'S AMBULANCE BILLING PRIVATIZATION SCHEME!!!
The showdown over Kansas City Fire Department billing is coming up and now the news is finally starting to make the mainstream following a great deal of TKC coverage . . .
KMBC: Councilman blasts plan to privatize KC ambulance billing
The privatization issue is coming up for a second time this year. Mayor Sly James said collecting ambulance fees is not a basic function of city government.
"No government can do everything. This is not a core function," he said. "And if it's not, and if we can save money on one end and make more money on the other, that's the type of thing we ought to be looking at doing. That's what we're trying to do here."
Moreover . . .
BEHIND THE SCENES THIS IS REALLY A BATTLE ROYALE BETWIXT MAYOR SLY AND MAYOR PRO TEM CINDY CIRCO VS. COUNCIL DUDE JOHN SHARP FOR CONTROL OF THE NEXT TERM!!!
If the Mayor gets his way on this then he pretty much secures his position as "King Of City Hall" for the moment . . .
However and this is the EXCLUSIVE AND FUN part . . .
KANSAS CITY FIRE DEPARTMENT INSIDERS ARE NOW GRUMBLING ABOUT MAYOR SLY AND POSSIBLY LOOKING TO SUPPORT A NEW CONTENDER FOR THE OFFICE!!!
The double cross could be one of Kansas City's best and shows Mayor Sly thinking that he can win without firefighter union support . . . Whereas Cindy simply does whatever she's told.
Developing . . .