TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! MIDTOWN KANSAS CITY OUTRAGE AGAINST MAINCOR AMID THRIFTWAY DEMISE!!!
The recent shut down of a Midtown Kansas City grocery store inspires more frustration among small biz owners regarding the sordid subject of Community Improvement District (CID) management.
To wit . . .
KANSAS CITY INSIDERS RAGE AGAINST MAINCOR AMID THE DEMISE OF THE LONGSTANDING MAIN STREET THRIFTWAY!!!
A bit more background . . .
"The Main Street Corridor Development Corporation (MainCor) is "the champion and leading community partner of Kansas City's Main Street Corridor working to support commercial, mixed use and residential progress and effective community, economic and aesthetic development that create and encourage the renewal and vitality of Midtown."
However . . . The demise "The Westport Thriftway" has called their mission statement into question . . .
Here's the word . . .
"Westport Thriftway forced out after decades of service to the neighborhood. Forced out by one of the three trustees charged with insuring the well-being and success of the 39 Main Business Center which is failing under their leadership. This group has the responsibility to protect the hundreds of thousands of dollars of tax money and private funding invested in the 39th and Main Business District. All of this wile MainCor looks after its employees pay and not only allows this to happen but also helps to facilitate it under the disengaged oversight of its Board of Directors."
Quick look at the scene this morning was desolate and even the Thriftway sign was stripped away . . .
And once again, taxing districts in Kansas City are creating controversy and FAIL to live up to so many expectations and promises given to neighbors and small biz.
Developing . . .