Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Unwilling To Use GO Bonds: Kansas City Needs Cash For Broadway Buck O'Neil Bridge

Here's a quick look at a cash crunch confronting the Northland despite an influx of more taxpayer money. Take a peek:

KC, still $60 million short on new Buck O'Neil Bridge, looks harder at tolls, grants

In a government finance version of shaking the piggy bank, Kansas City leaders are looking at where they can find the remaining $60 million needed to fund the replacement of the deteriorating Buck O'Neil Bridge. Federal grants are a promising but unpredictable route that Kansas City is exploring.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Charge the 22 million Tourists that ride the Toy Train each year a buck a head each direction, that's $88 million in just two years!

Anonymous said...

Silly people, you all know gobond is for toy train and the new hotel!

Anonymous said...

Put a toll booth back on it and then rename it the Sly James bridge.

Anonymous said...

Thanks sLIE, you’ve managed to make downtown brand new but everything else in the city has fallen apart, thank you sir for looking out for the rest of us, what would the rest of us do without you as our mayor.......... stupid fuck

Anonymous said...

Anything named after a boon ought to surely qualify for a government grant. Call Cleaver. He would know.

Anonymous said...

forget the airport build the bridge

Anonymous said...

^^^ +1

Anonymous said...

Find out what the $800 million GO bonds are being used for. Publish that list along with the timeline for getting the projects done. Has anyone seen a detailed list?