Friday, February 16, 2018
Kansas City 2018 Budget Schedule: Here's Your Chance To Yell At City Hall!!!
Police want more dispatchers and they've been denied and berated publicly by Mayor Sly James.
While we won't argue that attendance at budget meetings is effective, it's definitely a learning experience.
Check the schedule of these morning & weekend meetings where the illusion of local Democracy remains intact . . .
The Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget was submitted to the City Council on Feb. 8, 2018. The City Council will be adopting the $1.66 billion budget on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
Citizens invited to provide budget feedback at public meetings and/or online
The City invites residents to use one of several avenues to offer feedback on the proposed budget. The public is invited to attend one or more sessions which will provide an opportunity to interact directly with council members. The four scheduled budget hearings are:
- Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 – 11 a.m. at Christ the King Church, 8510 Wornall Rd.
- Saturday, Feb. 24, 9 -11 a.m. at Guadalupe Center Elementary School Auditorium, 5123 E. Truman Rd.
- Saturday, March 4, 9 – 11 a.m. at R.B. Doolin Center, 1900 NE 46th St.
- Thursday, March 8, 12:30 - 2:30 pm at KCPD Community Room, 1111 Locust St.
Additionally, public feedback will be accepted during City Council budget deliberations. These sessions take place at City Hall, 414 East 12th Street, in the 10th floor committee room at 8:30 a.m., March 7, 14 and 21 during the Finance & Governance Committee meeting.
You also may provide your thoughts via our online town hall at KCMomentum.com. You can read the budget and leave your comments 24/7, at your convenience. Your feedback will be shared with the City Council.
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