Tuesday, June 12, 2018
TKC MUST READ!!! THE CALL REPORTS KANSAS CITY 18TH & VINE DISTRICT CRISIS: BEU VS. LINCOLN BUILDING OWNER!!!
For those who haven't seen it yet, we want to highlight STELLAR COMMUNITY REPORTING from The Call regarding an ongoing beef in the heart of Kansas City's jazz district.
Here's an online preview of the EXCEPTIONAL work by Mr. Eric Wesson . . .
The Call: Money, Lies And BEU
It really is worth picking up an issue to get the full story.
However . . .
TKC BLOG COMMUNITY SHARES SOME HIGHLIGHTS AND A RESPONSE FROM ATTORNEY HENRY SERVICE!!!
In an e-mail addressing the situation, attorney Henry Service lamented the troubles of the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City along with "many disturbing things about what appears to be unseemly behavior of other BEU officials, including improper governance, operations, and management of this historic organization."
Moreover . . .
Mr. Service: "It is perhaps worse to have to confirm to you that I indeed have been subjected to veiled threats and physical violence, from people insisting that I sell the Lincoln Building back to the BEU."
And so . . .
THIS LINCOLN BUILDING BEEF IN THE HISTORIC 18TH & VINE JAZZ DISTRICT IS REACHING THE BOILING POINT!!!
There are two Council members running for Mayor in the 3rd District who have been mum on this topic so far but it's clear that mediation and more attention directed toward solving the crisis needs to be engaged as KCMO's investment of more than $100-million in this part of town is once again at risk because of in-fighting.
Developing . . .