Monday, January 28, 2019
TKC MUST SEE!!! DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY HYPE AMID BATTLE OVER CID TACTICS!!!
Online video offers a cleaned up version of Kansas City life inside the loop and doesn't mention all of our new homeless friends.
A key talking point is the use of CIDs - Community Improvement Districts.
What is a CID???
Community Improvement Districts are designed to help improve the community by bettering conditions for existing businesses, and attracting new growth.
Translation: It's a tax.
In fact, KCMO has a hard time distingusing betwixt new taxes vs. REAL revenue as evidenced by this hype chart penned by Team Sly:
And here's where the fun starts . . . In Waldo there's EPIC PUSH AGAINST THE CID STRATEGY. Take a look at their progress and realize that neighborhoods hate this tactic used by politicos and power players.
Nevertheless, to be fair and offer a glimpse at some of the best dressed boosters in KCMO. Check the latest CID and Downtown hype movie this morning:
You decide . . .