There was a great deal of resistance to this effort but, unfortunately just as Tracy warned us, Golden Ghetto politicos are taking the incentive lead from their KCMO counterparts.
Here's last night's ruckus . . .
Shawnee leaders put property tax hike for $38-million community center on ballot
"The Shawnee City Council voted to put the issue on a mail-in ballot in May, leaving it to taxpayers to decide whether they agree to a property tax increase to pay for the center.
"The 67,000-square-foot facility, which would be located at West 61st and Woodland, would feature an indoor aquatic center -- including a lap pool and lazy river -- a fitness center, gyms, a playground and multi-purpose rooms, among other amenities."
Here's more . . .
WEBVTT ROAD LAST MONTH. THE CASE WORTH MORE THAN 4$500. -- IF YOU KNOW WHO DID THIS CALL $4500. THE TIPS HOT LINE AT 8-1-6 4-7-4 TIPS. LARA: THE SHAWNEE CITY COUNCIL JUST UNANIMOUSLY VOTED TO PUT A NEW COMMUNITY CENTER ON THE BALLOT. RESIDENTS PACKED THE MEETING TONIGHT TO GIVE THEIR OPINIONS.
You decide . . .