Kansas City, Missouri, voters will elect a new mayor and city council next month. But it's a lesser-known ballot measure that could have a bigger effect on the city's economic development. Question 1 would cap at the amount of tax incentives the city can award developers at 50%.
Monday, May 27, 2019
Will Question 1 Save Kansas City Neighborhoods Or Ruin And Reverse Downtown Renaissance?!?!
For about a year we've been talking about The Coalition for Kansas City Economic Development Reform and their gambit to cut back development subsidy. Never mind that any halfway competent legislator can subvert their requirements by way of an ordinance we an accelerated effective date. Here's a look at the grassroots movement to preempt city hall keeping nearly every popular local project on life support by way of hefty tax parks. Checkit: