Friday, August 07, 2020
TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! KANSAS CITY DEVELOPS FURLOUGH PLAN AS COVID-19 IMPACT DEVASTATES BUDGET!!!
Whilst Kansas City was debating social justice and street signs, our KICK-ASS TKC BLOG COMMUNITY was busy looking at the worsening financial situation at City Hall.
To wit . . .
12TH & OAK ONE WEEK FURLOUGHS COMING SOON AS KCMO CORONAVIRUS BUDGET CRISIS WORSENS!!!!
Here's documentation and proof that the pandemic is tightening purse strings and threatens to put city workers in a horrible bind given that the feds have yet to distribute that desperately needed stimulus part deux.
Legislation . . .
Ordinance #200647: "Directing the City Manager to develop a plan for a minimum one-week furlough for City staff; and directing the City Manager to produce the plan within seven days of passage of this Resolution."
And whilst many love to admonish government workers, this furlough would basically bring city services to a halt and leave residents without any semblance of help from 12th & Oak . . . Basically, Brookside & Ward Parkway would finally see how the rest of us feel.
And while the excluded positions look to keep police & fire going . . . The extraordinary scope of the upcoming furlough reveals KCMO in desperate financial shape.
Developing . . .