Monday, February 22, 2021

Kansas City 'Resolve It' Plan Offers Municipal Court COVID Discounts & Forgiveness

Today this cowtown earns yet another lesson in "restorative justice" and city hall efforts to facilitate greater equity in the criminal justice system.

Here's the plan and maybe just a bit of evidence that activists "empower" denizens of our blog community who are guilty of challenging the system by way of double parking at the liquor store. 

 Checkit . . . 

#ResolveIt helps residents cancel warrants and reduce fines during pandemic

Limited time offer includes discounts and ways to resolve cases quickly

The Kansas City Municipal Court and City Prosecutor’s Office are working together to host #ResolveIt, a special campaign from now through March 31 to help people with tickets cancel their warrants and pay off past due fines at a discount.

“Our ‘Resolve It’ effort will reduce the financial burden of residents and visitors with outstanding fines and violations in our municipal court system,” said City Manager Brian Platt. “By clearing out the backlog caused by the pandemic, we will also reduce the number of people who need to come to the courthouse, which will help staff and visitors stay healthy and safe.”

#ResolveIt features three parts:

The Warrant Recall Project

- Log into a virtual Warrant Recall Walk-In docket and the judge will cancel your warrants and give you a new court date or possibly resolve cases that do not require a mandatory court hearing.
- Warrant Recall Dockets are 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
- Municipal Court has about 250,000 cases with failure to appear warrants issued before the pandemic.

Parking Fine Reduction Fridays

- Log into a virtual Parking Fine Reduction Docket from 1:30 to 3 p.m. on Fridays and the City Prosecutor will reduce your parking fine in exchange for a plea of guilty.
- There are currently over 100,000 unresolved parking tickets filed in Municipal Court.

20% off Past Due Fine Balance Days

- Receive a 20% discount on fines if you pay your past due balance in full by March 31.
- You MUST first contact Municipal Court in writing to request the discount BEFORE paying.
- Court will contact you with your discounted fine plus court costs. Discount does not include restitution.
- If you cannot pay your balance in full, even with the discount, you may request a payment plan or community service instead of paying a fine during #ResolveIt.
    There are over 40,000 cases that have past due balances.

Go to KCMO.gov/court and click #ResolveIt for instructions to attend the warrant recall and parking fine reduction dockets online or by phone; and to contact the court to request the 20% fine discount.

The Kansas City court is the largest Municipal Court in Missouri. It processes 280,000 cases per year and before the pandemic, was one of the City’s heaviest traveled facilities behind the airport and convention center.

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31 comments:

Anonymous said...

there goes about two million bucks worth of revenue for kc.

Anonymous said...

Will the Mayor cancel my KC property taxes?

Anonymous said...

Mayor McDrinkerson! Was this another of your big professor ideas?

Anonymous said...

"city" property taxes???

Anonymous said...

I paid a Parking Ticket (my only Ticket - ever) back in 1983, can I get a partial refund?
(Probably not, I'm white.)

Anonymous said...

^^You’re also boring as fuck.

D卐M☭CRATs LIE said...

So basically the plan is to give more free passes at breaking the law. Does that about sum things up?

R☭P☭B☭I☭A☭S said...

Yes, if you're retarded

Anonymous said...

Free case of colt 45 32 oz for every ticket.

Anonymous said...

Don’t pay your tickets. The police won’t arrest you and they will be forgiven after 6 months.

D卐M☭CRATs LIE said...

It is settled. Kansas City is retarded.

☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭☭ said...

HEY LOOK I'M A CHUCKLOWE

Anonymous said...

This seems to mean that they're willing to get something, rather than nothing. Is the assumption that nobody plans on paying fines . . . or is this just more SJW stuff?

Whichever the case, it's indicative of a seriously mismanaged town that is pinning all its bets on federal dollars for a bailout (which they can blow on the same stupid stuff as before)

Anonymous said...

@6:29-Go to Parlor liar. You don’t have anything to add here.

Anonymous said...

6:32 rent free baby! Hahahahaha!

6:54 go fuck yourself you dimwit dumbass

Anonymous said...


Just go get more money from the tax payers Lucas. Can I break the law too like everyone else including the chiefs. WOW talk about lawlessness. BTW Did they light up union station for the little girl who got the head injury from the drunk chiefs retarded son like they did for the mahomes bastard baby?

Roger Stone said...

"Restorative justice" = black people don't have to go to jail for crimes, but white people do.

Anonymous said...

@6:56-Your wife died and you’re so lonely. You’re begging a stranger to respond to you!! You’re so pathetic. You’re always here! Remember, your wife hated you and was thankful she died. Hahahahaha!

Bandit said...

I can hardly wait to hear Kansas City squealling like Ned Beatty in Deliverance when the revenues aren't there. Popcorn anyone?

Anonymous said...

No, you wipe your ass with your hands, I wouldn't touch any food you make.

Anonymous said...

^^Ha! That was fucking hilarious! LOL!

CH卐CKLO☭ES SUCK AND SHOULD PROBABLY ALL DIE said...

Well, it's a very special day, isn't it? Half a million COVID deaths.

Money quote: "Meanwhile, Trump's failure to deal effectively with the virus with even symbolic gestures as wearing a mask, cost the nation tens of thousands of lives, experts say."

You all must be very proud.

Anonymous said...

^^ I'm going to judge you as Martin Luther King Jr. advised... on the content of your character. You're a pure asshole.

Anonymous said...

.^^And yet he/she is funny. You’re pathetic. Weird.

Bandit said...

I'm honest and blunt. You are pathetic and weird bordering on the creepy stalker side too.

Anonymous said...

^ No you’re boring and a liar so...

Bandit said...

Says the authority on the subject of being a boring liar as a boring liar himself.

Tab said...

Crime and no punishment....you twerps are a crooks best friend... next to JPB

Anonymous said...

OK Boomer.

Bandit said...

OK Millie

Anonymous said...

Hey look, Chuck's "Burned Chicken" personality rose to the surface again!
Welcome back Burt Sucker! Shame the only dick you ever wanted is buried.