No, municipal finance isn't really that exciting . . .
Here's what's really fun . . .
ONCE AGAIN HISTORIC KC PICKS THE LOSING SIDE OF LOCAL PRESERVATION EFFORTS!!!
It's unclear if these dudes have EVER saved a local building but this time around they offered their support to a sketchy development only to be shut down by tax fighters.
Forgive the broke-ass analogy as the perennial losing reminds me of this blog's constant string of FAIL at life and/or how my mom intrinsically knows the exact moment that I'm about to bite into a delicious snack cake and schedules her vociferation down to the basement accordingly.
But I digress . . .
The tax break is no great loss and if the project is REALLY viable then developers will find another way to scrounge up the cash.
Here's the word from 12th & Oak today . . .
"The Kansas City Council voted unanimously Thursday afternoon to deny a development plan and property tax abatement for a 192-unit apartment complex around the former Katz Drug Store building at 3948 Main St."
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Developing or maybe not . . .