Today, thousands of Kansas City homeowners cry out in vain as toy train tax bills arrive in the mail.
It gets worse.
Here's the real deal FIRST ON TKC whilst local news and taxpayers are frustrated that city hall doesn't answer the phone on Saturday . . .
DOZENS OF KANSAS CITY TAXPAYERS DISPUTE STREETCAR ASSESSMENTS OUTSIDE OF THE TDD!!!
Here's a common complaint that's resonating across the metro this afternoon . . .
"I received the special assessment for the KC Main Street Toy Train today. My property is farther than 1/3 mile from Main Street they should not be assessing that property. Don't let the TDD take your money!!!"
Another, better, insight about the surprise tax bill that's close to our heart . . .
"So the streetcar extension is either intent on ruining Father's Day OR we're getting a quick start on paying back reparations for Juneteenth."
Accordingly . ..
The worst part of this mailer is that taxpayers aren't advised of how to challenge this tax assessment and many didn't know or can't confirm that they're inside the special taxing district designed by way of gerrymandered mail-in voting that rigged one of the most expensive decisions in KCMO history.
Finally . . . Amid growing outcry, streetcar officials have remained silent on taxing assessment frustrations, questions and outrage at the rising costs now confronting property owners.
Developing . . .