When we look back at Kansas City history for 2021.
This might be the year of the homeless camp and so many local streets turning into de facto landfills
Sadly, city hall has avoided culpability on this crisis in the making and continues to move homeless around like pawns.
Thankfully, this week local news took notice . . .
Testimony from a nearby biz owner: "The amount of people living under the bridge continues to grow and the piles of trash scattered around is the worst she's seen in her more than three decades in the shopping center."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . . And check the last part of the report wherein 12th & Oak, authorities and MoDOT all pass the buck.
I-70, Sterling Avenue underpass issues persist, homeless and trash cause concern for business owners
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Handling issues related to people experiencing homelessness continues to be a challenge for many cities in the metro. One underpass in Kansas City is getting more attention from nearby business owners. "It's starting to feel dirty and kind of on the unsafe side," Cindy Neal, who has owned Neal's Gallery and Frame Shop since 1988, said.