Merriam, Kansas Taco Bell To Chipotle Development Pleads For Taxpayer Help

A crazy person might say . . . 

The last American president FAILED to build the wall and now taxpayers are funding Mexican food dominating the suburbs.

That's kinda true but, actually, this is merely a story about good old fashioned American greed and politicos desperate for investment.

Check-it . . .

"Developer Block and Company estimates it will cost roughly $3.7 million to complete the project. Block is requesting the city allocate Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to help cover the cost of redeveloping a property, but the council will need to add the property to the redevelopment district before any tax incentives can be issued."

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Developer seeks tax incentives to turn vacant Taco Bell into drive-thru Chipotle

by: Sydnie Holzfaster Posted: / Updated: MERRIAM, Kan. - After sitting vacant for the last six years, the former Taco Bell building on Shawnee Mission Parkway could soon be upgraded to a Chipotle. Monday the Merriam City Council will consider updating the I-35 Redevelopment District to include a redevelopment project at 8800 Shawnee Mission Parkway.