Kansas City Mayor Q Declares Victory Over 3.5 Inches Of Snow!!!

This week there was jubilation after the public admitted significant progress in Kansas City snow removal.

Accordingly . . .


We don't want to be a party pooper, here's a bit about the salesmanship that's mostly about managing expectations . . .

"Besides salting more aggressively and adding overnight services for residential streets, the plan includes putting trash and recycling removal on hold to assign all available solid waste and water department staff to snow operations."

Again . . .

This would be impressive against the 9-16 inches of snow that was promised. But, in reality, KCMO only encountered less than 4 inches of snow . . . Which isn't a big deal for other Midwestern towns.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .

KCMO residents weigh in on success of new snow removal protocols

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - Wednesday's snowstorm was the first since Kansas City's city manager made some changes to the city's snow removal process, hoping to do better. KCTV5 caught up with residents to get their take on whether it worked along their side streets.

With slide-offs and spinouts, KC tow companies keep busy on snowy day

LENEXA, Kan. - Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear vests and rescue people who are stuck in the snow. We call them tow truck drivers. With fresh wipers, washer fluid and a full tank of gas, Brian Stottlemyre's office was ready for the road on a snowy Wednesday.

Mayor addresses Kansas City's snow response, city's resources

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas joined KCTV5 News on Wednesday morning to talk about the city's snow response and how resources are being used.

Neighbors help neighbors clear snow

You know there's a lot of snow when backyard chickens won't even leave the coop for food."No, they wouldn't come out this morning," said Beth Coulliette, of Independence.

You decide . . .