Courthouse Real Estate Scheme Shut Down

Flush with cash from the feds, there are quite a few politicos who mistakenly believe that they have money to burn.

Accordingly . . . 

We give credit to more reasonable people at the courthouse who don't believe that buying up empty buildings with taxpayer cash is the wisest course of action.

A reality check after a real estate scheme was SHUT DOWN . . .

"We've got so much that needs to be done in this building," 6th District Legislator Theresa Galvin said at the Monday meeting, citing the potential to move county employees in and out of the courthouse during renovations. "I don't agree with spending the taxpayers' dollars like this."

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Jackson County rejects proposal to buy former DST building for office space - Kansas City Business Journal

Jackson County officials rejected a proposal to move forward with acquiring a downtown office building for a proposed relocation of several government operations from their legacy location at the courthouse. The County Legislature on Monday turned down a measure to authorize a $9 million sale contract for the purchase of the Argus Building at 1300 Washington St.