Whilst Mayor & Council remain divided on quite a few things, it seems that nearly every local elected official seems to agree on providing MILLIONS to keep local "houseless" in taxpayer subsidized digs.
Here's the latest . . .
Deputy City Manager Kimiko Gilmore said the city is currently getting an appraisal on the motel which she said has an asking price of $3.2 million, and any decision to purchase it would require city council approval.
If the project goes forward, she said persons considered for housing there would go through a thorough screening process to determine if they are well-suited for such housing, and wraparound social services, hopefully available onsite, would be provided to assist them.
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The city plans to possibly purchase the 99-room America's Best Value Inn at 11801 Blue Ridge Blvd. to provide long-term housing for houseless KCMO residents and those without stable housing. A ZOOM webinar is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m.