Reading Kansas City Budget During Super Bowl Commercials Will Make You Feel Smarter

Don't worry . . . Locals won't gain any knowledge from this document that's mostly a work of fiction BUT the jokes are better than most of the Super Bowl commercials.

Here's the money line . . .

The $2.04 billion dollar submitted budget increases from the current year’s $1.9 billion dollar budget.

The proposed budget includes $25 million dollars dedicated to affordable housing solutions and the City’s Right to Counsel program aimed to support tenants facing eviction. This is a 50% increase to previous funding. $15 million dollars would be dedicated to the ReBuild KC grant program which provides a unique opportunity for organizations and individuals to build better, stronger neighborhoods.

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City News | - City of Kansas City, MO

For Immediate Release: Thursday, February 9, 2023 Mayor Quinton Lucas and City Manager Brian Platt submitted to the City Council a fiscal year 2023-2024 budget aimed at improving the lives of Kansas Citians through housing and healthy communities, infrastructure and accessibility, public safety, and sustainability implementations.