Kansas City Rushed Charter Review Push Back

Police wonk reporting has a point that will mostly be ignored . . . And power players who read this blog have dutifully killed the silly move against the Parks Board.

Check-it . . .

Some people, including some on the commission, say this charter review process has moved too fast. They say the process should last longer and be more open ended for a once-every-decade review of the 57-page document that sets the rules for how city government operates.

Instead, the current commission has largely spent its limited time discussing election-related items suggested by the mayor, and little else.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

'What is the rush?' Deadline questioned for work that affects KC voters 'at every level'

When Kansas City last conducted its review of the city charter in 2013, the volunteers on the commission took five months to do their work. They met once a week and heard testimony from 150 people. A decade later, Mayor Quinton Lucas gave his charter commission six weeks to get the job done.

Final listening session Monday night for Kansas City, Missouri, charter review

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A special commission reviewing Kansas City, Missouri's charter, or constitution, will host its final listening session Monday night to gather public feedback on a variety of proposals changing the city's elections. Monday's meeting takes place at 6 p.m. at Gregg/Klice Community Center at 1600 East 17th Terrace.