So Many Stalled Kansas City PIAC Projects Don't Inspire Confidence

Here's a look at the sitch along with the slow pace of KCMO progress for neighborhoods . . .

Kansas City’s Auditor looked into the last five years of Public Improvement Advisory Committee (PIAC) projects, covering $119 million that was given out to more than 700 projects.

The report shows that 43% of those projects weren’t completed on time and an additional 15% were either cancelled or the city didn’t know where the project stood.

The Auditor’s Office came up with six recommendations, mostly centered around creating goals and expectations for how long projects should take and consistently reclaiming money from cancelled or closed projects that might have funds remaining.

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PIAC audit sparking upgrades, more transparency

A multi-million dollar public improvement program in Kansas City is being told it needs to be more transparent and user-friendly.