Ed Ford http://kcur.org en Full Council To Take Up Health Levy Today http://kcur.org/post/full-council-take-health-levy-today <p>Kansas City’s health levy has long funded ambulance services and other care for residents without insurance or a means to pay. A portion of that levy is temporary, and it expires next year.</p><p>While much has changed since the levy was first introduced, city leaders and proponents of the tax are pushing to renew that temporary portion for nine more years. The full council is slated to take up the <a href="http://cityclerk.kcmo.org/liveweb/Documents/Document.aspx?q=0IiPTj1eTbmqjvO4KOK8JBRNjT5vfilzo7Lk%2btSuqxHy8HusiLMVZ10GUlSmXmnYf9bWl4FP%2f3vEg%2bhjLevS3w%3d%3d">proposed renewal</a> later today, and doing so could pave the way for a popular vote on the tax this spring.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:11:11 +0000 Elana Gordon 30540 at http://kcur.org Full Council To Take Up Health Levy Today Kansas City Council Questions Community Improvement Districts http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-council-questions-community-improvement-districts <p>The Kansas City Council has been talking about tightening up on community improvement districts since this summer, but the talk goes on with no decision on what the policy will be.</p><p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:49:58 +0000 Steve Bell 26191 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Council Questions Community Improvement Districts Kansas City Council OKs Firefighter Contract http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-council-oks-firefighter-contract <p>The Kansas City Council has affirmed a three-year contract with Local 42 of the Firefighters Union. Accord came after weeks of negotiations.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 10:23:16 +0000 Dan Verbeck 17478 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Council OKs Firefighter Contract