John Sharp

1:47 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Bannister Redevelopment Continues To Advance


Plans for redevelopment of the old Bannister Mall area are moving ahead. A City Council committee heard a very optimistic report Wednesday.

The committee that handles economic development approved the city's application for nearly $11 million in state tax breaks for the developer, Cerner Corporation.

Councilman John Sharp told the committee that the state development finance board has already approved the incentives and signs of activity will be seen soon.

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9:24 am
Fri March 16, 2012

Resolution Between Crossroads And MLB

A conflict with Major League Baseball that could have disrupted two successive “First Friday” events in the Crossroads Arts District has been resolved.

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5:00 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

How Many Firefighters Does It Take? Cut Plan Aired

Fire Chief Smoky Dyer in first public reaction to proposed $7.5 million in cuts to Kansas City, Mo. Fire Department.

In a graphic verbal portrayal of a fire  scene in the future, a Kansas City  Council committee has heard one view of how proposed budget cuts could affect the Kansas City Fire Department.

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