Kansas City, Missouri finally has a pension deal with MAST ambulance employees. Or more accurately, two pension deals. And an overall contract deal is in the works with Firefighters Local 42, but not official yet.
The Kansas City School Board presents an accreditation plan to the city council. Council committee votes against putting anti-nuclear weapons parts plant measure on ballot. That and more headlines from KCUR.
While the Kansas City city council held off on decisions on a daytime curfew and putting a no nukes petition initiative on the ballot, it had no difficulty deciding that rejuvenation is needed in the central city.
A Metro North Shopping Center area revitalization initiative won some help from the city of Kansas City Thursday. The city council gave formal approval to a Metro North Area Community Improvement District.
A plan to build a streetcar system in Kansas City kept rolling yesterday and passed a new mile post.
A week after the Kansas City city council endorsed a plan to fund a downtown streetcar system, it has approved appropriating a million dollars for advance work on the system, including a contract for some preliminary engineering studies.
Kansas City, Missouri has taken another step toward a formal bid for federal help to establish a downtown streetcar line.
The city council approved a pair of resolutions that would let voters in a proposed Transportation Development District weigh in on whether to make the district a quasi-governmental entity and whether to increase sales and property taxes in it to pay for the streetcar plan.
Councilman Russ Johnson said it's time for the city to show that it has a plan that would qualify it for a federal TIGER grant.