An investigation into Kansas City's port authority that began during Mark Funkhouser's administration may be coming to closure with the agency getting a substantial bill from the city.
An audit reviewed by the council finance committee Wednesday concludes that the city should try to recover $135,000 the city paid out for the repurposing of the old Richards Gebaur Air Force Base.
Auditors turned up over $92,000 in duplicate payments and almost $42,000 in vendor overcharges.
Mayor Sly James is expressing some frustration with late-in-the-game resistance to his Advance KC economic development consolidation program.
The Kansas City city council has voted to move ahead with laying plans for a single-terminal concept for KCI Airport. though, that it doesn't guarantee that a new terminal will be built.
KCI officials get a tentative go-ahead to proceed with planning for a new single-terminal airport. A city council committee has scheduled a full council vote next week.
Both the Transportation and Infrastructure committee and the full council heard presentations on the plan this morning.
A city council committee has reacted to an event funding fiasco. Concerns arose when a local group got $15,000 in city money to bring in boxer Floyd Mayweather for a youth event.
As the Missouri and Kansas Legislatures wrangle over budgets, the Kansas City city council has passed one yesterday with very little conflict along the way.