Last week, Kansas City’s Fire Chief Smokey Dyer retired after twelve years at the helm.
The guesswork is over. Kansas City’s fire chief has laid out which fire stations would have smaller staffs, fewer fire trucks and which will close as he faces orders to reduce the department budget by $7.6 million for 2013.
A financial deal is being worked out at city hall to allow Kansas City’s fire chief to retire early and with benefits.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James presented his vision for next year's city budget and a lot more.
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