Polling shows strong public support for city-funded sidewalk program in the infrastructure bond

Opinion polling for the city’s proposed $800 million infrastructure bond shows that 72% of people would be more likely to vote yes if it included a city-funded sidewalk program that shifted the financial burden off of homeowners. This is second only to improving the condition and safety of the city’s existing streets and bridges. Current […]

KCMO Bond Recommendation #4 – Sidewalks

Earlier this month, Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Over a series of several blog posts we will outline our plan for how […]

KCMO Bond Recommendation #2 – No New Roads

Earlier this month Troy Schulte, the KCMO city manager, officially proposed an $800m general obligation bond to the city council. As proposed the city will use bond proceeds over the course of 20 years to repair and upgrade the city’s infrastructure. Over a series of several blog posts we will outline our plan for how […]

KCMO City Manager to Propose $800m Bond to fund Infrastructure

Tomorrow KCMO City Manager, Troy Schulte, will introduce to city council a proposal to put an $800 million general obligation bond on the ballot. We have known the general theme of the bond for a while but the council hearing should bring to light some more details. Mr. Schulte’s presentation will include a list of general […]