News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 11, 2014
Reminder: City’s online interactive budget chat is tomorrow
Public budget hearings start on Saturday
The City of Kansas City, Mo., reminds the public to share ideas regarding the City’s Submitted FY2014-15 Budget by participating in the first ever interactive budget chat on Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 3-4 p.m. During this time, Mayor Sly James, City Manager Troy Schulte, City department directors and budget staff will gather together at City Hall to respond to the public’s questions and comments.
To participate in the budget chat, please send comments/questions via Twitter to @KCMO (www.twitter.com/kcmo) using the hashtag #kcmobudget or send an email to email@example.com. Participants will receive a response to their question or idea from City leadership responsible for making budget decisions.
To view the FY2014-15 Submitted Budget, please visit http://kcmo.org/idc/groups/citymanager/documents/citymanagersoffice/submittedbudget_fy15_web.pdf. To view the budget with line item detail, visit the City’s open data catalog at https://data.kcmo.org/. The budget is the featured item.
Residents may also choose to attend any of the City’s three public budget hearings, hosted by the City’s Finance and Audit Committee. City Council members and staff will present information and listen to public input on the FY2014-15 Submitted Activity Budget. The schedule is as follows:
Saturday, Feb. 15, 10 a.m. to noon
KCPD Regional Police Academy (auditorium)
6885 N.E. Pleasant Valley Road, Kansas City, MO 64119
Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to noon
Robert J. Mohart Multi-Purpose Center (auditorium)
3200 Wayne Ave., Kansas City, MO 64109
Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m. to noon
KCPD South Patrol Division (use main entrance)
9701 Marion Park Drive, Kansas City, MO 64137
Any person with a disability who desires reasonable accommodation to attend these meetings may contact the City’s 311 Call Center at 311 or 816-513-1313, or for TTY, 816-513-1889.