File photo. City council candidates at a recent forum.

What’s important to you in city council election?

File photo. City council candidates at a recent forum. We’re still looking for your input to help shape the questions for city council candidates at a June 17 forum. So far, we’ve heard that staffing of the police department, transit and ...
File photo. City council candidates at a recent forum.

Transit, redevelopment, education: important questions in city elections

File photo. City council candidates at a recent forum. What should Midtown’s transit future look like? How do we encourage growth and development while still retaining Midtown’s unique character? What role, if any, should the city council ...
File photo. City council candidates at a recent forum.

What questions do you want to hear city candidates address?

File photo. City council candidates at a recent forum. Midtown groups sponsoring a mayoral and candidate forum want to know what questions you would like candidates to answer. MainCor, the Broadway Westport Council, the Westport Regional Business ...
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Glover and Shields advance in city primaries

Jim Glover will face opponent Kathryn Shields in the 4th district at large city council race in June. That’s after yesterday’s primary election in which Shields garnered 41 percent of the votes to incumbent Jim Glover’s 43 percent. Jared ...
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Remember to vote in municipal primary and special election

It is election day in Kansas City, with voters narrowing down the races in city council elections and voting on several other issues. Since this is the primary election, the outcome will determine the top two candidates that will continue to ...
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Midtown neighborhood candidate forum tonight

Candidates for city council – both the 4th district and all at-large candidates – will discuss issues affecting Midtown neighborhoods at a candidate forum tonight. The city has a 13-member city council that makes policies for the city. The ...

Mayor to give state of the city address tomorrow

Mayor Sly James will give his fourth state of the city address tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Starlight Theater. Details and to rsvp  The folks over at mySidewalk have started on online discussion asking people what issues they hope the mayor will ...
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What issues are important in the city council races?

Transportation, reinvestment in the urban core, schools, traffic and a clean city are the most important issues to Midtowners planning to vote in the upcoming city council elections. That’s the input we’ve gotten from Midtown KC Post readers ...
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Ask your questions for city council candidates

The Midtown KC Post and several Midtown neighborhoods are teaming up for a city council candidate forum on March 31. The forum is a chance for residents hear from the candidates and ask questions of the candidates for council seats. The Valentine, ...
File photo. Construction in preparation for the downtown streetcar route.

Mayor to keep on track for streetcar lines

File photo. Construction in preparation for the downtown streetcar route. Mayor Sly James said today the city will keep trying to find a way to extend the downtown streetcar line. “The downtown starter line is a success and it remains our ...