The Kansas City Tax Increment Financing Commission voted Tuesday to approve a development agreement for a controversial Crossroads TIF project. The commission chairwoman said the vote doesn’t undercut a referendum petition drive challenging the TIF.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer, chairman of the Senate appropriations committee and a candidate for Missouri attorney general, wants to do away with a local tax that makes up more than one-third of Kansas City’s budget.
Downtown Kansas City’s rejuvenation is now rolling into a new era, with the start of the $100 million streetcar line on Main Street and 70 projects in areas that include Crown Center, the Crossroads Arts District, the Downtown Loop and River Market. We map the changes in an interactive report.