Kansas City to host online budget discussion Wednesday

02/12/2014 8:11 AM

02/12/2014 8:13 AM

People will have the chance to ask questions and share ideas about Kansas City’s 2014-2015 budget during an online discussion Wednesday.

Mayor Sly James, city manager Troy Schulte, department directors and budget staff will host the budget chat from 3 to 4 p.m., according a release from the city.

To participate, send comments and questions via Twitter to

@kcmo with the hashtag #kcmobudget. Or you can email them to kcmosocial@kcmo.org

.

To view the submitted budget, go to the

city’s website

.

To see the budget with line item detail. Visit the city’s

open data catalog

.

For those who prefer a more traditional approach, there will be three public budget hearings:

• 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Kansas City Police Academy’s auditorium, 6885 N.E. Pleasant Valley Road in Kansas City North.

• 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 22 at the Robert J. Mohart Multipurpose FOCUS Center’s auditorium, 3200 Wayne Ave. in Kansas City.

• 10 a.m. to noon March 1 at the Kansas City Police Department’s South Patrol Division, 9701 Marion Park Drive in Kansas City. Use the main entrance.

Anyone with a disability who needs accommodations to attend the meetings can contact the city’s 311 Call Center at 311, 816-513-1313 or 816-513-1889 for TTY.

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