This week’s Monday Poll asked readers to respond to statements about possible Kansas City area issues that could be on the ballot in 2016.
Here are the results of the unscientific poll, based on more than 180 responses.
1) Kansas City voters have good reasons to renew the city’s 1 percent earnings tax for five more years at an election that will be held in April.
Agree strongly 58%
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Disagree strongly 21%
2) The Johnson County Commission should place a plan to build a modern courthouse, costing $185 million, on the ballot this year.
Agree strongly 24%
Disagree strongly 25%
3) Mayor Sly James and the City Council should ask voters to approve a proposal to improve infrastructure — such as streets, sidewalks and curbs — in Kansas City, with a potential cost estimate of up to $1 billion.
Agree strongly 48%
Disagree strongly 14%
4) Given the importance of Kansas City International Airport to the region’s future, city officials must make every effort to put a plan to improve it on a 2016 ballot.
Agree strongly 60%
Disagree strongly 10%