As property taxes rise, one neighborhood campaigns to ensure its elders can afford to stay

Over the last several years, Kansas City, Kansas has seen new life and revitalization come into its neighborhoods. But while these neighborhoods are cleaner, safer, and more beautiful, a new problem has moved in: rising property taxes. And these taxes are taking a toll on our most vulnerable community members, such as disabled and elderly residents.

Healthy Campus project for downtown moves ahead

Wyandotte County’s Unified Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution that brings the proposed downtown “Healthy Campus” closer to reality.
The measure, approved with a 9-1 vote during the Commission’s November 30 meeting, allows the Unified Government to use up to $2 million to buy land at 10th Street and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.