As Kansas City voters head to the polls in April, one issue they will be voting on is whether or not the city should issue more general obligation bonds. Unfortunately, city leaders have not identified how the money raised with the new bonds will be spent.
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The general obligation (GO) bond being considered in April would raise property taxes to pay off a series of 20-year bonds, twenty of them in total, targeted toward maintenance and infrastructure. These are legitimate city expenses that have been deferred for decades.
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A recent Kansas City Star story on the proposed Kansas City general obligation bonds, (GO Bonds) contained the following: