News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 28, 2011
City seeks input on budget through KCMOmentum.com
The City of Kansas City, Mo., asks residents to make their voices heard regarding the next fiscal year’s budget by logging onto www.KCMOmentum.com, an interactive website that allows public input from the convenience of home, office or anywhere else an Internet connection is available.
“KCMOmentum.com is providing residents a unique opportunity to become involved in the budget prioritization process,” said Mayor Sly James. “We are listening to these online discussions and encouraging all civic minded individuals to engage in the process and help shape the future of our city.”
Operating as a virtual town hall, KCMOmentum.com is currently seeking input that will be used to make budget decisions on a wide range of services and programs that impact the quality of life in Kansas City, Mo.
“Those who have used KCMOmentum.com have provided great suggestions, but we want to hear from as many corners of the City as possible,” said Fourth District Councilwoman Jan Marcason. “This is the people’s budget and we want their input as we strive to improve how the City serves its residents with a limited revenue stream.”
The site is currently seeking public input on the following topics:
Public Safety Budget Items
Healthy Community Budget Items
Infrastructure Improvement Budget Items
Neighborhood Livability Budget Items
Budget priorities: Best City Activities
Budget Priorities Elimination of Programs or Services
Budget Priorities: New Programs or Services
Special Committee on Small Business
To learn more about KCMOmentum.com, or to join in the conversation online, visit KCMOmentum.com.
Media inquiries about KCMOmentum.com should be directed to Dennis Gagnon, 816-513-2659.