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Weather Forecast

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 20%
High 86° / Low 70°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 86F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 20%
High 88° / Low 71°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 60%
High 82° / Low 72°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 82F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 20%
High 91° / Low 77°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 0%
High 97° / Low 78°
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 97F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 20%
High 96° / Low 78°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 96F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Friday 10%
High 96° / Low 78°
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 96F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Letter to the Editor from Ward I Alderman Joe Creamer

I recently brought to the BOA meeting a discussion item in regard to solid waste. The Municipal Committee which I am a member of had just voted down sending out a 2 yr letter to local trash haulers with the intent of considering going to single trash hauler in the City of Raytown. The reasoning with voting down the 2 year letter was that we want to promote free enterprise in our community.

The reason for bringing up the solid waste issue again came from reviewing our current ordinance on the books. I believe our current ordinance needs to be updated to current standards comparible with other cities. The thing that I found was that the minimum insurance requirements set forth in the ordinance are way under valued. The standard for liability insurance in other communities is $5,000,000, the current ordinance requires $500,000. There are other things that stand out in the current ordinance but this is one example of what needs to be changed. I believe that we owe it to our community that the ordinance be updated.

I want to make it real clear that it is not my intent to put any trash hauler out of business or prohibit them from hauling in our city. I do not want to create a war among trash haulers or make citizens feel like they need to battle their neighbor for who should haul trash on their street. It is my goal however to bring common sense to the situation.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at 816-517-4773, I will be happy to discuss this with you.

Alderman Joe Creamer

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