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Chance of Rain
Saturday 40%
High 66° / Low 49°
Chance of Rain
Showers late. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 60%
High 67° / Low 49°
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 67F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 0%
High 71° / Low 50°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 71F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 20%
High 72° / Low 48°
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 72F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 40%
High 60° / Low 42°
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High near 60F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 20%
High 67° / Low 43°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 67F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 0%
High 62° / Low 43°
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 62F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.

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Jason Greene, Charter Commission Candidate

1.     What is your reason for running for Charter Commission?

As one of the original petitioners for a Charter, I believe that Raytown is in desperate need of a constitution or home rule. A Charter form of government can save the city economic resources and provide basic voter protections and rights to engage the city with. Raytown is currently one of the largest cities in Missouri without a Charter. If I am honored to be elected to serve on the Charter writing commission, I will take a diplomatic approach toward the process, involving the voices and concerns of our community members

2. What is your political experience? (positions you have held or ran for, from delegate to president)

            I was honored to be elected to serve as Alderman, representing Ward II in April of 2013.

3. Do you favor charter that simply implements:

I would like to see recall, referendum, and initiative added to a similar structure of government.  In addition I do believe the conversation of protecting property owners from the policies of eminent domain is one that needs to take place, as well as residency requirements for certain positions at City Hall.

3a. If your answer to question 3 was (c), what changes do you feel would be of benefit to our city?

I feel that these types of political protections should be coupled with economic ones in order to safeguard individual liberty and choice. 

4. What budgetary restraints and guideline should the Charter Commission implement to control the Commissions expenditures?

I believe that one of the first bylaws the Charter Commission should support is one which all legal inquiries should reside through the chairman of the commission with the blessing of a majority of the board.  This would eliminate unnecessary legal challenges and prove to be a saving measure to a majority of the costs.

5. What benefits do you see a charter would bring to Raytown?

            Charter forms of government enable citizens of a community to have more of an influence over the structure of government and the policies its City Hall employs. In doing such, citizens would have more of a voice in promoting efficiency and what their community values at the local level. The alternative would be to allow the State Legislature to continue to make many of these decisions, allowing such would be surrendering local autonomy.

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