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Monday 0%
High 71° / Low 44°
Sunny. High 71F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 0%
High 63° / Low 39°
A mainly sunny sky. High 63F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 10%
High 61° / Low 45°
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 61F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 20%
High 52° / Low 43°
Overcast. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 52F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 10%
High 60° / Low 48°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High near 60F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 20%
High 59° / Low 44°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 59F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 20%
High 58° / Low 41°
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 58F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Raytown Finance Committee meeting July 20th

Raytown Finance Committee met on July 20th.  There was a analysis presented by Carl Brown Consulting, LLC  of  Jefferson City Missouri on Raytown’s sewer utility user charge.  The bottom line seems to be that to keep sewer system paying for itself and bringing in enough extra to pay for repairs and upgrades, sewer rates need to go up 20% this year and 6% a year after that. 

Not everyone’s rate may go up that much, the proposed rates on chart 13 of the analysis have the rate for low volume water users actually going down a little. 

 There was also a recommendation to install flow monitoring equipment where the system connects to Kansas City and Little Blue Sewer District.  At present the city is billed based on water meter readings.  Summer lawn and garden watering are not flowing into those systems and therefor should not result in costs.  There is a huge amount of detail in the Finance Committee web packet and hopefully there will be more when the actual minutes get posted.

The second item of interest is a proposal by  to redevelop the current Mitch Crawford Holiday Motors site at 350 Highway & Gregory Boulevard by DJ Christie, Inc..  They are asking the City providing a $850,000 cost  to be repaid through the use of a Community Improvement District (CID).  The proposed tenants are an Aldi’s  grocery store and an restaurant (it was to be an IHOP but that may have fallen through).  The City contracted with Springsted Inc. for a financial review of the proposal by DJ Christie, Inc. IHOP reportedly has found another site close to the location of this development in Raytown.  Hopefully pancakes will be on Raytown’s menu soon. All members of the Finance Committee voted to approve the concept.



The Finance Committee web packet can be found HERE.


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