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Weather Forecast

Flood Warning

Issued:
11:02 AM CDT on March 23, 2019
Expires:
7:00 AM CDT on March 26, 2019
Chance of Rain
Saturday 60%
High 61° / Low 52°
Chance of Rain
Showers, maybe a rumble of thunder. Lows overnight in the low 50s.
Overcast
Sunday 20%
High 60° / Low 45°
Overcast
Cloudy. High around 60F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 10%
High 55° / Low 37°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High around 55F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 0%
High 60° / Low 46°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High near 60F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday 0%
High 70° / Low 57°
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies. High near 70F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 50%
High 73° / Low 57°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Cloudy skies late. High 73F. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 20%
High 60° / Low 39°
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High around 60F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.

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Sandra Wood-Hartwell, Charter Commission Candidate

1.  What are my reasons for running for the Charter Commission?
 Raytown is the largest city of it’s size in Missouri that is not a charter city.  Charter form of government is for 500 people or less and as we all know this city is over 30,000 residents.  It is time that Raytown has the right to rule it’s self and not have to ask Jefferson city what we can and cannot do for our city.  
 
2.  What is your political experience?
 
I am a former Alderman for ward 4 from 2003 to 2007
I am currently a Jackson County Committee person (3 terms)
I’m currently a member of the Planning and Zoning committee for the city of Raytown
While on the City Council I was on the Budget Committee, Council on Aging and a few others  
 
3. Do you favor charter that simply implements:
a. Our present status quo.
b. Status quo with recall, referendum, and initiative added.
c. More extensive changes to our form of government.

I favor a chart with option B.
 
4.  What budgetary restraints and guidelines should be put in place to reduce the commissions expenses?
 
The chairman should be the only person who can talk to the Commissions Attorney, if the attorney is charging by the hour.
The last charter fees were quit high because several people made individual calls to him.  It would be good if the attorney would charge a reasonable flat fee.
 
5.  What benefits do I feel that a charter would bring to Raytown?
 
If Recall, Referendum and Initiative were implemented in the charter it would give the people of Raytown a bigger voice on how things can be done in Raytown.
In a 4th Class form of government the people do not have that right or opinion

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