KCMO budget proposal calls for salary, hiring freezes

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. —  Mayor Sly James and City Manager Troy Schulte presented the new city budget to the city council on Thursday. It calls for a salary freeze for all city employees, including police and firefighters, as well as a hiring freeze.

However, it increases the operating budget for the fire department and adds funds to community and youth anti-violence programs like “Kansas City No Violence Alliance” and “Teens in Transition.”

Click here to review the budget documents, and click here to read Mayor James’ response.

You can also read it by downloading this PDF: KCMO Submitted Budget