TOPIC 1: MAKE AN APPOINTMENT!
Mayor-elect James has named a Mayor pro-tem and appointed committee chairs and members. Let’s discuss the importance of these appointments, especially the chairmanships.
TOPIC 2: GIVE ME FIVE.
The Greater Kansas City area Chamber of Commerce is attempting to elicit from the community five achievable goals that will promote Kansas City as a region. Chamber President Jim Heeter says his main goal is to bring Kansas City together as a region.
TOPIC 3: CALL THE AMBULANCE…EARLY.
It’s been a year since the Kansas City, Missouri, Council mandated that fire department ambulances would arrive at the scene of life-threatening emergencies within nine minutes or less, ninety percent of the time.
That goal has not yet been achieved in any month. Fire Chief Smokey Dyer says it’s impossible under current conditions.
TOPIC 4: LOST OUR WAY?
A New York Times/CBS News poll reports seventy percent of Americans think the country is headed in the wrong direction. The poll also shows unfavorable opinions about the president and the congress. There is support for raising taxes on the wealthy, but also for reducing the size of government.