TOPIC 1: TROY AGAIN
The City Council has finally named Troy Schulte City Manager, eliminating the “acting” from his title. We can discuss what his goals are and what obstacles he will face.
TOPIC 2: CHIEF CONCERN
Kansas City Police Chief Jim Corwin is retiring. The Star says his legacy is “mixed.” The paper also calls for the Police Board to consider applicants from both within and outside the department.
TOPIC 3: DECLINE TO SIGN
The rezoning battle on the Country Club Plaza has taken a new turn. Proponents of the new zoning are campaigning to discourage citizens from signing a referendum petition that could place the issue on the November ballot.
TOPIC 4: MEET HERMAN CAIN
Herman Cain is among the most recent entrants into the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Cain is a former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, once served as president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City and now hosts a radio talk show. He’s never held elective office.