Ep. 45: The City wants to pay its employees more, but how are they going to do it?

Plus, Nick & Jason check out what's happening at our local libraries

Our guess is, unless you're an employee of the City, you probably didn't pay much attention to last week's City of Lee's Summit City Council meeting. But hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker tell you why you should and why this particular issue will likely be significant during the now active election season. The issue at hand is one of how the City compensates its employees. This group includes City Hall employees, as well as the police and fire departments. A common consensus is that City Council members see a need to increase compensation in order to reach, sustain and sometimes even exceed market rates. The confusion comes in how they get there and how the City can afford to maintain these raises. Jason and Nick attempt to break things down and make sense of what looks to be a complex solution to reach a common goal.

In our second segment, the hosts sit down with Mid-Continent Public Library's Seth Moses and Amanda Rhoads to talk about the many services offered to our community and what improvements we can expect after the success of Proposition L in last spring's election. 

Lee's Summit Town Hall is a weekly podcast conversation, produced by Link 2 Lee's Summit, highlighting local issues and people in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Each week, hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker discuss pertinent issues and topics concerning local residents and introduce listeners to some of the people who help make Lee's Summit a vibrant and growing community. Catch the show each week on this web site, Stitcher Radio, or subscribe to the podcast at link2leessummit.com or at iTunes or GooglePlay.

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