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  • 2013 candidate forums |Bob Strawn | March 19, 2013

    Mass transit - Bob Strawn

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    Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? This is an argument that should come from the budget debate. Certainly economic development tax revenues could be a source to fund this federal

  • 2013 candidate forums |Karen McCulloh | March 19, 2013

    Mass transit - Karen McCulloh

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    Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? There is a lot of confusion about the costs of the MPO. For the first year, Manhattan’s involvement is around $25,000. In the coming

  • 2013 candidate forums |Daniel Hogan | March 19, 2013

    Mass transit - Daniel Hogan

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    Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? Yes. Should the city help fund a fixed-route bus system in Manhattan? No. The city needs a public transit system, but the system needs

  • 2013 candidate forums |Rick Jankovich | March 19, 2013

    Mass transit - Rick Jankovich

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    Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? I don’t believe the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (FHMPO) is an economic development function. That, to me would be “mission creep”. This

  • 2013 candidate forums |Debbie Nuss | March 19, 2013

    Mass transit - Debbie Nuss

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    Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? The half-cent sales tax is temporary (ten-years) and the Metropolitan Planning Organization is permanent so I think the city’s portion of the funding

  • 2013 candidate forums |John Ball | March 19, 2013

    Mass transit - John Ball

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    Should the economic development portion of the half-cent sales tax be used to off-set the cost of the Metropolitan Planning Organization? Yes. Manhattan is responsible for paying 60% of the cost of the Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). This responsibility creates a need for a

  • 2013 candidate forums |Debbie Nuss | March 19, 2013

    Economic development - Debbie Nuss

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    To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? The city should require, by ordinance, that businesses that receive economic development funds pay their employees a wage of no less than $12/hr. (130% percent

  • 2013 candidate forums |Rick Jankovich | March 19, 2013

    Economic development - Rick Jankovich

    Rich jankovich.phatch

    To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? I am not a proponent of the living wage mandate. I believe the economic development model or scorecard that was developed a few years

  • 2013 candidate forums |Karen McCulloh | March 19, 2013

    Economic development - Karen McCulloh

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    To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? Manhattan is in a great position at the moment.  We have an educated workforce complemented by a steady stream of retirees from Ft.

  • 2013 candidate forums |Daniel Hogan | March 19, 2013

    Economic development - Daniel Hogan

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    To what extent should the city link economic development incentives to specific wage levels, and what should those wage levels be? The Federal Government already dictates a minimum wage, let them handle it. If the city fiddles with wages there could be a potential negative


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