Public Improvements Advisory Committee (PIAC)

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Public Improvements Advisory Committee (PIAC) LogoThe primary function of the Public Improvements Advisory Committee (PIAC) is to solicit resident input and make recommendations regarding both the citywide and neighborhood portions of the capital budget. The PIAC holds a series of public hearings every year beginning  in early summer. These hearings provide residents with an opportunity to express their opinions, concerns and project requests regarding the forthcoming capital budget. If you submit more than one request, place a priority number on all PIAC form submittals indicating which is the most important improvement in your neighborhood or association. We encourage cooperation instead of competition among the neighborhoods and residents we serve in the PIAC program.

Eligible PIAC projects include: storm water drainage/flooding-bridges/streets/roadways | public property improvements-street improvements | municipal buildings improvements  | community centers | street lighting/traffic lights | curbs and gutters | park facility improvements | monuments/fountains | ball fields/swimming pools.

The PIAC consists of 13 people, two from each council district and a chairperson, appointed by the mayor and City Council. The group was created in 1983 by City Council Resolution 55417 and reaffirmed by City Council Resolution 62031. This committee finishes its year by submitting its balanced five-year capital improvements program and neighborhood recommendations in early February.

The deadline date to submit a request was August 31, 2019. New requests will be held for the next year’s funding. *PIAC paper applications will be accepted during in-district PIAC hearings up until September 20, 2019.

PIAC Requests


Public Improvements Advisory Committee Members

(All terms expire July 31, 2021)




District 1

Gary Huonker
4916 NE Antioch Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 456.3702

Richard Sayles
3031 NE 54th Street
Kansas City, MO 64119
(816) 560.1173

District 2

 Stephanie Isaacson
2003 NW 59th
Kansas City, MO 64151
(816) 729.3625

JC Sanders
10312 N. Revere Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64154
(816) 582.7155

District 3

Joseph Jackson
2931 East 28th Street
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 786.7786

Ron Finley
PO BOX 270285
Kansas City, MO 64106

District 4

Jim Wanser
612 Brush Creek Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 582.8292

Christina Hoxie
4335 Harrison Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
(785) 840.5507

District 5

Ruth Turner
1838 E. 78th Street
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 516.5977

Erik Dickinson
5315 Cleveland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64130
(816) 682.6098

District 6

Melanie K. Miller
512 E. 107th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64131
(816) 695.4119

John Sharp
8401 E. 103rd Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64134
(816) 876.1687

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