Ask The Mayor: Frankfort's Chris McBarnes On Parks, Apartments And Hot Dogs

Jun 21, 2018

Credit City of Frankfort

This week on WBAA’s Ask The Mayor, we talk with Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes about downtown revitalization. Frankfort is struggling to fill agribusiness and manufacturing jobs, so the city is trying to improve life outside of work, and focusing on parks and apartments to build a larger employee pool.

And, we ask how the city plans to make a good impression on those seeing it for the first time. With communities struggling to keep people from going away, Frankfort also has to find a way to convince talent to move into the city – especially when dozens of luxury apartments just opened.

Plus, we’ll discuss Frankfort’s first major high school sports accomplishment in fifteen years and talk railroads, a month after the mayor sent a public call for residents to report blocked crossings.