Thursday, February 13, 2020
KANSAS CITY MAYOR QUINTON LUCAS 'POTHOLE CZAR' IDEA HITS BRICK WALL!!!
Here's a reality check regarding yesterday's big speech and a reminder the City Hall functions under a "weak mayor" form of government.
KMBC: KC mayor's idea for pothole czar hits some bumps
The mayor wants a pothole czar to immediately start filling the holes peppering the streets. But some think that is the real job of the Public Works director.
"I guess I get a little uncomfortable thinking we're going to hire somebody to do something that someone is already supposed to be doing," City Councilwoman Heather Hall said.
Bottom line . . . The council is challenging the mayor on a mere $50K and his promises to voters might not mean much as this budget is argued out.
Developing . . .