Friday, June 12, 2020

Coronavirus Kills Kansas City, Kansas Budget And Sparks Historic Furlough

The municipal budget crisis amid the pandemic is real and here's one of the first real signs of local desperation.


Unified Government requiring nearly all employees to take 10 furlough days due to budget shortfall


Leaders are cutting nearly $22 million from the 2020 budget, according to the county’s statement, but they’re still left with more than $2 million to make up.

That’s why County Administrator Doug Bach is ordering a mandatory 10-day furlough program for most UG employees.

Police officers, sheriff’s deputies, firefighters/EMS and public safety dispatchers are exempt from the mandatory furloughs.

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