Monday, July 06, 2020
TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! INCOMING KANSAS CITY PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR IGNITES CONTROVERSY AT 12TH & OAK!!!
The new public works director hasn't been named yet but the "favorite" who'll soon be up for a vote and (interim) City Manager (rubber stamp) approval has workers at City Hall fuming.
She's an out-of-towner from a bigger, better city but insiders claim her significant qualifications don't match up with the job requirements.
Moreover, there was a hope that Council would promote from within and inspire a bit more loyalty among the staff which has suffered a horrible hit to morale after across the board coronavirus cuts.
The announcement should come soon but for now the pick has sparked grumbling and even move divisive talk inside of a building that's already dominated by fear of civil unrest and rampant discord across partisan lines.
Developing . . .