Per ushe . . .
Missouri ethics violations are mostly meaningless and amount to nothing more than a wrist slap.
Remember . . .
Recently the City Manager was tagged by Missouri officials "because the city's website had links to certain social media pages, which supported and/or solicited contributions for public candidates."
In the grand scheme of everything that's wrong with 12th & Oak . . . Sloppy web page management is a minor concern but a sign that the current administration is under increasing scrutiny given widespread public dissatisfaction.
With help from KICK-ASS TKC TIPSTERS . . . We want to feature this passage from Mayor Q's social media writings wherein the top politico in KCMO seems to dismiss the $1000 ethics fine . . .
"The City Manager will not be fired because he has not used money for campaign purposes. Any complaints report to him because he is our chief administrative officer even for acts or occurrences preceding his time at the City, which begain in December 2020."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KCMO City Manager fined after commission finds city's website helped contribute public dollars to campaigns
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Brian Platt, the city manager of Kansas City, Missouri, was fined $1,000 by the Missouri Ethics Commission on Monday. Platt was fined after the commission found KCMO's website used public dollars to support political campaigns.