Unified Government Announces Realignment: Purge In The Dotte?!?

Kansas City, Kansas has been called out over the use of credit cards. 

Overall . . .

Service, operations and getting anything in the Dotte is an exercise in futility that typically requires a decent lawyer how knows the right phone numbers.

Now here's a peek at a cleanup effort that will mostly mean that people with the wrong political friends or none at all will be getting the ax . . . Check a much more optimistic and hopeful statement than our opinion garnered by way of soul crushing experience . . .

At the direction of interim County Administrator Cheryl Harrison-Lee, and after hearing reports from multiple consultants about the UG’s performance in recent months, the UG will realign several departments “as the organization works to identify cost savings and operational efficiencies, a critical next step in closing the budget deficit,” according to a new release.

“As part of UG Forward, I am committed to reimagining the Unified Government for the next 25 years as we address many of the systemic and financial challenges facing our organization,” Harrison-Lee said in a statement. “This realignment will ensure that our management team is working closely with department leaders and staff to find ways to improve service delivery while eliminating wasteful, often redundant operations.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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Unified Government CFO Kathleen VonAchen resigns

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