Mayor Q Doesn't See Conflict After Wife Earns Kansas City Urban Land Institute Job

The new gig at "multidisciplinary real estate forum" isn't TOO NOTABLE but here's our problem. 

The Mayor tweeting it out without much notation was a nice gesture . . . But the first version of this article doesn't even mention the connection to city hall . . . Because local newsies are conflicted about sharing any kind of REAL info with the public.

Check the write-up that was mostly hype . . .

All of her previous roles taught her lessons about who she wanted to be in the public sector, while also leading to her new role. (Katherine) Carttar succeed Joy Crimmins, who left ULI after seven years to join CBRE Group Inc.'s Kansas City office as a sales manager . . .

Already familiar with the roles of both government and developer and newly equipped with ULI's national research and resources, she aims to be the "impartial voice" that challenges people to think 10 to 20 years ahead about policies such as affordable housing and sustainability — and then actually achieve them.

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Carttar: Leading ULI's Kansas City office continues a commitment to community - Kansas City Business Journal

After four years as director of economic development for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, Katherine Carttar enters a new role for the Urban Land Institute. But really, it's a different application of all of her prior roles.