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1. Biography of L. P. Cookingham (1896-1992), Kansas City's First City Manager Biography of L. P. Cookingham (1896-1992), Kansas City's First City Manager 1999

2. Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman Biography of James Francis Pendergast (1856-1911), Kansas City Alderman 1999

3. Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader 2009

4. Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" 1999

5. Gary White Becomes First Black Auditor Gary White Becomes First Black Auditor August 17-23, 2007 After more that 20 years of service in the City Auditor's Office, Gary White has been named as the new city auditor of Kansas City. He was appointed July 1 and is the first African American to hold the...

6. Landlords in KC Must Register Properties Landlords in KC Must Register Properties December 24, 2007 An ordinance passed by the Kansas City Council in October 2007 requires landlords to register with the City. The ordinance should make it easier for codes inspectors to locate out-of-town owners who don't...

7. The City Manager Plan in Kansas City The City Manager Plan in Kansas City January 1940 Article about the history of the city manager plan in Kansas City since its beginning in 1925 and the city's earlier systems of municipal government back to 1853.

8. People Respond to Award-Winning MPR in Beverly Hills and Kansas City People Respond to Award-Winning MPR in Beverly Hills and Kansas City February//1957 Article concerning "Profile," a weekly television program on KCMO-TV about municipal government.

9. The Man in the Middle The Man in the Middle September 13, 2009 Article examines the six-year tenure of Wayne Cauthen as city manager. His accomplishments and challenges are discussed and what his supporters and detractors say. Hired by Mayor Kay Barnes, he is seen...

10. Un-Tif'd Un-Tif'd April 11-17, 2013 Article outlines how Raytown Quality Schools Superintendent, Allan Markley, fought against the Kansas City TIF Commission and reclaimed $4 million in funds for his schools. Details of the Winchester TIF...

11. KC Auditor to Retire from Post This Month KC Auditor to Retire from Post This Month November 7, 2006 Article reporting the November 17, 2006 retirement of Mark Funkhouser, after 18 years in the position of auditor of Kansas City, Missouri. Funkhouser, who received national recognition for his work, was...

12. The Go-To Guy at City Hall The Go-To Guy at City Hall September 30, 2010 Assistant City Manager, Richard Noll (Rich), died August 25, 2010. Noll worked at City Hall for 27 years.

13. The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 The Politics of Reform: Kansas City's Municipal Government, 1925-1950 1956 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree from the University of Chicago about the city government of Kansas City during the "council-manager" period, the first half of which served as "a symbol of municipal...

14. Frances I. Gaw Frances I. Gaw File includes a May 30, 1985, resolution honoring Dr. Frances I. Gaw, "former senior research analyst with the City Planning Commission," issued by Mayor Charles Wheeler upon the occasion of Gaw's death....

15. The Cities of America: Kansas City The Cities of America: Kansas City August 25, 1945 First article in a series entitled "Cities of America," providing a general history of Kansas City, highlighting its evolution from a wild "Old West" town and corrupt crime-ridden city of the Depression...

16. Political Wards Map City Directory Entry Political Wards Map City Directory Entry 1887 Map of the political wards in 1887, with the city limits between the Kansas and Missouri Rivers and 31st and Cleveland Avenue.

17. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Municipal government center mentioned including the "police administration" building.

18. Surprise Move Ousts Cauthen as Manager Surprise Move Ousts Cauthen as Manager November 20, 2009 On Thursday, November 20, 2009, city manager Wayne Cauthen was removed from office in a move initiated by Mayor Mark Funkhouser "that passed the City Council by just one vote and that took City Hall completely...

19. City Hall City Hall Postcard of City Hall building at the City Market

20. Councilwoman Beth Gottstein Councilwoman Beth Gottstein Fall 2010 Profile of Beth Gottstein who served on the Kansas City City Council from 2007 to 2011. As well as her personal goals and accomplishments, Gottstein comments on city government and Kansas Citians.