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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. The Missouri Municipal League, Seventy Five Years of Service The Missouri Municipal League, Seventy Five Years of Service January 2010 The year 2009 marked the 75th anniversary of the creation of the Missouri Municipal League. Article details first efforts and reviews major milestones.

4. 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...

5. The History of Kansas City Projects and the Origins of American Urban History The History of Kansas City Projects and the Origins of American Urban History June 14, 1905 This journal article describes the history of The Kansas City Project. Established in 1955 by R. Richard Wohl of the University of Chicago, this project used Kansas City as a laboratory for studying entrepreneurship...

6. 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.

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. 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...

9. 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...

10. Schulte's Job Title No Longer 'Acting' Schulte's Job Title No Longer 'Acting' May 20, 2011 The City Council unanimously voted to authorize a two-year contract with Troy Schulte as the City Manager. Schulte has served for the past 18 months as acting City Manager and the move will allow him to...

11. 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.

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 Opposition to the Pendergast Machine, 1925-1934 1955 Thesis about the Tom Pendergast machine, starting with 1925 and including a large section on Rabbi Mayerberg's "crusade" against the machine.

15. 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...

16. KCResources, page 97 KCResources, page 97

17. 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...

18. Hijacked Hijacked June 5-11, 2014 Article summarizes the process by which the Kansas City mayor, Sly James appointed Airport Terminal Advisory Group (ATAG) made its decision to recommend that a new single-terminal airport be built to replace...

19. 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...

20. 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....