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File #: 220695    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/9/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 8/18/2022 Final action: 8/18/2022
Title: Waiving the residency requirement of Section 2-1656 "Residency requirement for certain employees of entities receiving twenty-five percent or more of their annual funding from the city" for the appointment of Frank White III as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority.
Sponsors: Quinton Lucas, Heather Hall
Attachments: 1. Fact Sheet KCATA Executive Waiver, 2. No Fiscal Note KCATA Executive Waiver, 3. Authenticated Ordinance 220695

ORDINANCE NO. 220695

 

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Waiving the residency requirement of Section 2-1656 “Residency requirement for certain employees of entities receiving twenty-five percent or more of their annual funding from the city” for the appointment of Frank White III as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority.

 

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WHEREAS, Section 2-1656 of the Code of Ordinances requires that any quasi-governmental agency which receives twenty-five percent or more of its annual funding from the City appoint or hire Kansas City residents to its director level position(s); and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is a quasi-governmental agency which receives more than twenty-five percent of its annual funding from the City and is therefore subject to the requirements of Section 2-1656; and

 

WHEREAS, the KCATA recently appointed Frank White III as its interim CEO; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. White does not currently reside in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the provisions of Section 2-1656 may be waived by the Council; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council intends that this waiver be limited to the appointment of Mr. White; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the residency requirements of Section 2-1656 of the Code of Ordinances is hereby waived for the appointment of Frank White III as interim CEO of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Dustin E. Johnson

Associate City Attorney