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Legislation #: 061273 Introduction Date: 11/16/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Honoring Mark Funkhouser for his 18 years of service as City Auditor with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

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11/15/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/16/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 061273

 

Honoring Mark Funkhouser for his 18 years of service as City Auditor with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Mark Funkhouser is leaving the City after 18 years of service as City Auditor; and

 

WHEREAS, Mark has a B.A. degree in political science, a Masters Degree in social work, a Masters Degree in business administration and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in public administration and sociology; and

 

WHEREAS, Mark is a Certified Internal Auditor and was editor of the Local Government Auditing Quarterly from 1990 to 1998 and is currently a regular columnist for that publication; and

 

WHEREAS, Mark is a frequent speaker, both here and abroad, on topics related to government performance and accountability and in 2003 was named as one of the Public Officials of the Year by Governing magazine; and

 

WHEREAS, Mark is a member of the U.S. Comptroller Generals Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards and has been awarded the Knighton Award for best audit by the National Association of Local Government Auditors for 4 years; and

 

WHEREAS, since beginning his tenure, the City Auditors office has released 241 reports containing approximately 1,150 recommendations which have identified over $58 million in potential economic impact; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Mark Funkhouser for his 18 years of service as City Auditor with the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Mark Funkhouser with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his many years of dedicated service to the City and with the best wishes for his new endeavors in the future.

 

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