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Legislation #: 071164 Introduction Date: 10/25/2007
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Directing the City Manager to instruct the Internal Auditor to investigate the disclosure of the negotiations regarding the City Manager’s contract to the press.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/25/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/25/2007 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
10/31/2007 Hold On Agenda (11/7/2007)
11/7/2007 Hold On Agenda (11/19/2007)
11/19/2007 Hold Off Agenda
7/16/2008 Release
7/25/2008 Released

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RESOLUTION NO. 071164

 

Directing the City Manager to instruct the Internal Auditor to investigate the disclosure of the negotiations regarding the City Managers contract to the press.

 

WHEREAS, certain documents and information concerning the negotiations regarding the City Managers contract were disclosed to the press at some time prior to October 25, 2007; and

 

WHEREAS, the disclosure of details regarding the negotiation of this sensitive matter serves no purpose but to destroy trust, candor and fairness between the parties, which are essential to a successful negotiation and a positive result for the Manager, the Council and the citizens of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, it is important to the integrity of the negotiation process that this disclosure be thoroughly investigated; NOW, THEREFORE, 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Council hereby directs the City Manager to instruct the Internal Auditor to thoroughly investigate to determine the source, extent and circumstances surrounding the disclosure of such documents and information regarding the negotiation of the City Managers contract to the press.

Section 2. That the Council further directs the City Manager to instruct the Internal Auditor to report weekly on the progress of his investigation and ultimately present a final report with his findings and conclusions on this matter to the Finance and Audit Committee.

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