Troy Schulte http://kcur.org en Charter Change Commission Considers KC Government Options http://kcur.org/post/charter-change-commission-considers-kc-government-options <div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Commission that will look for ways to change the foundation of how Kansas City Government operates has met just once and the opening session, Wednesday, heard wide ranging&nbsp; recommendations that spread from finance to setup of Council Districts.</span></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first assurance came from Mayor Sly James who appointed the 13 member commission. He said he would not be looking over their shoulders. If the operating&nbsp; charter needs change, he'll ask for proof when recommendations are written.</span></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:26:13 +0000 Dan Verbeck 38846 at http://kcur.org Charter Change Commission Considers KC Government Options Berardi Becomes Kansas City Fire Chief http://kcur.org/post/berardi-becomes-kansas-city-fire-chief <p>Twenty-six years after signing on as a Kansas City firefighter, Paul Berardi has become the chief of the department. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 23:11:51 +0000 Dan Verbeck 30244 at http://kcur.org Berardi Becomes Kansas City Fire Chief