KCUR News
2:05 pm
Fri November 20, 2009

Council Reacts To Sudden Dismissal Of KCMO City Manager Wayne Cauthen

Kansas City , Mo. – Up to Date follows up on the big news from Kansas City Missouri City Hall on the removal of City Manager Wayne Cauthen.

In a 6-6 vote yesterday, the Council removed Cauthen after Mayor Mark Funkhouser suddenly suspended Cauthen just hours earlier.

Steve Kraske talks with Kansas City Star City Hall reporter Lynn Horsley, Council members Bill Skaggs and Ed Ford as well as attorney and former City Council member Dan Cofran about the debate over Cauthen, why the sudden suspension, and what it will cost the city.