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Thu June 26, 2008
Funkhouser: "Parks Board Choice Bridges the River"
By Steve Bell, Maria Carter
Kansas City, MO – Mayor Mark Funkhouser hsd announced his choice to replace Frances Semler on the Parks Board. Semler, who resigned over the controversy surrounding her membership in the Minutemen Civil Defense Corps, was from the Northland. The woman he wants to replace her with, Meghan Conger, bridges the river.
Conger herself also emphasized city unity, saying: "Our parks, boulevards and other amenities need to serve all residents in all parts of Kansas City."
Conger, who recently moved to Briarcliff in the Northland has a long history of involvement in community affairs, and formerly lived in the Westport-Roanoake area.