Mayor Lucas announces 2023-27 city council committee assignments

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Published: Jul. 26, 2023 at 1:35 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced today the committee assignments for the members of the 2023-27 city council.

Lucas said the assignments will hopefully further the city’s goal to continue building a “more equitable and inclusive community for all.”

“I am proud to announce City Council committee assignments and I am confident each committee will ensure Kansas City continues to effectively move our community forward,” Lucas said. “Each of our 12 Council Members bring different life and subject-matter expertise to the Chambers each week, and I look forward to all we will accomplish together on behalf of the people of Kansas City over the next four years.”

Yesterday, Lucas announced Fifth District Councilwoman Ryana Parks-Shaw as Mayor Pro Tem during the 2023-27 term.

Here are the assignments:

Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

  • Sixth District At-Large Councilwoman Andrea Bough, Chair
  • Mayor Lucas, Vice Chair
  • Fourth District At-Large Councilman Crispin Rea
  • Fifth District At-Large Councilman Darrell Curls
  • Second District Councilman Wes Rogers

Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

  • Mayor Pro Tem and Fifth District Councilwoman Ryana Parks-Shaw, Chair
  • Fourth District Councilman Eric Bunch, Vice Chair
  • First District Councilman Nathan Willett
  • Third District At-Large Councilwoman Melissa Patterson Hazley

Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Committee

  • First District At-Large Councilman Kevin O’Neill, Chair
  • Third District Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, Vice Chair
  • Fourth District Councilman Eric Bunch
  • Sixth District Councilman Johnathan Duncan
  • Second District At-Large Councilwoman Lindsay French

Special Committee for Legal Review

  • Mayor Lucas, Chair
  • Third District Councilwoman Melissa Robinson, Vice Chair
  • Sixth District At-Large Councilwoman Andrea Bough