Meet Brian Platt, Kansas City's New Manager
Those who know Kansas City’s new city manager say he demonstrated unusual talent early in his career, and when he looks at Kansas City, Missouri, he sees opportunities for community growth.
Segment 1, beginning at 3:55 : When it comes to what attracts him to city management, Brian Platt says, "I love doing what I can to improve the lives of my neighbors and the people that live in my community."
Between budget reductions due to COVID-19, pressures from the city council to be an agent of change, and record-setting cold temperatures which have frozen roads in the metro, Platt has his work cut out for him. His focus so far has been listening to the community to gain an understanding of the problems residents are facing.
- Brian Platt, city manager, Kansas City, Missouri