FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 29, 2003
CONTACT: Lisa Minardi, Aide to Councilman Bill Skaggs, 1st District, (816) 513-1619
Councilman Bill Skaggs named Outstanding Missourian
Kansas City Councilman Bill Skaggs, 1st District, recently met with state legislators in the Missouri House of Representatives where he was honored for his exemplary role as a politician, community leader and activist in the Kansas City area. This recognition is given to Show-Me-State residents who truly embody the concept of Outstanding Missourian through their deeds and achievements.
Skaggs was recently elected by voters to serve the City’s 1st District and took office April 10. He previously served for two decades as a representative in the Missouri State Legislature.
Skaggs is the president of Project Refocus, a board member of the Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance, and an advisory board member and founding board member of Northland Health Care Access. He currently is Chairman of the City Council Aviation Committee and also sits on the Finance and the Legislative Rules and Ethics Council committees.