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City of Kansas City, Mo.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 23, 2011
Announcement from City’s Municipal Court
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Municipal Court Administrator has requested that the following announcement from the court’s judges be conveyed to media outlets.
The judges of the 16th Circuit Court of Missouri, Municipal Division, are aware of, and adhere to, the residency requirements outlined in the City Charter. We have been made aware of an allegation that these provisions have been violated by a member of the Bench.
The City Charter creates a procedure when such an allegation has been made. The Court supports the process outlined in the Charter.
In consultation with the Presiding Judge of the Jackson County Circuit Court, all cases pending in Division 208 have been reassigned pending the outcome of this investigation.
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The above is considered to be a personnel matter that is in process. As such, media personnel are asked to respect this process. Additional comments will not be made.