Mt. Rushmore with Scott Huizenga, City of Kansas City, Missouri

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Scott Huizenga

City of Kansas City, Missouri – Budget Officer

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City Departments – In the budget world, what gets funded gets done. 

  1. Water Services
  2. Police
  3. Aviation
  4. Fire
TV Shows
  1. Star Trek: The Next Generation
  2. Seinfeld
  3. Parks and Recreation
  4. The West Wing
Office Pet Peeves
  1. Gossip
  2. Unnecessary meetings
  3. Long e-mail messages
  4. “That’s not my job”
Issues Facing Your City 
  1. Long-term benefit obligations – Health care/pension
  2. Debt
  3. Infrastructure Maintenance
  4. Economic disparity
Kansas City BBQ – I prefer the classics
  1. Arthur Bryant’s
  2. Gates
  3. Joe’s KC
  4. Jack Stack