Results from the 2007 audit at the City of Parkville show a total of six “significant deficiencies” in the internal controls over financial reporting. The deficiencies are identified from six material weaknesses found in the city’s accounting process. Last week, The Landmark exclusively reported the termination of the employment of city collector Loretta Stevens. Sean Ackerson, assistant city administrator, said the collector position would be changed because of recommendations made in the audit.
A proposed annexation of the proposed Lake at Tomahawke Ridge development into Kansas City is still moving ahead, it appears. The annexation and preliminary plat for the proposed development of 655 homes is expected to be submitted to Kansas City in mid-March or April. The proposal for the development, scheduled several miles east of Platte City along Hwy. 92, was previously denied by the Platte County Planning and Zoning Commission in August and the Platte County Commission in October. The developers then filed a lawsuit against the county.
Kansas City Free Health Clinic recently honored Dr. Carl Myers for 19 years of volunteer service. Dr. Myers has treated hundreds of patients at the free health clinic in several of its locations during his tenure with the clinic.