October 21, 2009
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The Basehor City Council on Monday agreed to pay a $200,000 settlement to former City Administrator Mark Loughry, 11 months after a surprise firing that sent the city tumbling into a period of political turmoil.
The agenda for Monday’s Basehor City Council meeting calls for the approval of a $200,000 settlement payment from the city to former administrator Mark Loughry, who was fired 11 months ago.
Carl Slaugh thought that when he retired from the Air Force, he’d be done moving somewhere new every three years.
Use this page as your guide as you prepare to vote in the Feb. 28 Basehor recall election.
Former city administrator Mark Loughry plans to sue the city of Basehor for actions surrounding his firing in September. He’s seeking more than $500,000 in damages.
His surprise firing continues to reverberate more than two months later in the form of efforts to recall three different elected officials, but former Basehor city administrator Mark Loughry is moving on.
About six weeks after his surprise firing from the city of Basehor, former city administrator Mark Loughry is a finalist for the same position in Platte City, Mo.
A 2010 letter from Basehor's city attorney accused former city administrator Mark Loughry of misrepresenting the salary he was paid by his previous employer, the city of Hays, during his negotiations with Basehor in summer 2009.
The Basehor City Council voted, 5-0, at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon to void a severance check for former city administrator Mark Loughry for more than $50,000 that Mayor Terry Hill approved without a council vote.
Possible separation agreement with Loughry on agenda
The Basehor City Council has called a special meeting for 3:30 p.m. today to consider a possible separation agreement with former city administrator Mark Loughry.
At least seven weeks before making a motion last week to fire Basehor City Administrator Mark Loughry, Basehor City Council President Dennis Mertz contacted law enforcement offices regarding an alleged crime committed by Loughry, according to correspondence obtained by the Sentinel.
The Basehor City Council's vote to oust city administrator Mark Loughry on Monday has left the city government in a state of limbo as it investigates whether the move was legally valid.
Mark Loughry is the Basehor city administrator