FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mar. 3, 2015
City of Kansas City, Mo., City Manager, Troy Schulte has announced the appointment of Jeffery Williams as the Director of City Planning and Development. Williams became the Principal Assistant to the Planning Director for the City of Kansas City, Missouri City Planning and Development Department in July 2013. Since December 2014, Williams has served as the Acting Planning Director for the City responsible for administering the entire City Planning and Development Department.
Williams has 25 years’ experience working in the fields of urban design, historic preservation, and city planning for local and county government agencies. Prior to joining Kansas City’s Planning and Development Department, Mr. Williams has served as the Commissioner of Planning and Development for the cities of Yonkers, New York and Mount Vernon, New York. He has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Pratt Institute and an American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) designation from the American Planning Association.