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1 decade 4 years 2 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
Fred Siems is the dean of city administrators in Missouri. He became the first and only city administrator in Blue Springs in 1978. The Kansas City suburb grew under his leadership to more than 50,000 residents. The Missouri Municipal League says 27 years is the most for a city administrator in one city, almost four times the average of seven years. Siems says he and his wife will still live in Blue Springs after Assistant City Administrator Eric Johnson takes over this Sunday.

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