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Overland Park Councilman Faris Farassati announces mayoral campaign

Credit: 41 Action News
Published on December 5, 2019 - Duration: 01:02s

Overland Park Councilman Faris Farassati announces mayoral campaign

Dr. Faris Farassati, who represents Overland Park's fifth ward on the city council, announced his intention to run for mayor in the 2021 election.

Farassati was first appointed to the city council in May of 2017, then elected in November of that same year.

He was re-elected to his seat in November of 2019.

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Overland Park Councilman Faris Farassati announces mayoral campaign

ONLY ON 41 ACTION NEWS- AN OVERLAND PARK CITYCOUNCIL MEMBERNOTIFIED 41 ACTION NEWSOVERNIGHT -- HE PLANSTO RUN FOR MAYOR IN2021.DOCTOR FARIS FARASSATIREPRESENTS WARD FIVE --WHICH IS THESOUTHEASTERN PART OFOVERLAND PARK.IN A STATEMENT -- HETOLD ME OVERNIGHT -- ITIS WITH UTMOSTPLEASURE THAT IANNOUNCE MY SERIOUSCONSIDERATION OFCANDIDACY FOR THEOFFICE OF MAYOR IN 2021.HE WENT ON TO SAY ISTAND TO PROMOTERESIDENT PARTICIPATIONIN THEIR GOVERNMENT, TOELEVATE THEIR ROLE INTHE DECISION-MAKINGPROCESS, AND TO REDUCETHE IMPACT OF LOBBYISTSAND SPECIAL INTERESTGROUPS ON THE FUTUREOF OUR CITY.BUT, AT THE END OF THEDAY, I STAND TO RESTORETHE TRUST OF OPRESIDENTS IN THEIRGOVERNMENT.DOCTOR FARASSATI WASJUST RE-ELECTED INNOVEMBER.HE'S SERVED ON THECOUNCIL SINCE 2017.HE'S BEEN CRITICAL OFTAX INCENTIVES -- ANDJUST TUESDAY -- HEPOSTED ON FACEBOOK HISDISPLEASURE WITH THECOUNCIL'S DECISION TOGRANT 200 MILLIONDOLLARS IN INCENTIVESTO THE BROOKRIDGEREDEVELOPMENTPROJECT.HE CALLED IT A PERFECTEXAMPLE OF A QUOTE "TAXGUZZLER".HE IS THE FIRSTCANDIDATE TO ANNOUNCEFOR OVERLAND PARKMAYOR.THE CURRENT MAYOR --CARL GERLACH HAS BEENMAYOR SINCE 2005

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