Former Kansas state treasurer Dennis
McKinney has a temporary new job in his hometown of Greensburg.
McKinney reached agreement with the city this
week to serve 90 days as interim city administrator beginning Jan.
Greensburg officials are seeking a permanent replacement for
city administrator Steve Hewitt, who's leaving to become city
manager in Clinton, Okla.
Hewitt was a leader in the rebuilding of Greensburg after an E5
tornado struck the southwest Kansas community on May 4, 2007. The
tornado killed 13 people and destroyed up to 90 percent of the
McKinney is a rancher and former Kansas House minority leader.
He was appointed state treasurer to fill a vacancy in 2008 but lost
his campaign for a full term last year to Republican Ron Estes.