KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Joe Reardon announced on Twitter Wednesday he would not seek a third term as mayor and CEO of the United Government of Wyandotte County, or UG.
“It was not an easy decision,” Reardon wrote. “I have enjoyed serving the last 8 years as Mayor/CEO of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan.”
Reardon cited family as a huge factor in not running for a third time.
“I have a family at home that I love very much. It is important to me that I spend more time with him,” a statement on Twitter said.
“There is much work to be done still and I am confident that great people will step forward to lead the community.”