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Last Published: 12/7/2020 12:17:50 PM
KANSAS CITY COUNCIL RECORD
 
Upon Roll Call the following members were present:
Presided:1 - QUINTON LUCAS
Present:12 - KEVIN O'NEILL, HEATHER HALL, TERESA LOAR, DAN FOWLER, BRANDON ELLINGTON, MELISSA ROBINSON, KATHERYN SHIELDS, ERIC BUNCH, LEE BARNES JR., RYANA PARKS-SHAW, ANDREA BOUGH, KEVIN MCMANUS
 
 
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200945
RESOLUTION - Appointing Joel Smith, Russ Edwards, Mark Ching, Thomas Turner, and Lance Tyron as successor directors to the Kansas City Convention Center Headquarters Hotel Community Improvement District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200946
RESOLUTION - Appointing Robert de la Fuente, Sheryl Giambalvo, and Stephanie Harris as successor directors to the Valley View Community Improvement District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200947
RESOLUTION - Appointing Mark Moberly, Mark McHugh, and Andrew Mungul as successor directors to the 1111 Grand Community Improvement District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200948
RESOLUTION - Appointing Owen Buckley, Tina Burke, and Lynne Buckley as successor directors to the State Line Shopping Center Community Improvement District.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200988
RESOLUTION - Approving the appointment of Tom Gorenc and the re-appointment of Mark Ebbitts as regular members of the Board of Zoning Adjustment; and approving the re-appointment of Anthony Bonuchi and Randi Mixdorf as alternate members of the Board of Zoning Adjustment.


Adopted

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200942
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission as to the Overlook Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Overlook Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the payment of additional tax revenue in an amount not to exceed $2,995,838.00; authorizing the Director of Finance to enter into a Tax Contribution Agreement in furtherance of such purpose; and directing the Clerk to send a copy of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200950
Authorizing an $854,030.00 Amendment No. 1 with Crawford, Murphy & Tilly for the Landside Pavement Design project at KCI Airport for a total contract amount of $1,136,536.33; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $1,024,836.00.


Passed

Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200956
Estimating and appropriating $1,926,925.00 in the Capital Improvements Sales Tax Fund for the Chouteau Parkway and I-35 Interchange project; and designating requisitioning authority.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200957
Authorizing the Director of Public Works to execute a design professional services agreement with WSP, Inc. in the amount of $701,888.70 for design services for the Grand Boulevard Complete Streets Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge project between the River Market and Berkley Riverfront areas.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Bough) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Committee Advances” and that these ordinances are advanced for final reading and consideration at this time.
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

200972
Accepting and approving a three-year grant in the amount of $1,000,000.00 from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Justice Reinvestment Initiative for the Kansas City Municipal Domestic Violence Court Reducing Violent Crime Program; estimating revenue in the amount of $1,000,000.00 in the Domestic Violence Grant Fund and appropriating such amount to the Domestic Violence Grant Fund; designating requisitioning authority; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200977
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by amending Sections 2-1174 and 2-1176 to change the minimum distribution age in the employees’ retirement system to seventy-two years and revise the date by which employees must retire to receive their first pension cost of living adjustment in the same year.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200978
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by amending Section 2-1265 to change the minimum distribution age in the firefighters’ pension system to seventy-two years and revise the date by which employees must retire to receive their first pension cost of living adjustment in the same year.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200911
Approving a development plan (serving as a preliminary plat) in District R-7.5 on approximately 0.24 acre located at 9130 McGee to allow creation of two single family residential lots. (CD-CPC-2020-00102)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200928
(Sub.)
Approving a preliminary plat of Summit View Farms, 5th Plat, on an area of about 6.276 acres generally located at northwest of the intersection of S.W. Summit View Trail and S.W. National Avenue in District R-80. (CD-CPC-2019-00227)


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200990
Approving the Offices at Overlook PIEA General Development Plan on seven adjoining Jackson County tax parcels, an approximately a 10.95 acre area generally north of 49th Street, south of Swope Parkway, east of College Avenue and west of Chestnut Avenue; declaring such area to be blighted and insanitary and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation pursuant to the Missouri Planned Industrial Expansion Law, Sections 100.300-100.620, RSMo; and authorizing tax abatement.


Passed

Ayes: 13 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 0

200960
(Sub.)
Authorizing the Mayor to execute an employment agreement with Brian Platt to serve as City Manager after City Council ratification of the City Manager’s compensation as required by Section 218(d) of the Charter; appropriating the sum of $22,500.00 from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Councilmember Shields (Second by Robinson) Move To Hold On Docket

Seconded by Councilmember Robinson
Ayes: 6 - Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough
Nays: 7 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Bunch, McManus, Lucas


Failed



Passed as Substituted

Ayes: 9 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Shields, Bunch, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 4 - Ellington, Robinson, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Parks-Shaw) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “Second Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Ellington, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Fowler

200878
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to develop a plan relating to the creation of an Office of Citizen Engagement which would be responsible for coordinating all United States Department of Justice (DOJ) grants which would engage community organizations to expand the scope of services under the grants and report back to the Council in 90 days.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200810
(Sub.)
Approving the petition to establish the Health Sciences District Community Improvement District; establishing the Health Sciences District Community Improvement District generally located north of E. 25th Street, south of E. 22nd Street, and bounded by Gilham Road to the west and Troost Avenue to the east, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri; requiring the annual submission of certain records; and directing the City Clerk to report the creation of the District to the Missouri Department of Economic Development.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200910
Rezoning an area of about 0.158 acres generally located at 3704 Central Street from District UR to District R-1.5, for the purpose of allowing group living use. (CD-CPC-2020-00062)


Assigned to Third Read Calendar

200780
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City’s legislative major priorities and positions on matters for the 2021 session of the Missouri General Assembly.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted

200781
(Sub.)
RESOLUTION - Establishing the City of Kansas City’s legislative priorities and positions on matters that may come before the 117th United States Congress in 2021.


Assigned Third Read Calendar as Substituted
 
 Councilmember McManus (Second by Parks-Shaw) Move to Waive Charter Requirement
I move that the Charter requirement for reading of ordinances on three separate days be waived for the ordinances on today’s docket listed as “First Readings” and that they be placed on the docket next week for final reading.
 
Ayes: 12 - O'Neill, Hall, Loar, Fowler, Robinson, Shields, Bunch, Barnes Jr., Parks-Shaw, Bough, McManus, Lucas
Nays: 1 - Ellington

201004
Approving and authorizing settlement of lawsuit entitled Leah Skender v. City of Kansas City, Case No. 2016-CV09834.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201005
Accepting a Warranty Deed from Ronald McDonald Charities of Heart of America, Inc., conveying to the City certain property in Jackson County, Missouri for public use for parkland and boulevard purposes and directing the City Clerk to file same.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201007
Authorizing the City Attorney to execute a contract with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority whereby the City will provide the Authority certain litigation services during the period from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 and receive $159,912.00 for provision of these services.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201009
Authorizing the acceptance of a $22,600.00 grant from and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the purpose of investigating discrimination complaints in employment; estimating and appropriating $22,600.00 in the Neighborhoods Grant Fund; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201017
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by W Lofts Condominium Association.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201018
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by Great Northern Insurance Company a/s/o UMB Financial Corporation.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201019
Approving and authorizing settlement of a claim by W Lofts Condominium Association.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201025
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to conduct a study and create a list of potential permit and other fee reductions that if deferred, lowered or waived for locally owned Kansas City businesses and other small businesses will help those businesses struggling to make ends meet because of the COVID-19 pandemic and to report back to Council within thirty days.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201033
Authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the Wellness Service Agreement with North Kansas City Hospital for blood pressure clinics as part of the City’s Employee Wellness Program; and estimating and appropriating $3,000.00 in the Health Care and Wellness Fund.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201035
Authorizing the City Manager to execute the Principal Prepayment and Interest Forgiveness Agreement for the prepayment of principal and forgiveness of interest for a Promissory Note previously issued by the City to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation, Inc.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201036
Authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a two-year lease agreement with Pathway Financial Education for the purpose of a financial literacy training and education center at 1520 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

201002
Approving the Westport High School PIEA General Development Plan on approximately 11.5 acres generally located 315 E. 39th Street and declaring said area to be blighted and in need of redevelopment and rehabilitation. (CD-CPC-2020-00158).


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201008
Approving the termination of the Walnut Grove Apartments Urban Renewal Plan generally bounded by N.E. 37th Street and N.E. 37th Terrace on the north, N.E. Winn Road on the south, N. Antioch Road on the west and N. Walrond Avenue on the east.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201010
Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri as to the Ninth Amendment to the Brush Creek Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; approving the Ninth Amendment to the Brush Creek Corridor Tax Increment Financing Plan; amending Ordinance No. 040101 by repealing Section 3 thereof and enacting in its place a new section, revising the legal description for the Redevelopment Area; and directing the Clerk to send a copy of this ordinance to Jackson County.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201011
RESOLUTION - Approving an amendment to the Blue Ridge Area Plan on about 28.03 acres generally located at the 6245 Blue Parkway Drive by changing the recommended land use from commercial and residential low density to industrial. (CD-CPC-2020-00147)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201012
Rezoning an area of about 28.03 acres located at 6245 Blue Parkway Drive from Districts B4-2, B2-2, R-0.5, and R-7.5 to District M2-2 to allow for the operation of a trucking and transportation business. (CD-CPC-2020-00146)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201013
Amending Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 200788, which vacated a portion of Michigan Avenue generally located north of E. Bannister Road in between Troost Avenue to the west and the Union Pacific Railroad to the east, by repealing Section 4 and enacting in its place a new Section 4, in order to remove the reservation of a utility easement because all of the utilities have been relocated. (CD-ROW-2019-00009)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201016
 Accepting the recommendations of the Tax Increment Financing Commission regarding the Eighteenth Amendment to the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan and approving the Eighteenth Amendment to the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan; amending the legal description for the Redevelopment Area; amending Ordinance No. 021284 by repealing Section 2 thereof and enacting in its place a new section, revising the legal description for Project N of the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan; amending Ordinance No. 090833 by repealing Section 2 thereof and enacting in its place a new section, revising the legal description for Project P of the Shoal Creek Parkway Tax Increment Financing Plan; authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to execute a $2,034,000.00 Funding Agreement between the Tax Increment Financing Commission of Kansas City, Missouri and the City of Kansas City, Missouri for Maplewoods Parkway Improvements from Shoal Creek Parkway to NE 111th Terrace; and directing the City Clerk to send a copy of this ordinance to Clay County.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201027
Approving the plat of Three Trails Commerce Center Third Plat, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 10.03 acres generally located on the south side of E. 87th Street between I-435 on the east and 71 Highway on the west, creating 1 lot for the purpose of constructing an industrial building; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00018)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201028
Approving the plat of Somerbrook Eighth Plat, an addition in Clay County, Missouri, on approximately 27.76 acres generally located on the northeast corner of M-291 (N.E. Cookingham Drive) and N. Stark, extending up to N.E. 112th Street, creating 42 lots and 4 tracts for the purpose of a single family subdivision; accepting various easements; establishing grades on public ways; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00020)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201029
Approving the plat of Wornall Village, an addition in Jackson County, Missouri, on approximately 6026 acres generally located at the southeast corner of I-435 and Wornall Road, creating 1 lot for the purpose of a multi-family development; accepting various easements; authorizing the Director of City Planning and Development to execute and/or accept certain agreements; and directing the City Clerk to record this ordinance and attached documents. (CLD-FnPlat-2020-00003)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201030
Approving a development plan in District M1-5 on approximately a 23.9 acre tract of land located at 4001 E. 149th Street for the I-49 Industrial Center Building 1. (CD-CPC-2020-00145)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201031
Approving an amendment to a previously approved Chapter 80 limited district development plan in District R-0.5 on approximately 6 acres generally located at the northeast corner of E. 86th Street and Hillcrest Road, to allow for residential uses. (CD-CPC-2020-00097)


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201032
Approving with conditions an exception request to the stream buffer setback requirements of Section 88-415, Code of Ordinances, in connection with the Foley Equipment development, located at 5701 E. 87th Street.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201038
Requiring that projects which are primarily residential in nature and are seeking economic incentives in the nature of the capture and redirection, abatement or exemption of taxes or other City financing contain a minimum number of units affordable housing.


Referred to Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee

201037
Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-970.17, 2-970.18, 2-970.19, 2-970-20 and 2-970-21 related to the Parking and Transportation Commission and enacting in lieu thereof new sections of like number and subject matter for the purpose of conforming such new sections to the provisions of Ordinance No. 200677 that established an administrative adjudication system for parking tickets and non-moving violations.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201003
Estimating revenue in the amount of $950,000.00 in the Platte County Special Assessment for roads and bridges account in the Capital Improvement Sales Tax fund; and appropriating $3,072,027.62 to the Green Hills Road Project account in the Capital Improvement Fund; and recognizing an accelerated effective date.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201006
Authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Full Funding Grant Agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration for the Kansas City Streetcar Main Street Extension; and recognizing this ordinance as having an accelerated effective date.  


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201014
Authorizing Amendment No. 9 to an agreement with HW Lochner for engineering design services in the amount of for $458,621.00 for the Red Bridge Road Improvement Project-Phase 2 for a total contract price of $1,321,966.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201015
RESOLUTION - Designating the Missouri Department of Transportation to be the recipient of the United States Department of Transportation BUILD 2020 Grant Funds.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201020
Authorizing a $350,000.00 non-profit services agreement with Bridging the Gap, Inc., for the Smart Sewer Green Stewards Program; and authorizing two successive one-year renewal options for a maximum expenditure of $1,050,000.00 without further City Council approval.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201021
Authorizing a $5,500,000.00 construction work order contract with Superior Bowen Asphalt Company, LLC, for the Asphalt and Concrete Restoration Project; and authorizing a one-year successive renewal option for a maximum expenditure of $11,000,000.00 without further City Council approval.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201022
Authorizing a $1,000,000.00 construction contract with Haines & Associates Construction Company, Inc., for the Citywide Large Meter Repair and Replacement 2 Project; and authorizing four successive one-year renewal options for a maximum expenditure of $5,000,000.00 without further City Council approval.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201023
Authorizing a $7,847,795.00 construction contract with Garney Companies, Inc., for the Lime Slakers and Associated Equipment Replacement project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $8,437,795.00; authorizing a $3,015,095.00 construction contract with Garney Companies, Inc., for the Lime Unloading System project; authorizing a maximum expenditure of $3,315,095.00; authorizing a $1,785,536.00 Design Professional Services Amendment No. 2; and authorizing an extension of the term of Contract No. 9119 with Carollo Engineers, Inc., for an additional three years for a total of eight years without further City Council approval for a total contract amount of $2,883,011.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201026
Authorizing a $31,467,929.00 contract with JBT AeroTech Corporation for the New Terminal Boarding Bridges at Kansas City International Airport; and authorizing a maximum expenditure of $34,614,722.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm

201034
Authorizing a $200,000.00 Amendment No. 3 to a contract with Advantage Project Management for Project Management Design Services for a total contract price of $589,000.00; authorizing the expenditure of an additional $200,000.00 for additional services under the contract for a maximum contract amount of $789,000.00.


Referred to Transportation, Infrastructure and Operations Comm
 
 Councilmember McManus Move To Introduce

201039
RESOLUTION - Directing the City Manager to collaborate with the Election Authorities of Jackson County, Clay County, Platte County, and Cass County to establish a ballot tracking system for voters to track their absentee ballots.


Referred to Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee

200999
COMMUNICATION - OCTOBER 2020 - Accepting various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

201000
COMMUNICATION - OCTOBER 2020 - Accepting and releasing various easements and deeds in Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri and requesting that the City Manager approve the acceptance, release and directing the City Clerk to file the acceptance and release in the office of the Recorder of Deeds.


Received And Filed

201024
COMMUNICATION - Notice to the Mayor and City Council from the City Clerk that the petitioners that filed an affidavit for the recall of Mayor Quinton Lucas on October, 2020. No recall petitions were filed.


Received And Filed
 
MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
 
 1. Closed Session • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 1 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss legal matters, litigation, or privileged communications with attorneys; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 2 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss real estate; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 3 and 13 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss personnel matters; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 9 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss employee labor negotiations; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 11 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss specifications for competitive bidding; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 12 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss sealed bids or proposals; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsection 17 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss confidential or privileged communications with auditors; or • Pursuant to Section 610.021 subsections 20 and 21 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri to discuss security systems for operation of a computer system or computer network.
 
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