Prior to the adoption of 15733 on 09/08/1998, Section 2-23 read as follows.

    As used in sections 2-23 through 2-25.9 unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms mean:
     Closed meeting, closed record, or closed vote. Any meeting, record or vote closed to the public.

     Public governmental body. The city council or any other administrative governmental entity, created by council order or ordinance, or by executive order, including any body, agency, board, bureau, council, commission, committee, department or division of the city, or any other legislative or administrative governmental deliberative body under the direction of three (3) or more elected or appointed members having rulemaking or quasi-judicial power, any committee appointed by or under the direction or authority of any of the above-named entities and which is authorized to report to any of the above named entities, and any quasi-public governmental body. The term "quasi-public governmental body" means any corporation organized or authorized to do business in this state under the provisions of Chapter 352, 353, 355, Revised Statutes of Missouri, which performs a public function, and which has as its primary purpose to enter into contracts with public governmental bodies, or engage primarily in activities carried out pursuant to an agreement or agreements with public governmental bodies; except urban redevelopment corporations organized to do business under the provisions of Chapter 353, Revised Statutes of Missouri, which are privately owned, operated for profit, and do not expend public funds.

     Public meeting. Any meeting of a public governmental body at which any public business is discussed, decided, or public body formulated, but shall not include an informal gathering of members of a governmental body for ministerial or social purposes when there is no intent to avoid the purposes of this article.

     Public record. Any record retained by or of any public governmental body including any report, survey, memorandum, or other document or study prepared and presented to the public government body by a consultant or other professional service paid for in whole or in part by public funds.

     Public vote. Any vote cast at any public meeting of any public governmental body.

(Ord. No. 11642, § 1, 9-21-87)

     Editor's note--Ord. No. 11642, § 1, adopted Sept. 21, 1987, repealed §§ 2-23, 2-24, 2-25.1--2-25.4 and enacted new provisions designated as §§ 2-23, 2-24, 2-25.1--2-25.940 to read as herein set out. Former sections 2-23, 2-24, 2-25.1--2-25.4 derived from Ord. No. 10618, § 1, (2.041, 2.042, 2.044--2.047) adopted June 17, 1985 and Ord. No. 11324, § 1, adopted Dec. 15, 1986.