Series 103 2002 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 103-512; Ord. 17456; Amending Chapter 2 RE: Closed Records
Ordinance No. 17456 Council
Bill No. B 322-02
amending Chapter 2 of the City Code as it relates to closed records; and fixing the time when this
ordinance shall become effective.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia,
hereby amended as follows:
Material to be deleted in
strikeout; material to be added underlined.
Sec. 2-25.3. Closed records.
All city records to the extent they relate to the following shall be closed
records to the extent
allowed by law:
. . .
(18) Financial records and business plans which
contain information regarding the names of
the suppliers of services to the city electric utility and the cost of such services, and the records
and business plans concerning the electric utility's future marketing and service expansion areas.
However, this exception shall not be construed to limit access to other records of the electric
utility, including but not limited to the names and addresses of its business and residential
customers, its financial reports, including but not limited to its budget, annual reports and other
financial statements prepared in the course of business and other records maintained in the
course of doing business as a municipal electric utility.
(18) Existing and proposed security systems and structural plans of
real property owned or
leased by the city, the public disclosure of which would threaten public safety. The city council
finds that disclosure of such records would impair the citys ability to protect the security and
safety of persons and real property, and that the public interest in nondisclosure outweighs the
public interest in disclosure of the records. Records related to the procurement of or
expenditures relating to security systems shall be open except to the extent provided in this
(19) Records that identify the configuration of components or
the operation of a computer,
computer system, computer network, or telecommunications network, and would allow
unauthorized access to or unlawful disruption of a computer, computer system, computer
network, or telecommunications network, of a public governmental body. This exception shall
not be used to limit or deny access to otherwise public records in a file, document, data file or
database containing public records. Records related to the procurement of or expenditures
relating to such computer, computer system, computer network, or telecommunications network,
including the amount of moneys paid by, or on behalf of, a public governmental body for such
computer, computer system, computer network, or telecommunications network, shall be open
except to the extent provided in this section; and
(20) Credit card numbers, personal identification numbers, digital
and virtual keys, access codes or authorization codes that are used to protect the security
of electronic transactions between a public governmental body and a person or entity
doing business with a public governmental body. Nothing in this section shall be deemed
to close the record of a person or entity using a credit card held in the name of a public
governmental body or any record of a transaction made by a person using a credit card or
other method of payment for which reimbursement is made by a public governmental
SECTION 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after
PASSED this 16th day of September, 2002.