Revisor Home

Title VII CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES

Chapter 99

previous next Effective - 07 Jul 2003, see footnotebottom

  99.933.  Authority to be public body corporate and politic, powers — disclosure of conflicts of interest — disadvantaged business enterprise to be approved (Kansas City, St. Louis City, St. Louis County). — 1.  The authority created pursuant to section 99.921 shall constitute a public body corporate and politic, exercising public and essential governmental functions.

  2.  A municipality or an authority created pursuant to section 99.921 shall have all the powers necessary or convenient to carry out and effectuate the purposes and provisions of sections 99.915 to 99.980, including the following powers in addition to others granted pursuant to sections 99.915 to 99.980:

  (1)  To prepare or cause to be prepared and approved development plans and development projects to be considered at public hearings in accordance with sections 99.915 to 99.980 and to undertake and carry out development plans and development projects which have been adopted by ordinance;

  (2)  To arrange or contract for the furnishing or repair, by any person or agency, public or private, of services, privileges, streets, roads, public utilities, or other facilities for or in connection with any development project; and notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in sections 99.915 to 99.980 or any other provision of law, to agree to any conditions that it may deem reasonable and appropriate attached to federal financial assistance and imposed pursuant to federal law relating to the determination of prevailing salaries or wages or compliance with labor standards, in the undertaking or carrying out of any development project, and to include in any contract let in connection with any such development project provisions to fulfill such of the conditions as it may deem reasonable and appropriate;

  (3)  Within a development area, to acquire by purchase, lease, gift, grant, bequest, devise, obtain options upon, or otherwise acquire any real or personal property or any interest therein, necessary or incidental to a development project, all in the manner and at such price as the municipality or authority determines is reasonably necessary to achieve the objectives of a development plan;

  (4)  Within a development area, subject to provisions of section 99.936 with regard to the disposition of real property, to sell, lease, exchange, transfer, assign, subdivide, retain for its own use, mortgage, pledge, hypothecate, or otherwise encumber or dispose of any real or personal property or any interest therein, all in the manner and at such price and subject to any covenants, restrictions, and conditions as the municipality or authority determines is reasonably necessary to achieve the objectives of a development plan; to make any such covenants, restrictions, or conditions as covenants running with the land, and to provide appropriate remedies for any breach of any such covenants, restrictions, or conditions, including the right in the municipality or authority to terminate such contracts and any interest in the property created pursuant thereto;

  (5)  Within a development area, to clear any area by demolition or removal of existing buildings and structures;

  (6)  To install, repair, construct, reconstruct, or relocate streets, utilities, and site improvements as necessary or desirable for the preparation of a development area for use in accordance with a development plan;

  (7)  Within a development area, to fix, charge, and collect fees, rents, and other charges for the use of any real or personal property, or any portion thereof, in which the municipality or authority has any interest;

  (8)  To accept grants, guarantees, and donations of property, labor, or other things of value from any public or private source for purposes of implementing a development plan;

  (9)  In accordance with section 99.936, to select one or more developers to implement a development plan, or one or more development projects, or any portion thereof;

  (10)  To charge as a development project cost the reasonable costs incurred by the municipality or authority, the department of economic development, the Missouri development finance board, or the department of revenue in evaluating, administering, or implementing the development plan or any development project;

  (11)  To borrow money and issue obligations in accordance with sections 99.915 to 99.980 and provide security for any such loans or obligations;

  (12)  To insure or provide for the insurance of any real or personal property or operations of the municipality or authority against any risks or hazards, including the power to pay premiums on any such insurance; and to enter into any contracts necessary to effectuate the purposes of sections 99.915 to 99.980;

  (13)  Within a development area, to renovate, rehabilitate, own, operate, construct, repair, or improve any improvements, buildings, parking garages, fixtures, structures, and other facilities;

  (14)  To invest any funds held in reserves or sinking funds, or any funds not required for immediate disbursement, in property or securities in which savings banks may legally invest funds subject to their control; to redeem obligations at the redemption price established therein or to purchase obligations at less than redemption price, all obligations so redeemed or purchased to be cancelled;

  (15)  To borrow money and to apply for and accept advances, loans, grants, contributions, and any other form of financial assistance from the federal government, the state, county, municipality, or other public body or from any sources, public or private, for the purposes of implementing a development plan, to give such security as may be required and to enter into and carry out contracts in connection therewith.  A municipality or authority, notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, may include in any contract for financial assistance with the federal government for a project such conditions imposed pursuant to federal law as the municipality or authority may deem reasonable and appropriate and which are not inconsistent with the purposes of sections 99.915 to 99.980;

  (16)  To incur development project costs and make such expenditures as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of sections 99.915 to 99.980; and to make expenditures from funds obtained from the federal government without regard to any other laws pertaining to the making and approval of appropriations and expenditures;

  (17)  To loan the proceeds of obligations issued pursuant to sections 99.915 to 99.980 for the purpose of providing for the purchase, construction, extension, or improvement of public infrastructure related to a development project by a developer pursuant to a development contract approved by the municipality or authority in accordance with subdivision (2) of section 99.936;

  (18)  To declare any funds, or any portion thereof, in the special allocation fund to be excess funds, so long as such excess funds have not been pledged to the payment of outstanding obligations or outstanding development project costs, are not necessary for the payment of development project costs incurred or anticipated to be incurred, and are not required to pay baseline state sales taxes and baseline state withholding taxes to the director of revenue.  Any such funds deemed to be excess shall be disbursed in the manner of surplus funds as provided in section 99.965;

  (19)  To pledge or otherwise expend funds deposited to the special allocation fund, or any portion thereof, for the payment or reimbursement of development project costs incurred by the authority, the municipality, a developer selected by the municipality or authority, or any other entity with the consent of the municipality or authority; to pledge or otherwise expend funds deposited to the special allocation fund, or any portion thereof, or to mortgage or otherwise encumber its property, or any portion thereof, for the payment of obligations issued to finance development project costs; provided, however, any such pledge or expenditure of economic activity taxes or other net new revenues shall be subject to annual appropriation by the municipality; and

  (20)  To exercise all powers or parts or combinations of powers necessary, convenient, or appropriate to undertake and carry out development plans and any development projects and all the powers granted pursuant to sections 99.915 to 99.980, excluding powers of eminent domain.

  3.  If any member of the governing body of the municipality, a commissioner of the authority, or an employee or consultant of the municipality or authority, involved in the planning and preparation of a development project, owns or controls an interest, direct or indirect, in any property included in a development project area, the individual shall disclose the same in writing to the clerk of the municipality, and shall also so disclose the dates, terms, and conditions of any disposition of any such interest, which disclosures shall be acknowledged by the governing body of the municipality and entered upon the minutes books of the governing body of the municipality.  If an individual holds such an interest, then that individual shall refrain from any further official involvement in regard to a development project and from voting on any matter pertaining to such development project or communicating with other commissioners or members of the authority or the municipality concerning any matter pertaining to such development project.  Furthermore, subject to the succeeding sentence, no such member, commissioner, employee, or consultant shall acquire any interest, direct or indirect, in any property in a development project area or proposed development project area, after either such individual obtains knowledge of a development project, or first public notice of such development project, or development project area pursuant to subsection 2 of section 99.951, whichever first occurs.  At any time after one year from the adoption of an ordinance designating a development project area, any commissioner may acquire an interest in real estate located in a development project area so long as any such commissioner discloses such acquisition and refrains from voting on any matter related to the development project area in which the property acquired by such commissioner is located.

  4.  An authority created pursuant to section 99.921 shall have the following powers in addition to others granted pursuant to sections 99.915 to 99.980:

  (1)  To sue and to be sued; to have a seal and to alter the same at the authority's pleasure; to have perpetual succession; to make and execute contracts and other instruments necessary or convenient to the exercise of the powers of the authority; and to make and from time to time amend and repeal bylaws, rules, and regulations, not inconsistent with sections 99.915 to 99.980, to carry out the provisions of sections 99.915 to 99.980;

  (2)  To delegate to a municipality or other public body any of the powers or functions of the authority with respect to the planning or undertaking of a development project, and any such municipality or public body is hereby authorized to carry out or perform such powers or functions for the authority;

  (3)  To receive and exercise powers delegated by any authority, agency, or agent of a municipality created pursuant to this chapter or chapter 353, excluding powers of eminent domain.

  5.  Any home rule city with more than four hundred thousand inhabitants and located in more than one county, any city not within a county, and any county with a charter form of government and with more than one million inhabitants shall approve a disadvantaged business enterprise program to be implemented by the downtown economic stimulus authority.  The program shall require all businesses, vendors, and contractors working on projects undertaken by the authority to ensure enforcement of an equal opportunity employment plan and a minority and women-owned business program that is based on population and availability that contains specific worker ethnicity goals for each such business, vendor, and contractor, in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and orders.

­­--------

(L. 2003 H.B. 289)

Effective 7-07-03


---- end of effective   07 Jul 2003 ----

use this link to bookmark section  99.933


In accordance with Section 3.090, the language of statutory sections enacted during a legislative session are updated and available on this website on the effective date of such enacted statutory section. Revisor Home    

Other Information
 Recent Sections Editorials May Be Cited As Tables & Forms Multiple Enact
Repeal & Transfer Definitions

Site changes Contact
Other Links
Oversight Library MO WebMasters
Senate
Missouri Senate
State of Missouri
MO.gov
House
Missouri House

@01:00:16.0 11 :)