WHEREAS, all public officials must constantly seek improvement in the quality, efficiency and timeliness of state services through proper management of state resources; and
WHEREAS, the executive branch of Missouri State Government has undergone a necessary and evolutionary reorganization process in response to continuous and rapidly changing needs in our society; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to make accompanying operations and organizational changes to continue effective and economical utilization of the state's human, physical and financial resources; and
WHEREAS, it would be in the state's best interest to consolidate certain printing, duplicating and copying operations in an attempt to control the escalating costs of such operations; and
WHEREAS, Chapter 37, RSMo, charges the Commissioner of Administration with the management of state resources to promote economy, efficiency and improved services in the transaction of state business through, among other activities, the establishment of a duplicating equipment unit to inventory, examine, coordinate and direct the printing function of the state;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH P. TEASDALE, Governor of the State of Missouri, for the purpose of promoting a more effective and efficient state printing program, do hereby authorize and direct the Commissioner of Administration to implement centralized management of all printing, duplicating, and related functions, and to develop a central print shop to consolidate selected individual agency shops in the Jefferson City area.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF: I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson on the sixth day of May, 1980.
[Joseph P. Teasdale's signature]
[James C. Kirkpatrick's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE