KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Something was missing at city hall in Kansas City Monday.
Laptops and wall-mounted monitors replaced reams of paper.
Now, city council members can follow the agenda, which is now displayed on a screen.
City staff, including Mayor Sly James spent the day learning the new, eco-friendly system.
Councilmember Cindy Circo said it was time for Kansas City to move into the modern age of technology.
"There's been a little bit of criticism you know that we're spending money on ourselves, but really this is a public infrastructure that we are maintaining, and the technology will also enable citizens to have real-time information about what their government is doing,” said Circo.
Circo also pointed out that going paperless has saved city employees a significant amount of time.
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