The building that used to house federal records is on the auction block.
The feds are selling the 440,000 square foot former federal records center at 111 W. Winnebago Street in St. Louis.
Bids are competitive and the General Services Administrator says interested bidders will have to provide a $45,000 registration deposit to register for the sale and to bid on the property, which will be applied to the sale price. Most of the square footage is warehouse space, with some office space. Registered guests can tour the building 10 a.m., Monday, May 20.
Since 1961, the facility served as a records storage facility for the National Archives and Records Administration most recently. The records center relocated to a new facility at 1 Archives Drive, St. Louis, in 2011.
The public can find more information about this auction by contacting Laura McGinnis at (817) 307-1943 or firstname.lastname@example.org and by visiting RealEstateSales.gov orPropertyDisposal.gsa.gov.
The order was signed Monday by Republican Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey. It requires the department to produce documents to help determine whether the state is sharing people's personal information with the federal government or a private company.
Lawmakers began investigating after a southeast Missouri man filed a lawsuit. The lawsuit challenges the new requirement that documents such as birth certificates and concealed weapons endorsements be scanned into a state database when a person applies for a driver's license.
Revenue Department officials have denied during legislative hearings that personal information is being shared.