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APRIL 28, 2014 - 6:30 p.m.

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  1. ROLL CALL.
  2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. –April 14, 2014
  3. FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.
  4. CEREMONIAL MATTERS.
  5. Swear in Scott Bailes to the Springfield/Greene County Park Board. 
  6. CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE APRIL 14, 2014 MEETING.
  7. SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE.    CITIZENS HAVE SPOKEN.  MAY BE VOTED ON. 
  8. COUNCIL BILL 2014-078.     (Fishel)

    A special ordinance adopting the Redevelopment Plan and Blight Study for the Galloway Redevelopment Area for an area generally located along the 3400 to 4100 blocks of South Lone Pine Avenue, which starts north of East Lacuna Street, runs south to East Republic Road, and is comprised of approximately 74.26 acres.  (The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, Planning and Zoning Commission, and staff recommend approval.) 
  9. RESOLUTIONS.
  10. EMERGENCY BILLS.   
  11. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.    
  12. GRANTS.   
  13. AMENDED BILLS.   
  14. COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.    CITIZENS MAY SPEAK.  NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE VOTED ON.  
  15. COUNCIL BILL 2014-086.     (Seifried)
     

    A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.96 acres of property, generally located at 1306 North Eldon Avenue, from an R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to an HM, Heavy Manufacturing District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 67.  (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)  (By:  Aaron Noble and Eric Hambey; 1306 North Eldon Avenue; Z-05-2014 & Conditional Overlay District No. 67.) 
  16. COUNCIL BILL 2014-087.     (Rushefsky)

    A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of "Use Permit 411" to permit an automotive service garage at 3033 and 3043 East Sunshine Street on certain conditions.  (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)
  17. COUNCIL BILL 2014-088.     (Rushefsky)

    A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 4.41 acres of property, generally located at 1028 East St. Louis Street, from a CS, Commercial Services District to a CC, Center City District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 68.  (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)  (By:  John Q. Hammons Trustee; 1028 East St. Louis Street; Z-06-2014 & Conditional Overlay District No. 68.)
  18. COUNCIL BILL 2014-089.     (Rushefsky)

    A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan submitted by Breckenridge Group Missouri Redevelopment Corporation (Corporation) for the redevelopment of an area known as the Aspen Redevelopment Area, generally located at 1028 East Saint Louis Street; declaring the area to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Corporation relating to the implementation of the redevelopment plan.
  19. COUNCIL BILL 2014-090.     (Fishel)

    A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 83.27 acres of property, generally located on the west side of the 3800 block of South Glenstone Avenue, from Planned Development District No. 199, Planned Development District No. 199 Amended and Planned Development District No. 199, 2nd Amendment, to a Planned Development District No. 199, 3rd Amendment.  (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)  (By:  Glenstone Corp; West side of the 3800 block of South Glenstone Avenue; Planned Development 199, 3rd Amendment.) 
  20. COUNCIL BILL 2014-091.     (Rushefsky)

    A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 15.6 acres of property, generally located at 3508 East Division Street, from Planned Development District 19, 2nd Amendment, to a GR, General Retail District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 69.  (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)  (By:  Noble Estates c/o Robert Noble; 3508 East Division Street; Z-07-2014 & Conditional Overlay District No. 69.) 
  21. COUNCIL BILL 2014-092.     (Burlison, Fisk, Hosmer, and Seifried)

    A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, Division II, Rule of Interpretation and Definitions, Section 2-1100, Definitions, and Division V, Supplemental District Regulations, Section 5-1400, Signs, to provide for a consolidated Sign Code.  (The Plans and Policies Committee, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and staff recommend approval.)
  22. FIRST READING BILLS.   
  23. UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
  24. PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS. 
  25. NEW BUSINESS. 
  26. The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Police Officers and Fire Fighters Retirement System Board of Trustees:  Gus Krafve with term to expire April 30, 2015. 
  27. The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Police Officers and Fire Fighters Retirement System Board of Trustees:  Charles Cowherd and Joshua Hartman with terms to expire April 30, 2017. 
  28. The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Citizens Sales Tax Oversight Committee:  Mary Erickson, Dr. Richard Thompson, and Jack Thurman with terms to expire May 1, 2017. 
  29. The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointment to the Police Civilian Review Board:  Dwayne Black with term to expire May 1, 2017. 
  30. The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development:  Delia Croessmann with term to expire May 1, 2017. 

  31. The City Manager recommends the following appointments to the Airport Board:  Dr. James B. Kaatz and Sterling Huff Jr. with terms to expire June 1, 2017. 
  32. MISCELLANEOUS.
  33. CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.      SEE ITEM # 3.

  34. COUNCIL BILL 2014-093.     (Carroll)

    A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for and accept a grant from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for training on the Missouri Food Code; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department (SGCHD) for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 in the amount of $1,740 to appropriate the grant funds.  
  35. COUNCIL BILL 2014-094.     (Rushefsky)
     

    A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Share Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) for the purpose of coordinating participation in the cost of interchange improvements at Route 65 and Division Street, designated as MHTC Project No. J8P3036; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014, in the amount of $1,823,292, to appropriate Surface Transportation Program (STP)-Urban federal grant funds for this project. 
  36. COUNCIL BILL 2014-095.     (Stephens)

    A special ordinance authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to grant Easement No. 800, requested by the Board of Public Utilities, to Ozark Electric Cooperative for relocation of its electric lines across property owned by the City in the name of the Board of Public Utilities.  (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
  37. COUNCIL BILL 2014-096.     (Seifried)

    A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Municipal Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) for the purpose of constructing pavement improvements on Route 13 (Kansas Expressway), designated as MHTC Job No. J8P3042.
  38. COUNCIL BILL 2014-097.     (Fishel)

    A special ordinance approving the final development plan of Planned Development District No. 313, generally located at 2305 South Blackman Road.  (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) 
  39. COUNCIL BILL 2014-098.     (Rushefsky)

    A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Supplemental Agreement for Highway/Rail Crossing Improvements with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) for the purpose of coordinating participation in the cost of BNSF’s signal project at Le Compte Road, designated as United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Project No. 664 097H. 
  40. COUNCIL BILL 2014-099.     (Burlison)

    A special ordinance approving a budget adjustment to the budget of the Department of Public Works for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 in the amount of $1,525.36 to appropriate a gift from the Ozarks Regional YMCA/Healthy Living Alliance for the purchase of signs and decals to assist in designating The LINK route.
  41. CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.      SEE ITEM # 3.
  42. COUNCIL BILL 2014-100.     (Fisk)
     

    A resolution approving the plans and specifications for the Intersection Improvements 2014 project, Plan No. 2013PW0066T, and accepting the bid of Kerans Construction LLC for that project. 
  43. COUNCIL BILL 2014-101.     (Compton)
     

    A resolution approving the plans and specifications for the McDaniel Street Streetscape project, Plan No. 2012PW0055T, and accepting the bid of Hamilton & Dad, Inc., for that project. 
  44. CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.     CITIZENS HAVE SPOKEN.  MAY BE VOTED ON.
  45. COUNCIL BILL 2014-079.     (Fisk)

    A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Apportionment Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) and the Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) for the purpose of coordinating participation in the cost of the OzarksTraffic Bluetooth Project, designated as MHTC Project No. J8P3030.
  46. COUNCIL BILL 2014-080.     (Rushefsky)

    A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Share Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) for the purpose of coordinating participation in the cost of intersection improvements at Route 744 (Kearney Street) and Packer Road, designated as MHTC Project No. J8S3019; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014, in the amount of $728,721, to appropriate Surface Transportation Program (STP)-Urban federal grant funds for this project.
  47. COUNCIL BILL 2014-081.     (Seifried)

    A special ordinance approving the sale of real property located at 934 East Webster Street to Greenway Studios, LLC in the amount of $5,150 and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same. 
  48. Confirm the following appointments to the Public Housing Authority:  Lisa McIntire with term to expire April 11, 2015; and Gretchen Russell with term to expire April 11, 2018. 
  49. Confirm the following appointment as an alternate to the Board of Adjustment:  King Coltrin with term to expire January 1, 2017. 
  50. Confirm the following reappointments to the Art Museum Board:  Jennifer Kennally and Sally Scheid with terms to expire June 1, 2017. 

    ***END OF CONSENT AGENDAS***

  51. CLOSED SESSION:

    City Council will hold a closed session for the purpose of discussing a personnel matter pursuant to Section 610.021(3), RSMo. 2013, and this meeting, record, and vote be closed and the City Council shall stand adjourned at the end of the closed session.

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