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City Council Meeting

 
 City Council Chambers
 Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville


 
Ken McClure, Mayor

Zone Councilmembers

General Councilmembers

  

Angela Romine, Zone 1

Heather Hardinger, General A

Abe McGull, Zone 2

Craig Hosmer, General B

Mike Schilling, Zone 3

Andrew Lear, General C

Matthew Simpson, Zone 4

Richard Ollis, General D

 

Upcoming  Council Meeting Agenda
October 18, 2021 6:30 p.m.

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1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. OCTOBER 4, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING, OCTOBER 5, 2021 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING, AND OCTOBER 12, 2021 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

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.

Swear-in Barbara Garcia to the Springfield/Greene County Environmental Advisory Board.

Swear-in Derek White to the Board of Equalization.

5.

CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. Except Item No. 7. Citizens May Speak to the Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

Amended Council Bill 2021-246 (Schilling) (Amended at the October 4, 2021 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing continued for the Amendment only at the October 18, 2021 City Council Meeting.)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 3.3 acres of property generally located at 2625 West Delmar Street, 1025 and 1045 South Clifton Avenue, and 2620 West Grand Street from Planned Development No. 269 to Planned Development No. 378; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.) (By: Simmons First National Bank; 2625 W. Delmar Street,1025 & 1045 S. Clifton Avenue and 2620 W. Grand Street; PD 378)

8.

Council Bill 2021-256 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending General Ordinance 6662, which rezoned approximately 72.33 acres of property generally located adjacent to Grant Avenue between College Street and Catalpa Street to the Grant Avenue Parkway District, and which is referenced as Zoning Case Z-11-2021, to correct the legal descriptions of Subdistricts B and C within the Grant Avenue Parkway District. (City of Springfield; 465 S. Grant Avenue (Part of the Grant Avenue Parkway District); Z-11-2021-Corrected)

Documents:
  1. 2021-256.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2021-257 (Hardinger)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Ozarks Technical Community College for the provision of professional equivalency credit for eligible sworn personnel of the City of Springfield Fire Department.

Documents:
  1. 2021-257.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2021-258 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Wastewater Service Contract and Mutual Aid Agreement with the City of Battlefield for the purpose of continuing to provide contract wastewater service to Battlefield.

Documents:
  1. 2021-258.pdf
11.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

12.

Council Bill 2021-261 (Hosmer)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for the American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge Grant from the United States Economic Development Administration in the amount of up to $17,500,000 to implement projects needed to provide workforce training and connect local citizens with quality jobs.

Documents:
  1. 2021-261.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2021-262 (McClure)

A resolution authorizing Councilman Richard Ollis to participate in a mobility study tour hosted by LaneShift, LLC, in Austin, Texas from November 15, 2021, through November 19, 2021.

Documents:
  1. 2021-262.pdf
14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2021-263 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for the purpose of accepting additional COVID-19 and Adult Vaccination Supplemental grant funds in the amount of $331,225 for use by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department; amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget in the amount of $331,225 for the purpose of appropriating the grant funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:
  1. 2021-263.pdf
18.

AMENDED BILLS.

19.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

20.

FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2021-264 (McGull)

A special ordinance amending the Park Board's Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Operating Budget in the amount of $294,450 to appropriate the grant funds from the Board of Education for Springfield School District R-12’s Expansion of Service for Wrap Around Care Program for youth attending elementary and middle schools, made possible by $3.4 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds, to be used in and as part of Park Board’s SPARC Before and After-School Programs.

Documents:
  1. 2021-264.pdf
22.

Council Bill 2021-265 (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending and restating the Brownfields Program Revolving Loan Fund Policies and Procedures to increase program flexibility and adjust loan terms and conditions to reflect current lending market conditions.

Documents:
  1. 2021-265.pdf
23.

Council Bill 2021-266 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery by the City of Springfield, Missouri, of Taxable Special Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2021A, in a principal amount not to exceed $3,000,000 for the purpose of providing funds to refund the Refunded Bonds (as defined below); authorizing and approving certain documents in connection with the issuance of the Bonds; authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:
  1. 2021-266.pdf
24.

Council Bill 2021-267 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to amend the Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Springfield and the School District of Springfield R-12 to share the costs of a third-party vendor to operate a school crossing guard program inside the city limits of Springfield.

Documents:
  1. 2021-267.pdf
25.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Josephine Grace wishes to address City Council. 

Daryl Baker wishes to address City Council.

26.

NEW BUSINESS.

The City Manager recommends the following reappointment to the Art Museum Board: Matt Edwards, with a term to expire June 1, 2024.

27.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

28.

MISCELLANEOUS.

29.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

30.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.

31.

Council Bill 2021-268 (Hardinger)

A resolution approving the Mayor’s appointment of two members to the Tax Increment Financing Advisory Commission and acknowledging the appointments made by other taxing jurisdictions.

Documents:
  1. 2021-268.pdf
32.

Council Bill 2021-269 (Schilling)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for state grant funds in the amount of $30,000 from the Missouri Department of Conservation in order to support native plant establishment and enhancement for the “Renew Jordan Creek” Project and to exercise those powers necessary to obtain such funding.

Documents:
  1. 2021-269.pdf
33.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

34.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

35.

ADJOURN.

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