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City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville


Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone Councilmembers General Councilmembers
Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1 Jan Fisk, 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
January 25, 2021 6:30 p.m.

This meeting will be conducted both at 830 N. Boonville Ave. and electronically. The public may observe, physically attend (the number of people gathered will be limited to fewer than 10 per space with physical distancing requirements applied) or viewed at https://cityview.springfieldmo.gov/livestream/.

Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the meeting to speak to an issue on the agenda. Citizens wishing to submit comments to City Council may do so using the citizen comments form.

Speakers are to limit their remarks to three to five minutes.
Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. JANUARY 11, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND JANUARY 5, 2021 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

3.

FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK BY 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

CITY MANAGER REPORT, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

7.

Council Bill 2021-005 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 9 acres of property generally located at 3800 and 3850 South National Avenue and 1271 East Bradford Parkway from Planned Development No. 12, 1st and 5th Amendments, to GI, Government and Institutional Use; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 191; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Lester E Cox Medical Centers; 3800 & 3850 South National Avenue and 1271 East Bradford Pkwy; Z-21-2020 w/COD #191.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-005.pdf
8.

Council Bill 2021-006 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.59 acres of property generally located at 2009 West Kingsley Street from GR, General Retail district, to R-MD, Medium-density Multi-family Residential district; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 190; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Housing Authority of Springfield; 2009 West Kingsley Street; Z-20-2020 w/COD #190.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-006.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2021-007 (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.86 acres generally located at 1610 North Broadway Avenue and 1701 North Irving Avenue from HC, Highway Commercial to Planned Development No. 376; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Springfield Victory Mission Inc.; 1610 North Broadway Avenue; Planned Development 376.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-007.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2021-008 (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the City Code, Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Section 36-406 ‘Airport Overlay District,’ to allow certain development in the Airport Overlay District with review and recommendation by the Springfield-Branson National Airport Board and with approval by City Council. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: City of Springfield; Citywide; Airport Overlay District Amendments.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-008.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2021-009 (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits;’ and amending Section 46-1 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones;’ for the purpose of annexing 239 acres of private property into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 5544 and 6006 West State Highway 266 and being generally referenced as Annexation A-1-21. (By: JJ&J Incorporated and Deer Lake Partners, LLC; 5544 and 6006 W. State Hwy 266; A-1-2021.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-009.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2021-010 (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 239 acres of property generally located at 5544 and 6006 West State Highway 266 from County Plot Assignment Districts 1015 and 1995, to HC, Highway Commercial District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 193; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: JJ&J Incorporated & Deer Lake Partners, LLC; 5544 West State Highway 226; Z-23-2020 w/COD #193.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-010.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2021-011 (Ollis)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article IV. – ‘Building Trades Examination and Certification Board,’ Division 6. – ‘Fees and Licenses,’ Sections 36-544(b) and 36-545(a) to shorten the renewal period for trade certifications, registrations, and licenses from six months to three months.
Documents:
  1. 2021-011.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2021-012 (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Addendum #1 to the annual agreement with the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc., executed on August 18, 2020; and amending the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $1,625,612, for the purpose of reflecting current and projected operational changes of the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Documents:
  1. 2021-012.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2021-013 (Lear, Schilling, Fisk and Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Fee Schedule for certain City services as provided in the Springfield City Code, by making adjustments as provided in the attached “Evaluation of Charges for Municipal Services;” and adopting new fees for certain City services. (The Finance and Administration Committee recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-013.pdf
16.

Council Bill 2021-014 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the exchange of approximately 0.15 acres of Smith Park, generally located at 1536 East Division Street, for a portion of real estate for right-of-way generally located at the intersection of Glenstone and Division; and accepting an executed sanitary sewer easement across 1536 East Division Street. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) (By: The Springfield-Greene County Parks Board; 1536 East Division Street; Request to Dispose 526.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-014.pdf
17.

Council Bill 2021-015 (Schilling)

A special ordinance approving a Transportation Project Agreement between the City of Springfield, Ridge at Ward Branch Transportation Development District, and RW Development, LLC. (Staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2021-015.pdf
18.

Council Bill 2021-016 (Schilling)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Fassnight Trail Improvements and Luster Avenue Sidewalk project; accepting the bid of KCI Construction Company in the amount of $159,176.10 for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2021-016.pdf
19.

Council Bill 2021-017 (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Galloway Trail Reconstruction – Republic Road to Sequiota Park; accepting the bid of Liming Concrete, LLC, in the amount of $141,380, for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2021-017.pdf
20.

Council Bill 2021-018 (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Sidewalk Connection to Galloway Trail project – Greenwood Street to Lone Pine Avenue; accepting the bid of D&E Plumbing & Heating, LLC, in the amount of $163,051.90 for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2021-018.pdf
21.

Council Bill 2021-019 (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Harvard Avenue Sidewalk project; accepting the bid of KCI Construction Company, in the amount of $98,685.50 for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2021-019.pdf
22.

Council Bill 2021-020 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a First Addendum to the Intergovernmental Agreement with Ozarks Technical Community College regarding cooperative training between the Springfield Fire Department and Ozarks Technical Community College for the purpose of extending the term of the existing agreement.
Documents:
  1. 2021-020.pdf
23.

RESOLUTIONS.

24.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

25.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

26.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

27.

Council Bill 2021-025 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute an agreement between the City of Springfield and the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission providing for a grant of funds to the City, by and through the Springfield-Branson National Airport Board, in the amount of $100,000 for air service marketing and promotion of the Springfield-Branson National Airport and which requires the Airport to provide matching funds in the amount of $11,111; amending the budget of the Airport Board in the amount of $111,111; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.
Documents:
  1. 2021-025.pdf
28.

Council Bill 2021-026 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to fund the Renew Jordan Creek – Main Avenue to Boonville Avenue Project; amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $300,000; and declaring this bill may be passed in one reading.
Documents:
  1. 2021-026.pdf
29.

AMENDED BILLS.

30.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

31.

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

32.

Council Bill 2021-027 (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the bylaws of the Airport Board of the City of Springfield, Missouri.
Documents:
  1. 2021-027.pdf
33.

Council Bill 2021-028 (Lear)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2 92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ to add three full-time-equivalent positions in the Department of Building Development Services; and amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of the Department of Building Development Services to reallocate funds for the addition of said positions and adjust the number of authorized employee positions.
Documents:
  1. 2021-028.pdf
34.

Council Bill 2021-029 (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, by appropriating a portion of the Fiscal Year 2018-2020 carryover funds and increasing expenses in the amount of $441,071 for costs associated with the settlement of Fiscal Year 2019-2020 salary negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 152 bargaining unit.
Documents:
  1. 2021-029.pdf
35.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Annastasia Rideeoutte wishes to address City Council.

Lisa Meeks wishes to address City Council.
36.

NEW BUSINESS.

The City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Building Trades Examination & Certification Board: Christopher Straw, to replace James Scott, with a term to expire December 1, 2023.

The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Building Trades Examination & Certification Board: Chad Drake with term to expire December 1, 2023; Garen Gilmore with term to expire December 1, 2023; Lonney Smith with term to expire December 1, 2022; and, Terry Speake with term to expire December 1, 2022.
37.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

38.

MISCELLANEOUS.

39.

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

40.

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

41.

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

42.

Council Bill 2021-021 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Lease Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of operating and apportioning costs of the Traffic Management Center; and amending the budget for the Department of Public Works in the amount of $37,742 for the receipt of lease payments.
Documents:
  1. 2021-021.pdf
43.

Board Confirmations.

Confirm the following appointment to the Industrial Development Authority:  Haylee Davis with term to expire October 31, 2023.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Industrial Development Authority:  Jeffrey Schmitt with term to expire October 31, 2022, John Taylor with term to expire October 31, 2022, and Joel Thomas with term to expire October 31, 2022.


44.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

45.

ADJOURN.

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