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City Council Meeting

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
February 22, 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. FEBRUARY 8, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND FEBRUARY 9, 2021 AND FEBRUARY 16, 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, FEBRUARY 19, 2021.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

5.

Council Bill 2021-039 (Council)

A resolution recognizing the retirement of Director of Public Health and Welfare, Clay Goddard.
Documents:
  1. 2021-039.pdf
6.

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

7.

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

8.

Council Bill 2021-031 (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.27 acres of property generally located at 2832 East Sunshine Street from R-SF, Single-Family Residential, to O-1, Office District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 194; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: 2832 E. Sunshine Street, LLC; 2832 East Sunshine Street; Z-2-2021 w/COD #194.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-031.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2021-032 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $15,010,000 principal amount of Special Obligation Bonds (State of Missouri – Direct Loan Program) Series 2021 of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s sewerage system; amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of the City in the amount of $15,010,000; prescribing the form and details of the bonds and the agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect their payment; and prescribing other related matters; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:
  1. 2021-032.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2021-033 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to execute a Preliminary Funding Agreement between the City of Springfield, Missouri, and West Sunshine Development, LLC; and amending the budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $50,000 for the purpose of funding the preparation and review of a redevelopment plan and redevelopment agreement in accordance with the provisions of the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act.
Documents:
  1. 2021-033.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2021-034 (Hosmer)

A general ordinance adopting a new fee and amending the Fee Schedule for certain City services as provided in the Springfield City Code, by establishing a Coronavirus Test Processing Fee.
Documents:
  1. 2021-034.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2021-035 (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Modification No. 1 to Contract # 2020-1061 between the City of Springfield and the School District of Springfield R-12 modifying the shared costs of the third-party vendor which operates the school crossing guard program inside the city limits of Springfield.
Documents:
  1. 2021-035.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2021-036 (Hosmer, McClure, Fisk, Ferguson, Schilling, and McGull)

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 2019-2020 carryover funds and increasing expenses in the amount of $120,000 for laboratory testing costs of Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence kits.



Documents:
  1. 2021-036.pdf
14.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

15.

Council Bill 2021-040 (Ollis)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a State Revolving Fund loan of up to $5,000,000 from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for the purpose of funding wastewater infrastructure projects required by the Amended Consent Judgment and approved Overflow Control Plan.  (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-040.pdf
16.

Council Bill 2021-041 (Schilling)

A resolution approving the use of funds from the Minor Neighborhood Improvement Program in the amount of $1,416 to support the fabrication and installation of neighborhood identification signs for the Mark Twain Neighborhood Association (Zone 3).
Documents:
  1. 2021-041.pdf
17.

Council Bill 2021-042 (Lear)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation in the amount of $90,000 for the purpose of developing a shareable “Implementation Toolbox” of the City’s “SGF Yields” program for use by other communities.
Documents:
  1. 2021-042.pdf
18.

Council Bill 2021-043 (Council)

A resolution adopting the City of Springfield’s City Council Priorities.
Documents:
  1. 2021-043.pdf
19.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

20.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

21.

GRANTS.

22.

AMENDED BILLS.

23.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

24.

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

25.

Council Bill 2021-044 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with ShotSpotter Inc., for the implementation of the ShotSpotter Respond gunfire detection system.
Documents:
  1. 2021-044.pdf
26.

Council Bill 2021-048 (Ollis and Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an Infrastructure Reimbursement Agreement with SGF Sports, LLC, for certain public improvements and incentives to facilitate the development of a Private Athletic Complex in an amount not to exceed a total of $2,100,000; and adjusting the budget of the Public Works Department for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $2,100,000.
Documents:
  1. 2021-048.pdf
27.

Council Bill 2021-045 (Ollis)

A general ordinance declaring the intent of City Council to adopt either the 2018 or 2021 International Residential Building Code to become effective January 1, 2023, and establishing deadlines for City staff to meet with stakeholders and present a report to City Council regarding stakeholder input and staff recommendations; and repealing Section 3 of General Ordinance 6564.
Documents:
  1. 2021-045.pdf
28.

Council Bill 2021-045 Substitute 1 (Lear, Hosmer and Schilling)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36, Article XIII of the Springfield City Code, known as the Land Development Code, by repealing Article XIII, ‘Residential Building Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XIII, ‘Residential Building Code’ to become effective April 1, 2022; and repealing Section 3 of General Ordinance 6564.
Documents:
  1. 2021-045 S1.pdf
29.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Al Acosta wishes to address City Council.

30.

NEW BUSINESS.

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

As per RSMo. 109.230 (4), City records that are on file in the City Clerk’s office and have met the retention schedule will be destroyed in compliance with the guidelines established by the Secretary of State’s office.


31.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

32.

MISCELLANEOUS.

33.

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

34.

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

35.

Council Bill 2021-046 (Ferguson)

A resolution confirming the appointment of Cindy Ussery to the Commercial Street Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff and the Commercial Street Community Improvement District Board of Directors recommend approval.) 
Documents:
  1. 2021-046.pdf
36.

Council Bill 2021-047 (Simpson)

A resolution confirming the reappointments of Bob Jakubeck, Stephanie Stenger, and Stuart Stenger to the Board of Directors of the James River Commons Community Improvement District. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-047.pdf
37.

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

38.

Council Bill 2021-037 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Kansas at Grand Phase II, generally located at 1720 West Grand Street, upon the applicant filing and recording a final plat that substantially conforms to the preliminary plat; and authorizing the City Clerk to sign the final plat upon compliance with all the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.) (By: College of the Ozarks; 1720 West Grand Street; Preliminary Plat at Grand Phase 2.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-037.pdf
39.

Council Bill 2021-038 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Mercy Fremont Acres, generally located at 4431 South Fremont Avenue, upon the applicant filing and recording a final plat that substantially conforms to the preliminary plat; and authorizing the City Clerk to sign the final plat upon compliance with all the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.) (By: Mercy Health Springfield Communities; 4431 South Fremont Avenue; Preliminary Plat of Mercy Fremont Acres.)
Documents:
  1. 2021-038.pdf
40.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

41.

ADJOURN.

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