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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
February 24, 2020  6:30 p.m.


Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk to speak to an issue on the agenda. 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 10, 2020 City Council Meeting, and February 18, 2020 and February 20, 2020 Special City Council Meetings.

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.

CITY MANAGER 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. 2nd Amended Council Bill 2019-252. Substitute No. 1 was Amended at the February 10, 2020 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Continued on Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak to Amendment Only. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-252 Was Tabled at the February 10, 2020 City Council Meeting to the February 24, 2020 City Council Meeting. Amended Council Bill 2020-007 was Amended at the February 10, 2020 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Continued on Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak to Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

2nd Amended Council Bill 2019-252. Substitute No. 1. (Hosmer) Amended at the February 10, 2020 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Continued on Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak to Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting a new Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code.’
8.

Council Bill 2019-252. (Ollis, Lear, and McGull) Tabled at the February 10, 2020 City Council Meeting to the February 24, 2020 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting a new Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-252.pdf
9.

Amended Council Bill 2020-007. (Hosmer) Amended at the February 10, 2020 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Continued on Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak to Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 26, ‘Buildings and Building Regulations,’ Article III, ‘Dangerous, Blighted and Nuisance Building Code,’ Subsection 26-62(5), to better define “open;” and Subsection 26-62(12), to add the property maintenance code to other listed codes.
Documents:
  1. amended2020-007.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2019-279. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 40 of the City Code, Article II, ‘Workable Program,’ Section 40-15; for the purpose of modifying the Workable Program’s requirements regarding Payments in Lieu of Taxes.
Documents:
  1. 2019-279.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2020-024. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 0.69 acres of property, generally located at 3750 South Campbell Avenue, from HC, Highway Commercial district to GR, General Retail district; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: TRB Kickapoo, LLC; 3750 South Campbell Avenue; Z-1-2020.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-024.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2020-025. (Schilling)

A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 441 for the purpose of authorizing an automotive service garage to operate within the GR, General Retail, district located at 216 West Weaver Road as a conditional use. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: McKeen Trust, LLC; 216 West Weaver Road; Conditional Use Permit 441.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-025.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2020-026. (Fisk)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the City Code, Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Section 36-451 for the purpose of allowing the provision of cosmetology services as a permitted home occupation. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-026.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2020-027. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance vacating a portion of public right-of-way located in the 200 block of East Phelps Street upon the occurrence of certain conditions. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Board of Governors of Missouri State University; 200 blk East Phelps Street; Vacation 814.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-027.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2020-028. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, doing business as "SpringNet" and the City of Springfield, Missouri, to allow alternate methods for permitting and cost recovery for work on City rights-of-way associated with a large, specialized project known as the SpringNet Fiber Optic Expansion Project.
Documents:
  1. 2020-028.pdf
16.

Council Bill 2020-029. (Fisk

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into an addendum to the annual agreement with the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc., executed on July 30, 2019; and amending the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $250,000, for the purpose of reflecting current and projected operational changes.
Documents:
  1. 2020-029.pdf
17.

Council Bill 2020-030. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Share Agreement between the City of Springfield, Missouri, The Board of Governors of Missouri State University and the Vecino Group for the purpose of apportionment of costs for stormwater improvements through the “IDEA Commons” development area. (Staff Recommends Approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-030.pdf
18.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

19.

Council Bill 2020-033. (Ollis)

A resolution adopting the 2020 Capital Improvements Program for the purpose of providing a schedule of public improvements for 2020 through 2025. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-033.pdf
20.

Council Bill 2020-034. (Schilling)

A resolution declaring the intent of the City of Springfield to annex 1.86 acres of private property located at 3245 West Sunshine Street. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-034.pdf
21.

Council Bill 2020-035. (Simpson)

A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 1270 East Edgewood Street for the purpose of allowing the establishment of a Short-Term Rental Type 2 pursuant to Section 36-473 of the Zoning Ordinance.
Documents:
  1. 2020-035.pdf
22.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

23.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

24.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

25.

Council Bill 2020-036. (Hosmer)

A resolution declaring the official intent of the City of Springfield to support the Southwest District of the Missouri Department of Transportation in its application for a 2020 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant to widen Interstate 44 to six lanes through the City; and pledging $2,000,000 in matching funds upon award of said grant.
Documents:
  1. 2020-036.pdf
26.

AMENDED BILLS.

27.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

28.

Council Bill 2020-037. (Schilling)

A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 442 for the purpose of authorizing an automotive service garage to operate within the GR, General Retail, district located at 3510 West Sunshine Street as a conditional use. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-037.pdf
29.

Council Bill 2020-038. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 5, ‘Supplemental District Regulations,’ Section 36-453 ‘Supplemental Open Space and Yard Regulations,’ and Chapter 106 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, ‘Traffic and Vehicles,’ Article 1, ‘In General,’ Section 106-32, ‘Trees, Shrubs or other Vegetation obstructing visibility at Intersections,’ both relating to vegetative obstructions in intersection sight triangles. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-038.pdf
30.

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

31.

Council Bill 2020-039. (Fisk)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 114 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, ‘Vegetation,’ Article II, ‘Trees,’ Division 1, ‘Generally,’ Section 114-31 ‘Trees on private property creating hazard to public ways.’ (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-039.pdf
32.

Council Bill 2020-040. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Stormwater Improvements at Linden Avenue and Latoka Street; accepting the bid of Hartman & Company, Inc., in the amount of $506,000.00, for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2020-040.pdf
33.

Council Bill 2020-041. (Lear)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 10, ‘Alcoholic Beverages,’ by revising Section 10-62, ‘Exception for general merchandise stores, restaurants, and exempt organizations,’ to remove text related to certain permitted events and by adding a Section 10-66, ‘Exception for Downtown and Commercial Street Events,’ to authorize in City Code certain permitted events previously authorized each year by adoption of an ordinance; amending Chapter 78, ‘Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions,’ Section 78-4, ‘Possession, sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages in public place,’ to reference the new Section 10-66; and amending Chapter 106, ‘Traffic and Vehicles,’ Section 106-50, ‘Use of City right-of-way during Artsfest,’ to reference the new Section 10-66.
Documents:
  1. 2020-041.pdf
34.

Council Bill 2020-046. (City Council)

A general ordinance approving the “First Amendment to Section 3.02 – Wages, Paragraph 3,” of the Collective Bargaining Agreement Between: The City of Springfield, Missouri, and Southern Missouri Professional Fire Fighters Local 152, the Bargaining Unit of the Springfield Fire Department; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute and deliver the First Amendment on behalf of the City of Springfield, Missouri, to the Bargaining Unit.
Documents:
  1. 2020-046.pdf
35.

Council Bill 2020-047. (City Council)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article III, Division 1 of the Springfield City Code, Section 2.92, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ relating to specific salary grades within the Law Enforcement Schedule (“LES”).
Documents:
  1. 2020-047.pdf
36.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

37.

NEW BUSINESS.

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.
38.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

39.

MISCELLANEOUS.

40.

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

41.

Council Bill 2020-042. (McGull)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2017 North National Avenue to Blackard Rentals, LLC, for $2,500.00; and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same.
Documents:
  1. 2020-042.pdf
42.

Council Bill 2020-043. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations and the Springfield Police Department for reimbursement of overtime expenses for Springfield Police Department officers participating in joint operations with the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations; and amending the budget of the Springfield Police Department in the amount of $4,000.00.
Documents:
  1. 2020-043.pdf
43.

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

44.

Council Bill 2020-044. (McClure)

A resolution confirming the reappointment of Martin Gugel, Scott Tillman, and Craig Wagoner to the College Station Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-044.pdf
45.

Council Bill 2020-045. (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to support public health and emergency responder drug overdose response activities in the amount of $15,883.00; entering into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $15,883.00, to appropriate the grant funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
Documents:
  1. 2020-045.pdf
46.

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

47.

Council Bill 2020-031. (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, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Magers Crossroads at 65, generally located at 3525 East Battlefield Road, upon the filing and recording of a final plat which 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.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-031.pdf
48.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau: Bob Belote with term to expire January 1, 2021.

Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau: Laura Head-Elliott with term to expire January 1, 2023.

Confirm the following appointment to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: Laurel Bryant with term to expire December 1, 2021.
49.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

50.

ADJOURN.

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