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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

Tom Prater, 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
March 25, 2019  6:30 p.m.


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Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting and March 12, 2019 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.

5.

Council Bill 2019-063. (McClure)

A resolution recognizing the achievement of the Greenwood Laboratory School Blue Jays, under the guidance and leadership of coach Darren Taylor and assistant coach Joe Black, upon winning the 2018-2019 Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 2 Boys Basketball State Tournament.
Documents:
  1. 2019-063.pdf
6.

Council Bill 2019-064. (McClure)

A resolution recognizing the achievement of the Springfield Catholic High School Fightin’ Irish, under the guidance and leadership of coach Dustin Larsen, and assistant coaches Kirk Chaffin, Mike Foley, and Denny Hunt, upon winning second place in the 2018-2019 Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 3 Boys Basketball State Tournament.
Documents:
  1. 2019-064.pdf
7.

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

8.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-029 Was Tabled At The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting. Council Bill 2019-030 Was Amended At The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting And The Public Hearing Is Being Held Over On Amendment Only. For Item No. 10, Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-036 Was Tabled At The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting.

9.

Council Bill 2019-029. (Schilling) Tabled At The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing 9.3 acres of private property and 0.3 acres of Greene County right-of-way into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 3851 West Farm Road148/University Street, and generally referenced as Annexation A-1-19; and amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 46, Section 46-1, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones,’ by adding this property to the ward and precinct assigned by the County Clerk. (By: A&R Property Developers, LLC; 3851 W. Farm Road 148/University St.; Annexation A-1-19.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-029.pdf
10.

Amended Council Bill 2019-030. (Schilling) Amended at the March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting and The Public Hearing Is Being Held Over On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 9.3 acres of property generally located at 3851 West Farm Road 148/University Street from County C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, to R-MD, Medium Density Multi-Family Residential District and GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 166; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: A&R Property Developers, LLC; 3851 W. Farm Road 148/University St.; Z-4-2019 w/COD #166.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-030amended.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2019-036. (Schilling) Tabled at the March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting.

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 Opal Sunset Subdivision generally located at 3851 West Farm Road 148/University 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.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-036.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2019-055. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 3.73 acres of property, generally located at 1116 and 1120 East Pythian Street, 922 to 933 North Florence Avenue, and 941 North National Avenue, from LB, Limited Business District and R-TH, Residential Townhouse District to GI, Government and Institutional Use District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Junior College District of Southwest Missouri (OTC); 1116, 1120 East Pythian Street, 922 to 933 North Florence Avenue, and 941 North National Avenue; Z-2-2019.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-055.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2019-056. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 43.5 acres of property, generally located at 1325 North Eldon Avenue, from Planned Development No. 187, 1st Amendment, to GM, General Manufacturing District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Positronic Industries Inc.; 1325 North Eldon Avenue; Z-5-2019.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-056.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2019-057. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 1.8 acres of property, generally located at 3040 East Cherry Street, from HC, Highway Commercial and R-LD, Low-Density Multi-family Residential District with Conditional Overlay District No. 77 to GM, General Manufacturing District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 167. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Excel Investments LP; 3040 East Cherry Street; Z-6-2019 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 167.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-057.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2019-058. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division VI, ‘Design and Development Standards,’ Section 36-483, ‘Off-Street Parking and Loading Design Standards,’ relating to surfacing requirements for driveways, vehicle parking, storage, and maneuvering areas. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-058.pdf
16.

Council Bill 2019-059. (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for The Link Washington Avenue Project; accepting the bid of Hamilton and Dad, Inc., in the amount of $233,162.19, for said Project; and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2019-059.pdf
17.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

18.

Council Bill 2019-065. (Ferguson)

A resolution extending the declaration of an economic and housing access calamity for the purpose of continuing to allow service providers to provide food and lodging for the working poor and unemployed in the community; and providing a term for same.
Documents:
  1. 2019-065.pdf
19.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

20.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

21.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

22.

Council Bill 2019-066. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into several Agreements with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of accepting Surface Transportation Block Grant funding for the construction of sidewalks and trails in the City of Springfield; amending the Department of Public Works Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget in the amount of $598,951.00 to appropriate the grant funds; and declaring that this Council Bill qualifies for approval in one-reading.
Documents:
  1. 2019-066.pdf
23.

AMENDED BILLS.

24.

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

25.

Council Bill 2019-067. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Federal Fiscal Year 2019 Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds under the Consolidated Plan, to accept Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds, to enter into any necessary agreements to carry out the grants, and to exercise any and all powers necessary to implement selected projects; selecting projects for funding for the City of Springfield Fiscal Year 2019-2020; to reaffirm the Community Development Objectives and Priorities; and to declare that this Ordinance qualifies as a one-reading bill pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25). (City Council is not expected to vote on this Ordinance after the first reading on March 25, 2019.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-067.pdf
26.

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

27.

Council Bill 2019-068. (Ollis)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article VI, ‘Finances,’ Division 2, ‘Purchasing,’ Section 2-401, ‘Purchasing Manual adopted,’ by adding Section 13-3.312 for the purpose of allowing retired police officers to purchase their service weapons.
Documents:
  1. 2019-068.pdf
28.

Council Bill 2019-069. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2019, by appropriating a portion of the 2018 Fiscal Year carryover funds in the amount of $2,800,000.
Documents:
  1. 2019-069.pdf
29.

Council Bill 2019-070. (Prater)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the “Cherry Street Widening – Barnes Avenue to Oak Grove Avenue” Project; accepting the bid of Hamilton and Dad, Inc., in the amount of $2,051,509.32; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder; for the purpose of constructing said Project.
Documents:
  1. 2019-070.pdf
30.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Bob Mondy wishes to address City Council.
31.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Board of Equalization: Janet Blair with term to expire April 1, 2022.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointment to the Board of Equalization: Lyle Foster with term to expire April 1, 2022.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development: Trish Hubbell with term to expire May 1, 2022.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development: Delilah Jackson with term to expire May 1, 2022.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee: Tina McManus with term to expire May 1, 2020.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee: Daniel Furtak and Ryan Kelly with terms to expire May 1, 2022.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Landmarks Board: Richard Crabtree with term to expire November 1, 2021.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointment to the Police Civilian Review Board: Chris Nease with term to expire May 1, 2022.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Police Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System Board of Trustees: Nancy Martin-Hinds and Justin Milam with terms to expire April 30, 2022.

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.
32.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

33.

MISCELLANEOUS.

34.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

35.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

36.

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

37.

Council Bill 2019-060. (Prater)

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 Ozark Motor Lines Subdivision generally located at 2320 North Belcrest 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.)
Documents:
  1. 2019-060.pdf
38.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

39.

ADJOURN.

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