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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

Kristi S. Fulnecky, General C

Matthew Simpson, Zone 4

Richard Ollis, General D

 

Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
July 2, 2018  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. June 18, 2018 City Council Meeting and June 26, 2018 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 Layne Hunton to the Landmarks Board and Robert Baldwin to the Board of Equalization.
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.

7.

Council Bill 2018-134. (Fisk) Tabled at the June 18, 2018 City Council meeting.

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 1, ‘General Provisions,’ by enacting Section 1-14, ‘Enforcement; Attorney Fees,’ describing enforcement provisions and providing that the City’s costs and attorney fees shall be paid by persons determined to have violated the City Code.
Documents:
  1. 2018-134.pdf
8.

Council Bill 2018-163. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 54 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Fire Prevention and Protection,’ Article II, ‘Fire Prevention Code,’ Sections 54-31 and 54-32, by adopting the 2018 Edition of the International Fire Code subject to certain deletions, modifications, and amendments; and repealing General Ordinance 5987.
Documents:
  1. 2018-163.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2018-164. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the Springfield Fire Department for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 to appropriate savings from a fire station exhaust system improvements project to purchase and install a live-fire burn prop training simulator.
Documents:
  1. 2018-164.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2018-165. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with Greene County, Missouri, to share in the costs associated with the extension of Kansas Expressway and Farm Road 141; amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $4,780,000 to appropriate Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant-Urban funds to fund a portion of the City’s contribution of the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute certain agreements; for the purpose of completing the Kansas Expressway and Farm Road 141 extension project.
Documents:
  1. 2018-165.pdf
11.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

12.

Council Bill 2018-167. (Ollis)

A resolution authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development Transportation Discretionary Grant from the United States Department of Transportation in the amount of $25,000,000, which requires matching funds of 20 percent from non-federal sources.
Documents:
  1. 2018-167.pdf
13.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

14.

Possible Addition to City Council Agenda; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting. Council Bill 2018-182. (City Council)

A special ordinance authorizing  the City Manager, Acting City Manager, or designee to do all things necessary to have the United Way of the Ozarks assume ownership and management of the Give 5 program, including, without limitation, providing the United Way unencumbered monies allocated in the City of Springfield Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget for the Give 5 program up to $125,575; assigning or subcontracting the contract between the City and the Greene County Senior Citizens’ Services Fund Board regarding the receipt and use of grant funds by the City for the Give 5 program to the United Way of the Ozarks; transferring to the United Way of the Ozarks for use by the Give 5 program the balance of such grant funds remaining after payment of all costs incurred by the City in delivering services pursuant to the contract with the Greene County Senior Citizens’ Services Fund Board; transferring any equipment, supplies, documents and other property held by the City for use by the Give 5 program; executing any other contracts or legal documents necessary to carry out the intent of this Ordinance; and declaring an emergency pursuant to City Charter Section 2.12.
Documents:
  1. 2018-182.pdf
15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS.

17.

AMENDED BILLS.

18.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On. Except Item Nos. 22 and 25, Which Will Be Under Public Hearings, So These Can Be Read Simultaneously With the Corresponding Item Nos. 23 and 26. Item No. 22 and 25 May Be Voted On.

19.

Council Bill 2018-168. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.42 acres of a portion of property generally located at 4058 South Lone Pine from R-SF, Residential Single-Family District to GR, General Retail District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: LowerDeck94, LLC; 4058 South Lone Pine Avenue; Z-13-2018.)
Documents:
  1. 2018-168.pdf
20.

Council Bill 2018-169. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.31 acres of property, generally located at 1712 through 1718 South Plaza Avenue, from R-LD, Low Density Multi-Family Residential District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 120, to GR, General Retail District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 150. (By: Sunshine & Plaza Investments, LLC; 1712-1718 South Plaza Avenue; Z-14-2018 w/COD #150.)
Documents:
  1. 2018-169.pdf
21.

Council Bill 2018-170. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 434 to allow a Tier V Telecommunication Tower within a GM, General Manufacturing District generally located at 2330 West Grand Street. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2018-170.pdf
22.

Council Bill 2018-171. (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Sections 36-303, 36-305, 36-360, 36-361, 36-365, 36-401, 36-403, 36-405, 36-409, 36-421, 36-422, 36-423, 36-425, 36-432, 36-433, 36-434, and 36-450; for the purpose of removing and modifying various code sections to reflect the removal of maximum building coverage and floor area ratios from City Code.
Documents:
  1. 2018-171.pdf
23.

Council Bill 2018-172. (Ferguson and Prater) Under Public Hearings, So It Can Be Read With Item No. 23. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

A resolution declaring the proposed Kearney Street Corridor Redevelopment Plan to be a Multi-Project Redevelopment Plan pursuant to Section 40-19 of the City Code. 
Documents:
  1. 2018-172.pdf
24.

Council Bill 2018-173. (Ferguson and Prater)

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan and blight report for the Kearney Street Corridor Redevelopment Area, generally located along a 3.5-mile section of Kearney Street commencing east from the intersection of North Albertha Avenue and West Kearney Street running to a point approximately 900 feet west of the intersection of North Barnes Avenue and East Kearney Street; and declaring said area to be blighted and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare.
Documents:
  1. 2018-173.pdf
25.

Council Bill 2018-174. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance amending and restating the Small Business Development Loan Program Rules and Regulations to include as a Targeted Loan Area the Kearney Street Redevelopment Area as set forth in the Redevelopment Plan for Kearney.
Documents:
  1. 2018-174.pdf
26.

Council Bill 2018-175. (Ferguson) Under Public Hearings, So It Can Be Read With Item No. 26. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

A resolution declaring the proposed Talmage Redevelopment Plan to be a Multi-Project Redevelopment Plan pursuant to Section 40-19 of City Code.
Documents:
  1. 2018-175.pdf
27.

Council Bill 2018-176. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan and blight report for the Talmage Redevelopment Area, consisting of approximately 46.6 acres generally bounded by West Evergreen Street and Interstate 44 to the north, West Talmage Street to the south, North Fort Avenue to the east, and North Kansas Expressway to the west; and declaring said area to be blighted, and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare.
Documents:
  1. 2018-176.pdf
28.

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

29.

Council Bill 2018-177. (McClure)

A special ordinance adopting an Employment Agreement by and between the City of Springfield, Missouri, and Jason A. Gage, setting out the terms and conditions of his employment as City Manager effective August 1, 2018; and authorizing payment of salary and benefits to Jason A. Gage as City Manager in accordance with the provisions set forth therein.
Documents:
  1. 2018-177.pdf
30.

Council Bill 2018-178. (Fisk)

>A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Stormwater Improvements between Walnut Street and Elm Street; accepting the bid of Hunter Chase & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $79,437.00, for the project; and authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2018-178.pdf
31.

Council Bill 2018-179. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Strafford, Missouri, for the purpose of establishing a mutually-agreed boundary to govern future growth of both cities.
Documents:
  1. 2018-179.pdf
32.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

33.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointments to the Traffic Advisory Board: Rusty MacLachlan and Bruno Schmidt with terms to expire April 1, 2021.

The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board: Scott Bailes with term to expire June 1, 2020; and Carolyn Gerdes and Bob Horton with terms to expire June 1, 2021.
34.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

35.

MISCELLANEOUS.

36.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3

37.

Council Bill 2018-180. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board and Community Partnership of the Ozarks to obtain tax credits for contributions to benefit Community Partnership of the Ozarks; to waive the City’s economic development fee in the amount of $1,000; and take other actions for the purpose of renovating the former Pepperdine School and providing a new location for the Springfield Affordable Housing Center.
Documents:
  1. 2018-180.pdf
38.

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

39.

Council Bill 2018-181. (McClure)

A resolution approving the reappointments of Kirk Juranas, Tim O’Reilly, and Randy Renkel to the Springfield Plaza Community Improvement District Board of Directors.
Documents:
  1. 2018-181.pdf
40.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

41.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Springfield-Greene County Public Library Board: William Garvin and Ashley Norgard with terms to expire July 1, 2021.

Confirm the following appointment to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee:  Mandi Christiansen with term to expire December 1, 2020.
42.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

43.

ADJOURN.

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