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City Council Meeting

 
 City Council Chambers
 Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville


 
Ken McClure, Mayor

Zone Councilmembers

General Councilmembers

  

Angela Romine, Zone 1

Heather Hardinger, 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
July 26, 2021 6:30 p.m.

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Speakers are to limit their remarks to three to five minutes based on City Council's policy regarding the number of speakers.

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

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. JULY 12, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

Documents:
  1. 07-12-21.pdf
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, JULY 23, 2021.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

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

6.

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

7.

Council Bill 2021-174 (Hardinger)

A special ordinance amending the Park Board's Fiscal Year 2020-2021 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $1,753,260.02 to allocate $1,300,000.00 of revenue and associated offsetting expense items from Parks 2001 and 2006 Sales Tax Funds and $453,260.02 of revenue and associated expense items within the Golf Fund, respectively.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-174.pdf
8.

Council Bill 2021-175 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept $40,276,290 in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, from the U.S. Department of the Treasury; and amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget in the amount of $40,276,290 for the purpose of appropriating these funds.

Documents:
  1. 2021-175.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2021-176 (Lear)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Control Program, Group 6 Public Sewer Rehabilitation – Open Cut Repairs project; accepting the bid of Rosetta Construction, LLC, in the amount of $5,485,050 for the project; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for said project; and approving a budget adjustment in the amount of the bid, plus a contingency, to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget of the Department of Environmental Services Clean Water Enterprise Fund by appropriating reserves of said fund in the amount of $6,582,060

Documents:
  1. 2021-176.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2021-177 (Hardinger)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 96, ‘Storm Water,’ Article III, ‘Land Disturbance Activity,’ by removing the security requirement, including additional requirements regarding permit duration and termination, providing additional enforcement mechanisms, and making other changes necessary for consistency with program policies and state land disturbance regulations.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-177.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2021-178 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with Ozark Greenways, Inc., granting a perpetual conservation easement on City-owned property bordering portions of Galloway Creek.

Documents:
  1. 2021-178.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2021-179 (McGull)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the National Avenue and Commercial Street Signal Replacement project; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $159,359.08 for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-179.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2021-180 (Romine)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement with the Ozarks Transportation Organization, for the purpose of funding a study of the North 13 Corridor Study; and amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget of the Department of Public Works in the amount of $80,000 to appropriate Federal Surface Transportation Block Grant funds for this project.

Documents:
  1. 2021-180.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2021-181 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 operating budget of the City of Springfield in the General Fund by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $93,580, for the purpose of adjusting for certain reimbursements and associated offsetting expenses as well as adjusting the salary budget for retirement payouts.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-181.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2021-182 (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 operating budget of the City of Springfield by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $313,228, in various Special Revenue and Capital Project Funds, for the purpose of accounting for certain reimbursements and associated offsetting expenses.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-182.pdf
16.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2021-184 (Schilling)

A resolution declaring the intent of the City of Springfield to annex approximately 107 acres of private property and right-of-way generally located at 3482 and 3839 South State Highway FF and 4003 West Farm Road 168 into the City of Springfield, and the intent to change the street name of Farm Road 168 to Roundtree Road. (Staff recommends approval.)  

Documents:
  1. 2021-184.pdf
18.

Council Bill 2021-185 (McGull)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a grant from the United States Economic Development Administration and the United States Department of Commerce in the amount of $1,500,000, for the purpose of upgrading LeCompte Road, from East Division Street (Route YY) north to the BNSF Railroad Crossing, and the LeCompte Road and Division Street intersection.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-185.pdf
19.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

20.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

21.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

22.

Council Bill 2021-186 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept $3,000,545 in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration in order to perform grant activities as approved for the Pathway Home 2 grant; entering into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $3,000,545 to appropriate the grant funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-186.pdf
23.

Council Bill 2021-187 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation; amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget of the Department of Public Works in the amount of $18,663.26 to appropriate grant funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:
  1. 2021-187.pdf
24.

AMENDED BILLS.

25.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

26.

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

27.

Council Bill 2021-188 (Hardinger)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 50, ‘Emergency Services,’ Article III, ‘Automated External Defibrillators,’ by deleting Article III in its entirety.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-188.pdf
28.

Council Bill 2021-189 (Lear)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 54, ‘Fire Prevention and Protection,’ Article II, ‘Fire Prevention Code,’ Section 54-32, ‘Amendments and additions,’ by adding specific local amendments to Section 510 ‘Emergency Responder Radio Coverage,’ subsections 510.4.1.1 and 510.4.1.2, of the 2018 International Fire Code, relating to modifying the Delivered Audio Quality of the Trunked 800 MHz radio system.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-189.pdf
29.

Council Bill 2021-190 (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 54, ‘Fire Prevention and Protection,’ Article II, ‘Fire Prevention Code,’ Chapter 9, ‘Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems,’ Section 901, by creating a new subsection of 901.6.1.1, ‘Vendor Registration,’ and revising the current numbering of subsection 901.6.1.1 to become 901.6.1.2, ‘Certifications,’ and amending the language

Documents:
  1. 2021-190.pdf
30.

Council Bill 2021-191 (Ollis)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 54, ‘Fire Prevention and Protection,’ Article II, ‘Fire Prevention Code,’ specifically Appendix D, Section D102, ‘Required Access,’ and amending language contained within subsection D102.1, ‘Access and loading.’  

Documents:
  1. 2021-191.pdf
31.

Council Bill 2021-192 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City of Springfield Fire Department to enter into an agreement with the Missouri Department of Labor for the establishment of a Firefighter Apprenticeship program.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-192.pdf
32.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

 Kevin Berry wishes to address City Council. 

33.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Public Housing Authority: Lynne Mitchell, with term to expire April 11, 2023.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: Kevin Harrell, with term to expire December 21, 2023.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Springfield- Greene County Public Library Board: David Yancey, with term to expire July 1, 2024.


34.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

35.

MISCELLANEOUS.

36.

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

37.

Council Bill 2021-193 (Romine)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Cost Share Agreement with Greene County, Missouri, to share the costs associated with resurfacing portions of Farm Roads 114, 107, and 116, with the City’s expected contribution not to exceed $40,000.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-193.pdf
38.

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

39.

Council Bill 2021-194 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept and appropriate a grant through the Ozarks Headwater Recycling and Materials Management District, funded by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, in the amount of $2,500, to provide for the proper disposal of smoke alarms through recycling; amending the budget for the Fire Department of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $2,500; and declaring this Ordinance qualifies for approval on one reading pursuant to Charter Section 2.16(25).

Documents:
  1. 2021-194.pdf
40.

Council Bill 2021-195 (Romine)

A resolution approving the use of funds from the Minor Neighborhood Improvement Program in the amount of $2,000 for planters on Commercial Street within Zone 1.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-195.pdf
41.

Council Bill 2021-196 (McGull)

A resolution approving the use of funds from the Minor Neighborhood Improvement Program in the amount of $39,000 for improvements in Zone 2 to repair and place a new surface in the alley between Kickapoo Avenue and Pickwick Avenue north of Cherry Street.

Documents:
  1. 2021-196.pdf
42.

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

43.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointments to the Art Museum Board: Amanda Stadler, and Lindsey Kelsay, with terms to expire June 1, 2024.

Confirm the following reappointment to the Building Trades Examination & Certification Board: Rory Krueger, with a term to expire December 1, 2023.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board: Susan Turner and Randall Blackwood, with terms to expire June 1, 2024.

Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board: Mark McNay, with a term to expire June 1, 2024

44.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

45.

ADJOURN.

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