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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
August 9, 2021 6:30 p.m.

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1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. JULY 26, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND AUGUST 3, 2021 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

Documents:
  1. 07-26-21.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, AUGUST 3, 2021.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

CITY MANAGER REPORT, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR 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 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
8.

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
9.

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
10.

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
11.

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
12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

13.

Council Bill 2021-197 (Simpson)

A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 1850 South Virginia Avenue for the purpose of allowing the establishment of a Short-Term Rental Type 2 pursuant to Section 36-473 of the Land Development Code.

Documents:
  1. 2021-197.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2021-198 (Hosmer)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for up to $2 million of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Community Development Block Grant funds from the State of Missouri Department of Economic Development to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 impact on Springfield, and to address priority unmet needs such as providing community facilities and public services that address homelessness.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-198.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2021-213 (McGull, Hardinger, & Hosmer)

A resolution declaring that vaccination is the leading prevention strategy to end the COVID-19 pandemic and should be strongly encouraged for all eligible individuals, and, in conjunction with vaccinations, other mitigation strategies have shown to be effective in reducing transmission of COVID-19 and should continue to be applied to minimize the impact of COVID-19 in our community.

Documents:
  1. 2021-213.pdf
16.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

17.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

18.

GRANTS.

19.

AMENDED BILLS.

20.

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

21.

Council Bill 2021-199 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits;’ and amending Section 46-1 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones;’ for the purpose of annexing approximately 98 acres of private property and right-of-way generally located at 3482 and 3839 South State Highway FF and 4003 West Farm Road 168, referenced as Annexation A-4-2021, into the City of Springfield.

Documents:
  1. 2021-199.pdf
22.

Council Bill 2021-200 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 73 acres of property generally located at 3482 and 3839 South State Highway FF from County R1, Suburban Residence District, to City R-SF, Single Family Residential District; rezoning approximately 17 acres of property generally located at 4003 West Farm Road 168 from County C-2, General Commercial District, to City GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Hoover Brothers Farms Inc., Rick Hoover Properties and Hometown Commons, LLC; 3482 & 3839 South State Highways FF and 4003 West Farm Road 168; Z- 17- 2021)

Documents:
  1. 2021-200.pdf
23.

Council Bill 2021-201 (Romine)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.84 acres of property generally located at 2000 East Commercial Street from GM, General Manufacturing, to HM, Heavy Manufacturing; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Superior Industrial Solutions Inc.; 2000 East Commercial Street; z-15-2021)

Documents:
  1. 2021-201.pdf
24.

Council Bill 2021-202 (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1 acre of property generally located at 1136 and 1144 East Sunshine Street and 1816, 1820, and 1826 South Florence Avenue from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to O-1, Office District, subject to certain conditions; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: B.J. Marsh ETAL, Joni M. Marsh (Jackson) Monte M. Marsh; 1136 & 1144 E. Sunshine Street and 1816, 1820 and 1826 S. Florence Avenue; Z-16-2021)

Documents:
  1. 2021-202.pdf
25.

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

26.

Council Bill 2021-203 (Simpson, Lear, McGull & Hardinger)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $8,000,000 to appropriate funds from the City’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), to provide critical services, staffing, supplies, and support for operations for the COVID-19 response of the City not covered by other federal sources. (The Council ARPA Review Committee voted to recommend this appropriation to City Council.)  

Documents:
  1. 2021-203.pdf
27.

Council Bill 2021-204 (Lear)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the City of Springfield for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $290,000 for the purpose of approving expenditures from the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund for certain public improvement projects within the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing District; authorizing the expenditure of $365,000 from previously-budgeted Public Works funds as cost-sharing for these improvements; and amending the Capital Improvements Program to add the funded projects.

Documents:
  1. 2021-204.pdf
28.

Council Bill 2021-205 (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Fee Schedule for certain City services as provided in the Springfield City Code by adding fees for the Enhanced Enterprise Zone economic development incentive and amending the fees for the Industrial Development Bond economic development incentive.  

Documents:
  1. 2021-205.pdf
29.

Council Bill 2021-206 (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending the budget for the Department of Economic Vitality for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $75,000 to appropriate a portion of the General Fund carryover funds to finance a blight study and redevelopment plan for the area within and surrounding the Grant Avenue Parkway zoning district.

Documents:
  1. 2021-206.pdf
30.

Council Bill 2021-207(Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the owners of the property generally located at 2235 West Kingsley Street  known herein as the Fieldhouse Facility Project, to purchase the real property and improvements at this location, said property to be purchased with the Special Obligation Improvement Bonds, Series 2021, which is requested of City Council in companion Council Bill 2021-208, with the appropriate budget adjustment requested in said companion council bill; and authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; and declaring an emergency

Documents:
  1. 2021-207.pdf
31.

Council Bill 2021-208 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery by the City of Springfield, Missouri, of Special Obligation Improvement Bonds (Fieldhouse Facility Project), Series 2021, in a principal amount not to exceed $5,200,000 for the purpose of providing funds to pay costs related to the acquisition of the Fieldhouse Sportscenter and adjacent property; appropriating $2,000,000 of the City’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”) for this project; amending the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget of the City in the amount of $7,500,000; authorizing and approving certain documents in connection with the issuance of the Bonds; authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; and declaring an emergency

Documents:
  1. 2021-208.pdf
32.

Council Bill 2021-209 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Springfield and the School District of Springfield R-12 to share the costs of a third-party vendor to operate a school crossing guard program inside the city limits of Springfield

Documents:
  1. 2021-209.pdf
33.

Council Bill 2021-210 (Hardinger)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code Chapter 74, ‘Nuisance and Housing Code,’ Article II, ‘Enforcement,’ Section 74-38, ‘Costs, assessments, and nuisance-abatement lien,’ to enhance the effect of special tax bills issued under said chapter.

Documents:
  1. 2021-210.pdf
34.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Isreal Reel wished to address City Council.

35.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Springfield- Greene County Public Library Board: Christopher Bozarth, with term to expire July 01, 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.

36.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

37.

MISCELLANEOUS.

38.

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

39.

Council Bill 2021-211 (Romine)

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 Cresthaven Park, generally located at 3221 West Kearney 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. 2021-211.pdf
40.

Council Bill 2021-212 (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 Springfield Plaza Phase 4, generally located at 3900 West Sunshine 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. 2021-212.pdf
41.

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

42.

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

43.

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
44.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

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

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

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

45.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

46.

ADJOURN.

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