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City Council Meeting

  
 City Council Chambers
 Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville


 
Ken McClure, Mayor

Zone Councilmembers

General Councilmembers

  

Monica Horton, 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
September 19, 2022 6:30 p.m.

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1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. SEPTEMBER 6, 2022, CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

Documents:
  1. 09-06-22.pdf
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 MEETING.

6.

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

7.

Council Bill 2022-228 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 5.4 acres of property generally located at 817 West El Camino Alto Drive from R-LD, Low-density Multifamily Residential District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 200, to R-LD, Low-density Multifamily Residential District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 214; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 214; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: The Ridge HZ 55+ LLC; 817 W. El Camino Alto Drive; Z-12-2022 w/ Conditional Overlay District No. 214.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-228.pdf
8.

Council Bill 2022-229 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 8 acres of property generally located at 2801 West Bennett Street from GM, General Manufacturing District, to R-LD, Low-density Multifamily Residential District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 215; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 215; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Wood Irrevocable Trust; 2801 West Bennett Street; Z-15-2022 w/COD #215.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-229.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2022-230 (McGull)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.19 acres of property generally located at 610 North Prospect Avenue from Planned Development District No. 292 to HC, Highway Commercial District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 217; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 217; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)(By: The Sisters, LLC; 610 N. Prospect Avenue; Z-17-2022 w/COD #217.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-230.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2022-231 (Horton)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 6.8 acres of property generally located at 2645 West Kearney Street from R-TH, Residential Townhouse District, and HC, Highway Commercial District, to HC, Highway Commercial District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 218; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 218; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: EM & KM Investments LLC; 2645 West Kearney Street; Z-19-2022 w/COD #218.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-231.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2022-232 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing a budget adjustment to amend the budget of the Department of Environmental Services for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 in the amount of $900,000 to appropriate retained earnings of the Clean Water Fund for construction of the Chestnut South Lift Station Relief Sewer capital improvement project.

Documents:
  1. 2022-232.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2022-233 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Greene County, Missouri, to outline use parameters and accept $1,450,000 for construction of the City's animal shelter; and amending the Springfield-Greene County Health Department's Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget in the amount of $1,450,000 to appropriate the funds.

Documents:
  1. 2022-233.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2022-234 (Hardinger)

A general ordinance adopting Park and Recreation Regulations pertaining to the governing and operation of park and recreation areas and facilities by City Utilities and the use thereof by the public.

Documents:
  1. 2022-234.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2022-235 (Hardinger)

A general ordinance approving the City Utilities’ Fiscal Year 2023 Operating Budget for its Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2023.

Documents:
  1. 2022-235.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2022-236 (Lear)

A general ordinance authorizing revisions to water rates charged by City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri and related terms and conditions.

Documents:
  1. 2022-236.pdf
16.

Council Bill 2022-237 (Hardinger)

A general ordinance authorizing revisions to the Curtailable Gas Service Rate (Gas Rates Sheet No. 3 of General Ordinance 6319) of City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. 2022-237.pdf
17.

Council Bill 2022-238 (Hosmer)

A general ordinance authorizing revisions to the Private Outdoor Lighting Service Rate of City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. 2022-238.pdf
18.

Council Bill 2022-239 (Lear)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Fassnight Creek Greenway Trail improvements; accepting the bid of Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., Inc., in the amount of $459,895 for said improvements; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:
  1. 2022-239.pdf
19.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

20.

Council Bill 2022-242 (Ollis)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a Land & Water Conservation Fund grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, to support construction of urban greenspace and trails for the Renew Jordan Creek project.

Documents:
  1. 2022-242.pdf
21.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

22.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

23.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

24.

Council Bill 2022-243 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept $1,500,000 in grant funds from the Economic Development Administration and the United States Department of Commerce for the purpose of upgrading LeCompte Road from the intersection of East Division Street north to the BNSF Railroad and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 in the amount of $1,500,000 to appropriate the grant funds; and declaring this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:
  1. 2022-243.pdf
25.

AMENDED BILLS.

26.

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

27.

Council Bill 2022-244 (Horton)

A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 465 for the purpose of permitting construction of a development project greater than 10,000 square feet of total building floor area as a conditional use within the COM-1 – Commercial Street District, generally located at 425 East Commercial Street and 1824 North Lyon Avenue. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-244.pdf
28.

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

29.

Council Bill 2022-245 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to enter into an Amended and Restated Lease Agreement with the Greene County Agricultural and Mechanical Society of Springfield, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. 2022-245.pdf
30.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

31.

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.

32.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

33.

MISCELLANEOUS.

34.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

35.

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

36.

Council Bill 2022-246 (Hosmer)

A resolution confirming the appointment of Travis Tindall to the Commercial Street Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff and the Commercial Street Community Improvement District Board of Directors recommend approval.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-246.pdf
37.

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

38.

Council Bill 2022-240 (McGull)

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 Cherry Glen, generally located at 600 South Glenstone 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. 2022-240.pdf
39.

Council Bill 2022-241 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant funds from the Walmart Community Grant Program in the amount of $5,000 to be utilized to improve the community for the benefit of low-income individuals and families; enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amend the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 in the amount of $5,000 to appropriate the grant funds.

Documents:
  1. 2022-241.pdf
40.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointment to the Landmarks Board: Jason Nunn with term to expire November 1, 2022.

Confirm the following appointment to the Personnel Board: J. Miles Sweeney with term to expire March 1, 2023.

Confirm the following appointment to the Planning and Zoning Commission: Andrew Doolittle with term to expire January 1, 2024.

41.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

42.

ADJOURN.

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