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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
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
October 5, 2020 6:30 p.m.

This meeting will be conducted both at 830 N. Boonville Ave. and electronically. The public may observe, physically attend (the number of people gathered will be limited to fewer than 10 per space with physical distancing requirements applied) or viewed at https://cityview.springfieldmo.gov/livestream/.

Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the meeting to speak to an issue on the agenda. Citizens wishing to submit comments to City Council may do so using the citizen comments form.

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. SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

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, OCTOBER 2, 2020.

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.

8.

Council Bill 2020-218 (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 38 acres of property generally located at 6177 South Farm Road 189 from County R-1, Suburban Residence District to R-SF Single-Family Residential District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Frank and Kimberly Steed; 6177 South Farm Road 189; Z-17-2020.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-218.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2020-219 (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 6.68 acres of property generally located at 6177 South Farm Road 189 from County R-1, Suburban Residence District to R-TH, Residential Townhouse District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff recommends approval, Planning and Zoning Commission recommends denial.) (By: Frank and Kimberly Steed; 6177 South Farm Road 189; Z-18-2020.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-219.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2020-220 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the city, to enter into a Contract of Obligation with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, whereby the City agrees to financially secure the future closure and post-closure care of all currently active and previously completed portions of the City’s Sanitary Landfill.
Documents:
  1. 2020-220.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2020-221 (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with Motorola Solutions for the purchase of Watch Guard body worn cameras and all necessary hardware to implement a Body Worn Camera program for the Springfield Police Department and approving the use of the Minor Neighborhood Improvement Program funds from the 1/4-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.
Documents:
  1. 2020-221.pdf
12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

13.

Council Bill 2020-227 (Lear, Fisk, Schilling, and Simpson)

A resolution amending the Evaluation of Charges for Municipal Services policy for certain City services as provided in the Springfield City Code. (The Finance and Administration Committee recommends approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-227.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2020-228 (Ferguson)

A resolution declaring the intent of the City of Springfield to utilize the Construction Manager At Risk project delivery method as set forth in Purchasing Manual, 13-3.104(5)(c) for work on Jordan Creek projects generally located between West Mill Street and West Water Street from North Main Avenue, to the southeast corner of the intersection of East Phelps Street and North Boonville Avenue to include the following improvements: Renew Jordan Creek – Main to Boonville (2019PW0073), North Main Avenue Bridge (2017PW0018) and Jordan Creek Box Culvert at IDEA Commons (2018PW0022); and setting forth selection criteria.
Documents:
  1. 2020-228.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2020-229 (McGull)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a grant of $1,500,000.00 from the Economic Development Administration and the United States Department of Commerce, for which local partners will provide a local matching funds contribution of $4,000,000.00, including approximately $1,500,000.00 from the City if a grant is awarded, for the purpose of upgrading LeCompte Road and Farm Road 116.

Documents:
  1. 2020-229.pdf
16.

EMERGENCY BILLS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2020-230 (Council)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 58, ‘Health and Sanitation,’ by adding a new Article XIII, ‘COVID-19 pandemic,’ to add regulations related to Face Coverings, occupancy limits, and physical distancing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic; and declaring an emergency pursuant to City Charter Section 2.12.
Documents:
  1. 2020-230.pdf
18.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

19.

GRANTS.

20.

AMENDED BILLS.

21.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

22.

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

23.

Council Bill 2020-231 (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the selection of sub-recipients and projects for United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program funds for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to exercise all powers necessary to implement selected projects, including entering into any necessary agreements with sub-recipients; and reaffirming the Community Development Objectives and Priorities.
Documents:
  1. 2020-231.pdf
24.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

25.

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.
26.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

27.

MISCELLANEOUS.

28.

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

29.

Council Bill 2020-232 (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Publisher’s Corner, generally located at 1630 North Eldon 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.) (By: Heritage Bookshop, Inc.; 1710 North Eldon Avenue; Preliminary Platt of Publisher’s Corner.)
Documents:
  1. 2020-232.pdf
30.

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

31.

Council Bill 2020-233 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation in the amount of $21,120.00 to be used by the Police Department for the purpose of conducting Hazardous Moving Violation Enforcement to promote pedestrian safety; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25).
Documents:
  1. 2020-233.pdf
32.

Council Bill 2020-234 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation in the amount of $12,230.00 to be used by the Police Department for the purpose of providing a Civilian Motorcycle Safety Training Course; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25).
Documents:
  1. 2020-234.pdf
33.

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

34.

Council Bill 2020-222 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act grant funding made available by the Missouri College Access Network in the amount of $8,000.00, in exchange for providing information about top job pathways in Springfield through the SGF Neighborhood News.
Documents:
  1. 2020-222.pdf
35.

Council Bill 2020-223 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to modify the current Intergovernmental Agreement with Greene County, Missouri, relating to the use of a consolidated Police Records Management System.
Documents:
  1. 2020-223.pdf
36.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

37.

ADJOURN.

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