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Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville

                     


 
Robert Stephens, 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

Craig Fishel, Zone 4

Ken McClure, General D

 

Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
January 9, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.


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

1.
ROLL CALL.
2.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES. December 12, 2016 – Regular and December 20, 2016 - Special
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 2016-285. (Ferguson) Tabled Until January 9, 2017 At The December 12, 2016 Meeting.
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Lease Agreement with Sunset West II, LLC, to lease property located at 2235 West Sunset Street for use by the Department of Public Information as offices and video and photography studio space; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Information for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $33,000 to appropriate reserves from the Telecable fund.
Documents:
  1. 2016-285.pdf
8.
Council Bill 2016-294. (McClure) Anticipated To Be Tabled Until The January 23, 2017 Meeting In Order To Consider A Substitute Council Bill.
A special ordinance approving a Petition to Establish the Brentwood N/S Community Improvement District; declaring that a portion of the district is a blighted area and that its redevelopment is necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City, the Brentwood N/S Community Improvement District, and Jared Development; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Greene County Clerk of the creation of the District.
Documents:
  1. 2016-294.pdf
9.
Council Bill 2016-295. (Hosmer)
A general ordinance authorizing the Loan Committee to offer borrowers a one-time reduction of the interest rate on all existing business-development loans to 2.75 percent under the "Commercial Loan Program." (Staff and the Loan Committee recommend approval.)
Documents:
  1. 2016-295.pdf
10.
Council Bill 2016-296. (McClure, Hosmer, and Schilling)
A general ordinance amending the Fee Schedule for certain municipal services as provided in the Springfield City Code, by making such adjustments as provided in the attached Evaluation of Charges for Municipal Services, and adopting new fees for certain city services, in order to recover all or part of the cost thereof. (The Finance Committee recommends approval 3 to 1).
Documents:
  1. 2016-296.pdf
11.
Council Bill 2016-297. (Ferguson)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 78, Offenses and miscellaneous provisions by amending language in Sections 78-111, 78-113, and enacting a new section, Section 78-115 to address noise and peace disturbances in mix use areas of the City. 
Documents:
  1. 2016-297.pdf
12.
RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
13.
Council Bill 2017-001. (Council)
A resolution authorizing Mayor Bob Stephens, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to visit our sister city, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico.
Documents:
  1. 2017-001.pdf
14.
EMERGENCY BILLS.
15.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
16.
Council Bill 2017-002. (Schilling)
A special ordinance accepting the bid of Rosetta Construction, LLC, in the amount of $458,256.50 for the construction of sanitary sewers in Joint Sanitary Sewer District No. 171 of Section No. 11 and Sanitary Sewer District No. 171A of Section No. 11, located in the vicinity of the west 3200 block Sunshine Street and the south 1900 block of Moore Road as indicated on “Exhibit A;” declaring the work to be necessary; stating the intention to pay for all or part of the improvements from the proceeds of bonds; specifying those costs and expenses to be assessed against the properties in the district and joint district and the method by which the costs will be apportioned; defining the boundaries of the area(s) in Joint Sanitary Sewer District 171 of Section 11 that will not have special sewer districts established at this time; setting forth the manner of payment for the district and joint district, the lien of the assessments for the district and joint district, and the duration of the lien; setting forth the interest rate to be charged on the tax bills for Sanitary Sewer District No. 171A of Section No. 11; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract and to approve the bond for said improvement; authorizing progress payments to be made to the contractor; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
Documents:
  1. 2017-002.pdf
17.
Council Bill 2017-003. (Fishel)
A special ordinance accepting the bid of Flat Creek Excavating, LLC, in the amount of $201,463.97 for the construction of sanitary sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 200 of Section No. 15, located in the vicinity of Roslyn Avenue and Bagnell Street, as indicated on “Exhibit A;” declaring the work to be necessary; stating the intention to pay for all or part of the improvements from the proceeds of bonds; specifying those costs and expenses to be assessed against the properties in the district and the method by which the costs will be apportioned; setting forth the manner of payment, the lien of the assessments, and the duration of the lien; setting forth the interest rate to be charged on the tax bills; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract and to approve the bond for said improvement; and authorizing progress payments to be made to the contractor, and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
Documents:
  1. 2017-003.pdf
18.
GRANTS.
19.
AMENDED BILLS.
20.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
21.
Council Bill 2016-279. (Fishel) Tabled until January 9, 2017 At The November 28, 2016 Meeting. Anticipated To Be Tabled Again Until February 6, 2017.
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Zoning Maps,’ by rezoning approximately 1.3 acres of property, generally located at 2832 East Sunshine Street from a R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to an O-1, Office District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By:  Robert L. O’Block, Trust; 2832 East Sunshine Street; Z-12-2016.)
Documents:
  1. 2016-279.pdf
22.
Council Bill 2017-004. (Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Zoning Maps,’ by rezoning approximately 1.65 acres of property, generally located at 3242 South Stewart Avenue and the west side of the 3200 block of South Stewart Avenue from Planned Development No. 252 to a GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  KJ Texas Properties, LLC; 3225 & 3242 South Stewart Avenue; Z-23-2016.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-004.pdf
23.
Council Bill 2017-005. (McClure)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Zoning Maps,’ by rezoning approximately 0.97 acres of property, generally located at 1408 South National Avenue from a LB, Limited Business District to a GR, General Retail District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 116; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By: Mexican Villa; 1408 South National Avenue; Z-21-2016 w/COD #116.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-005.pdf
24.
Council Bill 2017-006. (Prater)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Zoning Maps,’ by rezoning approximately 0.57 acres of property, generally located at 2873 East Chestnut Expressway from a GM, General Manufacturing District to an IC, Industrial Commercial District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By: R Carlson Properties, LLC; 2873 East Chestnut Expressway; Z-20-2016.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-006.pdf
25.
Council Bill 2017-007. (Ferguson)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 1.45 acres of property, generally located at 1040 and 1110 North Sherman Avenue from a R-SF, Single Family Residential District and Mid-Town Urban Conservation District No. 3 Area E to a Planned Development District No. 353 and Mid-Town Urban Conservation District No. 3 Area E; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend denial.) (By: Greenway Studios, LLC; 1040 & 1110 North Sherman Avenue; Final Development Plan 353.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-007.pdf
26.
Council Bill 2017-008. (Prater)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official Zoning Map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 5.42 acres of property, generally located between 833 and 903 South Oak Grove Avenue from a R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to a Planned Development District No. 354; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By: The Touchstone Group, LLC & James and Susan Shaeffer; 833-903 South Oak Grove Avenue; Final Development Plan 354.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-008.pdf
27.
Council Bill 2017-009. (Ferguson)
A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, titled ‘Land Development Code of the City of Springfield,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 1, ‘Intent, Purpose, and General Provisions,’ Section 36-303, ‘General Provisions,’ Subsection 36-303(33)(b)(1), for the purpose of adding the COM district to the list of prohibited districts for the transfer of development rights for any overnight shelter, soup kitchen, or transitional service shelter. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval). (By: City of Springfield; Citywide; Transfer of Development Rights Amendments.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-009.pdf
28.
Substitute Council Bill 2016-294 Substitute No. 1. (McClure)
A special ordinance approving a Petition to Establish the Brentwood N/S Community Improvement District; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City, the Brentwood N/S Community Improvement District, and Jared Development; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Greene County Clerk of the creation of the District.  (Staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2016-294S1.pdf
29.
Council Bill 2017-010. (Fisk)
A special ordinance approving a plan for an industrial development project for 3M Company, a Delaware corporation, consisting of the acquisition and installation of new equipment and machinery at the existing plant; and authorizing the City of Springfield, Missouri, to issue its Taxable Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (3M Company “Project”), Series 2017, in a principal amount not to exceed $17,000,000 to finance the costs of such project; authorizing and approving certain documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of the Bonds.
Documents:
  1. 2017-010.pdf
30.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
31.
Council Bill 2017-011. (Fulnecky)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 18, Animals, Article II, Dogs, Cats and Ferrets, by repealing Division 3, Prohibition of Pit Bull Dogs, in its entirety.
Documents:
  1. 2017-011.pdf
32.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
33.
NEW BUSINESS.
The City Manager recommends the following appointments to the Building Trades Examination and Certification Board:  Chad Drake with term to expire December 1, 2017, Richard Glenn with term to expire October 1, 2019 and Rory Krueger with term to expire December 1, 2017.

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.
34.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
35.
MISCELLANEOUS.
36.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.
37.
Council Bill 2017-012. (Prater)
A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Oak Grove Commons, generally located between 833 and 903 South Oak Grove 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 the terms of this Ordinance.  (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).
Documents:
  1. 2017-012.pdf
38.
Council Bill 2017-013. (Fishel)
A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Washita Subdivision, generally located at the 2100 block of East 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 the terms of this Ordinance.
Documents:
  1. 2017-013.pdf
39.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.
40.
Council Bill 2017-014. (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant funds in the amount of $14,670 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, to support Art@Work, an in-school program for 4th grade students intended to develop good work habits and soft skills through art instruction; to enter into an agreement with the Institute of Museum and Library Services for acceptance and use of those funds; to exercise any and all powers to facilitate the identified objective; and to amend the budget of the Springfield Art Museum for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $14,670 to appropriate the federal grant funds.  (The Board of Directors of the Springfield Art Museum recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-014.pdf
41.
Council Bill 2017-015. (Fisk)
A resolution granting a new liquor license to sell intoxicating liquor by the drink at retail, including Sunday sales, to 4 by 4 Brewing Company, LLC, d/b/a 4 by 4 Brewing Company, located at 2811 East Galloway Street, Suite A, Springfield, Missouri, such license to include a patio in front of the building facing east measuring 30 feet by 30 feet.
Documents:
  1. 2017-015.pdf
42.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
43.
BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.
Confirm the following appointments to the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau:  Diane Heatherly with term to expire January 1, 2019 and Martina Sally with term to expire January 1, 2020.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau:  Gordon Elliot and Stephanie Hein with terms to expire January 1, 2020.  

Confirm the following appointment to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority:  Ryan Cosby with term to expire March 1, 2017.

Confirm the following appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development:  Erin Gray with term to expire May 1, 2019.

Confirm the following reappointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development:  Angela Dowler-Pryor with term to expire May 1, 2018.


Confirm the following appointment to the Citizens Sales Tax Oversight Committee:  Daniel Furtak with term to expire May 1, 2019.


Confirm the following appointment to the Personnel Board:  Sarah Devlin with term to expire March 1, 2019.


Confirm the following appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission:  Natalie Broekhoven and Joel Thomas with terms to expire January 1, 2021.


Confirm the following reappointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission:  Melissa Cox and David Shuler with terms to expire January 1, 2021.


Confirm the following reappointment to the Police Civilian Review Board:  Lynne Mitchell with term to expire May 1, 2019.


Confirm the following appointment to the Public Building Corporation:  Dan Tenney with term to expire September 1, 2019.


Confirm the following reappointment to the Public Building Corporation:  Michael Miller with term to expire September 1, 2022.
44.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
45.
ADJOURN.

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