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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 23, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.


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1.
ROLL CALL.
2.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES. January 9, 2017
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.
Council Bill 2017-016. (Stephens)
A resolution recognizing Bill Weaver for forty years of dedicated service as an employee of the City of Springfield.
Documents:
  1. 2017-016.pdf
6.
Council Bill 2017-017. (Stephens)
A resolution recognizing David Hall for his dedicated years of service as an employee of the City of Springfield on the occasion of his retirement.
Documents:
  1. 2017-017.pdf
7.
CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
8.
SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
9.
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
10.
Council Bill 2016-294. (McClure) (Tabled at the January 9, 2017 meeting in order to consider the substitute Council Bill. If the substitute passes this bill will automatically fail.)
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
11.
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
12.
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
13.
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
14.
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
15.
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
16.
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
17.
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
18.
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
19.
RESOLUTIONS.
20.
EMERGENCY BILLS.
21.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
22.
GRANTS.
23.
AMENDED BILLS.
24.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.
25.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
26.
Council Bill 2017-018. (Hosmer)
A special ordinance approving a mutual aid agreement between the Ebenezer Fire Protection District and the Springfield Fire Department.
Documents:
  1. 2017-018.pdf
27.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
28.
NEW BUSINESS.
The Committee of the Whole recommends the following appointment to the Board of Public Utilities: Cynthia Hyde with term to expire December 1, 2019.

Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the issue of a potential pet waste removal ordinance.

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.
29.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
30.
MISCELLANEOUS.
31.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.
32.
Council Bill 2017-019. (McClure)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into contracts with LexisNexis for the purpose of providing law enforcement software and database services.
Documents:
  1. 2017-019.pdf
33.
Council Bill 2017-020. (Schilling)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost share agreement with SoMac Lofts, LLC, for the purpose of constructing a public sewer main in the vicinity of South Avenue and East McDaniel Street. The submitted bid for the sewer relocation under plan number 2015PW0092 is $63,035, of which 50 percent or $31,517.50 have been budgeted from funds in the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budget of the Clean Water Services Fund. (Environmental Services staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-020.pdf
34.
Council Bill 2017-021. (Fisk)
A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as ‘Salary Ordinances,’ relating to the salary rate and pay grade for one job title within the Law Department, as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) salary schedules, by adding one new job title, Senior Paralegal (PAT 7).
Documents:
  1. 2017-021.pdf
35.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.
36.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
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.
BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.
Confirm 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.
40.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
41.
ADJOURN.

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