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City Council Chambers
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
February 21, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.


Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk to speak to an issue on the agenda. 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. February 6, 2017

Documents:
  1. 02-06-2017.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. Item Nos. 17, 18 and 19 Are Anticipated To Be Tabled Until The March 6, 2017 City Council Meeting; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Tabled Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

7.

Council Bill 2017-024. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 427 to allow an Automobile Service Garage within a GR, General Retail District generally located at 2811 South Campbell Avenue.
Documents:
  1. 2017-024.pdf
8.

Council Bill 2017-025. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official Zoning Map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 5.36 acres of property, generally located at 1320 East McClernon Street from Amended Planned Development 228 to Planned Development 355; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  Whiskers Investment LLC; 1320 East McClernon Street:  Planned Development 355.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-025.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2017-026. (Fishel)

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 3416 South National Avenue and 1220 East Walnut Lawn Street from Planned Development No. 12, Amendment 7 District, to a GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  Kum and Go gas station and Community Financial Credit Union; 3411 South National Avenue and 1220 East Walnut Lawn; Z-4-2017.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-026.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2017-027. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately .08 acres of property, generally located at 1513 East Washita Street, from a R-SF, Residential Single-Family district to a GR, General Retail District, subject to certain conditions; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  GWG Properties III LLC; 1513 East Washita Street; Z-5-2017.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-027.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2017-028. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.4 acres of property, generally located at 1826 South Fremont Avenue and 1823 South Pickwick Avenue from R-SF, Single-family Residential District and O-1, Office District to GR, General Retail District subject to certain conditions; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  One Hundred Two Glenstone, Inc. and Stephanie Twibell; 1826 & 1912 S. Fremont Ave. and 1823 S. Pickwick Avenue; Z-2-2017.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-028.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2017-029. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.21 acres of property, generally located at 1912 South Fremont 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 recommend approval).  (By:  One Hundred Two Glenstone, Inc. and Stephanie Twibell; 1826 & 1912 S. Fremont Ave. and 1823 S. Pickwick Avenue; Z-2-2017.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-029.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2017-030. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.03 acres of property, generally located at 3027 South Lakeside Avenue from an O-1, Office District, to a LB, Limited Business District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  In-Out LLC; 3027 South Lakeside Avenue; Z-22-2016.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-030.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2017-031. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 5.79 acres of property, generally located at the 3500 block East Seminole Street from R-SF, Single-family residential district to R-LD, Low-Density multi-family residential district and establish Conditional Overlay District No. 117; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  Calvary Chapel of Springfield; 3500 block East Seminole Street; Z-3-2017 Conditional Overlay District No. 117.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-031.pdf
15.

Council Bill 2017-032. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 9 acres of property, generally located at 1655 West Republic Street from GR, General Retail District to HC, Highway Commercial District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 122; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  Ridgecrest Baptist Church; 1655 W. Republic St.; Z-1-2017.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-032.pdf
16.

Council Bill 2017-033. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2.72 acres of property, generally located at 1432 West Livingston Street and 1435 West Talmage Street from a R-SF, Single Family Residential District to a R-MD, Medium-density Multi-family Residential District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 115; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  1432 West Livingston and 1435 West Talmage Street; Z-19-2016 & Conditional Overlay District No. 115.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-033.pdf
17.

Council Bill 2017-034. (Ferguson) Anticipated To Be Tabled Until The March 6, 2017 City Council Meeting; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Tabled Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code Chapter 74, ‘Nuisance and Housing Code,’ to clarify definitions, enforcement language, and nuisance language; delete unnecessary language and definitions; repeal certain minimum standard requirements; and delete certain apartment-specific standards.
Documents:
  1. 2017-034.pdf
18.

Council Bill 2017-035. (Ferguson) Anticipated To Be Tabled Until The March 6, 2017 City Council Meeting; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Tabled Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code’ and enacting a new Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code’.
Documents:
  1. 2017-035.pdf
19.

Council Bill 2017-036. (Ferguson) Anticipated To Be Tabled Until The March 6, 2017 City Council Meeting; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Tabled Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article I, ‘Administration and Enforcement of Codes,’ to provide for administration and enforcement of the International Property Maintenance Code and to clarify certain provisions.
Documents:
  1. 2017-036.pdf
20.

Council Bill 2017-037. (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code by repealing certain language contained in Chapter 22, ‘Aviation,’ and adding new regulations for ground transportation operators at the Airport, including Transportation Network Companies.
Documents:
  1. 2017-037.pdf
21.

Council Bill 2017-038. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City of Springfield, Missouri, to enter into Schedule of Equipment No. 6, which will become a part of its existing Master Equipment Lease Purchase Agreement, the proceeds of which will be used to pay the costs of acquiring equipment for the Springfield-Branson National Airport and to do all things necessary to carry out the lease-purchase transaction, including the execution of certain documents in connection therewith; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Branson National Airport Board for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $2,904,904.37.
Documents:
  1. 2017-038.pdf
22.

Council Bill 2017-039. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to approve the plans and specifications of the Z1 School Sidewalk Project; and to accept the bid of $391,921.70 and enter into a contract with Liming Concrete, LLC for completion of the project.
Documents:
  1. 2017-039.pdf
23.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

24.

Council Bill 2017-044. (Stephens)

A resolution adopting an additional legislative priority to the City of Springfield’s Legislative Priorities for 2017, in particular, support of the proposed state legislation requiring the State of Missouri to comply with provisions of the REAL ID Act of 2005.
Documents:
  1. 2017-044.pdf
25.

Council Bill 2017-045. (McClure)

A resolution encouraging the Missouri General Assembly to provide continued funding in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the Springfield and Southwest Missouri region’s higher education projects and initiatives that are critical to the region’s future economic development and workforce development strategies.
Documents:
  1. 2017-045.pdf
26.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

27.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

28.

GRANTS.

29.

AMENDED BILLS.

30.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

31.

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

32.

Council Bill 2017- 046. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an addendum to the annual agreement with the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc., to increase the total contract budget by $70,295 to $3,527,670 to reflect current and projected operational changes; and amending the budget of the City’s tourism and convention fund for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $70,295.
Documents:
  1. 2017-046.pdf
33.

Council Bill 2017-047. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Apportionment Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission and Greene County, to share costs associated with the Route 65 Outer Road relocation; and amending the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year budget for the Department of Public Works in the amount of $606,330 to appropriate Federal Surface Transportation Program funds for this project.
Documents:
  1. 2017-047.pdf
34.

Council Bill 2017-048. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost share agreement with Menard, Inc., for the purpose of cost coordinating the Chestnut Expressway and Eastgate Avenue improvement project. The City’s estimated cost for the project is $466,087, which will be funded by the 1/8-Cent Transportation Sales Tax Shared Cost Program.
Documents:
  1. 2017-048.pdf
35.

Council Bill 2017-049. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the plans and specifications for the Republic Road Widening Phase 3 project, Plan No. 2014PW0045T; accepting the bid of Hartman and Company, Inc., in the amount of $2,165,600, which will be funded by the ¼-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax and is already budgeted; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:
  1. 2017-049.pdf
36.

Council Bill 2017-050. (Stephens

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 10, ‘Alcoholic Beverages,’ Section 10-62, ‘Exception for general merchandise stores, restaurants, and exempt organizations’;  Chapter 78, ‘Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions,’ Section 78-4, ‘Possession, sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages in public place,’ to amend the title of Subsection (c); and Chapter 106, ‘Traffic and Vehicles,’ Section 106-50, ‘Use of City right-of-way during Artsfest;’ and including a provision to sunset this Ordinance on December 31, 2017.
Documents:
  1. 2017-050.pdf
37.

Council Bill 2017-051. (Fisk)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as ‘Salary Ordinances,’ relating to the salary rates and pay grades by creating one new job title of “Department Safety Coordinator,” to be included in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) salary schedules as a PAT 7.
Documents:
  1. 2017-051.pdf
38.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Sean Falconer wishes to address City Council.
39.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointments to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Agency: Ryan Crosby and Benjamin Hall with terms to expire March 1, 2020.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointment to the Springfield-Greene County Library Board: Andrea McKinney with a term to expire July 1, 2019.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointment to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Todd Thomas with a term to expire October 1, 2019.


The Mayor recommends the following reappointments to the Tree City USA Citizens Advisory Committee: Zach Clapper, Nick Baker and Matthew Suarez with terms to expire December 1, 2019.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointments to the Traffic Advisory Board:  J.D. Stone, Scott Pearson and Angelo “Nick” Forte with terms to expire April 1, 2020.

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.
40.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

41.

MISCELLANEOUS.

42.

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

43.

Council Bill 2017-052. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Supplemental Agreement with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission for the purpose of funding the Mt. Vernon Street Bridge over Jordan Creek project; and amending the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year budget of the Department of Public Works in the amount of $18,164 to appropriate federal funds.
Documents:
  1. 2017-052.pdf
44.

Council Bill 2017- 053. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to amend contract number 2010-0866 with Environmental Works, Inc., to install and maintain one additional monitoring well on public right-of-way at 645 South Glenstone Avenue to monitor groundwater conditions at no cost to the City. 
Documents:
  1. 2017-053.pdf
45.

Council Bill 2017-054. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Springfield Police Foundation, and amending the budget for the Police Department for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, in the amount of $1,000.
Documents:
  1. 2017-054.pdf
46.

Council Bill 2017-055. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Columbia, Missouri, Police Department for a Domestic Violence Enforcement Training course to be offered to the Springfield Police Department, tuition free, with certain travel reimbursement obligations to be paid by the City.
Documents:
  1. 2017-055.pdf
47.

Council Bill 2017-056. (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 118 – ‘Vehicle for Hire,’ Article III – ‘Towing Services,’ Division 2 – ‘Rotation System,’ Section 118-177 – ‘Release of impounded vehicle,’ by removing references to certain court fees.
Documents:
  1. 2017-056.pdf
48.

Council Bill 2017-057. (Fishel)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board and Ozarks Food Harvest to obtain tax credits for contributions to benefit Ozarks Food Harvest for the purpose of expanding the capacity of the existing Ozarks Food Harvest facility and to waive the City’s economic development fee in the amount of $1,000.
Documents:
  1. 2017-057.pdf
49.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

50.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

51.

Council Bill 2017-040. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to allow participation of the Springfield Fire Department in a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Task Force; to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to allow the Bureau to reimburse the Springfield Fire Department for the cost of employee overtime stemming from Springfield Fire Department employees’ participation in the task force.
Documents:
  1. 2017-040.pdf
52.

Council Bill 2017-041. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to formalize the processes and procedures regarding use of an explosives disposal site and the provision of mutual assistance.
Documents:
  1. 2017-041.pdf
53.

Council Bill 2017-042. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the transfer of real property at 916 East Garfield to Blackard Development, LLC and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same. 
Documents:
  1. 2017-042.pdf
54.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following reappointment to the Board of Public Utilities: Jeff Childs with term to expire December 1, 2019.
55.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

56.

ADJOURN.

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