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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
March 20, 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. March 6, 2017

Documents:
  1. 03-06-2017.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 MEETINGS.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Except Item No. 7. Citizens May Speak to Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

Amended Council Bill 2017-036. (Ferguson). Public Hearing held over from March 6, 2017 Council Meeting. Citizens May Speak to Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

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. 2017-036amended.pdf
8.

Council Bill 2017-060. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.82 acres of property, generally located at 1720, 1722, 1724, 1726, 1728, 1730, 1732 and 1734 South Plaza Avenue from a R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to a GR, General Retail District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 120; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  E and E Financial Inc.; 1712 through 1734 South Plaza Avenue (eastside); Z-8-2017 Conditional Overlay District No. 120.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-060.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2017-061. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.26 acres of property, generally located at 1712, 1714, 1716 and 1718 South Plaza Avenue from a R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to a R-LD, Low-Density Multi-Family Residential District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 120; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  E and E Financial Inc.; 1712 through 1734 South Plaza Avenue (eastside); Z-8-2017 Conditional Overlay District No. 120.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-061.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2017-062. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2 acres of property, generally located at 3810 East Sunshine Street from an O-1, Office District with Conditional Overlay No. 8 to an O-2, Office District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 121; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  Central Bank of the Ozarks; 3810 East Sunshine Street; Z-9-2017 & Conditional Overlay District No. 121.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-062.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2017-063. (McClure). It is anticipated this bill will be tabled; however, tabling will require Council action.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2.27 acres of property, generally located at 3411 South Kansas Avenue from R-SF, Single- Family Residential district to R-MD, Medium-Density Multifamily Residential District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 118; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).  (By:  R&S Associates LLC; 3411 South Kansas Avenue; Z-6-2017 & Conditional Overlay District No. 118.)
Documents:
  1. 2017-063.pdf
12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

13.

Council Bill 2017-068. (Fulnecky)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for funding through the Missouri Foundation for Health’s Strengthening the Field initiative: Behavioral Health Systems grant.
Documents:
  1. 2017-068.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2017-069. (Stephens)

A resolution authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, to sign a letter of support for a grant application by the St. Louis County Health Department to the United States Department of Justice for consortium funding for a prescription drug monitoring program.
Documents:
  1. 2017-069.pdf
15.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

16.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

17.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

18.

Council Bill 2017-070. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept supplemental Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 15% grant funds in the amount of $71,716 from the Missouri Division of Workforce Development to assist with the costs of enhancements to Ozark Region facilities and training and planning activities associated with the Ozark Region Workforce Development Board and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $71,716; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.
Documents:
  1. 2017-070.pdf
19.

AMENDED BILLS.

20.

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

21.

Council Bill 2017-064. (Ferguson). It is anticipated this bill will be tabled; however, tabling will require Council action.

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan submitted by the Bailey School Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an area generally located at 501 West Central Street; declaring the Area in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Redevelopment Corporation relating to the implementation of the Redevelopment Plan.  (Staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-064.pdf
22.

Council Bill 2017-064 Substitute 1. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan submitted by the Bailey School Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an area generally located at 501 West Central Street; declaring the Area in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Redevelopment Corporation relating to the implementation of the Redevelopment Plan.  (Staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-064S1.pdf
23.

Council Bill 2017-065. (Schilling). It is anticipated this bill will be tabled; however, tabling will require Council action.

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan submitted by the Beverly Lofts Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an area generally located along the north side of east Cherry Street near the intersection of Cherry Street and Kimbrough Avenue; declaring the area in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Redevelopment Corporation relating to the implementation of the Redevelopment Plan.  (Staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-065.pdf
24.

Council Bill 2017-065 Substitute 1. (Schilling)

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan submitted by the Beverly Lofts Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an area generally located along the north side of east Cherry Street near the intersection of Cherry Street and Kimbrough Avenue; declaring the area in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Redevelopment Corporation relating to the implementation of the Redevelopment Plan.  (Staff recommends approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-065S1.pdf
25.

Council Bill 2017-071. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately four acres of property, generally located at 2419 West High Street from a R-TH, Residential Townhouse District, to a R-LD, Low-Density Multifamily Residential District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 119; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map.  (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval)
Documents:
  1. 2017-071.pdf
26.

Council Bill 2017-072. (Fishel)

A general ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to make application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds under the Consolidated Plan, to accept Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds; to enter into any necessary agreements to carry out the grants; to exercise any and all powers necessary to implement selected projects; to select projects for funding for the City of Springfield Fiscal Year 2017-2018; and to reaffirm the Community Development Objectives and Priorities. (Staff and Citizen Advisory Committee for Community Development recommend approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-072.pdf
27.

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

28.

Council Bill 2017-073. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Surface Transportation Program - Urban Program Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to partially reimburse the base salaries of up to six City employees who work at the Transportation Management Center; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, in the amount of $315,000.
Documents:
  1. 2017-073.pdf
29.

Council Bill 2017-074. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Job, Education & Training agreement with Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation to provide employee work skill enhancement and training activities for 47 incumbent workers to fulfill the Ozark Region Workforce Development Board’s Incumbent Worker Training program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. This is a cost reimbursement contract in the amount of $58,005.
Documents:
  1. 2017-074.pdf
30.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Justin Myhre wishes to address City Council.

Dr. James Carmichael wishes to address City Council.
31.

NEW BUSINESS.

The City manager recommends the following appointment to the Building Trades Examination and Certification Board: Terry Speake with a term to expire October 1, 2019.

The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Pamela Hernandez and Heather Hardinger with terms to expire October 1,2017; and Brittany O’Brien with a term to expire October 1, 2018.

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.

Council Bill 2017-066. (Fisk). It is anticipated this bill will be tabled; however, tabling will require Council action.

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or their designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Business Development Corporation for the purpose of engaging the Springfield Business Development Corporation for economic development assistance in the amount of $65,000 per year. (Planning and Development Staff recommend approval).
Documents:
  1. 2017-066.pdf
34.

MISCELLANEOUS.

35.

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

36.

Council Bill 2017-075. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the International Association of Chiefs of Police to provide a training program for the Springfield Police Department at a cost of $29,784 to be paid for by federal forfeited funds.
Documents:
  1. 2017-075.pdf
37.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

38.

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

39.

Council Bill 2017-067. (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 Hickman Woods Subdivision, generally located at the 3400 block of East Salem 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. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).
Documents:
  1. 2017-067.pdf
40.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

41.

ADJOURN.

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