City Council Meeting – April 17, 2017

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
Tom Prater, Zone 2 Craig Hosmer, General B
Mike Schilling, Zone 3 Kristi S. Fulnecky, General C
Craig Fishel, Zone 4 Vacant, General D

 

Council Meeting Agenda
April 17, 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.

SWEAR IN THOMAS PRATER TO THE CITY COUNCIL – ZONE 2.

2.

ROLL CALL.

3.

ELECTION OF MAYOR PRO TEMPORE.

4.

SWEAR IN MAYOR PRO TEMPORE.

5.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. April 11, 2017

Documents:

  1. 4-11-2017 CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF

6.

FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.

7.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

Swear in Brittany O’Brien to the Mayor’s Commission for Human Rights and Community Relations.

Swear in Heather Hardinger to the Mayor’s Commission for Human Rights and Community Relations.

8.

CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

9.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE.

10.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

11.

Possible Addition To City Council Agenda; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

Council Bill 2017-096. (Ferguson)

A resolution recognizing that cruising Kearney Street is a community tradition that brings neighborhoods together while promoting civic engagement and encouraging tourism.

12.

Council Bill 2017-090. (McClure)

A resolution honoring Harold Bengsch on the occasion of the first Annual Harold K. Bengsch Award for Public Health Collaboration.

Documents:

  1. 2017-090.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2017-091. (Ferguson) It Is Anticipated This Bill Will Be Removed From The Agenda At The Request Of The Applicant; However, Removing This Bill Will Require Council Action.

A resolution declaring the intent of the City of Springfield to annex approximately 2 acres of private property and approximately 0.27 acres of Greene County right-of-way, which annexation has been petitioned by the property owners, generally located at 4409 and 4413 South Kansas Avenue, generally referenced as Annexation A-1-17.

Documents:

  1. 2017-091.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2017-092. (Prater)

A resolution declaring it necessary to construct sanitary sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 17 of Section No. 26 in the City, located in the general vicinity of Kearney Street and Lurvey Road; provide for payment therefore in the amount of $427,564.98; and provide for publications and notices.

Documents:

  1. 2017-092.PDF

15.

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

16.

Council Bill 2017-093. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost share agreement with BNSF Railway Company for coordinating participation by the City in the cost of a new concrete crossing surface at the existing crossing on Bennett Street; the City’s cost is estimated to be $63,044.00 to be funded from 1/8-Cent Transportation Sales Tax Intermodal Program funds; and declaring an emergency pursuant to City Charter Section 2.12.

Documents:

  1. 2017-093.PDF

17.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

18.

GRANTS.

19.

AMENDED BILLS.

20.

PUBLIC HEARING.

21.

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

22.

Council Bill 2017-094. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2‑92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Salary Ordinance, relating to the salary rate and pay grade for certain job titles within the Golf Division and the Special Facilities Division of the Springfield-Greene County Parks Department, as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) salary schedules, by reclassifying the position of Golf Course Supervisor (PAT 7) and Golf Course Superintendent (PAT 6), which will result in the addition of two new job titles, Golf Course Supervisor (PAT 8) and Golf Course Superintendent (PAT 7), and the deletion of two job titles, Golf Course Supervisor (PAT 7) and Golf Course Superintendent (PAT 6); and by also adding one new job title, Livestock Herdsman (PAT 5).

Documents:

  1. 2017-094.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2017-095. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost share agreement with Hickory Valley, LLC for the purpose of upsizing sewer infrastructure in Hickory Valley Phase I and Phase II; and utilizing $62,956.10 of funds from the FY 2016-2017 Clean Water Services Fund. (Environmental Services staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-095.PDF

24.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

25.

NEW BUSINESS.

Confirm the following reappointment for Chief Municipal Court Judge: Todd M. Thornhill with a term to expire April 26, 2021.

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.

29.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

30.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

31.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

32.

ADJOURN.

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