City Council Meeting – April 9, 2018

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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
Matthew Simpson, Zone 4 Richard Ollis, General D

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. March 26, 2018 City Council Meeting And The April 3, 2018 Special City Council Meeting.

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.

Swear in Ryan Kelly to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee.

Swear in Matthew Cadle to the Landmarks Board.

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.

7.

Council Bill 2018-074. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving a petition to establish the Southern Hills Community Improvement District; authorizing the City Manager, on behalf of the City, to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City of Springfield and the Southern Hills Community Improvement District; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Greene County Clerk of the creation of said District. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-074.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2018-075. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 96 of the City Code for the purposes of removing antiquated language, and resolving duplications and inconsistencies between the “Flood Control and Water Quality Protection Manual” adopted on December 11, 2017, and Chapter 96.

Documents:

  1. 2018-075.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2018-076. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the City Code, Article II, ‘Subdivision Regulations,’ Divisions 4, ‘Requirements for Improvements, Reservation and Design,’ by adding thereto a new section 36-253; and amending Chapter 36, Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Divisions 5, ‘Supplemental District Regulations,’ by adding thereto a new section 36-472, for the purpose of providing additional flexibility for complying with the City’s stream buffer and water quality standards.

Documents:

  1. 2018-076.PDF

10.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

11.

Council Bill 2018-079. (McClure)

A resolution approving the creation of an Airport Task Force; and setting the charge and scope of duties for said task force.

Documents:

  1. 2018-079.PDF

12.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

13.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

14.

Council Bill 2018-080. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance amending Special Ordinance 26662 to redefine the boundaries of Sanitary Sewer District No. 78 of Section No. 18 of the main sewers of the City of Springfield located in the general vicinity of Eldon Avenue and San Fernando Drive; and to rename said district as Joint Sanitary Sewer District No. 78 of Section No. 18.

Documents:

  1. 2018-080.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2018-081. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance declaring it necessary to construct sanitary sewers in Joint Sanitary Sewer District No. 78 of Section No. 18 in the City, located in the general vicinity of Eldon Avenue and San Fernando Drive; providing for payment therefore in the amount of $531,645.24; and authorizing publications and notices.

Documents:

  1. 2018-081.PDF

16.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On Until The April 23, 2018 City Council Meeting.

17.

Council Bill 2018-082. (Fisk) Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On Until The April 23, 2018 City Council Meeting.

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Federal Fiscal Year 2018 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 2018-2019; and to reaffirm the Community Development Objectives and Priorities; and declaring that this Ordinance qualifies as a one-reading bill pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25). (City Council is not expected to vote on this Ordinance after the first reading on April 9, 2018.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-082.PDF

18.

AMENDED BILLS.

19.

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

20.

Council Bill 2018-083. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately one acre of property generally located at 225 East Cardinal Street, from O-1, Office District to Planned Development District No. 365. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Reality Investments, LLC; 225 East Cardinal Drive; Planned Development 365)

Documents:

  1. 2018-083.PDF

21.

Council Bill 2018-084. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.78 acres of property, generally located at 500 North National Avenue, from Planned Development District 293 to GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Calvary Chapel of Springfield; 500 North National Avenue; Z-7-2018)

Documents:

  1. 2018-084.PDF

22.

FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On, Except Item No. 23, Which Is A Resolution. Item No. 23 Is Being Considered Under First Reading Bills, So It Can Be Read With Item No. 24.

23.

Council Bill 2018-085. (Ollis) Anticipated To Be Voted On, However, It Is Being Considered Under First Reading Bills, So It Can Be Read With Item No. 24.

A resolution authorizing Interpres Building Solutions to initiate a rezoning of City owned property generally located at 1201 South Campbell Avenue, known as former Fire Station #6, for the purpose of selling former Fire Station #6 to Interpres Building Solutions.

Documents:

  1. 2018-085.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2018-086. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property located at 1201 South Campbell Avenue, known as former Fire Station #6, to Interpres Building Solutions for $160,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2018-086.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2018-087. (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property located at 235 North Kimbrough Avenue, known as former Fire Station #1, to Stinson & Company for $370,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2018-087.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2018-088. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with Infor Public Sector, Inc., for the purpose of continuing with Phase 2 and 3 of the implementation of the Infor Community Regulation and Development software.

Documents:

  1. 2018-088.PDF

27.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Robert A. Mondy wishes to address City Council.

28.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations:  Mike Jungers, to fill the unexpired term of Angela Myers. Mr. Jungers’ term will expire October 1, 2019.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development:  Rachel Bridges, with a term to expire May 1, 2021.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development:  Angela Dowler-Pryor and Jayne Bullard, with terms to expire May 1, 2021.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee:  Gene Hartley and Shawn Robertson, with terms to expire May 1, 2021.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Springfield Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement System Board of Trustees:  Paul Carroll and Gus Krafve, with terms to expire April 30, 2021.

The City Manager recommends the following reappointment to the Board of Adjustment:  Derek Lee, with a term to expire January 1, 2022.

The City Manager recommends the following appointments to the Building Trades Examination and Certification Board:  Michael Ellegaard, with a term to expire October 1, 2020; Josh Reed and Garen Gilmore, with terms to December 1, 2020.

The City Manager recommends the following reappointment to the Police Civilian Review Board:  James Williams, with a term to expire May 1, 2021.

The City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Police Civilian Review Board:  Noel Elliott, with a term to expire May 1, 2021.

Refer to the Finance and Administration Committee the topic of amending Chapter 98 to allow certain encroachments for the purpose of authorizing bike share programs to utilize City right-of-way.

Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the topic of center city signage ordinance recommendations.

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 2018-089. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication to the City of Springfield of public streets and easements shown on the Preliminary Plat of Tarkio Street Place subdivision, said subdivision being generally located at the 500 block of South Miller 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval and staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-089.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2018-090. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication to the City of Springfield of public streets and easements shown on the Preliminary Plat of Sunshine Crossing subdivision, said subdivision being generally located at the 3300 block of West 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval and staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-090.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2018-091. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication to the City of Springfield of public streets and easements shown on the Preliminary Plat of Southland Subdivision, said subdivision being generally located at 1630 West Republic 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval and staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-091.PDF

35.

Council Bill 2018-092. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication to the City of Springfield of public streets and easements shown on the Preliminary Plat of Catalpa Cottages subdivision said subdivision being generally located in the 2300 block of East Catalpa 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval and staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-092.PDF

36.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

37.

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

38.

Council Bill 2018-077. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Interlocal Agreements with Greene County and the City of Nixa for the purpose of establishing terms, conditions and responsibilities related to the Department of Justice, 2017 National Crime Statistics Exchange Implementation Award.

Documents:

  1. 2018-077.PDF

39.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

40.

ADJOURN.