City Council Meeting – August 26, 2019

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 Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone CouncilmembersGeneral Councilmembers
Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1Jan Fisk, General A
Abe McGull, Zone 2Craig Hosmer, General B
Mike Schilling, Zone 3Andrew Lear, General C
Matthew Simpson, Zone 4Richard Ollis, General D

Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
August 26, 2019  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. August 12, 2019 City Council Meeting And August 20, 2019 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.

5.

Council Bill 2019-194. (City Council)

A resolution recognizing the Springfield Lasers for winning the 2019 World TeamTennis Championship.

Documents:

  1. 2019-194.PDF

6.

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

7.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

8.

Council Bill 2019-184. (Schilling)

A special ordinance vacating approximately 1.15 acres of public right-of-way between the 4600 and 4700 block of South Lyon and Campbell Avenue. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval with conditions.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-184.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2019-185. (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 437 for the purpose of allowing an electronic message center sign in the R-SF, Residential Single-Family District, generally located at 1551 East Portland Street.

Documents:

  1. 2019-185.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2019-186. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 0.17 acres of property, generally located at 613, 615, and 617 West Division Street, from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to LB, Limited Business District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Alfred and Sandra Mase; 613, 615, and 617 West Division Street; Z-17-2019.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-186.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2019-187. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 25.3 acres of properties generally located at the 2200 Block of North Golden Avenue and the 3200 Block of West Turner Street, from LI, Light Industrial District to HM, Heavy Manufacturing District, subject to certain conditions; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (By: Doing Leasing & Equipment LLC; 2200 Block of North Golden Avenue & 3200 Block of West Turner Street; Z-16-2019.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-187.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2019-188. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 18.02 acres of property, generally located at 1024 North West By-Pass, from R-SF, Single Family Residential District and GM, General Manufacturing District to HM, Heavy Manufacturing District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 174; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: South Campbell Investments LLC; 1024 North West By-Pass; Z-13-2019 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 174.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-188.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2019-189. (Ollis, Lear, Hosmer, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 98 of the City Code, Article VII, ‘Encroachments on City Property,’ sections 98-323 and 98-325; and amending Chapter 36 of the City Code, Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 5, ‘Supplemental District Regulations,’ section 36-454; for the purpose of modifying the City’s sign regulations to allow for the administrative approval of certain encroachments on City right-of-way, modifying the insurance requirements for certain encroachments, and increasing the authorized size of certain signs. (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-189.PDF

14.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On. Except Item No. 15. Council Bill 2019-180 Was Tabled At The August 12, 2019 City Council Meeting. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

15.

Council Bill 2019-180. (Simpson) Tabled At The August 12, 2019 City Council Meeting. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 4553 South Graystone Court, for the purpose of allowing the establishment of a Short-Term Rental Type 2 pursuant to General Ordinance 6497.

Documents:

  1. 2019-180.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2019-195. (McGull)

A resolution designating the J.H. Hinerman Home, located at 1051 South Pickwick Avenue, as a Historic Site on the Springfield Historic Register.

Documents:

  1. 2019-195.PDF

17.

EMERGENCY BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Be Voted On.

18.

Council Bill 2019-196. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance amending Special Ordinance 27186 and Special Ordinance 27187, for the purpose of reflecting the final assessed valuation of real and personal property; levying a tax on said real and personal property for current expenses and debt retirement of the City of Springfield, Missouri, and its boards and agencies for Fiscal Year 2019-2020; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-196.PDF

19.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

20.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2019-197. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute a First Supplemental Agreement to the Airport Aid Agreement between the City of Springfield and the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, providing for a grant of funds under Section 305.230, RSMo, to the City, by and through the Springfield-Branson National Airport Board of $885,896, to pay for Phase Two of the General Aviation Apron Reconstruction at Springfield-Branson National Airport; amending the budget of the Airport Board in the amount of $984,330, which includes matching funds of $98,434, from the Airport Board; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2019-197.PDF

22.

AMENDED BILLS.

23.

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

24.

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

25.

Council Bill 2019-198. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Division Street and Commercial Street Intersection Improvement Project; accepting the bid of A.T. Urban Development, Inc., in the amount of $212,891.00, for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2019-198.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2019-199. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Fee Schedule for certain municipal services as provided in the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2 ‘Administration,’ Article VI ‘Finances,’ Division 3 ‘Charges for Various Municipal Services,’ Section 2-425, ‘Fees for city services; license and inspection fees’ by amending the fee schedule for the Department of Building Development Services, in order to eliminate the double fee charged for building or wrecking permits required by dangerous building proceedings.

27.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Ms. April McKnight wishes to address City Council. 

Ms. Catherine Nachigal wishes to address City Council. 

Mr. Danny Lee Henderson wishes to address City Council. 

Ms. Jean Knapp wishes to address City Council. 

Ms. Jan Kiser wishes to address City Council.

28.

NEW BUSINESS.

29.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

30.

MISCELLANEOUS.

31.

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

32.

Council Bill 2019-200. (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with Missouri Network Alliance, LLC, d/b/a Bluebird Network for the purpose of sharing existing and future underground conduits at various locations in City rights-of-way to expand the City’s traffic management fiber-optic communications network.

Documents:

  1. 2019-200.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2019-201. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a supplemental agreement in the amount of $40,097.53, with Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and TransCore, LP, for additional development, implementation and maintenance of the Advanced Traffic Management System software and hardware to be operated by the Missouri Department of Transportation and the City of Springfield at the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks, for traffic management and traveler information services throughout the regional roadway network.

Documents:

  1. 2019-201.PDF

34.

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

35.

Council Bill 2019-202. (McClure)

A resolution approving the Mayor’s appointment of six members to the Tax Increment Financing Advisory Commission and acknowledging the appointments made by other taxing jurisdictions.

Documents:

  1. 2019-202.PDF

36.

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

37.

Council Bill 2019-192. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Department of the Interior for the purpose of operating and maintaining four streamgages.

Documents:

  1. 2019-192.PDF

38.

Council Bill 2019-193. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Encroachment License Agreement with RollinFox, LLC, d/b/a The Hepcat, to allow for the construction, installation and maintenance of a kitchen exhaust fan vent over the public right-of-way at 220 South Campbell.

Documents:

  1. 2019-193.PDF

39.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

40.

ADJOURN.