City Council Meeting – February 26, 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
Vacant Seat, Zone 4 Richard Ollis, General D

Council Meeting Agenda
February 26, 2018  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 12, 2018 City Council Meeting.

 Documents:

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 Number 7, Which Was Amended At The February 12, 2018 City Council Meeting. Citizens May Speak To The Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

Amended Council Bill 2018-040. (Schilling) (Held Over For Public Comment On The Amendment Only.)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 3.4 acres of property, generally located at 3745 South Cox Avenue from Planned Development District No. 141, 6thAmendment, to Planned Development District No. 362; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By: Modern Tractor & Supply Company; 3745 South Cox Avenue, Planned Development #362)

Documents:

  1. AMENDED2018-040.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2018-047. (Fisk)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 10, ‘Alcoholic Beverages,’ Section 10-62. – ‘Exception for general merchandise stores, restaurants, and exempt organizations,’ to increase the number of and expand the area, for certain permitted events; amending 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); amending 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, 2018.

Documents:

  1. 2018-047.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2018-048. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Share Program, Second Supplemental Agreement, with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, for the purpose of coordinating participation in the cost of pavement repairs and rehabilitation on various sections of Kansas Expressway from Interstate 44 to Mount Vernon Street; and to approve a budget adjustment to amend the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, in the amount of $136,418, to appropriate federal Surface Transportation Block Grant Urban funds to pay a portion of the City’s share of the project costs.

Documents:

  1. 2018-048.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2018-049. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 36 – ‘Land Development Code,’ Article X. – ‘Uniform Enforcement Procedures,’ Division 1. – ‘Administrative Enforcement,’ Sec. 36-1002. – ‘Definitions’; Chapter 70 – ‘Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations,’ Article VI. – ‘Locksmiths,’ Sec. 70-300. – ‘Appeals’; and Chapter 94 – ‘Solid Waste,’ Article II. – ‘Disposal Areas,’ Sec. 94-41. – ‘Penalty for violation of article;’ for the purpose of clarifying and harmonizing certain administrative hearing procedures.

Documents:

  1. 2018-049.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2018-052. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Greene County Senior Citizens’ Services Fund Board for the benefit of the Give 5 Program; and amending the budget of the City of Springfield, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, in the amount of $92,350 to appropriate said grant funds.

Documents:

  1. 2018-052.PDF

12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On. Except Item No.13, Which Was Tabled At The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting To The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting. Anticipated To Be Remanded To The Planning And Zoning Commission. However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Remanded Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

13.

Council Bill 2018-035. (Fulnecky) Tabled At The February 12, 2018 City Council Meeting To The February 26, 2018 Council Meeting. Anticipated To Be Remanded To The Planning And Zoning Commission. However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Remanded Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

A resolution adopting the 2018 Capital Improvements Program document, which provides a schedule of public improvements for 2018 through 2023. (Planning and Zoning Commission and City staff recommend approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-035.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2018-053. (McClure)

A resolution directing the Mayor to apply for “Opportunity Zone” designations to qualifying tracts of land to be eligible for investment by “Opportunity Funds” through the Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. (Staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-053.PDF

15.

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

16.

Council Bill 2018-054. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, by appropriating funds from the carryover fund balance and increasing expenses in the amount of $396,351; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2018-054.PDF

17.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

18.

GRANTS.

19.

AMENDED BILLS.

20.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

21.

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

22.

Council Bill 2018-015. Substitute 1 (Ollis, Hosmer, And Schilling).

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 40, Article II, ‘Chapter 353 – Urban Redevelopment,’ by repealing Article II and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article II and Article III; amending Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article IV, ‘Boards, Commissions and Committees,’ Division 5, ‘Tax Abatement and Tax Increment Financing Advisory Commission,’ by repealing Division 5 and enacting a new Division in lieu thereof; for the purpose of adopting, and updating, various code provisions related to tax abatement administration and to adopt a Workable Program for the City.

Documents:

  1. 2018-015S1.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2018-015. (Schilling And Ollis) (Tabled At The February 12, 2018 City Council Meeting To The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting.)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 40, Article II, ‘Chapter 353 – Urban Redevelopment,’ by repealing Article II and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article II and Article III; amending Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article IV, ‘Boards, Commissions and Committees,’ Division 5, ‘Tax Abatement and Tax Increment Financing Advisory Commission,’ by repealing Division 5 and enacting a new Division in lieu thereof; for the purpose of adopting, and updating, various code provisions related to tax abatement administration and to adopt a Workable Program for the City.

Documents:

  1. 2018-015.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2018-055. (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Control Program, Group 4 Public Sewer Rehabilitation – Sewer Main Cleaning, Closed Circuit Televised Video and Cured-in-Place Pipe project; accepting the bid of Insituform Technologies USA, LLC, for the project; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for said project; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget of the Department of Environmental Services Clean Water Enterprise Fund in the amount of $8,700,000.

Documents:

  1. 2018-055.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2018-056. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept additional annual services funds from Greene County for the benefit of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to expand program services of Animal Control into areas of unincorporated Greene County; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, in the amount of $205,000 to appropriate said funds.

Documents:

  1. 2018-056.PDF

26.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

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

27.

NEW BUSINESS.

28.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

29.

MISCELLANEOUS.

30.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

31.

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

32.

Council Bill 2018-057. (McClure)

A resolution confirming the reappointment of Brenda Leigh Guffey, Bryan Pendleton, and Lee Ann Thessing to the Glenstone Marketplace Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-057.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2018-058. (Hosmer)

A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute deeds transferring title of the Midtown Carnegie and Schweitzer Brentwood Library Branches, of the former Springfield Library District, to the Springfield-Greene County Library District.

Documents:

  1. 2018-058.PDF

34.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

35.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS

Confirm the following reappointments to the Personnel Board:  Gary Stafford, Richard Pogue, and Shelby Lawhon, with terms to expire March 1, 2021.

Confirm the following appointment to the Planning and Zoning Commission:  Britton Jobe with a term to expire January 1, 2021.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission: Randall Doennig and Cameron Rose, with terms to expire January 1, 2021.

Confirm the following appointment to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority: Dan Scott to fill the unexpired term of Benjamin Hall, with a term to expire March 1, 2020.

Confirm the following reappointment to the University of Missouri Extension Council:& Joseph Hoffman with a term to expire February 28, 2021.

36.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

37.

ADJOURN.