City Council Meeting – July 16, 2018

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. July 2, 2018 City Council Meeting And July 10, 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 Mandi (Christiansen) Young to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee.

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 2018-134. (Fisk) Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 1, ‘General Provisions,’ by enacting Section 1-14, ‘Enforcement; Attorney Fees,’ describing enforcement provisions and providing that the City’s costs and attorney fees shall be paid by persons determined to have violated the City Code.

Documents:

  1. 2018-134AMENDED.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2018-168. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.42 acres of a portion of property generally located at 4058 South Lone Pine from R-SF, Residential Single-Family District to GR, General Retail District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: LowerDeck94, LLC; 4058 South Lone Pine Avenue; Z-13-2018.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-168.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2018-169. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.31 acres of property, generally located at 1712 through 1718 South Plaza Avenue, from R-LD, Low Density Multi-Family Residential District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 120, to GR, General Retail District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 150. (By: Sunshine & Plaza Investment, LLC; 1712-1718 South Plaza Avenue; Z-14-2018 w/COD #150.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-169.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2018-170. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 434 to allow a Tier V Telecommunication Tower within a GM, General Manufacturing District generally located at 2330 West Grand Street. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-170.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2018-171. (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Sections 36-303, 36-305, 36-360, 36-361, 36-365, 36-401, 36-403, 36-405, 36-409, 36-421, 36-422, 36-423, 36-425, 36-432, 36-433, 36-434, and 36-450; for the purpose of removing and modifying various code sections to reflect the removal of maximum building coverage and floor area ratios from City Code.

Documents:

  1. 2018-171.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2018-173. (Ferguson And Prater)

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan and blight report for the Kearney Street Corridor Redevelopment Area, generally located along a 3.5-mile section of Kearney Street commencing east from the intersection of North Albertha Avenue and West Kearney Street running to a point approximately 900 feet west of the intersection of North Barnes Avenue and East Kearney Street; and declaring said area to be blighted and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare.

Documents:

  1. 2018-173.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2018-174. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance amending and restating the Small Business Development Loan Program Rules and Regulations to include as a Targeted Loan Area the Kearney Street Redevelopment Area as set forth in the Redevelopment Plan for Kearney.

Documents:

  1. 2018-174.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2018-176. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving a redevelopment plan and blight report for the Talmage Redevelopment Area, consisting of approximately 46.6 acres generally bounded by West Evergreen Street and Interstate 44 to the north, West Talmage Street to the south, North Fort Avenue to the east, and North Kansas Expressway to the west; and declaring said area to be blighted, and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare.

Documents:

  1. 2018-176.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2018-177. (McClure)

A special ordinance adopting an Employment Agreement by and between the City of Springfield, Missouri, and Jason A. Gage, setting out the terms and conditions of his employment as City Manager effective August 1, 2018; and authorizing payment of salary and benefits to Jason A. Gage as City Manager in accordance with the provisions set forth therein.

Documents:

  1. 2018-177.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2018-178. (Fisk

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Stormwater Improvements between Walnut Street and Elm Street; accepting the bid of Hunter Chase & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $79,437.00, for the project; and authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2018-178.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2018-179. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Strafford, Missouri, for the purpose of establishing a mutually-agreed boundary to govern future growth of both cities.

Documents:

  1. 2018-179.PDF

18.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

19.

Council Bill 2018-183. (McClure)

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

Documents:

  1. 2018-183.PDF

20.

Council Bill 2018-184. (Hosmer)

A resolution amending the Urban Service Area boundary to include an area east of the current Area boundary (Staff, Planning and Zoning Commission, the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks, Greene County Planning Commission, and the Greene County Commission have recommended approval or approved this amendment.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-184.PDF

21.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

22.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

23.

GRANTS.

24.

AMENDED BILLS.

25.

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

26.

Council Bill 2018-185. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance repealing Special Ordinance 23074 and adopting in lieu thereof a new Citizen Participation Plan as part of the Consolidated Plan for the administration of the City’s programs funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Staff and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-185.PDF

27.

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

28.

Council Bill 2018-186. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the Park Board’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $450,000 to allocate $300,000 of revenue and associated offsetting expense items from Parks 2001 and 2006 Sales Tax Funds and $150,000 of transfers from other funds, respectively.

Documents:

  1. 2018-186.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2018-187. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for School Sidewalk Project 18A, generally referred to as Plan No. 2018PW0037E; accepting the bid of Liming Concrete, LLC, in the amount of $356,674.00, for the project; and authorizing the Acting City Manager, City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2018-187.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2018-188. (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending the Budget of the Public Works Department for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 to receive funds from the terminated Kansas Battlefield Community Improvement District in the amount of $225,200; and appropriating said funds for public improvements in the former District. (Public Works and Planning staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-188.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2018-189. (Simpson)

A special ordinance amending the City’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $112,559 in the General Fund.

Documents:

  1. 2018-189.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2018-190. (Schilling)

A special ordinance amending the City’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $161,985 in various Special Revenue and Capital Project Funds.

Documents:

  1. 2018-190.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2018-191. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, for the purpose of authorizing the addition of two new full-time employee positions with the job title of Senior Designer.

Documents:

  1. 2018-191.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2018-192. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the final development plan of Planned Development District No. 274 generally located at 2645 North Airport Plaza. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-192.PDF

35.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

36.

NEW BUSINESS.

37.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

38.

MISCELLANEOUS.

39.

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

40.

Council Bill 2018-193. (Prater)

A special ordinance amending the budgets of the Health Department, Public Works, Environmental Services, and Planning and Development for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $535.38 each for the purpose of accepting and appropriating a partial reimbursement totaling $2,141.53 from Ozarks Greenways, Inc., for City expenses related to the “Step It Up, Action Institute.”

Documents:

  1. 2018-193.PDF

41.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

42.

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

43.

Council Bill 2018-180. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the Acting City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board and Community Partnership of the Ozarks to obtain tax credits for contributions to benefit Community Partnership of the Ozarks; to waive the City’s economic development fee in the amount of $1,000; and take other actions for the purpose of renovating the former Pepperdine School and providing a new location for the Springfield Affordable Housing Center.

Documents:

  1. 2018-180.PDF

44.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Traffic Advisory Board: Rusty MacLachlan and Bruno Schmidt with terms to expire April 1, 2021.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board: Scott Bailes with term to expire June 1, 2020; and Carolyn Gerdes and Bob Horton with terms to expire June 1, 2021.

45.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

46.

ADJOURN.