City Council Meeting – June 12, 2017

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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
Craig Fishel, Zone 4 Richard Ollis, General D

Council Meeting Agenda
June 12, 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.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. May 30, 2017 City Council Meeting And June 6, 2017 Special City Council Meeting.

Documents:

  1. 5-30-2017.PDF

  2. 6-6-2017 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF

3.

FINALIZATION OF CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING. Citizens Wishing To Speak To Or Remove Items From Consent First Reading Must Do So At This Time.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

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

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On, Except Item Number 18, Which Was Amended At The May 30, 2017 City Council Meeting. For Item Number 18, Citizens May Speak To Amendments Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

Amended Council Bill 2017-131. (Schilling)

A general ordinance Amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing approximately 1.02 acres of property into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 3610 West Sunshine Street, generally referenced as Annexation A-3-17; and amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 46, Section 46-1, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones,’ by adding this property to the ward and precinct assigned them by the County Clerk.

Documents:

  1. 2017-131AMENDED.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2017-132. (Schilling)

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 3610 West Sunshine Street from County PAD 1281, Plot Assignment District No. 1281, to HC, Highway Commercial District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval) (By Atomic Distributors Midwest, Inc; 3610 West Sunshine Street; Z-17-2017)

Documents:

  1. 2017-132.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2017-133. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing approximately one acre of property into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 4825 East Kearney Street, generally referenced as Annexation A-2-17; and amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 46, Section 46-1, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones,’ by adding this property to the ward and precinct assigned them by the County Clerk.

Documents:

  1. 2017-133.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2017-134. (Prater)

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 4825 East Kearney Street from County M-1, Light Manufacturing District, to HM, Heavy Manufacturing District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By M & L Real Estate Holdings, LLC; 4825 East Kearney Street; Z-16-2017)

Documents:

  1. 2017-134.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2017-135. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.68 acres of property, generally located at 1748 and 1756 South Madaline Terrace, from R-SF, Residential Single Family district to a O-1, Office District, subject to certain conditions; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By Stephen & Kristina Stewart; 1748 & 1756 South Madeline Terrace; Z-18-2017)

Documents:

  1. 2017-135.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2017-136. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 9.8 acres of property, generally located at 4406 South Reed Avenue and 4219 South Nature Center Way from R-SF, Residential Single-Family District and R-MHC, Manufactured Home Community District, to R-TH, Residential Townhouse District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By Luxury Rental Home, Inc. and Timbercreek RV Park, LLC; 4406 South Reed Avenue and 4219 South Nature Center Way; Z-13-2017)

Documents:

  1. 2017-136.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2017-137. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.46 acres of property, generally located at 1630 and 1638 West Elfindale Street from Planned Development No. 46, to a GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By Plaster Properties, LLC; 1630 West Elfindale Street; Z-19-2017)

Documents:

  1. 2017-137.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2017-138. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Resolution No.10206 and Special Ordinance No. 26867 and suspending a provision of the City’s Rules and Regulations for the Comprehensive Housing Assistance Program to comply with a change in the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s interpretation of certain regulations regarding the expenditure of Community Development Block Grant funds.

Documents:

  1. 2017-138.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2017-139. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance repealing Special Ordinance No. 26592 and adopting in lieu thereof a Redevelopment Plan for the Robberson Avenue Multi-Family Redevelopment Area, generally located along the east side of South Robberson Avenue between East Madison Street and East Grand Street; and declaring its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare. (The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and City Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2017-139.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2017-140. (Schilling)

A special ordinance adopting the Redevelopment Plan and Blight Report for the Lantz Enterprises Redevelopment Area, generally located along the south side of East Elm Street between South John Q. Hammons Parkway and South Florence Avenue; and declaring said Area to be a blighted area, and that its redevelopment is necessary for the preservation of public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare. (The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2017-140.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2017-141. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance setting a preliminary tax levy on real and personal property for current expenses and debt retirement of the City of Springfield, Missouri, and its boards and agencies for Fiscal Year 2017-2018; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2017-141.PDF

18.

Amended Council Bill 2017-142. (McClure) Citizens May Speak To Amendments Only. May Be Voted On.

A special ordinance adopting a budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, providing that certain amounts shown in the budget document are appropriated for the various departments specified in said budget, and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2017-142AMENDED.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2017-143. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept Strengthening the Field initiative grant funds in the amount of $300,000 from the Missouri Foundation for Health to subsidize a community mental health assessment and action plan and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $300,000.

Documents:

  1. 2017-143.PDF

20.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2017-150. (Ferguson)

A resolution accepting the Kearney Street Corridor Study and directing staff to work with the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority to prepare a Blight Report and Redevelopment Plan for the corridor area using the Study as the basis for the blight report, pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law, Chapter 99.300-99.715, RSMo.

Documents:

  1. 2017-150.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2017-151. (Fishel)

A resolution electing the Honorable Chantel Kelly as a substitute judge of the Springfield Municipal Court for a term of four years.

Documents:

  1. 2017-151.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2017-152. (Schilling)

A resolution electing the Honorable Dennis Budd as a substitute judge of the Springfield Municipal Court for a term of four years.

Documents:

  1. 2017-152.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2017-153. (Prater)

A resolution electing the Honorable Gregory Dorshorst as a substitute judge of the Springfield Municipal Court for a term of four years.

Documents:

  1. 2017-153.PDF

25.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

26.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

27.

GRANTS.

28.

AMENDED BILLS.

29.

PUBLIC HEARING.

30.

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

31.

Council Bill 2017-154. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, by re-appropriating a portion of Fiscal Year 2016-2017, salary savings funds in the amount of $655,000.00 to address critical budget requests.

Documents:

  1. 2017-154.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2017-155. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Salary Ordinance relating to salary grades for various job titles within the City service as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical Schedule, the Crafts, Trade and Labor Schedule, the Fire Protection Schedule, and the Law Enforcement Schedule by making provision for seventeen new job titles and deleting eight existing job titles within the Professional, Administrative and Technical schedule; by providing pay adjustments for employees in the Professional, Administrative and Technical and Crafts, Trade and Labor pay schedules, as well as for certain non-union Salary Grades in the Fire Protection and Law Enforcement pay schedules; by approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the City Manager; and by declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2017-155.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2017-156. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., that authorizes the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget in the amount of $3,607,525 and marketing plan to promote travel and tourism within Springfield.

Documents:

  1. 2017-156.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2017-157. (McClure)

<A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Greater Springfield Area Sports Commission, Inc., in the amount of $81,500, to be paid from the City’s collection fee from the hotel/motel gross receipts tax to promote the hosting of national and regional sporting events.

Documents:

  1. 2017-157.PDF

35.

Council Bill 2017-158. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into agreements respectively with the Commercial Club of Springfield, Lake Country Soccer, and the History Museum on the Square for the expenditure of Hotel-Motel Tax proceeds.

Documents:

  1. 2017-158.PDF

36.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Brandon Bare wishes to address City Council.

37.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointment to the Springfield-Greene County Public Library Board: Matthew Simpson with a term to expire July 1, 2020.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: John Clark to fill the unexpired term of Teri Leigh Baird. His term will expire December 1, 2017.

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.

38.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

39.

MISCELLANEOUS.

40.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

41.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

42.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See #3

43.

Council Bill 2017-144. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Wehr’s Chestnut Plaza Subdivision, generally located at 501 West Chestnut Expressway, 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 the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).

Documents:

  1. 2017-144.PDF

44.

Council Bill 2017-145. (Fishel)

A special ordinance authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to execute a deed to convey approximately 4,282 square feet of property generally located at the 6500 block of South Crenshaw Road. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-145.PDF

45.

Amended Council Bill 2017-146. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Pipeline Crossing Agreement with Burlington Northern Santa Fe, for the purpose of installing and maintaining a new concrete box culvert beneath the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks in the vicinity of the 4100 Block of Lone Pine.

Documents:

  1. 2017-146AMENDED.PDF

46.

Council Bill 2017-147. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost share agreement with Green Circle Projects, LLC, for the purpose of cost coordinating participation by the City in the cost of the Lone Pine Streetscape 4100 South Block project.

Documents:

  1. 2017-147.PDF

47.

Council Bill 2017-148. (Fishel)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Vinings of Olde Ivy Subdivision, generally located at 4406 South Reed Avenue & 4219 South Nature Center Way, 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 the terms of this Ordinance; and concurring with the Planning and Zoning Commission’s grant of a subdivision variance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).

Documents:

  1. 2017-148.PDF

48.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS

The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Airport Board: Jerry Harmison and Sterling Huff with terms to expire June 1, 2020.

The City Manager recommends the following appointments to the Airport Board: Catherine Moore and Lloyd “Joe” Carmichael with terms to expire June 1, 2020.

49.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

50.

ADJOURN.

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