City Council Meeting – June 26, 2017

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 26, 2017 6:30 p.m.


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1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. June 12, 2017 City Council Meeting.

Documents:

  1. 6-12-2017.PDF

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 MEETING.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On, Except Item Number 8, Which Was Amended At The June 12, 2017 City Council Meeting. For Item Number 8, Citizens May Speak To Amendments Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

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

8.

Amended Council Bill 2017-155. (McClure) Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

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 eighteen 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. 2017-155AMENDED.PDF

9.

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

10.

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

11.

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

12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

13.

Council Bill 2017-159. (Prater)

A resolution initiating an amendment to Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III ‘Zoning Regulations,’ with respect to zoning and density in the Rountree Urban Conservation District and to delay the acceptance and processing of applications for rezoning and lot combinations for a period of Two Hundred Seventy (270) days from the date of passage of this Resolution; to allow time to seek input from the neighborhood and to present a report to City Council regarding appropriate changes to be made to the Rountree Area Neighborhood Plan and Rountree Urban Conservation District to deal with development issues. (Planning and Development staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-159.PDF

14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2017-160. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, federally funded by a Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant, to support the activities of the Healthy Eating and Active Living in Local Communities Program; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $79,000.00 to appropriate the grant funds.

Documents:

  1. 2017-160.PDF

18.

AMENDED BILLS.

19.

PUBLIC HEARING.

20.

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

21.

Council Bill 2017-161. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept infrastructure grant funds in the amount of $30,000 from the Missouri Foundation for Health, with the purpose of supplementing the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s budget, allowing for the purchase of specific categories of infrastructure items 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 2017-2018 in the amount of $30,000.

Documents:

  1. 2017-161.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2017-162. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance approving the specifications for the Annual Maintenance Contract for Traffic Signals for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 and accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $124,290.50, for the contract; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2017-162.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2017-163. (Schilling, Hosmer, Ollis)

A general ordinance amending the Fee Schedule for certain municipal services as provided in the Springfield City Code, adopting new fees for Building Development Services, in order to recover all or part of the cost thereof. (The Finance Committee recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2017-163.PDF

24.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

25.

NEW BUSINESS.

The City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Art Museum Board: Alia Lee with a term to expire June 1, 2020.

The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Art Museum Board:   Jennifer Kennally and Christopher Weiss with terms to expire June 1, 2020.

Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the issue of Proposed Sewer Capacity Growth Policy.

Refer to the Finance and Administration Committee the issue of Flexibility for Budget Source Diversity.

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.

26.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

27.

MISCELLANEOUS.

28.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

29.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

30.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

31.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS

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

Confirm 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.

32.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

33.

ADJOURN.

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