City Council Meeting – June 3, 2019

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City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville

 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
June 3, 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. May 21, 2019 And May 28, 2019 Special City Council Meetings.

Documents:

  1. 05-21-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF
  2. 05-28-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.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 MEETINGS.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-111 Was Tabled At The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting. For Council Bill 2019-119, Public Hearing Is Being Continued. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

7.

Council Bill 2019-111. (Ferguson) Tabled At The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation, by rezoning 5 acres of property, generally located at 3303 West Division Street from LI, Light Industrial District to CS, Commercial Service District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 171; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Jet View, LLC; 3303 W. Division Street; Z-10-2019 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 171.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-111.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2019-119. (Ferguson) Public Hearing Is Being Continued. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

A special ordinance approving a Petition to Amend and Restate the Petition to Establish the Commercial Street Community Improvement District and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Greene County Clerk of the amendments. (Staff and the Commercial Street Community Improvement District Board of Directors recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-119.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2019-120. (McClure)

A special ordinance adopting a budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020; appropriating those certain amounts shown in the budget for the various departments and purposes specified in said budget; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-120.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2019-121. (Fisk)

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 the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-121.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2019-122. (Simpson)

A special ordinance declaring the necessity of condemning rights-of-way over, under, and through the following properties generally located near Battlefield and Fremont: 1417 East Woodland Street, 2800 South Fremont Avenue, 2814 South Fremont Avenue, 2900 South Fremont Avenue, and 1415 East Battlefield Road in the City of Springfield, Missouri; authorizing certain officers, or their designees, to do all things necessary to carry out the terms of this Ordinance for the purpose of completing the Battlefield Road and Fremont Avenue Intersection Improvement and Fremont Avenue Widening (Battlefield Road to Sunset Street) Project #2013PW0019T funded through the ¼-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

Documents:

  1. 2019-122.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2019-123. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for the purchase of land generally located at 1824 West College Street, for the purpose of constructing Fire Station 13, and to execute all necessary documents in support thereof. (Planning and Zoning Commission approved this Request to Acquire, and staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-123.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2019-124. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code Chapter 74- ‘Nuisance and Housing Code,’ by revising Section 74-31, ‘City manager’s authority,’ subsection (b), Section 74-33, ‘Notice requirements,’ subsections (d)(4) and (5), Section 74-403, ‘Weeds over 12 inches in height declared nuisance,’ Section 74-404, ‘Permitting growth of weeds over 12 inches in height,’ Section 74-405, ‘Abatement procedure, subsection (b); for the purpose of accelerating nuisance abatement; and revising Section 74-406, ‘Charges for abatement by city,’ subsections (b) and (c) for the purpose of enhancing cost recovery.

Documents:

  1. 2019-124.PDF

14.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

15.

Council Bill 2019-128. (McGull)

A resolution adopting the Springfield, Missouri, Walkability Guide, which identifies guidelines and fundamental elements of a walkable environment that can be used to increase walkability in the City of Springfield.

Documents:

  1. 2019-128.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2019-129. (Simpson)

A resolution designating the Sequiota Store/Treadway’s General Store & Gas Station, generally located at 3535 South Lone Pine Avenue, as a Historic Site on the Springfield Historic Register.

Documents:

  1. 2019-129.PDF

17.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

18.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

19.

GRANTS.

20.

AMENDED BILLS.

21.

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

22.

Council Bill 2019-130. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Official Map of the City of Springfield, Missouri, adopted pursuant to General Ordinance 1478, by changing the name of the 3000 to 3100 block of East Farm Road 188 to the 6400 to 6500 block of South Innovation Avenue. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-130.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2019-131. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 1.69 acres of property, generally located at 1820, 1830, 1834 and 1838 North Nixon Avenue, from a R-TH, Residential Townhouse District to RI, Restricted Industrial District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 173. (Staff recommends denial and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: A&D Group LLC; 1820, 1830, 1834 and 1838 North Nixon Avenue; Z-12-2019 w/COD No. 173.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-131.PDF

24.

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

25.

Council Bill 2019-132. (Fisk)

A special ordinance approving the Second Amendment to Article 18 – ‘Wages,’ of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and the Springfield Police Officers’ Association, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 22, and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to acknowledge and deliver the Second Amendment on behalf of the City to the Bargaining Unit; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-132.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2019-133. (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the Collective Bargaining Agreement by and between the City and the Bargaining Unit of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 753 affiliated with the AFL-CIO, by authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to acknowledge and deliver the Collective Bargaining Agreement on behalf of the City to the Bargaining Unit; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-133.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2019-134. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 1, Section 2.92, 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 and the Crafts, Trades and Labor Schedule, by making provision for twelve new job titles and by deleting seven job titles; by establishing the Crafts, Trades and Labor Non-Union Schedule and providing pay adjustments for employees on the Crafts, Trades and Labor Non-Union Schedule; by providing pay adjustments for employees on the Professional, Administrative and Technical Schedules, as well as for certain non-union salary grades in the Fire Protection and Law Enforcement Schedules; by amending General Ordinance 6459, Section 6 and General Ordinance 5432, Section 3 relating to the Law Enforcement Schedule and Fire Protection Schedule, respectively; by amending General Ordinance 6288, Section 9 relating to educational allowance by eliminating the eligibility of Police Major to receive educational allowance; and by declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-134.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2019-135. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., in the amount of $3,755,400, for the purpose of promoting travel and tourism within the City of Springfield.

Documents:

  1. 2019-135.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2019-136. (Hosmer)

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 $91,500, for the purpose of promoting the attraction of sporting events to the community.

Documents:

  1. 2019-136.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2019-137. (Lear)

A special ordinance approving the Annual Maintenance Contract for Traffic Signals for Fiscal Year 2019-2020; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $149,035.00; and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with such bidder for the purpose of maintaining the City’s traffic signal infrastructure.

Documents:

  1. 2019-137.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2019-138. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to approve the plans and specifications of the Environmental Services Parking and Material Storage Building Project, to accept the bid of $620,000.00, and to enter into a contract with Branco Enterprises, Inc., for completion of the Project.

Documents:

  1. 2019-138.PDF

32.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

33.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Springfield/Greene County Public Library Board: Tez Ward with term to expire July 1, 2022. 

Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the topics of tiny homes, tiny home communities, and campgrounds and recreational vehicle parks.

34.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

35.

MISCELLANEOUS.

36.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

37.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

38.

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

39.

Council Bill 2019-125. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Encroachment License Agreement with Falstaff’s, LLC, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a sign which will extend over the public right-of-way located at 311 Park Central West.

Documents:

  1. 2019-125.PDF

40.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Personnel Board: Perry Epperly, Michael Ramos, and Brent Sweet with terms to expire March 1, 2022.

41.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

42.

ADJOURN.