City Council Meeting – March 11, 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
March 11, 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. February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting.

Documents:

  1. 02-25-2019.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. Item Nos. 7 Thru 11 Were Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting To Comply With City Code Section 2-57. Item No. 12 Was Removed From Consent Agenda-Second Reading Bills And Table Until The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting. Item No. 14 Was Amended At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting And Public Hearing Is Being Continued On The Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

7.

Council Bill 2019-026. (Ollis) Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting To Comply With City Code Section 2-57.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 2.27 acres of property, generally located at 3411 South Kansas Avenue, from R-LD, Low Density Multi-Family District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 145, to R-LD, Low Density Multi-Family District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 162; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Project Collective, LLC; 3411 South Kansas Avenue; Z-30-2018 w/COD #162.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-026.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2019-027. (Hosmer) Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting To Comply With City Code Section 2-57.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 6.99 acres of property, generally located at 1630 West Republic Street, from a R-SF, Single-family Residential District to GR, General Retail District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 165; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Southland Christian Church; 1630 West Republic Road; Z-3-2019 w/COD #165.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-027.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2019-028. (Prater) Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting To Comply With City Code Section 2-57.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 1.18 acres of property, generally located at 1403, 1405, 1409, 1411, 1415, 1423, 1425, and 1427 East Cherry Street and 527 South Pickwick Avenue, from a R-HD, High Density Multi-Family Residential District and LB, Limited Business District within UCD District No. 2, Areas E and F to Planned Development District No. 366; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Pickwick and Cherry, LLC; 1403, 1405, 1409, 1411, 1415, 1423,1425, & 1427 East Cherry Street and 527 South Pickwick Avenue; Planned Development 366.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-028.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2019-029. (Schilling) Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting To Comply With City Code Section 2-57.

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing 9.3 acres of private property and 0.3 acres of Greene County right-of-way into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 3851 West Farm Road148/University Street, and generally referenced as Annexation A-1-19; 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 by the County Clerk. (By: A&R Property Developers, LLC; 3851 W. Farm Road 148/University St.; Annexation A-1-19.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-029.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2019-030. (Schilling) Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting To Comply With City Code Section 2-57.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 9.3 acres of property generally located at 3851 West Farm Road 148/University Street from County C-1, Neighborhood Commercial District, to R-MD, Medium Density Multi-Family Residential District and GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 166; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: A&R Property Developers, LLC; 3851 W. Farm Road 148/University St.; Z-4-2019 w/COD #166.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-030.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2019-036. (Schilling) Removed From Consent Agenda-Second Reading And Tabled Until The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Opal Sunset Subdivision generally located at 3851 West Farm Road 148/University Street, 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-036.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2019-044. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ relating to various job titles in the City of Springfield for the Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications Department, as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) salary schedule, by approving six additional full-time equivalent Telecommunicator positions; and amending the Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications Department budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in order to adjust the number of authorized employee Telecommunicator positions and to accept and appropriate $88,534 in 911 County Sales Tax Revenue to fund the additional positions.

Documents:

  1. 2019-044.PDF

14.

Amended Council Bill 2019-045. (Prater) Public Hearing Is Being Continued For Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 54, ‘Fire Prevention and Protection,’ Article II, ‘Fire Prevention Code,’ Section 54-32, to make certain deletions, amendments and additions to Sections 108, 901, 1008, 1010, 1013, 1031, and Appendix T of the International Fire Code; including a savings clause and a severability clause; and establishing an effective date.

Documents:

  1. AMENDED2019-045.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2019-046. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with Brycer, LLC, for the tracking and notification of fire protection system records and required testing in structures within the City.

Documents:

  1. 2019-046.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2019-047. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a revised Intergovernmental Agreement with Community College District of Central Southwest Missouri, AKA Ozarks Technical Community College, for the purpose of providing cooperative training between the Fire Department and Ozarks Technical Community College.

Documents:

  1. 2019-047.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2019-048. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the Airport for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, in the amount of $800,000.00, to appropriate fund balance reserves of the Customer Facility Charge Reserve Fund.

Documents:

  1. 2019-048.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2019-049. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Division Street and Grant Avenue Intersection Project, generally referred to as Plan No. 2017PW0087; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $224,814.25, for the Project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2019-049.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2019-050. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for the purchase of certain real estate generally located at 1051 West College Street, in the amount of $65,000.00.

Documents:

  1. 2019-050.PDF

20.

Council Bill 2019-051. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving solid waste disposal agreements with Allied Services, LLC, d/b/a Republic Services of the Ozarks, a Delaware limited liability company and Waste Corporation of Missouri, Inc., a Delaware corporation, for the delivery of a certain tonnage of solid waste to the city landfill or payment of the equivalent tipping fee of the tonnage.

Documents:

  1. 2019-051.PDF

21.

Council Bill 2019-052. (McClure)

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 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, 2019.

Documents:

  1. 2019-052.PDF

22.

RESOLUTIONS.

23.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

24.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

25.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On. Item No. 27 Was Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting Until The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting.

26.

Council Bill 2019-042. Substitute No. 1. (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to support Public Health Opioid Crisis Response activities, federally funded by reimbursement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $120,000.00.

Documents:

  1. 2019-042S1.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2019-042. (Lear) Tabled At The February 25, 2019 City Council Meeting Until The March 11, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to support Public Health Opioid Crisis Response activities, federally funded by reimbursement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $100,000.00.

Documents:

  1. 2019-042.PDF

28.

AMENDED BILLS.

29.

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

30.

Council Bill 2019-055. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 3.73 acres of property, generally located at 1116 and 1120 East Pythian Street, 922 to 933 North Florence Avenue, and 941 North National Avenue, from LB, Limited Business District and R-TH, Residential Townhouse District to GI, Government and Institutional Use District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Junior College District of Southwest Missouri (OTC); 1116, 1120 East Pythian Street, 922 to 933 North Florence Avenue, and 941 North National Avenue; Z-2-2019.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-055.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2019-056. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 43.5 acres of property, generally located at 1325 North Eldon Avenue, from Planned Development No. 187, 1st Amendment, to GM, General Manufacturing District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Positronic Industries Inc.; 1325 North Eldon Avenue; Z-5-2019.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-056.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2019-057. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 1.8 acres of property, generally located at 3040 East Cherry Street, from HC, Highway Commercial and R-LD, Low-Density Multi-family Residential District with Conditional Overlay District No. 77 to GM, General Manufacturing District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 167. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Excel Investments LP; 3040 East Cherry Street; Z-6-2019 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 167.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-057.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2019-058. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division VI, ‘Design and Development Standards,’ Section 36-483, ‘Off-Street Parking and Loading Design Standards,’ relating to surfacing requirements for driveways, vehicle parking, storage, and maneuvering areas. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-058.PDF

34.

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

35.

Council Bill 2019-059. (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for The Link Washington Avenue Project; accepting the bid of Hamilton and Dad, Inc., in the amount of $233,162.19, for said Project; and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2019-059.PDF

36.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

37.

NEW BUSINESS.

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. See Item #3.

41.

Council Bill 2019-060. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Ozark Motor Lines Subdivision generally located at 2320 North Belcrest Avenue, 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-060.PDF

42.

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

43.

Council Bill 2019-061. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute a contract with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, providing for a grant of funds to the Airport Board in the amount of $46,201.00, for the design of Phase Two of the General Aviation Apron expansion at Springfield-Branson National Airport; amending the budget of the Airport Board in the amount of $51,334.00; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2019-061.PDF

44.

Council Bill 2019-062. (Lear)

A resolution confirming the reappointment of Kevin Guffey and Brad Thessing to the Glenstone Marketplace Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2019-062.PDF

45.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

46.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

47.

ADJOURN.