City Council Meeting – March 12, 2018

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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
Vacant Seat, Zone 4 Richard Ollis, General D

Council Meeting Agenda
March 12, 2018  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.

SWEAR IN MATTHEW SIMPSON TO THE CITY COUNCIL – ZONE 4.

 2.

ROLL CALL.

3.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting And The March 6, 2018 Special City Council Meeting.

 Documents:

4.

FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.

5.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

Swear in Shelby Lawhon to the Personnel Board

6.

Council Bill 2018-059. (McClure)

A resolution recognizing Mayor Pro Tempore Jan Fisk on the occasion of receiving the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award.

Documents:

  1. 2018-059.PDF

7.

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

8.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Except Item No. 9, Which Was Tabled At The January 16, 2018 City Council Meeting To The June 4, 2018 City Council Meeting. Anticipated To Be Removed From The Table. However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Removed From The Table Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting, And Item No. 12, Which Was Amended At The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

9.

Council Bill 2018-008. (Ferguson). Tabled At The January 16, 2018 City Council Meeting To The June 4, 2018 City Council Meeting. Anticipated To Be Removed From The Table. However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Removed From The Table Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 432 to allow a Wireless Telecommunication Tower within a HC, Highway Commercial District generally located at 1452 North Lafontaine Avenue. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-008.PDF

10.

Amended Council Bill 2018-009. (McClure) Tabled At The February 12, 2018 City Council Meeting To The March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2.87 acres of property, generally located at 1850 South Blackman Road, from County district R-1, Suburban Residence, to O-1, Office District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 141; and adopting an updated ‘Official zoning map.’ (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By:  Christian Church Disciples of Christ; 1850 South Blackman Road; Z-38-2017 Conditional Overlay District No. 141.)

11.

Corrected Council Bill 2018-041. (Hosmer And Fisk) Tabled At The February 12, 2018 City Council Meeting To The March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III.- ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 2.- ‘Rules of Interpretation and Definitions,’ Section 36-321.- ‘Definitions’; and Division 4.- ‘District Regulations,’; and Division 5.- ‘Supplemental District Regulations’; Section 36-451.- ‘Home Occupations’; and adding a new Section 36-472; for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations regarding the operation of Short-Term Stay Rentals; and designating an effective date for said amendments.

12.

Amended Council Bill 2018-054. (McClure). Amended At The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting. Held Over For Public Comment On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A special ordinance amending he General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, by appropriating funds from the carryover fund balance and increasing expenses in the amount of $396,351; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2018-054AMENDED.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2018-055. (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Control Program, Group 4 Public Sewer Rehabilitation – Sewer Main Cleaning, Closed Circuit Televised Video and Cured-in-Place Pipe project; accepting the bid of Insituform Technologies USA, LLC, for the project; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for said project; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget of the Department of Environmental Services Clean Water Enterprise Fund in the amount of $8,700,000.

Documents:

  1. 2018-055.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2018-056. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept additional annual services funds from Greene County for the benefit of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to expand program services of Animal Control into areas of unincorporated Greene County; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, in the amount of $205,000 to appropriate said funds.

Documents:

  1. 2018-056.PDF

15.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

16.

Council Bill 2018-060 (Ollis)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, in an amount not to exceed $2 million, for the purpose of developing and implementing a coordinated community plan to end youth homelessness.

Documents:

  1. 2018-060.PDF

17.

Possible Addition To City Council Agenda; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

Council Bill 2018-070. (Prater)A resolution extending the existing administrative delay for the acceptance and processing of applications for rezoning and lot combinations in the Rountree Urban Conservation District for 180 days to allow additional time for the Consultant, Staff and residents of the Rountree Area to review, comment and present a report to Council on their findings and recommendations. (Planning and Development staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-070.PDF

18.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

19.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

20.

GRANTS.

21.

AMENDED BILLS.

22.

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

23.

Council Bill 2018-061. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 16 acres of property, generally located at 1001 East Chestnut Expressway, from a R-TH, Residential Townhouse District, LB, Limited Business District, CS, Commercial Services District and GM, General Manufacturing District to a GI, Government Institutional District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Community College District of Central Southwest Missouri; 1001 East Chestnut Expressway; Z-6-2018)

Documents:

  1. 2018-061.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2018-062. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 8.44 acres of property, generally located at 3811 South Weller Street, from Planned Development District No. 117, 4th and 5thAmendment, to Planned Development District No. 363. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Weller Development, LLC; 3811 South Weller Avenue; Planned Development 363)

Documents:

  1. 2018-062.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2018-063 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 4.74 acres of property, generally located at 1701 South Fort Avenue and 1401 West Elfindale Street, from Planned Development District No. 46, 2nd Amendment, to Planned Development District No. 364. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.) (By:< Vetter Senior Living; 1701 South Fort Avenue & 1401 West Elfindale Street; Planned Development 364)

Documents:

  1. 2018-063.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2018-064. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2.27 acres of property, generally located at 3411 South Kansas Avenue, from an R-SF, Residential Single Family District to an R-LD, Low-Density Multi-Family Residential District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 145. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: RED 81, LLC; 3411 South Kansas Avenue; Z-5-2018 w/COD #145)

Documents:

  1. 2018-064.PDF

27.

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

28.

Council Bill 2018-015. Substitute No. 1 (Ollis, Hosmer, And Schilling). Tabled At The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting To The March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 40, Article II, ‘Chapter 353 – Urban Redevelopment,’ by repealing Article II and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article II and Article III; amending Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article IV, ‘Boards, Commissions and Committees,’ Division 5, ‘Tax Abatement and Tax Increment Financing Advisory Commission,’ by repealing Division 5 and enacting a new Division in lieu thereof; for the purpose of adopting, and updating, various code provisions related to tax abatement administration and to adopt a Workable Program for the City.

Documents:

  1. 2018-015S1.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2018-015. (Schilling And Ollis) Tabled At The February 26, 2018 City Council Meeting To The March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 40, Article II, ‘Chapter 353 – Urban Redevelopment,’ by repealing Article II and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article II and Article III; amending Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article IV, ‘Boards, Commissions and Committees,’ Division 5, ‘Tax Abatement and Tax Increment Financing Advisory Commission,’ by repealing Division 5 and enacting a new Division in lieu thereof; for the purpose of adopting, and updating, various code provisions related to tax abatement administration and to adopt a Workable Program for the City.

Documents:

  1. 2018-015.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2018-065. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to hire, through a competitive process, a real estate agent to market surplus City property; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to sign real estate contracts submitted by the real estate agent hired under the authority of this Ordinance.

Documents:

  1. 2018-065.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2018-066. (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending General Ordinance 6376 for the purpose of authorizing the use of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development funds by the Springfield Affordable Housing Center and One Door to acquire and rehabilitate the Pepperdine Elementary School building.

Documents:

  1. 2018-066.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2018-067. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2‑92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinances,’ by adding one new job title of “Museum Facility Coordinator,” to be included in the Crafts, Trade and Labor (“CTL”) salary schedule as a CTL-8.

Documents:

  1. 2018-067.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2018-068. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the City of Nixa, Missouri, for the use of a consolidated Police Records Management System.

Documents:

  1. 2018-068.PDF

34.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Tim Havens wishes to address City Council.

35.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointment to the Board of Equalization: Mary Cullers, with a term to expire April 1, 2021.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee: Ryan Kelly to fill the unexpired term of Jason Krebs. Mr. Kelly’s term will expire May 1, 2019.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee: David Troyer to fill the unexpired term of Jennifer Nelson-Colwell. Mr. Troyer’s term will expire May 1, 2021

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Landmarks Board: Matthew Cadle, with a term to expire November 1, 2018.

The City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Building Trades Examination and Certification Board: Lonney Smith to fill the unexpired term of Richard Glenn. His term will expire October 1, 2019.

36.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

37.

MISCELLANEOUS.

38.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3

39.

Council Bill 2018-069. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager to accept a donation of $10,304 from Carden International Circus Corporation, through its President and CEO, George Carden, and to do all things necessary to transfer all of said donation to Community Partnership of the Ozarks, Inc., for use by the ‘Crime Stoppers’ program, which provides support for the Springfield Police Department and the Springfield Fire Department in the furtherance of public safety in the City; and amending the budget for the Springfield Police Department for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 in the amount of $10,304.

Documents:

  1. 2018-069.PDF

40.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

41.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

42.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

43.

ADJOURN.