City Council Meeting – March 26, 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
Matthew Simpson, Zone 4 Richard Ollis, General D

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting And The March 13, 2018 Special City Council Meeting.

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.

Council Bill 2018-071. (McClure)

A resolution recognizing the Springfield-Greene County Park Board for its exceptional services, facilities, and programs throughout its 105-year history, and its resultant induction into Missouri’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Documents:

  1. 2018-071.PDF

6.

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

7.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Except Item No. 8, Which Was Amended At The March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting. Citizens May Speak To The Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

8.

Amended Council Bill 2018-015. Substitute No. 1 (Ollis, Hosmer, And Schilling). Amended At The March 12, 2018 City Council Meeting. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

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.

9.

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

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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

17.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

18.

Council Bill 2018-072. (Ollis)

A resolution granting a new liquor license to sell retail liquor by the drink, including Sunday sales, to The Coffee Ethic d/b/a Coffee Ethic, located at 124 Park Central Square, Springfield, Missouri, such license to include a patio area measuring 20 feet by 15 feet on the North side of the building.

Documents:

  1. 2018-072.PDF

19.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

20.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

21.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

22.

Council Bill 2018-073. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept supplies for the sustainment of current HAZMAT equipment valued at $73,540.00, from a State Homeland Security Grant Program grant.

Documents:

  1. 2018-073.PDF

23.

AMENDED BILLS.

24.

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

25.

Council Bill 2018-074. (Simpson)

A special ordinance Approving a petition to establish the Southern Hills Community Improvement District; authorizing the City Manager, on behalf of the City, to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City of Springfield and the Southern Hills Community Improvement District; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the Greene County Clerk of the creation of said District. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-074.PDF

26.

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

27.

Council Bill 2018-075. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 96 of the City Code for the purposes of removing antiquated language, and resolving duplications and inconsistencies between the “Flood Control and Water Quality Protection Manual” adopted on December 11, 2017, and Chapter 96.

Documents:

  1. 2018-075.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2018-076. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the City Code, Article II, ‘Subdivision Regulations,’ Divisions 4, ‘Requirements for Improvements, Reservation and Design,’ by adding thereto a new section 36-253; and amending Chapter 36, Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Divisions 5, ‘Supplemental District Regulations,’ by adding thereto a new section 36-472, for the purpose of providing additional flexibility for complying with the City’s stream buffer and water quality standards.

Documents:

  1. 2018-076.PDF

29.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Ms. Cindy Dennis wishes to address City Council.

30.

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.

31.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

32.

MISCELLANEOUS.

33.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3

34.

Council Bill 2018-077. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Interlocal Agreements with Greene County and the City of Nixa for the purpose of establishing terms, conditions and responsibilities related to the Department of Justice, 2017 National Crime Statistics Exchange Implementation Award.

Documents:

  1. 2018-077.PDF

35.

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

36.

Council Bill 2018-078. (McClure)

A resolution approving the reappointment of Sarah Kerner and Bill Weaver to the College Station Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-078.PDF

37.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

38.

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

39.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS

Confirm the following reappointment to the Board of Equalization: Mary Cullers, with a term to expire April 1, 2021.

Confirm 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.

Confirm 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, 2018.

Confirm the following appointment to the Landmarks Board: Matthew Cadle, with a term to expire November 1, 2018.

Confirm 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.

40.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

41.

ADJOURN.