City Council Meeting – May 1, 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 Vacant, General D

Council Meeting Agenda
May 1, 2017 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. April 17, 2017 And April 26, 2017 Special City Council Meeting (Electronic)

Documents:

  1. 4-17-2017.PDF

  2. 4-26-2017 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL ELECTRONIC 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.

Swear in Phillip Pulliam to the Personnel Board.

Swear in Kaitlyn McConnell to the Landmarks Board.

Swear in Delilah Jackson to the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development.

Swear in Paul Lewis to the Landmarks Board.

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.

7.

Council Bill 2017-094. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2‑92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Salary Ordinance, relating to the salary rate and pay grade for certain job titles within the Golf Division and the Special Facilities Division of the Springfield-Greene County Parks Department, as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) salary schedules, by reclassifying the position of Golf Course Supervisor (PAT 7) and Golf Course Superintendent (PAT 6), which will result in the addition of two new job titles, Golf Course Supervisor (PAT 8) and Golf Course Superintendent (PAT 7), and the deletion of two job titles, Golf Course Supervisor (PAT 7) and Golf Course Superintendent (PAT 6); and by also adding one new job title, Livestock Herdsman (PAT 5).

Documents:

  1. 2017-094.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2017-095. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost share agreement with Hickory Valley, LLC for the purpose of upsizing sewer infrastructure in Hickory Valley Phase I and Phase II; and utilizing $62,956.10 of funds from the FY 2016-2017 Clean Water Services Fund. (Environmental Services staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-095.PDF

9.

RESOLUTIONS.

10.

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

A resolution naming the Public Works and Environmental Services Operations Complex the Phil Broyles Public Works and Environmental Services Compound to honor the career and service of Phil Broyles, former Director of the City of Springfield’s Public Works Department.

Documents:

  1. 2017-120.PDF

11.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

12.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

13.

GRANTS.

14.

AMENDED BILLS.

15.

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

16.

Council Bill 2017-097. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 430 to allow a self-service storage facility within a GR, General Retail District generally located at 3048 South Kauffman Road.

Documents:

  1. 2017-097.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2017-098. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 53 acres of property, generally located at 2885 West Battlefield Road from Planned Development No. 189, 2nd Amendment, to GI, Government and Institutional Use District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 126; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By Burrell, Inc.; 2885 West Battlefield Road; Z-12-2017; Conditional Overlay District No. 126)

Documents:

  1. 2017-098.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2017-099. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 4.10 acres of property, generally located at 5251 South Main Avenue from Planned Development No. 271 Amended to Planned Development District No. 357; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-099.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2017-100. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.18 acres of property, generally located at 1743 South Oak Grove Avenue from R-SF, Residential Single-Family District, to GR, General Retail District, subject to certain conditions; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By Barrett Fisk Investments, LLC; 1743 South Oak Grove Avenue; Z-14-2017)

Documents:

  1. 2017-100.PDF

20.

Council Bill 2017-101. (Schilling) Per The Applicant’s Request, Council Will Remand This Item To The Planning And Zoning Commission.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 7.23 acres of property, generally located at 4349 and 4413 South Kansas Avenue from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District and Greene County R-1, Suburban Residence District, to R-MD, Medium-Density Multi-Family Residential District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 125; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff recommended approval and Planning and Zoning Commission recommended denial) (By Jeffrey Young and Glossip Family Trust; 4349 South Kansas Avenue; Z-10-2017 with Conditional Overlay No. 125)

Documents:

  1. 2017-101.PDF

21.

Council Bill 2017-102. (Schilling) Per The Applicant’s Request, Council Will Remand This Item To The Planning And Zoning Commission

A special ordinance amending authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 428 to allow a nursing and retirement home within an R-MD, Medium-density Multi-Family Residential District generally located at 4349 and 4413 South Kansas Avenue. (Staff recommended approval and Planning and Zoning Commission recommended denial) (By Jeffrey Young and Glossip Family Trust; 4349 South Kansas Avenue; Z-10-2017 with Conditional Overlay No. 125)

Documents:

  1. 2017-102.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2017-103 (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, titled ‘Land Development Code of the City of Springfield,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 6, ‘Design and Development Standards,’ Section 36-480, ‘Screening and fencing,’ Subsection (2). (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-103.PDF

23.

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

24.

Council Bill 2017-104 (Ferguson)

A special ordinance declaring the necessity of condemning right(s)-of-way over, under, and through the properties located at 3836 West San Fernando Drive, 2521 North Rural Avenue, 3775 West Kearney Street, and 3757 West Kearney Street; to proceed with constructing, maintaining and operating Sanitary Sewer District 78 of Section 18 (Eldon Avenue, Rural Avenue, San Fernando Drive and Moore Street) Project #2007PW5933S; and to do all things necessary to carry out the acquisition of the necessary right(s)-of-way for said sewer Project.

Documents:

  1. 2017-104.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2017-105. (Fisk)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 10, ‘Alcoholic Beverages,’ Article I, ‘In General,’ by amending language in Section 10-1.B, ‘Definitions relating to article I’, and Section 10-3.A, ‘Presence of minors on premises’ and by repealing Section 10.7.1, ‘Underage patron permit.

Documents:

  1. 2017-105.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2017-106. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, by appropriating a portion of Fiscal Year 2015-2016 carryover funds and making a budget adjustment in the amount of $300,000, for expenses incurred in connection with housing and or transportation of municipal prisoners.

Documents:

  1. 2017-106.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2017-107. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery by the City of Springfield, Missouri, of Special Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2017C (Stormwater Improvements Project), in a principal amount not to exceed $3,140,000 for the purpose of providing funds to refund the Refunded Bonds (as defined below); authorizing and approving certain documents in connection with the issuance of the Bonds; authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2017-107.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2017-108. (Fishel)

A special ordinance authorizing and directing the issuance, sale and delivery by the City of Springfield, Missouri, of Special Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2017A (Non-AMT) and Series 2017B (AMT), in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $66,300,000 for the purpose of providing funds to refund the Series 2006A Refunded Bonds (Springfield-Branson National Airport Terminal Project) and the Series 2006B Refunded Bonds (as defined below); authorizing and approving certain documents in connection with the issuance of the Bonds; authorizing certain other documents and actions in connection therewith; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2017-108.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2017-109. (Ferguson).

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2‑92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ relating to the salary rate and pay grade for certain job titles within the Human Resources Department and the Planning and Development Department, as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (“PAT”) salary schedules, by reclassifying the position of Senior Human Resources Coordinator (PAT 11), which will result in the addition of one new job title, Assistant Director of Human Resources (PAT 12); and by adding two new job titles, Human Resources Associate (PAT 6) and Assistant Director of Planning and Development (PAT 14U).

Documents:

  1. 2017-109.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2017-110. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2‑92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Salary Ordinance, relating to the salary rate and pay grade for one job title within the Springfield Fire Department, as contained in the Fire Protection Schedule (“FPS”), by reclassifying the position of Assistant Fire Chief (FPS 13), which will result in the addition of one new job title, Assistant Fire Chief (FPS 14), and the deletion of one job title, Assistant Fire Chief (FPS 13); and by updating certain salary grades contained in the Fire Protection Schedule (FPS) (or FPS Salary Grades 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16), with the across-the-board increases previously approved by City Council in General Ordinance Numbers 6003, 6186, 6204, and 6288.

Documents:

  1. 2017-110.PDF

31.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Greg Thomas wishes to address City Council.

32.

NEW BUSINESS.

33.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

34.

MISCELLANEOUS.

35.

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

36.

Council Bill 2017-111. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for, accept, and implement a grant from the Greene County Senior Citizen’s Service Fund Board for the purpose of providing funding for a part-time Pandemic Health Planner to provide health preparedness, fall prevention, medication disposal education, promotion of senior vaccinations, and public health outreach programs for the senior population of Greene County; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $30,776.00.

Documents:

  1. 2017-111.PDF

37.

Council Bill 2017-112 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Berkeley Place Subdivision, generally located at 815 West Broadmoor 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 the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).

Documents:

  1. 2017-112.PDF

38.

Council Bill 2017-113. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the General Manager of City Utilities, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with Commerce Bank for Commerce Bank to provide safekeeping services to City Utilities. (Board of Public Utilities recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2017-113.PDF

39.

Council Bill 2017-114. (Fishel)

A special ordinance authorizing the General Manager of City Utilities, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with Bank of America, N.A., for Bank of America, N.A., to provide depository services to City Utilities. (Board of Public Utilities recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2017-114.PDF

40.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

41.

Council Bill 2017-115. (Hosmer)

A resolution affirming the City Council’s commitment to and support of the Springfield Art Museum and its mission to enhance our community through education and to document the cultural heritage of the people of southwest Missouri, through the collection, preservation and exhibition of art objects.

Documents:

  1. 2017-115.PDF

42.

Council Bill 2017-116. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept an additional tactical vest and helmet as part of a State Homeland Security Grant previously accepted by City Council in Special Ordinance No. 26549 to sustain the current capabilities of response to explosive-device incidents for Springfield Fire Department’s Bomb Squad; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2017-116.PDF

43.

Council Bill 2017-117. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept supplies to maintain current HAZMAT equipment valued at $4,521.00 for the Springfield Fire Department from a State Homeland Security Grant Program grant; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2017-117.PDF

44.

Council Bill 2017-118. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant funds in the amount of $2,796.00 for travel costs and tuition fees for training on the sustainment of HAZMAT monitoring equipment from a State Homeland Security Grant Program grant; amending the budget of the Springfield Fire Department for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 in the amount of $2,796.00; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2017-118.PDF

45.

Council Bill 2017-119. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept hand tools for structural collapse response valued at $4,120.52 for the Springfield Fire Department from a State Homeland Security Grant Program grant; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2017-119.PDF

46.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

47.

CONFIRMATION – MUNICIPAL COURT CHIEF JUDGE

Confirm the following reappointment of the Municipal Court Chief Judge:  Todd M. Thornhill with a term to expire April 26, 2021.

48.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

49.

ADJOURN.

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