City Council Meeting – May 20, 2019

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
May 20, 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 6, 2019 City Council Meeting.

Documents:

  1. 05-06-2019.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.

Council Bill 2019-118. (City Council)

A resolution recognizing the life of Springfield legend Ralph K. Manley, and his many contributions throughout his 95 years.

Documents:

  1. 2019-118.PDF

6.

Council Bill 2019-127. (City Council)

A resolution affirming City Council’s commitment to an inclusive culture that can only be achieved in an environment that fosters mutual respect of all people, thereby creating a stronger community.

Documents:

  1. 2019-127.PDF

7.

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

8.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Except Item No. 11. A Request Has Been Made By The Sponsor To Table Council Bill 2019-111 Since She Will Not Be At The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Tabled Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting. For Item No. 12, Council Bill 2019-078. Substitute No. 1 Was Amended At The May 6, 2019 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Held Over On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On. Item Nos. 13 And 14 Were Tabled To The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting.

9.

Council Bill 2019-109. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation, by rezoning 2.39 acres of property, generally located at 3250 East Sunshine Street, from Planned Development No. 9 to GR, General Retail District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 172; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Sunshine RE Holdings, LLC; 3250 East Sunshine Street; Z-11-2019 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 172.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-109.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2019-110. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 8 acres of property generally located at 2745 South Maple Leaf Lane and the 2700 Block of South Maple Leaf Lane from GR, General Retail to HC, Highway Commercial. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: A&A West JSW LLC, Cornelius Datema; 2745 South Maple Leaf Lane and the 2700 Block of South Maple Leaf Lane (private street); Z-8-2019.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-110.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2019-111. (Ferguson) Requested To Be Tabled By The Sponsor Since She Will Not Be At The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Tabled Will Be Made By City Council At The 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

12.

Amended Council Bill 2019-078. Substitute No. 1. (Ollis And Schilling) Amended At The May 6, 2019 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Held Over On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Divisions 1 through 5, Sections 36-303, 36-321, 36-363, 36-421, 36-422, 36-423, 36-424, 36-425, 36-430, 36-431, 36-432, 36-433, 36-434, and creating a new section 36-474; for the purpose of allowing the sale of Medical Marijuana as required by Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-078S1AMENDED.PDF

13.

Second Amended Council Bill 2019-078. (Schilling) Tabled To The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Divisions 1 through 5, Sections 36-303, 36-321, 36-363, 36-421, 36-422, 36-423, 36-424, 36-425, 36-430, 36-431, 36-432, 36-433, 36-434, and creating a new section 36-474; for the purpose of allowing the sale of Medical Marijuana as required by Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-078AMEND2.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2019-086. (Schilling) Tabled To The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance adopting a new Fee and amending the Fee Schedule for certain City services as provided in the Springfield City Code, by establishing a fee for a Medical Marijuana Zoning Certificate. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-086.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2019-097. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the Springfield Police Department for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 by appropriating $1,100,000 in sales and use tax revenue received during the current Fiscal Year, for the purpose of funding the housing of City prisoners pursuant to an agreement with Vernon County, Missouri.

Documents:

  1. 2019-097.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2019-112. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to refund $1,000 in earnest money to Reed Enterprises, LLC; and repealing Special Ordinance 27114.

Documents:

  1. 2019-112.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2019-113. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Surface Transportation Program-Urban Program Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, in the amount of $332,000.00, for the purpose of partially reimbursing the base salaries of up to six City employees who operate and manage the Transportation Management Center.

Documents:

  1. 2019-113.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2019-114. (Lear)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $50,800,000, to appropriate the estimated proceeds of the first five years of the 1/4-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax; and authorizing the City Manager to exercise any necessary powers to complete capital projects funded by the 1/4-Cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax for the purpose of funding and completing those projects funded herein.

Documents:

  1. 2019-114.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2019-115. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the total amount of $1,045,803 for the purpose of sharing the costs of improvements to the US 160 and MO 744 intersection.

Documents:

  1. 2019-115.PDF

20.

Council Bill 2019-116. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a license agreement with Environmental Works, Inc., for the purpose of installing and maintaining three monitoring wells on public right-of-way to monitor groundwater conditions.

Documents:

  1. 2019-116.PDF

21.

RESOLUTIONS.

22.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

23.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

24.

GRANTS.

25.

AMENDED BILLS.

26.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On. Based On Notice Requirements, The Public Hearing For Council Bill 2019-119 Will Take Place At The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting And Will Be Continued Until The June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting.

27.

Council Bill 2019-119. (Ferguson) Based On Notice Requirements, The Public Hearing On This Bill Will Take Place At The May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting And Will Be Continued Until The June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting.

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

28.

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

29.

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

30.

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

31.

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

32.

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

33.

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

34.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Ms. Pam Bray wishes to address City Council.

35.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointments to the Personnel Board: Perry Epperly, Michael Ramos, and Brent Sweet with terms to expire March 1, 2022. 

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.

36.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

37.

MISCELLANEOUS.

38.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST 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.

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

41.

Council Bill 2019-126. (Hosmer)

A resolution granting a new liquor license to sell retail liquor by the drink, including Sunday sales, to Studio Bar and Ultra Lounge LLC, d/b/a Luna Bar and Terra Lounge, for their location at 300 Park Central East, such license to include a patio measuring 25 feet by 25 feet and located on the northwest side of the building.

Documents:

  1. 2019-126.PDF

42.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

43.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

44.

ADJOURN.