City Council Meeting – May 6, 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

May 6, 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. April 22, 2019 City Council Meeting And April 30, 2019 Special City Council Meeting

Documents:

  1. 04-22-2019.PDF
  2. 04-30-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL 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.

5.

Council Bill 2019-107. (City Council)

A resolution recognizing the 2018-2019 Drury University Lady Panthers basketball team, under the guidance and leadership of Head Coach Molly Miller, Assistant Coaches Emily Ragsdale and Buck Scheel, and Graduate Assistant Coach Rachel Swartz, upon advancing to the NCAA 2019 Division II Women’s Basketball Final Four.

Documents:

  1. 2019-107.PDF

6.

Council Bill 2019-108. (City Council)

A resolution recognizing the 2018-2019 Missouri State University Lady Bears basketball team, under the guidance and leadership of Head Coach Kellie Harper, Assistant Coaches Jon Harper, Jessica Jackson, and Jackie Stiles, and Director of Operations Ashley Houts, upon advancing to the NCAA 2019 Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament Sweet Sixteen.

Documents:

  1. 2019-108.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. Amended Council Bill 2019-078 Was Amended At The April 22, 2019 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing On Amendment Only Being Held Over To The May 6, 2019 City Council Meeting. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-078. Substitute No. 1 Is Being Added As A Possible Addition To The Agenda; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting. Council Bill 2019-086 Was Tabled At The April 22, 2019 City Council Meeting Until The May 6, 2019 City Council Meeting. Council Bill 2019-102 Was Amended At The April 22, 2019 City Council Meeting.

9.

Second Amended Council Bill 2019-078. (Schilling) Was Amended At The April 22, 2019 Council Meeting. Public Hearing On Amendment Only Being Held Over. 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. 2019-078AMEND2.PDF

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.

Council Bill 2019-078. Substitute No. 1.  (Ollis and Schilling)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield, Missouri, City Code, known as the ‘Land 2 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. 2019-078SUB.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2019-086. (Schilling) Tabled At The April 22, 2019 City Council Meeting Until The May 6, 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

12.

Council Bill 2019-096. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the International Association of Fire Chiefs and the City of Springfield for the purpose of the Fire Department serving as a host agency for the International Association of Fire Chiefs International Fellowship Program.

Documents:

  1. 2019-096.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2019-098. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Greene County to share in the costs related to the Accurint Crime Analysis software.

Documents:

  1. 2019-098.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2019-099. (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,’ and Section 74-404, ‘Permitting growth of weeds over 12 inches in height,’ 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. 2019-099.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2019-100. (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to execute a Preliminary Funding Agreement between the City of Springfield, Missouri, and RW Development, LLC; and amending the budget of the Department of Planning and Development for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, in the amount of $100,000, for the purpose of funding the preparation and review of certain documents related to utilizing public funding mechanisms.

Documents:

  1. 2019-100.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2019-101. (Schilling)

A general ordinance authorizing the termination of the Downtown Springfield Special Business District and authorizing staff to complete the necessary steps to finalize termination of said District. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-101.PDF

17.

Amended Council Bill 2019-102. (Fisk) Amended At The April 22, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ for the purpose of adding seven new job titles and deleting three job titles from the Professional, Administrative and Technical Salary Schedule.

Documents:

  1. 2019-102AMEND.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2019-103. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Administration, Article VI, Finances, Division 4, Police Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System, by amending Section 2-455, ‘Amount of employee contributions; deductions from salary,’ by revising provisions regarding Police participants’ Additional Funding Contribution and Additional Three-Tenths Percent Multiplier and by amending Section 2-456, ‘Return of participant contributions upon leaving service or death’ by revising provisions regarding the return of contributions to certain Police participants.

Documents:

  1. 2019-103.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2019-104. (Schilling, Hosmer, Ollis, And Simpson)

A general ordinance adopting Springfield City Code Chapter 70, ‘Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations,’ Article XVIII, ‘Short-Term Loan Establishments,’ to establish regulations for short-term loan establishments, including a permit requirement and registration fee.

Documents:

  1. 2019-104.PDF

20.

Council Bill 2019-104. Substitute No. 1. (McClure)

A general ordinance adopting Springfield City Code Chapter 70, ‘Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations,’ Article XVIII, ‘Short-Term Loan Establishments,’ to establish regulations for short-term loan establishments.

Documents:

  1. 2019-104S1.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.

27.

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

28.

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

29.

Council Bill 2019-111. (Ferguson)

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

30.

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

31.

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

32.

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

33.

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

34.

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

35.

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

36.

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

37.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

38.

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.39.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

40.

MISCELLANEOUS.

41.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

42.

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

43.

Council Bill 2019-117. (Simpson)

A resolution confirming the appointment of Robert Lowe, Jr., to the Southern Hills Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2019-117.PDF

44.

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

45.

Council Bill 2019-105. (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept the donation of a LiveScan Station, valued at $18,125.00, from the Missouri Police Chiefs Charitable Foundation.

Documents:

  1. 2019-105.PDF

46.

Council Bill 2019-106. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the conveyance of real property generally located at 3044 East Gasconade Street, to the heirs of Velmar M. Hill; and authorizing the issuance of a quit claim deed for same.

Documents:

  1. 2019-106.PDF

47.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

48.

ADJOURN.