City Council Meeting – November 4, 2019

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 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
November 4, 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. October 21, 20919 City Council Meeting And October 29, 2019 Special City Council Meeting.

Documents:

  1. 10-21-19.PDF
  2. 10-29-19 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.

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

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-219 Was Tabled At The October 7, 2019 City Council Meeting.

7.

Council Bill 2019-219. (McGull) Tabled At The October 7, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A special ordinance declaring the necessity of condemning construction and permanent easements over, under, and through the following properties generally located near 340 South Patterson Avenue and west of East Horning Street, south of Elmwood Avenue in the City of Springfield, Missouri; and 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 Beechwood Heights Storm Water Project-Phase I: East Walnut Street Project #2015PW0091WTE funded through the ¼-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

Documents:

  1. 2019-219.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2019-239. (Schilling)

A special ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan submitted by the STL 505 Redevelopment Corporation for the redevelopment of an area generally located at 501 through 517 East Saint Louis Street; declaring the area in such plan to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing certain tax abatement within the plan area; and authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with the Redevelopment Corporation relating to the implementation of the Redevelopment Plan. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-239.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2019-240. (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with Traffic Technology Services, Inc., for the purpose of sharing the City’s real time traffic management data to provide traffic signal information to vehicle manufacturers for ”Connected Vehicle” applications.

Documents:

  1. 2019-240.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2019-242. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the Springfield Police Department to participate in the Career Criminal Task Force; and amending the budget of the Police Department for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $74,596.00.

Documents:

  1. 2019-242.PDF

11.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

12.

Council Bill 2019-243. (McClure)

A resolution adopting the City of Springfield’s Legislative Priorities for 2020.

Documents:

  1. 2019-243.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2019-244. (McClure)

A resolution authorizing Councilman Richard Ollis to participate in a mobility study tour hosted by LaneShift, LLC, in New York City from March 10, 2020, through March 13, 2020.

Documents:

  1. 2019-244.PDF

14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS.

17.

AMENDED BILLS.

18.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

19.

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

20.

Council Bill 2019-245. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant funds from the Springfield Police Foundation totaling $75,628.86, to fund the purchase of Photogrammetry/Mapping Software for the Traffic Section Drone, Rifle Rated Ballistic Shields, a K9 Camera System, a Long-Range Acoustic Device, and Major Crime Investigator Camera Packages; and amending the budget for the Police Department for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $75,628.86.

Documents:

  1. 2019-245.PDF

21.

Council Bill 2019-246. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant in the amount of $10,000.00, from Community Partnership of the Ozarks for reimbursement of expenses incurred by the Springfield Police Department for participating in the Mental Health First Aid Program and amending the budget for the Police Department for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $10,000.00.

Documents:

  1. 2019-246.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2019-247. (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with BKD, LLP, for the purpose of providing internal audit services for one year at a cost of $77,586, with the option of up to four additional one-year terms.

Documents:

  1. 2019-247.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2019-248. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Article I. – ‘Administration and Enforcement of Codes’ of Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-248.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2019-249. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending the City of Springfield Land Development Code, Article IV, ‘Building Trades, Appeals, and Licensing,’ to clarify existing language, delete unnecessary language, and amend certain language by repealing Article IV in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article IV, ‘Building Trades Examination and Certification Board.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-249.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2019-250. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Land Development Code, by repealing Article V, ‘Building Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article V, ‘Building Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-250.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2019-251. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article VI, ‘Electrical Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article VI, ‘Electrical Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-251.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2019-252. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting a new Article VII, ‘International Property Maintenance Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-252.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2019-253. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article VIII, ‘Plumbing Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article VIII, ‘Plumbing Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-253.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2019-254. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article IX, ‘Mechanical Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article IX, ‘Mechanical Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-254.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2019-255. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article XIV, ‘Fuel Gas Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XIV, ‘Fuel Gas Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-255.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2019-256. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code,’ by repealing Article XV, ‘Private Sewage Disposal Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XV, ‘Private Sewage Disposal Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-256.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2019-257. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Land Development Code, by repealing Article XVI, ‘Existing Building Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XVI, ‘Existing Building Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-257.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2019-258. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance adopting the 2018 Swimming Pool and Spa Code as Article XVIII of Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Land Development Code.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-258.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2019-259. (Ollis, Lear, Hosmer, And McGull)

A general ordinance adopting the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code as Article XIX of Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Land Development Code; declaring the intent of the currently constituted City Council to adopt the 2018 or 2021 International Energy Conservation Code to take effect on January 1, 2023; and instructing City staff to solicit input from stakeholders about whether minor amendments to the 2018 or 2021 Code should be adopted prior to such Code’s adoption and to present a report regarding the input and staff’s recommendations to City Council. (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-259.PDF

35.

Council Bill 2019-260. (Ollis, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 36, Article XIII of the Springfield City Code, known as the Land Development Code, by repealing Article XIII, ‘Residential Building Code,’ in its entirety, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article XIII, ‘Residential Building Code,’ amending Chapter 36, Article XIII, Section 36-1302, ‘Deletions, modifications, amendments, and additions, Section N1102 (R402) ‘Building Thermal Envelope,’ by repealing said section in its entirety and enacting in lieu thereof a new Section N1102 to take effect on July 1, 2021; declaring the intent of the currently constituted City Council to adopt the 2018 or 2021 International Residential Building Code to become effective on January 1, 2022; and instructing City staff to solicit input from stakeholders about whether minor amendments to the 2018 or 2021 Code should be adopted prior to such Code’s adoption and to present a report regarding the input and staff’s recommendations to City Council. (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-260.PDF

36.

Council Bill 2019-261. (Ollis, Lear, Hosmer, And McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City of Springfield, Missouri, to join the commercial component of the Show Me Property Assessment Clean Energy District created pursuant to Missouri Revised Statutes Sections 67.2800 to 67.2835, known as the “Property Assessment Clean Energy Act;” stating the City’s intent to participate in the commercial component of the “Property Assessed Clean Energy”  Program as a member of such District; requesting appointment to the District’s Advisory Board; disclaiming any need for appropriation; and directing the City Clerk to send a certified copy of this Ordinance to the Board of Directors of the District. (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-261.PDF

37.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

38.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Mayor’s Commission for Children: Monica Horton with term to expire November 29, 2022.

The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: Kate Burns with term to expire December 1, 2020; Susan Turner and Will Branch with terms to expire December 1, 2021; and Aaron Scott with term to expire December 1, 2022.

The Mayor recommends the following reappointment to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: Nick Baker with term to expire December 1, 2022.39.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

40.

MISCELLANEOUS.

41.

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

42.

Council Bill 2019-262. (Schilling)

A special ordinance relinquishing certain sanitary sewer easements located at 3145 and 3155 South Campbell Avenue for the purpose of accommodating new development at said locations.

Documents:

  1. 2019-262.PDF

43.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

44.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

45.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

46.

ADJOURN.