City Council Meeting – October 2, 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 Richard Ollis, General D

 

Council Meeting Agenda
October 2, 2017 6:30 p.m.

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1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. September 18, 2017 City Council Meeting.

Documents:

  1. 09-18-2017.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, Except Item Number 9 And Item Number 10. See Items For Exception. May Be Voted On.

7.
Council Bill 2017-228. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into individual intergovernmental agreements with City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, Christian and Greene counties in Missouri, the cities of Nixa, Ozark and Republic, Missouri, and the Ozarks Transportation Organization to contract for services with Pictometry International Corporation, for the cooperative purchase of oblique imagery and aerial photography services to be used with each entity’s Geographic Information System and amending the budget for the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 in the amount of $268,195.50.

Documents:

  1. 2017-228.PDF

8.

Amended Council Bill 2017-235. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article VII, ‘Special Events,’ Division 1, ‘Generally,’ Section 2-504, ‘Application,’ by repealing Section 2-504 and enacting a new section 2-504 in lieu thereof.

Documents:

  1. 2017-235AMENDED.PDF

9.
Amended Council Bill 2017-230. (Hosmer, Fisk And Fishel) Citizens Who Did Not Speak On September 18, 2017 May Speak To Amendment Only.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 18, ‘Animals,’ Article II, ‘Dogs, Cats and Ferrets,’ Division 3, ‘Prohibition of Pit Bull Dogs,’ by amending Section 18-98, ‘Additional Regulations,’ through the addition of language to said section establishing a future ban upon the possession of new pit bull dogs within the City limits; and by the addition of a new Section 18-99, ‘Enforcement,’ establishing a minimum fine for violations of the pit bull dog provisions, and designating an effective date for said amendments.

Documents:

  1. 2017-230AMENDED.PDF

10.

Amended Council Bill 2017-231. (Hosmer, Fisk, Fulnecky, And Fishel) Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only.

A resolution approving an additional term for agreements pursuant to which pit bull dogs may be rescued from the City Animal Shelter and put up for adoption. (Plans and Policies Committee recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-231AMENDED.PDF

11.

RESOLUTIONS.
12.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

13.
PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

14.

GRANTS.

15.

AMENDED BILLS.

16.

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

17.
Council Bill 2017-236. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.91 acres of property, generally located at 806, 810, and 816 South Kimbrough Avenue and 614 and 616 East Madison Street from R-HD, High-Density Multi-Family Residential District and UN, University Combining District to Planned Development District No. 359 (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval). (By:  Magers Properties III, LLC; 806, 810 & 816 South Kimbrough Avenue and 614 & 616 East Madison Street)

Documents:

  1. 2017-236.PDF

18.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

19.
Council Bill 2017-237. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article IV, ‘Boards, Commissions and Committees,’ by adding thereto a new Division relating to the Citizens’ Tax Oversight Committee.”

Documents:

  1. 2017-237.PDF

20.
Council Bill 2017-238. (Fulnecky)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 98, ‘Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,’ Article II, ‘Excavations,’ by amending language to clarify the permitting process for excavations in the City right-of-way.

Documents:

  1. 2017-238.PDF

21.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

22.
NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Traffic Advisory Board:  Matthew Bumgarner and Ronald Romesburg with terms to expire April 1, 2019.

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.
23.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

 24.

MISCELLANEOUS.

25.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3

26.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

27.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

 28.

Council Bill 2017-232. (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a developer’s agreement with Hickory Land Company, LLC, for recovery of proportional square foot costs of the construction of a trunk sewer to serve a portion of Hickory Hills Phase 2 subdivision and a sewer basin in the Pierson Creek drainage area; and to establish a per square foot connection fee to reimburse the developer for proportional costs of construction of the trunk sewer.

Documents:

  1. 2017-232.PDF

29.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS

Confirm the following reappointments to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Pamela Hernandez and Heather Hardinger, with terms to expire October 1, 2020.

Confirm the following appointment to the Public Housing Authority: Camille Johnson (Reid), with a term to expire April 11, 2020.

Confirm the following appointment to the Traffic Advisory Board: Len Eagleburger, with a term to expire April 1, 2019.

 30.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

 31.

ADJOURN.

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