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||Vacant, General C|
|Matthew Simpson, Zone 4||Richard Ollis, General D|
Council Meeting Agenda
October 22, 2018 6:30 p.m.
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES. September 24, 2018 And October 8, 2018 City Council Meetings And October 2, 2018 And October 16, 2018 Special City Council Meetings.
FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.
CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.
SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Except Item No. 7. Amended Council Bill 2018-196 Was Tabled At The October 8, 2018 Meeting. Public Hearing Is Being Continued On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.
Amended Council Bill 2018-196. (Simpson) Was Tabled At The October 8, 2018 Meeting. Public Hearing Is Being Continued On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.
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 2700 East Battlefield Road, from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 151. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Briarcliffe Investments, LLC and John Gentry; 2700 East Battlefield Road; Z-15-2018 w/COD #151.)
Council Bill 2018-240. (Schilling)
A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing approximately one acre of property into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 4244 South Farm Road 137 (Scenic Avenue), and generally referenced as Annexation A-3-18; and amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 46, Section 46-1, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones,’ by adding this property to the ward and precinct assigned by the County Clerk. (By: Kenneth Medley; 4244 S. Farm Road 137 (Scenic Ave.); Annexation A-3-18.)
Council Bill 2018-241. (Schilling)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately one acre of property, generally located at 4244 South Farm Road 137 (Scenic Avenue), from County R-1, Single-Family Residential District, to O-1, Office District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 156. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Kenneth Medley; 4244 S. Farm Road 137 (Scenic Ave.); Z-21-2018 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 156.)
Council Bill 2018-242. (Schilling)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately eighteen acres of property, generally located at 4635 South Campbell Avenue, from O-1, Office District, to GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 157. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Springfield-Greene County Library District; 4653 S. Campbell Avenue; Z-22-2018 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 157.)
Council Bill 2018-243. (Ferguson)
A special ordinance amending the budget of the City of Springfield Planning and Development Department for Fiscal Year 2018‒2019 in the amount of $520,000.00 for the purpose of approving expenditures from the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund for certain public improvement projects within the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing District. (Staff recommends approval.)
Council Bill 2018-244. (Ferguson)
A special ordinance approving the Blaine Street Façade Loan Program Rules and Regulations.
Council Bill 2018-245. (Hosmer, Fisk, Prater, And Schilling)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article VII, ‘Special Events,’ Division 1, ‘Generally,’ Section 2-504, ‘Application,’ by adding an exception to insurance requirements for certain special events that do not involve closure of more than one City street or alley, or more than two City blocks; and clarifying that hold harmless agreements and insurance provided for special events shall not be deemed inadequate solely because the applicant is a voluntary association. (Recommended by the Plans and Policies Committee.)
RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On. Item No. 18 Is A Possible Addition; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.
Council Bill 2018-252. (Prater)
A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to take appropriate actions to establish a Quiet Zone at the BNSF Railway crossing generally located at Cherry Street west of Ingram Mill Avenue and designated as United States Department of Transportation # 664 106E.
Council Bill 2018-254. (McClure)
A resolution declaring the support of the City Council of the City of Springfield, Missouri for the ballot initiative known as Proposition D, said Proposition to improve the safety of highways, local roads, and bridges throughout Missouri and to provide a positive impact on the Springfield community.
Council Bill 2018-255. (McClure)
A resolution appointing Susan Partee to be the City’s Employer Delegate at the 2018 annual meeting of Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (“LAGERS”).
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 2018-259. (Fisk)
A resolution initiating an amendment to the Springfield Land Development Code, Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 1, ‘Intent, Purpose and General Provisions,’ Section 36-303.- ‘General provisions,’ subsection (34), ‘Economic and housing access calamity,’ to consider modifying requirements for shelters subject to City Council’s declaration of an economic and housing access calamity.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2018-253. (Hosmer)
A special ordinance calling an election on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the City of Springfield, Missouri, to submit to the qualified voters the question of whether to continue the one-fourth of one percent Capital Improvements Sales Tax for a period of twenty years; authorizing the City Clerk to do all things necessary and convenient to submit said question; and declaring an emergency.
Council Bill 2018-256. (Ollis)
A general ordinance amending Chapter 98, ‘Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places,’ Article VI, ‘Improvements,’ Division 4, ‘Sewers,’ Section 98-285, ‘Installation of lift stations and force mains by private developers,’ of the Springfield City Code, so as to authorize the revision of subsection (d), ‘Connection to existing lift stations;’ and replacement of subsection (e), ‘Annual statement of difference in costs,’ with ‘Statement of Lift Station Costs.’
Council Bill 2018-257. (Fisk)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an agreement with Central Bank of the Ozarks for depository services, merchant card services, and safe keeping services, and to enter into an agreement with US Bank for the City’s purchasing card program.
Council Bill 2018-258. (Fisk)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the United States Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations for the reimbursement of overtime expenses for Springfield Police Department officers participating in joint operations.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
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.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2018-246. (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior for the purpose of operating and maintaining four stream gages.
Council Bill 2018-247. (Prater)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to refund $1,000 in earnest money to Reed Enterprises, LLC; approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget of the Department of Environmental Services; and repealing Special Ordinance 27039.
Council Bill 2018-248. (Schilling)
A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication to the City of Springfield of public streets and easements shown on the Preliminary Plat of The Library Center subdivision, said subdivision being generally located at 4653 South Campbell Avenue, 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval and staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)
Council Bill 2018-249. (Ollis)
A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 50, ‘Emergency Services,’ Article III, ‘Automated External Defibrillators,’ by amending Section 50-53, ‘Possession and ownership of external defibrillators (AEDs),’ subsection (1), by removing the requirement to include the names of persons expected to operate an AED and the dates of their required training in annual registration of the AED with the Springfield Fire Department.
Confirm the following reappointment to the Landmarks Board: Layne Hunton with term to expire November 1, 2021.
Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield/Greene County Park Board: Cynthia Lipscomb with term to expire June 1, 2021.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
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