City Council Meeting – September 5, 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
September 5, 2017 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. August 21, 2017 City Council Meeting; August 22 And August 29, 2017 Special City Council Meetings.

Documents:

  1. 08-21-2017.PDF

  2. 08-22-2017 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF

  3. 08-29-2017 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.

Swear in Jennifer Wilson to the Board of Public Utilities.

Swear in Stephanie Appleby to the Personnel Board.

5.

Council Bill 2017-214. (McClure)

A resolution recognizing Mary Lilly Smith for thirty-five years of dedicated service as an employee of the City of Springfield, Missouri

Documents:

  1. 2017-214.PDF

6.

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

7.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

8.

Council Bill 2017-201. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 6.68 acres of property, generally located at 554 West Walnut Lawn Street and 3505 South Campbell Avenue from R-TH, Residential Townhouse District, to R-MD, Medium-Density Multifamily Residential District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 131; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval). (By: Walnut Lawn Church of God & Westport Management, LLC; 554 West Walnut Lawn Street; Z-24-2017 w/COD #131)

Documents:

  1. 2017-201 WITH SUPPLEMENTAL EXPLANATION SHEETS.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2017-209. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance approving the plans and bid specifications; accepting the bid of Crossland Heavy Contractors, Inc., for a Filter Retrofit Project at the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for said project with such bidder; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 budget of the Department of Environmental Services in the amount of $2,500,000 by appropriating fund balance reserves from the Clean Water Enterprise Fund for this project

Documents:

  1. 2017-209.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2017-210. (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant in the amount of $6,500.00 from the Springfield Police Foundation to fund the purchase of one police service dog.

Documents:

  1. 2017-210.PDF

11.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

12.

Council Bill 2017-215. (Schilling).

A resolution amending the Transportation Plan element of the Springfield-Greene County Comprehensive Plan of the City of Springfield, Missouri, by reclassifying a portion of Grant Avenue bounded by Grand Street to Norton Road from a Primary Arterial Classification to a Secondary Arterial Classification. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-215.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2017-216. (Hosmer)

A resolution adopting the revised Investment Policy Statement prepared and approved by the Board of Trustees of the Springfield Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement Fund.

Documents:

  1. 2017-216.PDF

14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2017-217 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or their designee, to accept a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Program Grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security, for the purpose of adding seven additional entry-level firefighters as full-time employees; to appropriate said grant by amending the budget provided to the Fire Department of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, in the amount of $654,505; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2017-217.PDF

18.

AMENDED BILLS.

19.

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

20.

Council Bill 2017-218. (Fishel)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 6.2 acres of property, generally located at 202 East Walnut Lawn Street from a HC, Highway Commercial district with Conditional Overlay District No. 102, to an O-1, Office District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 134, said District to apply to the subject property. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By: Westport Management, LLC; 202 East Walnut Lawn Street: Z-27-2017 w/COD #134)

Documents:

  1. 2017-218.PDF

21.

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

22.

Council Bill 2017-219. (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Contract of Obligation with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources whereby the City agrees to financially secure the future closure and post-closure care of all currently active and previously completed portions of the City’s Sanitary Landfill

Documents:

  1. 2017-219.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2017-220 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with Gredell Engineering Resources for the engineering design and permitting of a modified waste disposal area and improved environmental management systems at the City of Springfield Sanitary Landfill; and to approve a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget for the Department of Environmental Services in the amount of $1,350,000 by appropriating fund balance reserves of the Solid Waste Fund for this project. (Environmental Services staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2017-220.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2017-221 (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for and accept infrastructure grant funds, in the amount of approximately $275,000 over two years, from the Missouri Foundation for Health, to improve the public health workforce, boost data and information systems, and to increase the Health Department’s capacity to provide the public high quality health services; to enter into any necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amending the budget of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department in an amount totaling $275,000 over the next two years.

Documents:

  1. 2017-221.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2017-222 (Fulnecky)

>A general ordinance approving the City Utilities Annual Operating Budget for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2018.

Documents:

  1. 2017-222.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2017-223. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept the donation of a Ford E350 truck from the Springfield Police Foundation, to be used by the Springfield Police Department for Operation Polar Cops.

Documents:

  1. 2017-223.PDF

27.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Bob Mondy wishes to address City Council.

28.

NEW BUSINESS.

Refer to the Finance and Administration Committee the issue of a fair employment application resolution.

29.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

30.

MISCELLANEOUS.

31.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3

32.

Council Bill 2017-224 (Prater)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Coach House subdivision, said subdivision being generally located at 2535 North Glenstone Avenue, upon the applicant filing and recording a final plat that substantially conforms with the preliminary plat; and authorizing the City Clerk to sign the final plat upon compliance with the terms of this Ordinance. (City staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).

Documents:

  1. 2017-224.PDF

33.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

34.

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

35.

Council Bill 2017-211. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a developer’s agreement with Triple S Properties, LLC, for recovery of proportional square foot costs of the construction of a trunk sewer to serve the Western Meadows subdivision and a sewer basin in the Lower Wilson 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. (Environmental Services staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2017-211.PDF

36.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS

Confirm the following appointment to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Bob Roberts, to fill the unexpired term of David Frost. Mr. Robert’s term will expire October 1, 2018.

37.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

38.

Possible Addition To City Council Agenda; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting.

City Council will hold a closed meeting to discuss legal actions, causes of action, litigation, privileged and confidential communications pursuant to Section 610.021 (1), RSMo. 2014; and this meeting, record, and vote shall be closed and the City Council shall stand adjourned at the end of the closed session.

39.

ADJOURN.

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