City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville
|Robert Stephens, Mayor|
|Zone Councilmembers||General Councilmembers|
|Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1||Jan Fisk, General A|
|Justin Burnett, Zone 2||Craig Hosmer, General B|
|Mike Schilling, Zone 3||Kristi S. Fulnecky, General C|
|Craig Fishel, Zone 4||Ken McClure, General D|
Council Meeting Agenda
April 18, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES. April 4, 2016 And April 12, 2016 – Special
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. Item No. 7 Is Being Posted As A Possible Addition To The Agenda. Item No. 10. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-034. (Schilling)
Possible Addition: A request has been received to remove this bill from the table and add it to the April 18, 2016 Council agenda. This requires Council action at the April 18, 2016 meeting to be removed from the table. This bill was tabled by request of the applicant at the February 8, 2016 and at the February 22, 2016 City Council Meeting. If removed from the table by Council, Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.81 acres of property, generally located at 608, 614, and 618 West Mount Vernon Street, from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to R-LD, Low-Density Multi-Family Residential District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 103; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff, and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Mount Vernon 608, LLC; 608, 614 and 618 West Mount Vernon Street; Z-39-2015 & Conditional Overlay District No. 103.)
Council Bill 2016-059. (McClure) Tabled For 2 Weeks At The April 4, 2016 Council Meeting.
A general ordinance amending Chapter 36 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Land Development Code, Article III, Division IV, Subdivision III, Section 36-425(7), Design Requirements, of the COM, Commercial Street District in the Zoning Ordinance to clarify Blaine Street Frontage and new construction requirements.
Council Bill 2016-075. (Burnett)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Springfield, Missouri, to enter into an agreement with Missouri State University (MSU), Greene County, and the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks (WCO) to participate in supporting and implementing Project Water Education for Teachers (WET), a water quality education program for Springfield and Greene County, Missouri.
Amended Council Bill 2016-076. (Fisk) Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code by repealing language contained in Chapter 98 Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places, Article I in General, Section 98-8 Outdoor Sculptures; and adding new regulations for Sculpture Walk.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On..
Council Bill 2015-324 Substitute 1. (Stephens)
A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, by appropriating the carryover fund balance and increasing expenses in the amount of $3,963,570.
Possible Additions to City Council Agenda; however, a determination of whether these will be added will be made by City Council at the meeting.
Council Bill 2016-090. (Stephens)
A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2015-2016, by appropriating a portion of the 2015 fiscal year carryover funds and increasing expenses in the amount of $750,000.
Council Bill 2016-091. (Fisk, Ferguson, Burnett, & McClure)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 10, Alcoholic Beverages, Section 10-62 Exception for general merchandise stores, restaurants, and exempt organizations, to increase and expand the area for certain permitted events; Chapter 78, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, Section 78-4 Possession, sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages in public place, to add exemptions for certain permitted events; amending Chapter 106, Traffic and Vehicles, Section 106-50 Use of right-of-way during Artsfest; and including a sunset provision for December 31, 2016.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Mr. Fred Hamburg wishes to address City Council.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-084. (Fisk)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) to teach a course for the Springfield Police Department.
Council Bill 2016-085. (Hosmer)
A resolution authorizing the Mayor of the City of Springfield, Missouri to sign a petition to request the annexation of approximately 22.84 acres of City-owned property, generally located in the 3100 block of South Kauffman Road and declaring the intent of the City of Springfield to annex and rezone said property.
Council Bill 2016-086. (Fulnecky)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to grant a license to Springfield Community Gardens (“SCG”) and its invitees allowing them to enter onto City-owned property, specifically, Fire Station No. 8 located at 1405 South Scenic Avenue, for the purpose of creating, cultivating and maintaining a community garden.
Council Bill 2016-087. (Ferguson)
A special ordinance acknowledging the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s acceptance of an anonymous donation for the resurfacing of the Miracle League Ball Field and replacing the bleacher seating in the Stadium at the Park Board’s Dan Kinney Park; expressing appreciation to the donor for this donation; and amending the budget for the Park Board for fiscal year 2015-2016 in the amount of $350,000.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-088. (Schilling)
A special ordinance amending Special Ordinance No. 26450 to redefine the boundaries of Sanitary Sewer District No. 183 of Section No. 16 of the main sewers of the City of Springfield located in the general vicinity of Grand Street and West Bypass.
Council Bill 2016-089. (Burnett)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant of $69,294 for the State Park Youth Corps program and $394,286 for the Summer Jobs League Program from the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 in the amount of $463,580 to appropriate the grant funds.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-077. (Ferguson)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a cost apportionment agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC), to share costs associated with the improvement of both Route EE and North Airport Boulevard.
Council Bill 2016-078. (Fishel)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an addendum to contract number 2015-0720 with Environmental Works, Inc., to install and maintain one additional monitoring well on public right-of-way to monitor groundwater conditions at no cost to the City.
Council Bill 2016-079. (Ferguson)
A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Mt. Vernon Street Widening (Orchard Crest Avenue to Suburban Avenue) project, Plan No. 2013PW0039T; accepting the bid of Hartman and Company, Inc., for that project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Council Bill 2016-080. (Burnett)
A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1102 North Rogers Avenue to Affording Housing Action Board for $12,500 and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same.
Council Bill 2016-081. (Burnett)
A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1410 East Pacific Street to Affordable Housing Action Board for $12,500 and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
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