Council Meeting Agenda
August 18, 2014 – 6:30 p.m.
Link to Closed Captioning of the Meeting
APPROVAL OF MINUTES. August 4, 2014
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 MEETING.
SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken Except For Item #7. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.
Amended Council Bill 2014-154 (Burlison) Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only.
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, to add a new Subsection 6-1217, Maximum Bufferyard Area, to allow bufferyard reductions for small lots. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
Council Bill 2014-170 (Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 18.61 acres of property generally located at 1530 East Erie Street from Planned Development District No. 323 to Planned Development District No. 323 Amended. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.) By: TLC Properties, 1530 E. Erie Street; PD 323 Amended.
Council Bill 2014-169 (Hosmer)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, Division I, Intent, Purpose, and General Provisions, and Division V, Supplemental District Regulations, to allow the use of utility poles for wireless telecommunications support structures. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
Council Bill 2014-171 (Carroll)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Amended Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Springfield Board of Public Utilities for the purpose of shifting from in-kind compensation for the use of the City’s rights-of-way to payment per linear foot.
RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2014-176 (Fishel)
A resolution requesting those vacant positions within the City currently frozen due to City Council’s request be unfrozen at the City Manager’s discretion.
GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2014-177 (Fisk)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, for the purchase of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and amend the budget of the Fire Department, for Fiscal Year 2014-2015, in the amount of $639,486.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2014-178 (Fishel)
A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Use Permit 413 to permit a professional office, art gallery, and art studio, as an adaptive use of a non-residential structure, at 1571 East Cherokee Street within an R-SF, Single-Family Residential District on certain conditions. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
Council Bill 2014-179 (Compton)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 1.30 acres of property, generally located at 211 East Water Street, from an HM, Heavy Manufacturing District to a CC, Center City District. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) By: Clan Macquarrie, LLC; Z-16-2014.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Kenrick Huggins wishes to address City Council.Richard Napieralski wishes to address City Council.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. SEE ITEM # 3.
Council Bill 2014-180 (Seifried)
A special ordinance approving the transfer of a small parcel of real property located at 2157 North Boonville Avenue to Randy Alcorn and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same.
Council Bill 2014-181 (Compton)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Agreement for Encroachment License with MBH, LLC, dba Vandivort Hotel, LLC, for the purpose of allowing an encroachment onto City rights-of-way for the placement of lighted bollards on property located at 305 E. Walnut Street, under the same terms and conditions as encroachments are permitted on City rights-of-way under Chapter 98, Article VII of the Springfield City Code.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. SEE ITEM # 3
Council Bill 2014-182 (Seifried)
A special Ordinance accepting the bid of Reed’s Plumbing & Heating, Inc., in the amount of $88,390.00 for the construction of sanitary sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 89 of Section No. 18, located in the vicinity of Linro Lane at Kearney Street; declaring the work to be necessary; stating the intention to pay for all or part of the improvements from the proceeds of bonds; specifying those costs and expenses to be assessed against the properties in the district and the method by which the costs will be apportioned; setting forth the manner of payment, the lien of the assessments, and the duration of the lien; setting forth the interest rate to be charged on the tax bills; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract and to approve the bond for said improvement; and authorizing progress payments to be made to the contractor.
Council Bill 2014-183 (Carroll)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Commission on Human Rights (MCHR) Fair Housing Partnership Initiative Funding Program to be used by the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations (MCHRCR) for furthering its fair housing initiatives; and amending the budget of the Department of Planning and Development for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 in the amount of $1,000 to appropriate the grant funds.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. CITIZENS HAVE SPOKEN. MAY BE VOTED ON.
END OF CONSENT AGENDAS