City Council Meeting – February 8, 2021

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Agenda
City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville

 Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone CouncilmembersGeneral Councilmembers
Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1Jan Fisk, General A
Abe McGull, Zone 2Craig Hosmer, General B
Mike Schilling, Zone 3Andrew Lear, General C
Matthew Simpson, Zone 4Richard Ollis, General D

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. JANUARY 25, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND JANUARY 26, 2021 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

3.

FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK BY 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2021.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

CITY MANAGER REPORT, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. Except Item No. 7 And Item No. 8. Citizens May Speak To Item No. 7 And Item No. 8. May Be Voted On.

7.

Amended Council Bill 2021-011 (Ollis)

A general ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article IV. – ‘Building Trades Examination and Certification Board,’ Division 6. – ‘Fees and Licenses,’ Sections 36-544(b) and 36-545(a) to shorten the renewal period for trade certifications, registrations, and licenses from six months to three months.
Documents:

  1. 2021-011.PDF

8.

Amended Council Bill 2021-018 (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Sidewalk Connection to Galloway Trail project – Greenwood Street to Lone Pine Avenue; accepting the bid of D&E Plumbing & Heating, LLC, in the amount of $163,051.90 for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:

  1. 2021-018.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2021-027 (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the bylaws of the Airport Board of the City of Springfield, Missouri.
Documents:

  1. 2021-027.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2021-028 (Lear)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ to add three full-time-equivalent positions in the Department of Building Development Services; and amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of the Department of Building Development Services to reallocate funds for the addition of said positions and adjust the number of authorized employee positions.
Documents:

  1. 2021-028.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2021-029 (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, by appropriating a portion of the Fiscal Year 2018-2020 carryover funds and increasing expenses in the amount of $441,071 for costs associated with the settlement of Fiscal Year 2019-2020 salary negotiations with the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 152 bargaining unit.
Documents:

  1. 2021-029.PDF

12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

13.

Council Bill 2021-030 (Ollis)

A resolution adopting the 2021 Capital Improvements Program for the purpose of providing a schedule of public improvements for 2021 through 2026. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2021-030.PDF

14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS.

17.

AMENDED BILLS.

18.

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

19.

Council Bill 2021-031 (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.27 acres of property generally located at 2832 East Sunshine Street from R-SF, Single-Family Residential, to O-1, Office District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 194; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: 2832 E. Sunshine Street, LLC; 2832 East Sunshine Street; Z-2-2021 w/COD #194.)
Documents:

  1. 2021-031.PDF

20.

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

21.

Council Bill 2021-032 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of not to exceed $15,010,000 principal amount of Special Obligation Bonds (State of Missouri – Direct Loan Program) Series 2021 of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for the purpose of extending and improving the City’s sewerage system; amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of the City in the amount of $15,010,000; prescribing the form and details of the bonds and the agreements made by the City to facilitate and protect their payment; and prescribing other related matters; and declaring an emergency.
Documents:

  1. 2021-032.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2021-033 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to execute a Preliminary Funding Agreement between the City of Springfield, Missouri, and West Sunshine Development, LLC; and amending the budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $50,000 for the purpose of funding the preparation and review of a redevelopment plan and redevelopment agreement in accordance with the provisions of the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act.
Documents:

  1. 2021-033.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2021-034 (Hosmer)

A general ordinance adopting a new fee and amending the Fee Schedule for certain City services as provided in the Springfield City Code, by establishing a Coronavirus Test Processing Fee.
Documents:

  1. 2021-034.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2021-035 (Fisk)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Modification No. 1 to Contract # 2020-1061 between the City of Springfield and the School District of Springfield R-12 modifying the shared costs of the third-party vendor which operates the school crossing guard program inside the city limits of Springfield.
Documents:

  1. 2021-035.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2021-036 (Hosmer, McClure, Fisk, Ferguson, Schilling, And McGull)

A special ordinance amending the General Fund budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, by appropriating a portion of the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 carryover funds and increasing expenses in the amount of $120,000 for laboratory testing costs of Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence kits.
Documents:

  1. 2021-036.PDF

26.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Robert Anderson wishes to address City Council.

Lisa Meeks wishes to address City Council.
27.

NEW BUSINESS.

28.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

29.

MISCELLANEOUS.

30.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.

31.

Council Bill 2021-037 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Kansas at Grand Phase II, generally located at 1720 West Grand Streetupon 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. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.) (By: College of the Ozarks; 1720 West Grand Street; Preliminary Plat at Grand Phase 2.)
Documents:

  1. 2021-037.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2021-038 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Mercy Fremont Acres, generally located at 4431 South Fremont Avenueupon 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. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.) (By: Mercy Health Springfield Communities; 4431 South Fremont Avenue; Preliminary Plat of Mercy Fremont Acres.)
Documents:

  1. 2021-038.PDF

33.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.

34.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See Item #3.

35.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointment to the Building Trades Examination & Certification Board: Christopher Straw, to replace James Scott, with a term to expire December 1, 2023.

Confirm the following reappointments to the Building Trades Examination & Certification Board: Chad Drake with term to expire December 1, 2023; Garen Gilmore with term to expire December 1, 2023; Lonney Smith with term to expire December 1, 2022; and, Terry Speake with term to expire December 1, 2022.
36.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

37.

ADJOURN.