City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville
Robert Stephens, Mayor
Jeff Seifried, Zone 1
Jan Fisk, General A
Cindy Rushefsky, Zone 2
Craig Hosmer, General B
Jerry Compton, Zone 3
Doug Burlison, General C
Craig Fishel, Zone 4
Mike Carroll, General D
Council Meeting Agenda
February 9, 2015 – 6:30 p.m.
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Approval Of Minutes. January 26, 2015
Documents: Display linked files 01-26-2015.PDF
Finalization And Approval Of Consent Agendas. Citizens Wishing To Speak To Or Remove Items From The Consent Agendas Must Do So At This Time.
Council Bill 2015-027. (Stephens)
A resolution recognizing the following organizations for completing the 50/50 Plus Challenge to become “Springfield LifeSave Plus” organizations: CNH Reman, LLC; Crosslines (an operating agency of the Council of Churches of the Ozarks); and Glendale Christian Church.
Documents: Display linked files 2015-027.PDF
City Manager Report And Responses To Questions Raised At The Previous City Council Meeting.
Second Reading And Final Passage. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2015-020. (Burlison)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, Section 5-3000, Community Gardens, in the Springfield Zoning Ordinance to allow an on-site, two-consecutive-day, fundraising sale twice a calendar year in legally established community gardens. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
Documents: Display linked files 2015-020.PDF
Council Bill 2015-021. (Rushefsky)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.20 acres of property, generally located at 1841 East Walnut Street, from an R-TH, Residential Townhouse District to an HC, Highway Commercial District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 83. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) (By: Great Southern Bank; 1841 East Walnut Street; Z-01-2015 & Conditional Overlay District No. 83.)
Documents: Display linked files 2015-021.PDF
Council Bill 2015-022. (Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.67 acres of property generally located at 4058 South Lone Pine Avenue from an LB, Limited Business District, to a GR, General Retail District. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) (By: Christina Chanter, LowerDeck94, LLC; 4058 South Lone Pine Ave; Z-02-2015.)
Documents: Display linked files 2015-022.PDF
Council Bill 2015-023. (Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately five acres of property, generally located on the west side of the 3700 block South Jefferson Avenue, from an O-1, Office District, to an O-2, Office District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 84. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) (By: Gillenwaters Developers, Inc.; West side of 3700 block S. Jefferson Ave.; Z-03-2015 & Conditional Overlay District No. 84.)
Documents: Display linked files 2015-023.PDF
Council Bill 2015-024. (Compton)
A special ordinance amending the Woodruff Redevelopment Plan for an area at the northwest corner of Park Central East and South Jefferson Avenue; making findings of blighting conditions in the proposed expanded boundary of the Woodruff Redevelopment Area; and declaring its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare. (Planning and Zoning Commission, the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA) and Staff recommend approval.)
Documents: Display linked files 2015-024.PDF
Council Bill 2014-282. Substitute 1. (Burlison, Fisk, Hosmer, Seifried)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 106, Traffic and Vehicles, Article VIII, Bicycles, by changing the title of Article VIII, to Bicycles and Motorized Bicycles, and by adding Section 106-514, License required to operate motorized bicycle; passengers prohibited when; protective headgear required; and proof of financial responsibility.
Documents: Display linked files 2014-282 SUB 1.PDF
Council Bills For Public Hearing.
First Reading Bills. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2015-028. (Stephens)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 34, Civil Emergencies; Chapter 78, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions; and Chapter 106, Traffic and Vehicles, for the purpose of updating and clarifying the powers of the Mayor, the City Manager, and the Director of Emergency Management and the purpose of providing consistency between the National Incident Management System, the emergency operations procedures of the State of Missouri, Springfield-Greene County Emergency Operations Plan, and the City Code. (Staff recommends adoption.)
Documents: Display linked files 2015-028.PDF
Council Bill 2015-029. (Fishel)
A special ordinance authorizing the City to close Linwood Drive, from a point 180 feet west of Clay Avenue to Holland Avenue.
Documents: Display linked files 2015-029.PDF
Petitions, Remonstrances, And Communications.
Mr. Michael Hawley wishes to address City Council.
Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the issue of breed specific legislation.
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. See Item # 3.
Council Bill 2015-030. (Rushefsky)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Radio Frequency Sharing Agreement with the Missouri Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Safety, for the purpose of authorizing emergency responder use of State licensed radio frequencies by the Springfield Fire Department.
Documents: Display linked files 2015-030.PDF
Council Bill 2015-031. (Rushefsky)
A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at the northwest corner of South Holland Avenue and East Grand Street to Bryan Property I, LLC for $8,200; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and amending the budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015, in the amount of $8,200, to appropriate net proceeds to the Police and Fire Pension fund.
Documents: Display linked files 2015-031.PDF
Consent Agenda – One Reading Bills. See Item # 3.
Council Bill 2015-032. (Rushefsky)
A resolution declaring it necessary to construct sanitary sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 111L of Section No. 2 in the City, located in the general vicinity of Elm Street and Anoka Place; providing for payment therefore; and providing for publications and notices.
Documents: Display linked files 2015-032.PDF
Council Bill 2015-033. (Rushefsky)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) for the Springfield Police Department (SPD) to request criminal history record information from DPS and declaring an emergency pursuant to City Charter Section 2.12(1).
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Consent Agenda – Second Reading Bills.
Confirm the following appointment to the Board of Adjustment: Katy Baker, who has been serving as an alternate and will be moved to fill a member vacancy, with term to expire January 1, 2016.
End Of Consent Agendas.
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