City Council Meeting – July 27, 2020

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. JULY 13, 2020 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND JULY 13, 2020 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, July 24, 2020.

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. May Be Voted On.

7.

Council Bill 2020-161 (McGull)

A Special Ordinance approving a Petition to Establish the Glenstone and Kearney Community Improvement District; declaring the 4.54 acres in said District to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City, the Glenstone and Kearney Community Improvement District, and Missouri Commercial Development, LLC; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development of the creation of the District. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-161.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2020-162 (Ferguson)

A Special Ordinance approving a Petition to Establish the Kay Pointe Place Community Improvement District; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City and the Kay Pointe Place Community Improvement District, and Carleton Resources, LLC; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development of the creation of the District. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-162.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2020-163 (Schilling)

A Special Ordinance approving a Petition to Establish the Ridge at Ward Farm Community Improvement District; authorizing the City Manager to execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City, the Ridge at Ward Farm Community Improvement District, and RW Developments, LLC; and directing the City Clerk to notify the Missouri Department of Economic Development of the creation of the District. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-163.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2020-164 (Ferguson)

A Special Ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Commercial Street Parking Lot and Pedestrian Alleyway Improvement Project; accepting the bid of Hunter Chase & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $522,660.40, for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:

  1. 2020-164.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2020-165 (Ferguson)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a donation of mosaic artwork valued at $15,000.00 from the Commercial Club of Springfield, Missouri, for inclusion in sidewalk construction and enhancement in the Commercial Street area.
Documents:

  1. 2020-165.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2020-166 (Ferguson)

A Special Ordinance authorizing expenditures from the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing Special Allocation Fund for public improvement projects within the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing District in the amount of $66,000, which had previously been allocated for the Commercial Street TIF Façade Loan Program. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-166.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2020-167 (Ollis)

A Special Ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 operating budget of the City of Springfield by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $368,028.00, in various Special Revenue and Capital Project Funds, for the purpose of accounting for certain reimbursements and associated offsetting expenses. 
Documents:

  1. 2020-167.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2020-168 (Hosmer)

A Special Ordinance amending the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 operating budget of the City of Springfield in the General Fund by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $146,511.00, for the purpose of adjusting for certain reimbursements and associated offsetting expenses as well as adjusting the salary budget for retirement payouts.
Documents:

  1. 2020-168.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2020-169 (McClure)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the General Manager of City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri (“City Utilities”), or his designee, on behalf of City Utilities to enter into an agreement with BKD, LLP, to provide professional auditing services to City Utilities for Fiscal Years 2020-2024.  If City Utilities is unsuccessful at negotiating the terms and conditions of such a contract with BKD, LLP, then City Utilities will move to do so with RSM US, LLP.
Documents:

  1. 2020-169.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2020-171 (Simpson)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a donation of 700 railroad ties, valued at $17,780.00, from BSB Tie Company to be used by the Springfield Police Department to improve safety in their training shoot house.
Documents:

  1. 2020-171.PDF

17.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

18.

Council Bill 2020-174 (Schilling)

A resolution delaying the acceptance and processing of applications for demolition, new construction, re-platting of property, including lot combinations, and rezoning for a period of one hundred eighty (180) days from the date of passage of this Resolution for those properties which abut the Grant Avenue Parkway Area, to allow time to seek input from area residents, property owners, design professionals and interested citizens regarding the Grant Avenue Parkway concept design and for staff to present a report to City Council regarding the Parkway concept, development constraints and opportunities in this area. (By: OIP Golden, LLC; 3146 South Golden Avenue; Z-16-2020 w/COD #188.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-174.PDF

19.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

20.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

21.

GRANTS.

22.

AMENDED BILLS.

23.

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

24.

Council Bill 2020-175 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 5 acres of property generally located at 3146 South Golden Avenue from GM, General Manufacturing to O-1, Office District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 188; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-175.PDF

25.

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

26.

Council Bill 2020-176 (Council)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code Chapter 74, ‘Nuisance and Housing Code,’ Article I, ‘In General,’ Section 74-1, to redefine ‘Lead-bearing substance’ and ‘Lead hazard’ to cross-reference definitions in state law, and Article IV, ‘Lead Poisoning,’ Section 74-171, to replace “elevated blood lead toxicity” with “lead poisoning,” and Section 74-178, to delete “lead toxicity” as redundant to “lead poisoning.”
Documents:

  1. 2020-176.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2020-177 (Lear)

A special ordinance declaring the necessity of condemning rights-of-way over, under, and through the properties herein described for the purpose of constructing and maintaining sanitary sewers in the Hunt Branch Trunk Sewer Project, #5PW5716; and authorizing certain officers, or their designees, to do all things necessary to carry out the terms of this Ordinance.
Documents:

  1. 2020-177.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2020-178 (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the West Meadows Trail and Parking Lot Improvements, Plan No. 2018PW0077; accepting the bid of Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc., in the amount of $405,508.60, for construction of said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with such bidder.
Documents:

  1. 2020-178.PDF

29.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

30.

NEW BUSINESS.

31.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

32.

MISCELLANEOUS.

33.

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

34.

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

35.

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

36.

Council Bill 2020-170 (Ferguson)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Cost Share Agreement with Springfield Public Schools to share the costs associated with sidewalk construction along Smith Street, near Hillcrest High School, with the City’s expected contribution to be $21,335; and  amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $21,335 to appropriate Springfield Public Schools’ contribution to the costs.
Documents:

  1. 2020-170.PDF

37.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

38.

ADJOURN.