City Council Meeting – June 1, 2021

 Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone CouncilmembersGeneral Councilmembers
Angela Romine, Zone 1Heather Hardinger, 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. MAY 17, 2021 CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

Documents:

  1. 05-17-21.PDF

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, MAY 28, 2021.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

7.

Council Bill 2021-118 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant funds in the amount of $500,000, from the Sunderland Foundation, and through the Springfield Art Museum Foundation, to support construction of the Art Museum North Parking Improvements Project at the Springfield Art Museum; and amending the budget of the Springfield Art Museum for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $500,000.

Documents:

  1. 2021-118.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2021-119 (Romine)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for the purchase of land generally located at 237 West Mill Street as part of the Renew Jordan Creek Phase I project and to execute all necessary documents in support thereof. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2021-119.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2021-120 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for the purchase of land generally located at 353 North Campbell Avenue as part of the Renew Jordan Creek Phase I project and to execute all necessary documents in support thereof. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2021-120.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2021-121 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Governor’s Transportation Cost Share Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of funding construction of the Galloway Street Improvements; and amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of the Department of Public Works in the amount of $1,500,000 to appropriate the Governor’s Transportation Cost Share funds for this project.

Documents:

  1. 2021-121.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2021-122 (Romine)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Central Street Phase 2 Corridor Improvements project; accepting the bid of D&E Plumbing & Heating, LLC, in the amount of $2,168,223.80 for said project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2021-122.PDF

12.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

13.

Council Bill 2021-128 (McGull)

A resolution designating the Fairbanks House, located at 1125 South Delaware Avenue, as a Historic Site on the Springfield Historic Register.

Documents:

  1. 2021-128.PDF

14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2021-129 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Surface Transportation Program-Urban Program Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of appropriating federal funds to partially reimburse the purchase of vehicle detection systems for traffic signals; amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, in the amount of $620,000; and declaring that this council bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2021-129.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2021-130 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for and accept two grants from the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program to the City, by and through the Springfield-Branson National Airport Board, in the amounts of $313,291 and $670,230, for certain purposes specified in the grant agreements; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:

  1. 2021-130.PDF

19.

AMENDED BILLS.

20.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2021-131 (Schilling)

A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 451 for the purpose of authorizing a self-service storage facility to operate as a conditional use within the GR, General Retail District, generally located at 303 West Plainview Road. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2021-131.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2021-132 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.5 acres of property generally located at 309 and 327 West Lakewood Street from GR, General Retail District, to R-MD, Medium Density Multi-Family Residential District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 199; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Moon City, LLC; 309 & 327 W. Lakewood Street; Z-10-2021 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 199.)

Documents:

  1. 2021-132.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2021-133 (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits;’ and amending Section 46-1 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones;’ for the purpose of annexing 25 acres of private property generally located at 5505 West Sunshine Street into the City of Springfield, referenced as Annexation A-2-2021.  (By: West Sunshine Development, LLC; 5505 W. Sunshine Street; Annexation A-2-2021.)

Documents:

  1. 2021-133.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2021-134 (McGull)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 10.67 acres of property generally located at 329 and 331 South Oak Grove Avenue from R-SF, Residential Single-family, to HM, Heavy Manufacturing; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 196; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: KKJ Wholesale LLC & Amaleki Robinson; 329 & 331 South Oak Grove Avenue; Z-5-2021 w/COD #196.)

Documents:

  1. 2021-134.PDF

25.

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

26.

Council Bill 2021-135 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance setting a preliminary tax levy on real and personal property for current expenses and debt retirement of the City of Springfield, Missouri, and its boards and agencies, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2021-135.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2021-136 (Simpson)

A special ordinance adopting a budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022; providing that certain amounts shown in the budget document are appropriated for the various departments specified in said budget; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2021-136.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2021-137 (Schilling)

A special ordinance relinquishing certain sanitary sewer easements located at 3745 South Broadway Avenue in Springfield, Missouri, for the purpose of accommodating new construction at said location.

Documents:

  1. 2021-137.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2021-138 (Lear)

A special ordinance approving the Annual Maintenance Contract for Traffic Signals for Fiscal Year 2021-2022; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $198,959.50; and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with such bidder for the purpose of maintaining the City’s traffic signal infrastructure.

Documents:

  1. 2021-138.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2021-139 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to enter into a Confidentiality and Nondisclosure Agreement with the Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless.

Documents:

  1. 2021-139.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2021-140 (Hardinger)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Greene County, Missouri, for housing of Springfield Municipal prisoners.

Documents:

  1. 2021-140.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2021-141 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement for Mutual Aid, Police Services, Emergency Aid and Disaster Services with Greene County, Missouri, to allow cooperation between the Springfield Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Department for emergency response in their respective jurisdictions.

Documents:

  1. 2021-141.PDF

33.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Patricia Tursi wishes to address City Council.

Brian McCadney wishes to address City Council.

34.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Dr. Edna Smith, who is filling the unexpired term of Heather Hardinger, with term to expire October 1, 2023.

35.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

36.

MISCELLANEOUS.

37.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

38.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

39.

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

40.

Council Bill 2021-123 (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Road Relinquishment Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the purpose of accepting a portion of the state highway system along Lone Pine Avenue by quit-claim deed.

Documents:

  1. 2021-123.PDF

41.

Council Bill 2021-124 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to donate a 1998 Ford F150 pickup truck, #4004, to the Downtown Springfield Association for the purpose of picking up glass from Springfield businesses for recycling.

Documents:

  1. 2021-124.PDF

42.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

43.

ADJOURN.