City Council Meeting – June 15, 2020

 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

Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
June 15, 2020 6:30 p.m.

This meeting will be conducted both at 830 N. Boonville Ave. and electronically. The public may observe, physically attend (the number of people gathered will be limited to fewer than 10 per space with physical distancing requirements applied) or viewed at https://cityview.springfieldmo.gov/livestream/.

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. JUNE 1, 2020 CITY COUNCIL MEETING, JUNE 9, 2020 AND JUNE 10, 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, JUNE 12, 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 2020-113 (McGull)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 68 acres of property generally located at 2607 North Mulroy Road from Planned Development 225 and HM, Heavy Manufacturing District with Conditional Overlay District No. 94 to IC, Industrial Commercial District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 185; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: SRC Holdings Corp.; 2607 North Mulroy Road; Z-11-2020.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-113.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2020-114 (McGull)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2.16 acres of property generally located at 2001 East Commercial Street from GM, General Manufacturing District to HM, Heavy Manufacturing District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Superior Solvents and Chemicals, Inc.; 2001 E. Commercial Street; Z-10-2020.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-114.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2020-115 (Simpson)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.28 acres generally located at 6320 South Creeksedge Drive from Planned Development No. 318 to Planned Development No. 373; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: DW Daniel Inc.; 6320 Creeksedge Drive; Planned Development 373.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-115.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2020-116 (Ferguson)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately one acre of property generally located at 303 North Scenic Avenue and 2711 West Olive Street from HC, Highway Commercial District and R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to R-TH, Residential Townhouse District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Parker Realty and Development, LLC & Michael C. Carlson Properties, LLC; 303 North Scenic Avenue & 2711 West Olive Street; Z-9-2020.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-116.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2020-117 (Schilling)

A Special Ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 443 for the purpose of authorizing an automotive service garage to operate within the GR, General Retail, district located at 2851 West Republic Road as a conditional use. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: 2851 W. Republic Rd., LLC; 2851 West Republic Road; Conditional Use Permit 443.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-117.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2020-118 (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 approximately 10 acres of private property into the City of Springfield, Missouri, generally located at 851 West Farm Road 182 and referenced as Annexation A-3-2020. (Staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-118.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2020-119 (Schilling)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 9.84 acres of property generally located at 851 West Farm Road 182 from County R-1, Suburban Residence District to R-LD Low Density Multi-Family Residential District and establish Conditional Overlay District No. 183; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff recommends approval and Planning and Zoning Commission recommends denial.) (By: Burning Tree Consulting, LLC; 851 West Farm Road 182; Z-7-2020 W/COD #183.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-119.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2020-120 (McClure)

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 Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and declaring an emergency.
Documents:

  1. 2020-120.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2020-121 (McClure)

A Special Ordinance adopting a budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021; 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. 2020-121.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2020-122 (Ollis)

A General Ordinance amending Springfield City Code, Chapter 70, ‘Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations,’ Article XIII, ‘Special Business District,’ and Chapter 106, ‘Traffic and Vehicles,’ Article II, ‘Administration and Enforcement,’ Division 2, ‘Violations and Procedure Upon Arrest,’ Section 106-96, ‘Authority of persons appointed as conservators of the peace,’ to delete all references to the now-terminated Downtown Springfield Special Business District.
Documents:

  1. 2020-122.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2020-123 (Fisk)

A Special Ordinance adopting an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Housing Assistance Program Rules and Regulations by adding Chapter 12, ‘Program Rules During a Declared Emergency,’ which authorizes the City Manager to modify loan terms in response to certain federal, state and/or local emergency declarations. (Planning staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-123.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2020-124 (Lear)

A Special Ordinance adopting an addition to the City’s Commercial Loan Program Rules and Regulations by adding Chapter 10, ‘Program Rules During a Declared Emergency.’  (Planning staff recommends approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-124.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2020-125 (Hosmer)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Board of Governors of Missouri State University for the purpose of continuing to provide enhanced law enforcement services within and around the Missouri State University campus.
Documents:

  1. 2020-125.PDF

20.

Council Bill 2020-126 (Lear)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Willard R-II School District regarding law enforcement services on Willard R-II School District properties located within the City of Springfield.
Documents:

  1. 2020-126.PDF

21.

Council Bill 2020-132 (Ollis)

Authorizing the City Manager, on behalf of the City of Springfield, to enter into an Infrastructure Reimbursement Agreement with Costco Wholesale Corporation, for improvements to South Eastgate Avenue and East Olive Street to facilitate the development of the property for the Costco development.
Documents:

  1. 2020-132.PDF

22.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

23.

Council Bill 2020-134 (Ferguson)

A Resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a deed transferring title to a small portion of the Park Board’s Dickerson Park Zoo real property from the Park Board to City Utilities for expansion of City Utilities’ power substation.
Documents:

  1. 2020-134.PDF

24.

EMERGENCY BILLS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

25.

Council Bill 2020-109 S1 (Council)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept additional Community Development Block Grant funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act emergency funding and to enter into any necessary agreements and exercise all powers necessary to select and implement any projects for funding; amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships Program; amending the budget of the City’s Department of Planning and Development for Fiscal Year 2019 in the amount of $916,138.00; and declaring that this Ordinance qualifies as a one-reading bill pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25). (Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-109 S1.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2020-109 (Hosmer)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept additional Community Development Block Grant funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act emergency funding and to enter into any necessary agreements and exercise all powers necessary to select and implement any projects for funding; amending the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnerships Program; amending the budget of the City’s Department of Planning and Development for Fiscal Year 2019 in the amount of $916,138.00; and declaring that this Ordinance qualifies as a one-reading bill pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25). (Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-109.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2020-135 (Schilling)

A General Ordinance suspending enforcement of Springfield City Code Section 36-450(4)(b), ‘Accessory structures and uses,’ Section 36-453, ‘Supplemental open space and yard regulations,’ and Section 36-482, ‘Landscaping and bufferyards,’ in order to allow the use of open spaces, yards, and bufferyards as outdoor dining spaces to provide additional dining and service opportunities during the Mayor’s declaration of civil emergency; and declaring an emergency pursuant to City Charter Section 2.12.
Documents:

  1. 2020-135.PDF

28.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

29.

GRANTS.

30.

AMENDED BILLS.

31.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

32.

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

33.

Council Bill 2020-136 (Fisk)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Greater Springfield Area Sports Commission, Inc., in the amount of $43,940.00, for the purpose of promoting the attraction of sporting events to the community.
Documents:

  1. 2020-136.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2020-137 (Ollis)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., in the amount of $2,065,730, for the purpose of promoting travel and tourism within the City of Springfield.
Documents:

  1. 2020-137.PDF

35.

Council Bill 2020-138 (Lear)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Regional Arts Council, Inc., in the amount of $29,264.00, for the purpose of promoting the visual and performing arts in Springfield, Missouri.
Documents:

  1. 2020-138.PDF

36.

Council Bill 2020-139 (Hosmer)

A Special Ordinance authorizing a plan for an industrial development project for Kraft Heinz Foods Company, consisting of the acquisition and installation of new equipment and machinery at the existing plant; and authorizing the City of Springfield, Missouri, to issue its Taxable Industrial Development Revenue Bonds (Kraft Heinz Foods Company Project), in a principal amount not to exceed $48,000,000 and authorizing and approving certain documents and actions in connection therewith.
Documents:

  1. 2020-139.PDF

37.

Council Bill 2020-140 (Fisk)

A Special Ordinance approving the Annual Maintenance Agreement for Traffic Signals for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $162,126.00; 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. 2020-140.PDF

38.

Council Bill 2020-141 (Hosmer)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 94, ‘Solid Waste Regulations,’ to add a requirement that residential trash containers shall not be placed at the curb for more than 24 hours and to update several references and other housekeeping items.
Documents:

  1. 2020-141.PDF

39.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

40.

NEW BUSINESS.

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.

41.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

42.

MISCELLANEOUS.

43.

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

44.

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

45.

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

46.

Council Bill 2020-127 (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 East Sunshine Property Group, generally located at 1750 South Campbell 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: East Sunshine Property Group, LLC; 1750 South Campbell Avenue; Preliminary Plat of East Sunshine Property Group.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-127.PDF

47.

Council Bill 2020-128 (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 Degraffenreid-Wood Subdivision, generally located at 2001 West Walnut Lawn 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: Wood Holdings, LLC & Glenn Degraffenreid; 2001 West Walnut Lawn Street; Preliminary Platt of Degraffenreid-Woods.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-128.PDF

48.

Council Bill 2020-129 (Ferguson)

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 Troy Acres 1st Addition, generally located at 500 block of South Troy 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: Crawford-Mace Properties, LLC; 500 Blk South Troy Avenue; Preliminary Platt of Troy Acres 1st Addition.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-129.PDF

49.

Board Confirmations

Confirm the following reappointments to the Springfield-Greene County Public Library Board: Cindy Waites and Emily Denniston with terms to expire July 1, 2023.

Confirm the following appointments and reappointments to the Airport Board: Felicia Morgan and Jamie Holstein with terms to expire June 1, 2023; the reappointment of: Jaimie Trussell and Michael Hoppman with terms to expire June 1, 2022; and, the reappointment of: Joe Carmichael and Catherine Moore with terms to expire June 1, 2023.

50.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

51.

ADJOURN.