City Council Meeting – June 17, 2019

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

Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
June 17, 2019  6:30 p.m.


Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk to speak to an issue on the agenda. Speakers are to limit their remarks to three to five minutes.

Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. May 20, 2019 City Council Meeting, And May 21, 2019, May 28, 2019, June 5, 2019, And June 11, 2019 Special City Council Meetings.

Documents:

  1. 05-20-19.PDF
  2. 05-21-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF
  3. 05-28-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF
  4. 06-05-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF
  5. 06-11-19 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF

3.

FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5.

Council Bill 2019-139. (City Council)

A resolution recognizing the achievements of Kathy Higbee after over 40 years of dedicated services at the Springfield Police Department in light of her retirement.

Documents:

  1. 2019-139.PDF

6.

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

7.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On. Council Bill 2019-104 And Council Bill 2019-104. Substitute No. 1 Were Tabled At The May 6, 2019 Council Meeting To The June 17, 2019 City Council Meeting. These Two Bills Were Referred To The Committee Of The Whole For Recommendation. Council Bill 2019-111 Was Tabled At The June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting To The June 17, 2019 City Council Meeting. Council Bill 2019-133 Was Amended At The June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting. Public Hearing Being Continued On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

8.

Council Bill 2019-104. (Schilling, Hosmer, Ollis, And Simpson) Tabled At The May 6, 2019 City Council Meeting To The June 17, 2019 City Council Meeting. Was Referred To The Committee Of The Whole For Recommendation.

A general ordinance adopting Springfield City Code Chapter 70, ‘Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations,’ Article XVIII, ‘Short-Term Loan Establishments,’ to establish regulations for short-term loan establishments, including a permit requirement and registration fee.

Documents:

  1. 2019-104.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2019-104. Substitute No. 1. (McClure) Tabled At The May 6, 2019 City Council Meeting To The June 17, 2019 City Council Meeting. Was Referred To The Committee Of The Whole For Recommendation.

A general ordinance adopting Springfield City Code Chapter 70, ‘Licenses, Permits and Miscellaneous Business Regulations,’ Article XVIII, ‘Short-Term Loan Establishments,’ to establish regulations for short-term loan establishments.

Documents:

  1. 2019-104S1.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2019-111. (Ferguson) Tabled At The June 3, 2019 City Council Meeting To The June 17, 2019 City Council Meeting.

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation, by rezoning 5 acres of property, generally located at 3303 West Division Street from LI, Light Industrial District to CS, Commercial Service District; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 171; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Jet View, LLC; 3303 W. Division Street; Z-10-2019 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 171.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-111.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2019-130. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Official Map of the City of Springfield, Missouri, adopted pursuant to General Ordinance 1478, by changing the name of the 3000 to 3100 block of East Farm Road 188 to the 6400 to 6500 block of South Innovation Avenue. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-130.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2019-131. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 1.69 acres of property, generally located at 1820, 1830, 1834 and 1838 North Nixon Avenue, from a R-TH, Residential Townhouse District to RI, Restricted Industrial District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 173. (Staff recommends denial and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: A&D Group LLC; 1820, 1830, 1834 and 1838 North Nixon Avenue; Z-12-2019 w/COD No. 173.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-131.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2019-132. (Fisk)

A special ordinance approving the Second Amendment to Article 18 – ‘Wages,’ of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and the Springfield Police Officers’ Association, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 22, and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to acknowledge and deliver the Second Amendment on behalf of the City to the Bargaining Unit; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-132.PDF

14.

Amended Council Bill 2019-133. (Ollis) Public Hearing Being Continued On Amendment Only. Citizens May Speak To Amendment Only. May Be Voted On.

A special ordinance approving the Collective Bargaining Agreement by and between the City and the Bargaining Unit of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local No. 753 affiliated with the AFL-CIO, by authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to acknowledge and deliver the Collective Bargaining Agreement on behalf of the City to the Bargaining Unit; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-133AMENDED.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2019-134. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 1, Section 2.92, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ relating to salary grades for various job titles within the City service as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical Schedule and the Crafts, Trades and Labor Schedule, by making provision for twelve new job titles and by deleting seven job titles; by establishing the Crafts, Trades and Labor Non-Union Schedule and providing pay adjustments for employees on the Crafts, Trades and Labor Non-Union Schedule; by providing pay adjustments for employees on the Professional, Administrative and Technical Schedules, as well as for certain non-union salary grades in the Fire Protection and Law Enforcement Schedules; by amending General Ordinance 6459, Section 6 and General Ordinance 5432, Section 3 relating to the Law Enforcement Schedule and Fire Protection Schedule, respectively; by amending General Ordinance 6288, Section 9 relating to educational allowance by eliminating the eligibility of Police Major to receive educational allowance; and by declaring an emergency.

Documents:

  1. 2019-134.PDF

16.

Council Bill 2019-135. (Schilling)

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 $3,755,400, for the purpose of promoting travel and tourism within the City of Springfield.

Documents:

  1. 2019-135.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2019-136. (Hosmer)

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 $91,500, for the purpose of promoting the attraction of sporting events to the community.

Documents:

  1. 2019-136.PDF

18.

Council Bill 2019-137. (Lear)

A special ordinance approving the Annual Maintenance Contract for Traffic Signals for Fiscal Year 2019-2020; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $149,035.00; 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. 2019-137.PDF

19.

Council Bill 2019-138. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to approve the plans and specifications of the Environmental Services Parking and Material Storage Building Project, to accept the bid of $620,000.00, and to enter into a contract with Branco Enterprises, Inc., for completion of the Project.

Documents:

  1. 2019-138.PDF

20.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2019-140. (McGull)

A resolution designating the former Katz City Drug Store, located at 1735 South Glenstone Avenue, as a Historic Site on the Springfield Historic Register.

Documents:

  1. 2019-140.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2019-141. (McClure)

A resolution initiating amendments to the Springfield Land Development Code to consider adding a requirement for owner consent or involvement on the designation of Historic Sites, Historic Landmarks, Interior Landmarks and Historic Districts.

Documents:

  1. 2019-141.PDF

23.

Possible Addition To City Council Agenda; However, A Determination Of Whether It Will Be Added Will Be Made By City Council At The Meeting. Council Bill 2019-151. (McClure)

A resolution affirming City Council’s intent to work with community partners to seek a workable solution to the economic harms and predatory practices of the payday and car title loan industry.

Documents:

  1. 2019-151.PDF

24.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

25.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

26.

GRANTS.

27.

AMENDED BILLS.

28.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

29.

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

30.

Council Bill 2019-142. (Ollis, Hosmer, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 58, ‘Health and Sanitation,’ by adopting Article XII, ‘Tobacco 21 Act,’ in order to prohibit the sale of tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, and vapor products to anyone under 21 years of age; and amending Chapter 78, ‘Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions,’ by amending Section 78-5, ‘Sale of tobacco products to persons under 18 years of age,’ Section 78-6, ‘Sale of tobacco products through vending machines,’ and Section 78-7, ‘Packaging of tobacco products; distribution of free samples; manner of display and sale,” and moving said sections to Chapter 58 as part of the Tobacco 21 Act. (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-142.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2019-143. (Ollis, Hosmer, Lear, And McGull)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 78, ‘Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions’, by repealing Section 78-8, ‘Purchase or possession of tobacco products by persons under 18 years of age.’ (Recommended by Plans and Policies Committee.)

Documents:

  1. 2019-143.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2019-144. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property generally located at 1809 East Crestview Street to Lacknothing Homes, LLC, for $71,500.00; and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same.

Documents:

  1. 2019-144.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2019-145. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Channel Improvements – East Woodgate Avenue; accepting the alternate bid of Hunter Chase & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $147,774.26, for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2019-145.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2019-146. (Simpson)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Stormwater Improvements Ravenwood Phase II; accepting the bid of Hunter Chase & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $767,712.00, for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2019-146.PDF

35.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Clifford VanNatta wishes to address City Council.36.

NEW BUSINESS.

37.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

38.

MISCELLANEOUS.

39.

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

40.

Council Bill 2019-147. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 3140 West Lynn Street to Kelly and Chance Bailey for $500.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2019-147.PDF

41.

Council Bill 2019-148. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2406 West Elm Street to Panfilo Garcia for $500.00; and authorizing the issuance of a deed for same.

Documents:

  1. 2019-148.PDF

42.

Council Bill 2019-149. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2444 North Benton Avenue to Trigg, LLC, for $15,100.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2019-149.PDF

43.

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

44.

Council Bill 2019-150. (Schilling)

A resolution authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Springfield to sign a Petition to Remove Property from the College Station Transportation Development District and authorizing any actions required to remove certain property from the District pursuant to Section 238.208 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.

Documents:

  1. 2019-150.PDF

45.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

46.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield/Greene County Public Library Board: Tez Ward with term to expire July 1, 2022.47.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

48.

ADJOURN.