City Council Meeting – June 29, 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

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Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
June 29, 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 25 per space with physical distancing requirements applied) or viewed at https://cityview.springfieldmo.gov/livestream/.

Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the meeting to speak to an issue on the agenda. Citizens wishing to submit comments to City Council may do so using the citizen comments form.

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. JUNE 15, 2020 CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

Documents:

  1. 06-15-2020.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, JUNE 26, 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 2020-118 (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

8.

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.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-119.PDF

9.

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

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

16.

Council Bill 2020-142 (McClure)

A Resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment Fish and Wildlife Service grant funding in the amount of $2,000,000.00, to be used to fund educational experiences in natural resource careers for young people and veterans.
Documents:

  1. 2020-142.PDF

17.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

18.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

19.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

20.

Council Bill 2020-143 (Ollis)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept $6,615.00 in additional grant funds, from the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development for the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment project; amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $6,615.00 to appropriate the funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
Documents:

  1. 2020-143.PDF

21.

Council Bill 2020-144 (Lear)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Dislocated Worker Rapid Response funding in the amount of $100,000.00, to be used for training eligible Dislocated Workers and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the budget for the Department of Workforce Development for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $100,000.00; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval on one reading.
Documents:

  1. 2020-144.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2020-145 (Hosmer)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept $11,874.10, in grant funds from the Missouri Department of Corrections for About Persons with Past Legal Issues in Employment services; amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $11,874.10, to appropriate the funds; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
Documents:

  1. 2020-145.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2020-146 (Fisk)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding from the United States Department of Justice and amending the budget for the Police Department for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 in the amount of $517,083.00; and declaring this bill qualifies as a one reading bill pursuant to Charter Section 2.16(25).
Documents:

  1. 2020-146.PDF

24.

AMENDED BILLS.

25.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.

26.

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

27.

Council Bill 2020-147 (Ollis)

A Special Ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the construction of Landfill Facility Improvement, Phases 1, 2, and 3, at the Noble Hill Sanitary Landfill; accepting the bid of Carson-Mitchell, Inc., in the amount of $5,016,632.00 for the project; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into contracts necessary for completion of said Landfill Facility Improvements; and approving a budget adjustment for the amount of the bid, plus a contingency, to amend the budget for the Department of Environmental Services Solid Waste Fund for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 by appropriating reserves of said fund in the amount of $6,250,000.00.
Documents:

  1. 2020-147.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2020-148 (McGull)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article VI, ‘Finances,’ Division 2, ‘Purchasing,’ Section 2-401, ‘Purchasing Manual adopted,’ by adding Section 13-3.104(5)(C) for the purpose of allowing the use of the “Construction Manager at Risk ” contracting processes.
Documents:

  1. 2020-148.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2020-149 (Simpson)

A Special Ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Battlefield Road and Delaware Avenue Signal Replacement Project; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $125,773.33 for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.
Documents:

  1. 2020-149.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2020-150 (Hosmer)

A General Ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 54, ‘Fire Prevention and Protection,’ Article II, ‘Fire Prevention Code,’ Section 54-32, ‘Amendments and additions,’ by adding specific local amendments to Section 320 of the 2018 International Fire Code, relating to Landscaping Materials.
Documents:

  1. 2020-150.PDF

31.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Daryl Baker wishes to address Council.

32.

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.

33.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

34.

MISCELLANEOUS.

35.

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

36.

Council Bill 2020-151 (Schilling)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Agreement for Encroachment License with Three-D Development, LLC, for the purpose of allowing an encroachment onto City rights-of-way for the placement of a ramp and landing that meets Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines on property located at 401 South Avenue, under the same terms and conditions as encroachments are permitted on City rights-of-way under Chapter 98, Article VII of the Springfield City Code.
Documents:

  1. 2020-151.PDF

37.

Council Bill 2020-152 (Simpson)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant for $500.00 from the Lennie Cloud Fund for the Hearing Impaired, administered through the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, to provide free smoke alarms for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Documents:

  1. 2020-152.PDF

38.

Council Bill 2020-153 (McGull)

A Special Ordinance approving the final development plan of Planned Development District No. 298, on 44.70 acres generally located at 3414 East Chestnut Expressway. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-153.PDF

39.

Council Bill 2020-154 (McGull)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Kirkland Commons, generally located at 3502 East Chestnut Expressway, upon 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.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-154.PDF

40.

Council Bill 2020-155 (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, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of IDEA Commons, generally located at 405 North Jefferson Avenue and 410 North Boonville Avenue, upon 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.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-155.PDF

41.

Council Bill 2020-156 (McGull)

A Special Ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat Renewal ofCatalpa Cottages, generally located at the 2300 block of East Catalpa Street, upon 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.)
Documents:

  1. 2020-156.PDF

42.

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

43.

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

44.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

45.

ADJOURN.