City Council Meeting
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville
|Robert Stephens, Mayor|
|Zone Councilmembers||General Councilmembers|
|Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1||Jan Fisk, General A|
|Justin Burnett, Zone 2||Craig Hosmer, General B|
|Mike Schilling, Zone 3||Kristi S. Fulnecky, General C|
|Craig Fishel, Zone 4||Ken McClure, General D|
Council Meeting Agenda
March 7, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES. February 22, 2016
FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.
CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-043. (McClure)
A special ordinance authorizing the issuance of Conditional Use Permit No. 419 to allow a reduction of the front yard setback along Elm Street within an R-HD, High-Density Multi-Family residential District and UN, University Combining Overlay District, generally located at 1124 and 1130 East Elm Street. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
Council Bill 2016-044. (Hosmer, Fisk, And Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 78 – Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article V – Offenses Against Morals by repealing Section 78-222, and enacting a new Section 78-222, defining indecent exposure or conduct, and including exceptions for breast-feeding, expressing breast milk, and constitutionally-protected activities. (The Plans and Policies Committee recommends approval.)
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On. Public Hearing Will Remain Open For Council Bill 2016-050 To Provide An Opportunity For Public Comment During The Complete 20 Day Notice Period.
Council Bill 2016-050. (Fulnecky) Public Hearing Will Remain Open To Provide An Opportunity For Public Comment During The Complete 20 Day Notice Period.
A special ordinance approving a plan for an industrial development project for Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Pennsylvania corporation, 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), Series 2016, in a principal amount not to exceed $36,000,000 to finance the costs of such project; authorizing and approving certain documents; and authorizing certain other actions in connection with the issuance of the Bonds.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On..
Council Bill 2016-051. (Hosmer)
A general ordinance amending the City Health Care Plan to terminate the City of Springfield Retiree Health Plan (Non-Medicare) on December 31, 2016; repealing the Plan Document and Summary Plan Description of the City of Springfield Retiree Health Plan (Non-Medicare) effective December 31, 2016; terminating the City of Springfield Retiree Health Savings Account Program effective December 31, 2016; amending Chapter 2 of the Springfield City Code, Section 2-92, Merit Rule 25.1, City Health Care Plan, by amending the language of said Merit Rule; amending Section 2-92, Merit Rule 25.1, City Health Care Plan, Exhibit 1, by amending the language of said Exhibit 1; terminating the City of Springfield Medicare supplement plan effective December 31, 2017; amending Section 2-92, Merit Rule 25.2, Police and Fire Departments Health Insurance Plan, Coverage of County Emergency 911 Employees Transferring to the City, by terminating the rights of retirees to City provided or sponsored health insurance coverage; and authorizing the City Manager to administratively amend provisions of the City Health Care Plan conflicting with this ordinance.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Refer to the Community Involvement Committee the issue of alcohol at special events.
CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-052. (Fisk)
A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2‑92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the Salary Ordinance, relating to the salary rate and pay grade for one job title within the Springfield Fire Department, as contained in the Fire Protection Schedule (FPS), by adding one new job title, Division Chief (FPS 12).
Council Bill 2016-053. (McClure)
A special ordinance authorizing the City of Springfield, Missouri, to enter into Schedule No. 4 to its existing master equipment lease purchase agreement, the proceeds of which will be used to pay the costs of acquiring equipment for the Parks Department, amending the Fiscal Year 2016 budget of the City in the amount of $489,500, and to do all things necessary to carry out the lease-purchase transaction, including the execution of certain documents in connection therewith.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-054. (Ferguson)
A resolution extending the declaration of an economic and housing access calamity until the condition is no longer met, or March 31, 2018, whichever occurs first. (Staff recommends approval.)
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-045. (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of New Prime Phase Two, generally located at the 2800 block of North Cedarbrook and Packer Avenues, 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 the terms of this ordinance. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
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