City Council Meeting – May 2, 2022

 Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone CouncilmembersGeneral Councilmembers
Monica Horton, 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. APRIL 18, 2022, CITY COUNCIL MEETING, APRIL 19, 2022, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING, AND APRIL 26, 2022, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

Documents:

  1. 04-18-22.PDF
  2. 04-19-22 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF
  3. 04-26-22 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.

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 2022-087 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Schedule of Equipment No. 4, which will become a part of its existing Master Equipment Lease Purchase Agreement, the proceeds of which will be used to pay the costs of acquiring equipment for the Springfield-Branson National Airport, and to do all things necessary to carry out the lease-purchase transaction, including the execution of certain documents in connection therewith; and amending the budget of the City for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $1,815,000.

Documents:

  1. 2022-087.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2022-088 (Ollis)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code of the City of Springfield,’ Article XIX, ‘Energy Conservation Code,’ by updating from the 2012 to the 2018 version of the International Energy Conservation Code, as modified herein.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-088.PDF

9.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

10.

Council Bill 2022-090 (Lear)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a grant from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks in the amount of up to $60,000 to be utilized to perform approved grant activities.

Documents:

  1. 2022-090.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2022-091 (Ollis)

A resolution declaring the official intent of the City of Springfield to support the Southwest District of the Missouri Department of Transportation in its application for a 2022 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant to widen Interstate 44 to six lanes through the City; and pledging $2,000,000 in matching funds upon award of said grant.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-091.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2022-092 (City Council)

A resolution adopting the “2022 City of Springfield City Council Priorities”.

Documents:

  1. 2022-092.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2022-093 (Hardinger)

A resolution amending the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a portion of the Transportation Plan element of the Springfield-Greene County Comprehensive Plan, by removing a future collector from Figures 20-2 and 20-9. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommends approval.)  

Documents:

  1. 2022-093.PDF

14.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

15.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

16.

GRANTS.

17.

AMENDED BILLS.

18.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

19.

Council Bill 2022-094 (Horton)

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 24.8 acres of public property, generally located at 5100 West State Highway EE, and referenced as Annexation A-2-2022, into the City of Springfield.

Documents:

  1. 2022-094.PDF

20.

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

21.

Council Bill 2022-095 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to sign an agreement with the Ozark Region Workforce Development Board to serve as the One-Stop Operator for the Ozark Region, which consists of the counties of Christian, Dallas, Greene, Polk, Stone,Taney, and Webster, and to accept the funding authorized for the One-Stop Operator in the amount of $66,473.40.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-095.PDF

22.

Council Bill 2022-096 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Hatch Foundation to accept $100,000, and to enter a Memorandum of Understanding with City Utilities of Springfield to accept $60,000, with all such funds to be applied towards the $200,000 local cost share requirement for the Lake Springfield Master Planning grant from the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration; and amending the budget of the Department of Economic Vitality for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $160,000.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-096.PDF

23.

Council Bill 2022-097 (Ollis)

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 by making provision for fifteen new job titles, and the Professional, Administrative and Technical Unclassified Schedule by making provision for one new job title.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-097.PDF

24.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

25.

NEW BUSINESS.

The City Manager recommends the following appointments to the Airport Board: William Hammitt with term to expire June 1, 2025; Andrea Weber with term to expire June 1, 2023; and Juan Meraz with term to expire June 1, 2025.The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Airport Board: Paige Oxendine and Jay Titus with terms to expire June 1, 2025; and Steve Bach with term to expire June 1, 2024.The Mayor recommends the following reappointment to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Bob Roberts with term to expire October 1, 2024.

26.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

27.

MISCELLANEOUS.

28.

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

29.

Council Bill 2022-098 (Horton)

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 M & P Estates, generally located at 615 East Dale 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. 2022-098.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2022-099 (Horton)

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 Northside Renewal, generally located at 1502 West Kearney 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. 2022-099.PDF

31.

Council Bill 2022-100 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2237 North Farmer Avenue to Affordable Housing Action Board of Springfield, Inc., for $15,300.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-100.PDF

32.

Council Bill 2022-101 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2824 West Water Street to Affordable Housing Action Board of Springfield, Inc., for $16,600.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-101.PDF

33.

Council Bill 2022-102 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1026 West Thoman Street to Randall Gear, for $9,010.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-102.PDF

34.

Council Bill 2022-103 (Schilling)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 727 West Mount Vernon Street to Stephen Long, for $25,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-103.PDF

35.

Council Bill 2022-104 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 723 West Brower Street to Master Plumber, LLC, for $9,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2022-104.PDF

36.

Council Bill 2022-105 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1129 West Nichols Street to Master Plumber, LLC, for $1,700.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; authorizing the acceptance of a sight-triangle easement; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-105.PDF

37.

Council Bill 2022-106 (McGull)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1342 East Blaine Street to Master Plumber, LLC, for $1,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2022-106.PDF

38.

Council Bill 2022-107 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1620 North Texas Avenue to Master Plumber, LLC, for $5,500.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving the budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2022-107.PDF

39.

Council Bill 2022-108 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1851 North Main Avenue to Master Plumber, LLC., for $5,700.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; authorizing the acceptance of a permanent sanitary sewer easement; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-108.PDF

40.

Council Bill 2022-109 (McGull)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1717 North Oak Grove Avenue to David Pitts Properties, LLC., for $13,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-109.PDF

41.

Council Bill 2022-110 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1162 West Hovey Street to Reed Enterprises, LLC., for $9,500.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-110.PDF

42.

Council Bill 2022-111 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2444 North Benton Avenue to Reed Enterprises, LLC., for $10,000.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.

Documents:

  1. 2022-111.PDF

43.

Council Bill 2022-112 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1537 West Florida Street to Kaylah and Dustin Richard, for $5,004.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-112.PDF

44.

Council Bill 2022-113 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 1231 North Grant Avenue to Phillip Clayton Rothschild, for $12,510.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; authorizing the acceptance of a sewer-manhole easement and a sight-triangle easement; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.     

Documents:

  1. 2022-113.PDF

45.

Council Bill 2022-114 (Horton)

A special ordinance approving the sale of real property at 2203 North Campbell Avenue to Phillip Clayton Rothschild, for $13,501.00; authorizing the issuance of a deed for same; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-114.PDF

46.

Council Bill 2022-115 (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. 2022-115.PDF

47.

Council Bill 2022-116 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Lease Agreement with Springfield Regional Arts Council, a not-for-profit corporation, for the purpose of leasing office space in the Old Creamery Building in Jordan Valley Park located at 411 North Sherman Avenue.  

Documents:

  1. 2022-116.PDF

48.

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

49.

Council Bill 2022-117 (McClure)

A resolution confirming the appointments of Steve Eudaly and Brett Foster to the Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff and the Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District Board of Directors recommends approval.)  

Documents:

  1. 2022-117.PDF

50.

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

51.

Council Bill 2022-089 (McGull)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, ‘Administration,’ Article VI, ‘Finances,’ Division 2, ‘Purchasing,’ Section 2-401, ‘Purchasing Manual,’ Chapter 3, ‘Exceptions to Normal Purchasing Procedures,’ Section 13-3.312, for the purpose of allowing retired Fire Marshalls to purchase their service weapons.

Documents:

  1. 2022-089.PDF

52.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointment to the Police and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System Board of Trustees: Jim Flinn with term to expire April 30, 2025.

53.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

54.

ADJOURN.