Council Meeting Agenda
MAY 27, 2014 – 6:30 p.m.
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- ROLL CALL.
- APPROVAL OF MINUTES. – May 12, 2014
- FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS.CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.
- CEREMONIAL MATTERS.
- Swear in Dr. Richard Thompson to the Citizens Sales Tax Oversight Committee.
- CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE May 12, 2014 MEETING.
- SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE
- RESOLUTIONS. CITIZENS MAY SPEAK. MAY BE VOTED ON.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-111. (Rushefsky)A resolution extending the service of the Animal Issues Task Force.
- EMERGENCY BILLS.
- PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
- AMENDED BILLS.
- COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. CITIZENS MAY SPEAK. NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE VOTED ON.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-112. (Rushefsky)A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1-1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.16 acres of property, generally located at 1805 East Cairo Street, from an R-TH, Residential Townhouse District, to an HC, Highway Commercial District, and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 71. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) (By: Great Southern Bank; 1850 East Cairo Street; Z-08-2014 & Conditional Overlay District No. 71.)
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-113. (Stephens)A special ordinance adopting a budget for the City of Springfield, Missouri, for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015, providing that certain amounts shown in the budget document are appropriated for the various departments specified in said budget, and declaring an emergency.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-114. (Fishel)A special ordinance setting a preliminary levy tax on real and personal property for current expenses and debt retirement of the City of Springfield, Missouri, and its boards and agencies, for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015, and declaring an emergency.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-115. (Compton)A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, Subsection 1-1331, Agricultural Uses, to allow beekeeping as an accessory use in any district under certain conditions. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
- FIRST READING BILLS. CITIZENS MAY SPEAK. NOT ANTICIPATED TO BE VOTED ON.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-116. (Burlison)A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 18, Animals, Article I, In General, and Chapter 74, Nuisance and Housing Code, Article VII, Nuisances, providing for standards for the keeping of bee colonies and hives, and providing for them to be declared a nuisance under certain circumstances.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-117. (Carroll)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Addendum No. 4 to Contract No. 2011-0946, with Black and Veatch Corporation, to provide extended services for implementation of the Early Action Plan (EAP) and continued development of the City’s long-term sanitary sewer Overflow Control Program (OCP), and to amend the budget of the Department of Environmental Services for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014, in the amount of $2,085,000, by appropriating reserves of the Clean Water fund for certain sanitary sewer EAP capital improvement project expenditures and development of the OCP.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-118. (Hosmer)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an addendum to the guaranteed energy cost savings contract (ESCO) with Johnson Controls, Inc., partnering with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., to include the Performance Contract, Phase 1 Scope of Work, identifying specific facility improvements and energy-saving efficiency measures at the South West Clean Water Plant (SWCWP); and amending the budget of the Department of Environmental Services for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014, in the amount of $1,270,079, to appropriate fund balance reserves of the Clean Water Fund.
- UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
- PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
- NEW BUSINESS.
- Refer to the Finance and Administration Committee the issues of Municipal Court Fees, Court Costs, and Fines.
- 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.
- CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.
- CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. SEE ITEM # 3.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-119. (Seifried)A resolution approving the appointments of Doug Roller, Shawn Kraft, and Bruce Adib-Yazdi to fill unexpired terms for the Board of Directors of the Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District (CID). (Staff and the Downtown Springfield CID Nominating Committee recommend approval.)
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-120. (Fisk)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to reimburse the Springfield Police Department (SPD) for expenses related to establishing and furnishing lactation rooms; amend the budget of the SPD for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014, in the amount of $1,000; and to declare an emergency.
- CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. CITIZENS HAVE SPOKEN. MAY BE VOTED ON.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-103. (Fisk)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Letter of Agreement with the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-104. (Hosmer)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Southwestern Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force.
- COUNCIL BILL 2014-105. (Carroll)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept the donation of twenty-five punching bags from Title Boxing Club for use by the Springfield Police Department.
- Confirm the following reappointments for Substitute Municipal Court Judge: Chantel Alberhasky, Dennis Budd, Gregory Dorshorst, and Aaron Jones with terms to expire June 30, 2015.
- Confirm the following appointment to the Art Museum Board: Christopher Weiss with term to expire June 1, 2017.
***END OF CONSENT AGENDAS***