City Council Meeting – November 20, 2023

 Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone CouncilmembersGeneral Councilmembers
Monica Horton, Zone 1Heather Hardinger, General A
Abe McGull, Zone 2Craig Hosmer, General B
Brandon Jenson, Zone 3Callie Carroll, General C
Matthew Simpson, Zone 4Derek Lee, General D

1. ROLL CALL.
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES.
2.1. The November 6, 2023, City Council Meeting minutes will be presented for approval at
the December 11, 2023, City Council Meeting.
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, POLICE CHIEF REPORT, NUISANCE PROPERTY UPDATE
PER RESOLUTION 10722, AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE
PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

6. SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE.
Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
6.1. Council Bill 2023-263 (McGull)
A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’
and Section 46-1 of the Springfield City Code, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and
council zones,’ for the purpose of annexing approximately 5.5 acres of private property
generally located at 5298 East Farm Road 104, and referenced as Annexation A-6-
2023, into the City of Springfield. (Staff recommends approval.) (By: Kurt Wouk; 5298
East Farm Road 104; A-6-2023.)
6.2. Council Bill 2023-265 (Horton)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-
306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 21.2
acres of property generally located at 901 South West Bypass from R-SF, Single-
Family Residential District, and HC, Highway Commercial District, with Conditional
Overlay District No. 2, to GR, General Retail District, with Conditional Overlay District

No. 228; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 228; and adopting an updated
Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend
approval.) (By: Carleton Resources, LLC; 901 S. West Bypass; Z-8-2023 w/COD No.
228.)
6.3. Council Bill 2023-266 (McGull)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-
306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.85
acres of property generally located at 1218, 1222, 1223, 1226, 1232, and 1238 East
Pacific Street, and 1219 and 1225 East Locust Street, from GM, General Manufacturing
District, to R-LD – Low-Density Multi-Family Residential District, with Conditional
Overlay District No. 240; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 240; and
adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission
recommend approval.) (By: JNE Holdings; 1218, 1222, 1223, 1226, 1232, and 1238
East Pacific Street and 1219 and 1225 East Locust; Z-27-2023 with Conditional Overlay
District No. 240.)
6.4. Council Bill 2023-267 (Horton)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-
306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 3.43
acres of property generally located at 4123 and 4149 West Chestnut Expressway and
430 North Meteor Avenue from HC, Highway Commercial District, and R-MHC,
Manufactured Home Community District, to R-MD – Medium-Density Multi-Family
Residential District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 241; establishing Conditional
Overlay District No. 241; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and
Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Mearl Curtis ETAL TR,
Revocable Living Trust; 4123 and 4149 West Chestnut Expressway and 430 North
Meteor Avenue; Z-28-2023 with Conditional Overlay District No. 241.)
6.5. Council Bill 2023-269 (McGull, Simpson)
A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for the Hunt Branch Trunk
Sewer – Phase 1 Project, generally located south of US Highway 60 from Farm Road
189 to State Highway NN, and generally referred to as Plan No. 5PW5716; accepting
the bid of JD Wallace Contracting, LLC, in the amount of $3,919,875 for said project;
authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract for said project;
establishing a trunk sewer fee; and approving a budget adjustment in the amount of the
bid, plus a contingency, to amend the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget of the Department
of Environmental Services Clean Water Fund by appropriating reserves of said fund in
the amount of $4,703,850.
6.6. Council Bill 2023-270 (Carroll)
A special ordinance amending the budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 for the Department
of Environmental Services in the amount of $1,924,000 to appropriate retained earnings
from the Clean Water Fund for the construction of the James River Lift Station
Improvements project.
6.7. Council Bill 2023-271 (Lee)

A special ordinance approving the selection of Restore SGF and the Springfield
Community Land Trust as recipients of the City’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal
Recovery Funds allotted for affordable home ownership programs; and authorizing the
City Manager, or his designee, to enter into agreements with these agencies to carry
out these programs.
6.8. Council Bill 2023-272 (McGull)
A special ordinance amending the budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 of the Department
of Public Works in the amount of $950,000 to appropriate fund balance reserves of the
1/4-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax to support construction of a stormwater
improvement project on South Pickwick Avenue and East Grand Street.
6.9. Council Bill 2023-273 (Hardinger)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an
intergovernmental agreement with St. Louis County to effectuate the Springfield-
Greene County Health Department’s participation in the statewide Missouri prescription
drug monitoring program.
7. RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. Except Item 7.1, Citizens may speak to the
amendment only. May Be Voted On.
7.1. Amended Council Bill 2023-260 (Hosmer)
A resolution adopting the City of Springfield’s Legislative Priorities for 2024.
8. EMERGENCY BILLS.
9. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
10. GRANTS.

Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
10.1. Council Bill 2023-277 (Hardinger)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a
Governor’s Transportation Cost Share Agreement with the Missouri Highways and
Transportation Commission (“MHTC”) for the purpose of funding construction of the
extension of Eastgate Avenue from Division Street north and east to Springfield
Underground’s southern entrance on LeCompte Road and to exercise any and all
powers to obtain such funding and carry out the identified activities; amending the
Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget of the Department of Public Works in the amount of
$3,480,858 to appropriate Governor’s Transportation Cost Share funds; and declaring
that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
10.2. Council Bill 2023-278 (Horton)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Direct
Appropriation Project Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation
Commission (“MHTC”) for the purpose of funding the rehabilitation of the Jefferson
Avenue Community Footbridge and to exercise any and all powers necessary to obtain
such funding and carry out the identified activities; amending the Fiscal Year 2023-2024
budget of the Department of Public Works in the amount of $8,000,000 to appropriate
State funds; and declaring that this Ordinance qualifies for approval in one reading.

10.3. Council Bill 2023-279 (Lee)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept additional
COVID-19 and Adult Vaccination Supplemental Grant funds from the Federal
Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
through the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, in the amount of
$296,870, for use by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department in maintaining
a public health workforce and ensuring access to COVID-19 vaccinations and to enter
into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; amending the Fiscal Year 2023-2024
budget in the amount of $296,870 for the purpose of appropriating the grant funds; and
declaring that this Ordinance qualifies for approval in one reading.
11. AMENDED BILLS.
12. COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.
13. FIRST READING BILLS.

Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
13.1. Council Bill 2023-280 (Carroll)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to approve a
reallocation of American Rescue Plan Act funds in the amount of $637,049 from the
City of Springfield’s Planning Department to the Springfield-Greene County Health
Department for use in implementing and operating the Family Connects Program to
offer no-cost home visits to parents of newborns in Greene County, Missouri; and
amending the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget in the amount of $637,049 to re-
appropriate the funds.
13.2. Council Bill 2023-281 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept supplies,
equipment, software, and paid services with a combined value of $219,411 from the
Jordan Valley Community Health Center for use by the Springfield-Greene County
Health Department to implement the Family Connects Program and to enter into
necessary agreements to carry out the transfer.
13.3. Council Bill 2023-282 (Hardinger)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant
from the Missouri Foundation for Health in the amount of $600,000 for use by the
Springfield-Greene County Health Department to implement the Family Connects
Program to offer no-cost home visits to parents of newborns in Greene County,
Missouri and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amending
the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget in the amount of $600,000 to appropriate the grant
funds.
13.4. Council Bill 2023-283 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance amending the budget of the Springfield Fire Department Fiscal
Year 2023-2024 in the amount of $85,000 by transferring a portion of the Fire Training
Fund to the operating budget of the Springfield Fire Department, for the purpose of
supporting regional fire training programs and the pre-apprenticeship fire academy.

13.5. Council Bill 2023-284 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City
of Springfield to enter into a 2nd amended contract with Pictometry International
Corporation and amended cooperative intergovernmental agreements with City Utilities
of Springfield, Missouri and Greene County, Missouri; and amending the budget for the
Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 in the amount of $307,443.27.
13.6. Council Bill 2023-285 (Lee)
A special ordinance approving the Fifth Amendment to the Employment Agreement by
and between the City of Springfield, Missouri, and Anita J. Cotter; authorizing the Mayor
to execute the Fifth Amendment; and authorizing payment of salary and benefits to
Anita J. Cotter in accordance with the provisions of the Fifth Amendment.
13.7. Council Bill 2023-286 (McGull)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into the 3rd
Amendment to the 2nd Amended and Restated Ballpark License Agreement with the
Board of Governors of Missouri State University for the purpose of allowing renovations
to facilities at Hammons Field utilized by its intercollegiate baseball team.
14. PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.
15. 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.
15.1. The Committee of the Whole recommends the following appointments to the Board of
Public Utilities: Ben Shantz and Gerald Lee with terms to expire December 1, 2026.
15.2. The Committee of the Whole recommends the following reappointments to the Board of
Public Utilities: Heather Ramsey and Clifton Smart with terms to expire December 1,
2026.
16. UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
17. MISCELLANEOUS.
18. CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.
18.1. Council Bill 2023-288 (McClure)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant
funds from the Musgrave Foundation for the benefit and use of the Mayor’s
Commission for Children in the amount of $5,000 to help further the mission of the
Commission in the upcoming year.
18.2. Council Bill 2023-289 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a
Memorandum of Understanding with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Explosives to allow participation of the Springfield Fire Department in the State and

Local Overtime program to allow for reimbursement of overtime expenses associated
with joint investigations.
19. CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
19.1. Council Bill 2023-290 (Lee)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a grant of
$15,000 from the State Homeland Security Grant Program grant program to support the
acquisition of a utility task vehicle; amending the budget of the Fire Department in the
amount of $15,000; and declaring that this Ordinance qualifies for approval in one
reading.
20. CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See Item #3.
20.1. Council Bill 2023-274 (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 Kay Pointe Place, generally located at 901 South West Bypass,
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.)
20.2. Confirm the following appointment to the Mayor’s Commission for Children: Brianna
Coale with term to expire November 29, 2026.
21. END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
22. ADJOURN.