City Council Meeting November 24, 2014 – 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville
Robert Stephens, Mayor
Jeff Seifried, Zone 1 Cindy Rushefsky, Zone 2
Jerry Compton, Zone 3 Craig Fishel, Zone 4
Jan Fisk, General A Craig Hosmer, General B
Doug Burlison, General C Mike Carroll, General D
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Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.
- ROLL CALL.
- APPROVAL OF MINUTES. November 10, 2014 and November 18, 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.
- CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THEPREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
- SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
- Council Bill 2014-268. (Hosmer)A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, Subsection 4-2902, WC-1, Mixed-Use Sub-area of the West College Street District to allow off-street parking of commercial vehicles. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)
- Council Bill 2014-269. (Rushefsky)A special ordinance adopting the Hampton Townhouses Redevelopment Plan and Blight Report for an area located along the west side of South Hampton Avenue between East McDaniel Street and East Walnut Street, and declaring the Area to be a blighted area and its redevelopment necessary for the preservation of the public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare. (The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and Staff recommend approval.)
- Council Bill 2014-270. (Rushefsky)A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 90, Secondhand Goods, Article I, In General, Sections 90-3, Daily reports by dealers to Chief of Police, to require reports of all purchase, sale, barter, or exchange of scrap metal regardless of dollar value; and 90-4, Holding period for precious gems and metals received by dealers, to require a 72 hour holding period of vehicles for salvage processors.
- Council Bill 2014-271. (Compton)A special ordinance declaring the necessity of condemning right(s)-of-way over, under, and through the properties located at 3811 South Campbell Avenue and 3821 South Campbell Avenue, as herein described, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a public street, and for the relocation, construction, maintenance, and operation of utilities for the Campbell and Primrose Intersection Improvement project, Plan No. 2013PW0017T.
- EMERGENCY BILLS.
- PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
- AMENDED BILLS.
- COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
- Council Bill 2014-280. (Rushefsky)A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 1- 1600, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.26 acres of property, generally located at 1701 South Saint Charles Avenue, from an R-SF, Single-Family Residential District to a GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 82. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.) (By: Pamela Sue Secor; 1701 South Saint Charles Avenue; Z-25-2014 & Conditional Overlay District No. 82.)
- FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
- Council Bill 2014-281. (Stephens)A special ordinance approving the proposed long-term Overflow Control Plan (OCP) required by the Amended Consent Judgment (ACJ) and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to submit the proposed OCP to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) by December 31, 2014.
- Council Bill 2014-282. (Compton & Hosmer)A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 106, Traffic and Vehicles, Article VIII, Bicycles, by changing the title of Article VIII, to Bicycles and Motorized Bicycles, and by adding Section 106-514, License required to operate motorized bicycle; passengers prohibited; protective headgear required; and proof of financial responsibility.
- Council Bill 2014-283. (Referendum)A general ordinance repealing General Ordinance 6141.
- Council Bill 2014-283. SUBSTITUTE NO. 1. (Referendum)A special ordinance submitting to the qualified voters of the City, at an election to be held on the 7th day of April 2015, in the City of Springfield, Missouri, a question as to whether or not to repeal General Ordinance No. 6141, Code of Ordinances of the City of Springfield.
- PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
- UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
- NEW BUSINESS.The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Joy Qualls and Emily Journagan with terms to expire October 1, 2017.The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Public Housing Authority: Frank Bridges with term to expire April 11, 2017; and Kellie D. Foster with term to expire April 11, 2018.The Mayor recommends the following appointment to the Traffic Advisory Board: Colleen Davis with term to expire April 1, 2017.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. See Item #3.
- Council Bill 2014-284. (Fishel)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an addendum to the annual agreement with the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., (SCVB) and amending the budget of the City for the Fiscal Year 2014- 2015 to reflect current and projected operational changes.
- CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
- Council Bill 2014-285. (Seifried)A resolution declaring it necessary to construct sanitary sewers in Sanitary Sewer District No. 234 of Section No. 6 in the City, located in the general vicinity of Kerr Street, east of Main Avenue; providing for payment therefore; and providing for publications and notices.
- Council Bill 2014-286. (Burlison)A resolution initiating an amendment to the Land Development Code, Article I, Zoning Ordinance, to consider allowing an annual two-day fundraising sale for community gardens. (Staff recommends approval.)
- Council Bill 2014-287. (Fisk)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept $50,000 of Dislocated Worker Program Individual Training Account (ITA) funds and $57,040 of On- The-Job-Training (OJT) Staffing funds from the State of Missouri; to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015, in the amount of $107,040.
- CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
- Council Bill 2014-272. (Compton)A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply to the Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) for federal funds administered by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), through the Transportation Enhancements Program, for the purpose of funding the construction of streetscape and pedestrian facilities for the following projects: Main Avenue Streetscape Phase 1 (Exhibit A), Grant Avenue and Route 66 Streetscape (Exhibit B), and College Street Route 66 Phase 2 (Exhibit C), each with a separate application; to accept those funds from MoDOT; entering into necessary agreements with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MHTC) to utilize the federal funds; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015, in the amount of $750,000.
- Council Bill 2014-273. (Stephens)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 City of Springfield (City) for the Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications Department (911), as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) salary schedules, by reclassifying the job title of Telecommunications Supervisor (PAT 8), which will result in the addition of two new job titles, 911 Operations Manager (PAT 9) and 911 Training and Education Manager (PAT 9), and the deletion of one job title, Telecommunications Supervisor (PAT 8).
- Council Bill 2014-274. (Seifried)A general ordinance adopting and enacting Chapter 36 of the City Code, to be known as the Land Development Code; renumbering Chapter 36, Community Development, Articles I and II, to Chapter 40, Articles I and II; repealing certain ordinances; including a savings clause; and establishing an effective date.
- Confirm the following appointments to the Building Trades Examination and Certification Board: Ron Bogart; Gary Bingaman; David Pitts; and Tim Farr with terms to expire December 1, 2017.Confirm Michael Smith, who currently serves as a Plumbing and Gasfitting Representative on the Building Trades Examination and Certification Board, to a Plumbing Representative only.
- END OF CONSENT AGENDA.