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|
|Tom Prater, 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
October 3, 2016 – 6:30 p.m.
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Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES. September 19, 2016 – Regular, September 20, 2016 – Special, And September 27, 2016 – Special
FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.
Swear in Kelly Guenther and Nick Baker to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee.
CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.
SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-220. (Hosmer)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.90 acres of property, generally located at 222 East Primrose Street, from Planned Development 21 Amendment 1 District, to a GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By: Lipscomb Properties LLC; 222 East Primrose Street; Z-13-2016.)
Amended Council Bill 2016-221. (Fishel)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 0.6 acres of property, generally located at 1811 East Sunset Drive, from Planned Development No. 97, to O-1, Office District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By: 1811 E. Sunset, LLC; 1811 E. Sunset Drive; Z-11-2016 Conditional Overlay District No. 112.)
Council Bill 2016-222. (Fulnecky)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, Zoning Maps, by rezoning approximately 2.4 acres of property, generally located at 1606 East Blaine Avenue, from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to R-LD, Low-Density Multi-Family Residential District with Conditional Overlay District No. 110; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval). (By: John Peterson; 1606 East Blaine Avenue; Z-14-2016 & Conditional Overlay District No. 110.)
GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-225. (McClure)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or their designee, to apply for and accept a Youth Homeless Demonstration Program Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, in an amount not to exceed $2,000,000, with funds to be used for the development and implementation of a coordinated community plan to end youth homelessness; to execute any sub-grant agreements that may be necessary or convenient, and to exercise any and all powers necessary or convenient to implement the grant; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-226. (Ferguson)
A special ordinance establishing a budget for the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing District Special Allocation Fund for Fiscal Year 2016-17 in the amount of $570,035.53; approving expenditures from said Special Allocation Fund for property acquisition costs and certain public improvement projects within the Commercial Street Increment Financing District in an amount not to exceed $400,000.00; and also using certain rail credits obtained in the sale of the West Wye to BNSF in the amount of $707,849.57 to partially fund the acquisition of a portion of Frisco Lane in connection with the aforementioned public improvement projects.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Ms. Madison Weiler wishes to address City Council.
The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: Zach Clapper with term to expire December 1, 2016 and Mindy Spitz with term to expire December 1, 2017.
The City Manager recommends the following appointment, who has been serving as an alternate, to the Board of Adjustment: Derek Lee with term to expire January 1, 2017.
The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Park Board: Sarah McCallister with term to expire June 1, 2018, and Sidney Needem with term to expire June 1, 2019.
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 2016-227. (Fisk)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code Chapter 36 Land Development Code, Article 1 – Administration and Enforcement of Codes, Division 4 Permits and Fees, Section 36-128, ‘When permit is required’; and 36-146 ‘Fees,’ to correct inaccurate cross-references.
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2016-228. (Schilling)
A resolution declaring the intent of the City of Springfield to annex approximately 4.7 acres of Greene County right-of-way; which annexation has been petitioned by the property owners, generally located between the 2800 and 3000 blocks of West Republic Street, and is more fully described in this resolution, generally referenced as Annexation A-2-16.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2016-213. (Stephens) Due To The Zone 2 Vacancy, This Bill Was Republished With New Sponsorship.
A special ordinance approving the transfer of the City’s interest in real property located at 1436 North Rogers Avenue to Springfield Community Gardens.
Council Bill 2016-223. (Ferguson)
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 Andy Land Subdivision, generally located at 3830 South Glenstone Avenue, 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. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements).
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
City Council will hold a closed meeting to discuss legal actions, causes of action, litigation, privileged and confidential communications pursuant to Section 610.021 (1), RSMo.; and this meeting, record, and vote shall be closed and the City Council shall stand adjourned at the end of the closed session.
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