|City Council Meeting|
City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville
|Ken McClure, Mayor|
|Zone Councilmembers||General Councilmembers|
|Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1||Jan Fisk, General A|
|Abe McGull, Zone 2||Craig Hosmer, General B|
|Mike Schilling, Zone 3||Andrew Lear, General C|
|Matthew Simpson, Zone 4||Richard Ollis, General D|
Council Meeting Agenda
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 6:30 p.m.
This meeting will be conducted both at 830 N. Boonville Ave. and electronically. The public may observe, physically attend (the number of people gathered in a single space will be limited according to city ordinance with physical distancing requirements applied) or viewed at https://cityview.springfieldmo.gov/livestream/.
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES. AUGUST 24, 2020 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND AUGUST 27 AND 28, 2020 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.
FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST NOTIFY THE CITY CLERK BY 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2020.
CITY MANAGER REPORT, PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR 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 2020-187 (Simpson)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning 4.2 acres of property, generally located at 3503, 3521, 3527, and 3535 South Lone Pine Avenue from R-SF, Single-family Residential, GR, General Retail, and LB, Limited Business District to Planned Development No. 374; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.) (By: Elevation Enterprises, LLC; 3503, 3521, 3527, and 3535 South Lone Pine Avenue; Planned Development 374.)
Council Bill 2020-199 (Fisk)
A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Project #06-0061 Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant – Administrative and Maintenance Facility Improvement; accepting the bid of Mechanical Services, Inc., d/b/a MSI Constructors, in the amount of $675,700.00 for construction and oversight; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with such bidder; and approving a budget adjustment to amend the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget for the Department of Environmental Services in the amount of $743,270.00 by appropriating retained earnings of the Clean Water Enterprise Fund.
Council Bill 2020-200 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Surface Transportation Program-Urban Program Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; and amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, in the amount of $640,000.00, for the purpose of appropriating federal funds to be used in purchasing battery back-ups for traffic signals.
Council Bill 2020-201 (Lear)
A special ordinance declaring the necessity of condemning right(s)-of-way for construction and permanent easements over, under, and through the properties herein described and generally located near the intersection of South Campbell Avenue and West Republic Road in the City of Springfield, Missouri, including 4101 and 4222 South Campbell Avenue, for the purpose of completing City Project #2015PW0077WTE, funded through the 1/8-Cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax, MoDot Cost-Share and federal funds; and authorizing certain officers, or their designees, to do all things necessary to carry out the terms of this Ordinance.
RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2020-206 (McGull)
A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property generally located at 1902 East Monroe Terrace, for the purpose of allowing the establishment of a Short-Term Rental Type 2 pursuant to Section 36-473 of the Zoning Ordinance.
COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING.
FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.
Council Bill 2020-207 (Lear)
A special ordinance amending Special Ordinance 27371, which declared the necessity of condemning right-of-way for the purpose of constructing and maintaining sanitary sewers in the Hunt Branch Trunk Sewer Project, to correct the legal description of a sanitary sewer easement.
Council Bill 2020-208 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance approving the City Utilities’ Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Operating Budget for its Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2021.
Council Bill 2020-209 (Ollis)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Springfield and the School District of Springfield R-12 to share the costs of a third-party vendor to operate a school crossing guard program inside the city limits of Springfield.
Council Bill 2020-210 (Lear)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into Schedule of Equipment No. 2, 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 City’s Information Technology Department, including upgrades to the server room, including mechanical, electrical and plumbing equipment and improvements necessary for proper installation and operation of such equipment, 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 2020-2021 in the amount of $373,817.
Council Bill 2020-211 (McClure)
A general ordinance amending Chapter 2, Section 2-92 of the Springfield City Code, known as the ‘Salary Ordinance,’ for the purpose of adding one new job title of ‘Director of Diversity & Inclusion’ to the Department Head Series (“DHS”) salary schedule and one full-time equivalent position to the City Manager’s Office; and by amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget of the City to adjust the authorized employee positions in the City Manager’s Office and to fund the position.
Council Bill 2020-212 (Ferguson)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 74, ‘Nuisance and Housing Code,’ Article VII, ‘Nuisances,’ Division 2, ‘Weeds and other rank vegetation,’ Section 74-404, ‘Permitting growth of weeds over seven inches in height,’ by adding a minimum fine for repeated violations.
PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.
Justin Schwartz wishes to address City Council.
Cary Wells wishes to address City Council.
Michael Hasty wishes to address City Council.
Carl Hawn wishes to address City Council.
Heather Dietz wishes to address City Council.
Lisa Meeks wishes to address City Council.
Dr. Kenneth Spangler wishes to address City Council.
Kevin Day wishes to address City Council.
Amber Neil wishes to address City Council.
Melissa Wells wishes to address City Council.
The City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Art Museum Board: Cheryl Hom with term to expire June 1, 2023.
The City Manager recommends the following reappointments to the Art Museum Board: Alia Lee and Tiffany Brunner with terms to expire June 1, 2023.
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 2020-213 (Ferguson)
A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of Westgate Subdivision, generally located at 4202 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.) (By: Parrish Land & Development, LLC and ARMA Development, LLC; 1202 West Kearney Street; Preliminary Plat of Westgate Subdivision.)
CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.
CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See Item #3.
Council Bill 2020-202 (Fisk)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to modify an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Nixa, Missouri, modifying the terms of the existing consolidated Police Records Management System agreement.
Council Bill 2020-203 (Hosmer)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to modify an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Republic, Missouri, relating to the use of a consolidated Police Records Management System agreement.
Council Bill 2020-204 (Lear)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Springfield R-XII School District, for the use of a consolidated Police Records Management System.
The Mayor Recommends The Following Appointment The Springfield Convention And Visitors Bureau, Inc. Board: Tim Rosenbury With Term To Expire January 1, 2022.
END OF CONSENT AGENDA.
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