Springfield City Council Agenda for December 10, 2018

Here is the agenda for Monday’s Springfield City Council Meeting:

Upcoming Council Meeting Agenda
December 10, 2018  6:30 p.m.


Speakers must sign up with the City Clerk to speak to an issue on the agenda. Speakers are to limit their remarks to three to five minutes.

Note: Sponsorship does not denote Council member approval or support.

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. November 19, 2018 City Council Meeting, And November 27, 2018 And December 4, 2018 Special City Council Meetings.

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.

Swear-In Kristin Carter to the Board of Public Utilities.

5.

Council Bill 2018-287. (McClure)

A resolution recognizing James “Jim” Webb for his thirty years of dedicated service as an employee of the City of Springfield.

Documents:

  1. 2018-287.PDF

6.

Council Bill 2018-288. (City Council)

A resolution honoring Paul L. Redfearn Jr. for his incredible service to the City of Springfield, the State of Missouri, and the United States of America.

Documents:

  1. 2018-288.PDF

7.

CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

8.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

9.

Council Bill 2018-278. (McClure)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Zoning Regulations,’ Division 1, ‘Intent, Purpose, and General Provisions,’ Section 36-303, ‘General Provisions;’ subsection (34) ‘Economic and housing access calamity’ to modify requirements for shelters subject to City Council’s declaration of an economic and housing access calamity. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-278.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2018-280. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with Greene County for the purpose of continuing to operate and improve the countywide Enhanced 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone Service.

Documents:

  1. 2018-280.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2018-281. (Prater)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for certain stormwater improvements located along Prince Lane, generally referred to as Plan No. 2016PW0054W; accepting the bid of Hamilton & Dad, Inc., in the amount of $169,389.63, for the project; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2018-281.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2018-282. (Simpson)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Surface Transportation Program Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; and amending the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget for the Department of Public Works in the amount of $4,944,800.00 to appropriate certain grant funding for the purpose of funding the Republic Road Phase 4 and Phase 5 projects.

Documents:

  1. 2018-282.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2018-283. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 1, Section 2-91, known as the ‘Merit System Rules and Regulations,’ by amending Merit Rule 26, ‘Substance Abuse Policy,’ for the purpose of complying with Department of Transportation regulations. (The Merit Rule amendment has Personnel Board approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-283.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2018-284. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Section 2-92, known as the Salary Ordinance, relating to the salary rate and pay grade for job titles in the Finance Department and at the Art Museum, as contained in the Professional, Administrative and Technical (PAT) Salary Schedule, by adding two new job titles; and by adopting an Employment Agreement by and between the City and Anita J. Cotter, effective December 10, 2018, and authorizing payment of salary and benefits to Anita J. Cotter as the City Clerk in accordance with the provisions set forth therein.

Documents:

  1. 2018-284.PDF

15.

Council Bill 2018-285. (McClure)

A general ordinance suspending enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance prohibition against Short-Term Rentals as an unpermitted use for a period of One Hundred Twenty days from the date of the passage of this Ordinance or until City Council adopts an ordinance regulating Short-Term Rentals, whichever comes first, so as to allow additional time for input and review of proposed regulations of Short-Term Stay Rentals.

Documents:

  1. 2018-285.PDF

16.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

17.

Council Bill 2018-289. (Ollis)

A resolution amending the Economic Development Incentives Policy Manual by incorporating provisions related to the Workable Program into the City’s policy regarding real property tax abatement and by adjusting the eligibility criteria for Industrial Development Bonds to be the same for new and existing businesses. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-289.PDF

18.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

19.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

20.

GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2018-290. (Fisk)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply to the Ozark Transportation Organization for federal grant funding for the purpose of funding the construction of certain sidewalks and trails within the City.

Documents:

  1. 2018-290.PDF

22.

AMENDED BILLS.

23.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

24.

Council Bill 2018-291. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending Section 1-9 of the Springfield City Code, ‘City Limits,’ by annexing approximately thirteen acres of property into the City of Springfield, Missouri, said property being generally located at 3192, 3194, and 3196 East Farm Road 188, being generally referenced as Annexation A-5-18; and amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 46, Section 46-1, ‘Boundaries of wards, precincts and council zones,’ by adding this property to the ward and precinct assigned by the County Clerk. (By: One Eighty-Eight, LLC; 3192, 3194, and 3196 East Farm Road 188; Annexation A-5-18.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-291.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2018-292. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 13 acres of property generally located at 3192, 3194, and 3196 East Farm Road 188 from County C-2, General Commercial District and County A-1, Agricultural District, to GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 159. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: One Eighty-Eight, LLC; 3192, 3194, and 3196 East Farm Road 188; Z-27-2018 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 159.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-292.PDF

26.

Council Bill 2018-293. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 2.87 acres of property generally located on the south-side of the 4200 block of West Kearney Street, from LB, Limited Business District to GM, General Manufacturing District; and adopting an updated ‘Official Zoning Map.’ (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: ARMA Development LLC; 4200 Block West Kearney Street, south-side; Z-26-2018.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-293.PDF

27.

Council Bill 2018-294. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 5.05 acres of property generally located within the 2700 block of South Jefferson Avenue from LB, Limited Business District and O-1, Office District with Conditional Overlay District No. 26 to R-LD, Low-Density Multi-family Residential District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No.160. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Empire Mortgage Company Inc.; Z-28-2018 w/Conditional Overlay District No. 160.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-294.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2018-295. (Ferguson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1 acre of property generally located at 1900 West Kearney Street and 2344 and 2332 North Elizabeth Avenue from HC, Highway Commercial and R-SF, Single Family Residential to HC, Highway Commercial District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 161. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Joe Montgomery; 1900 West Kearney Street and 2344, 2332 North Elizabeth Ave.; Z-29-2018 Conditional Overlay No. 161.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-295.PDF

29.

Council Bill 2018-296. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article II, ‘Subdivision Regulations,’ Division 2, ‘Subdivision Application Procedure and Approval Process,’ Section 36-226, ‘Major Subdivision Review Procedure,’ subsection (3)(h) ‘Effective Period of Preliminary Approval’ to limit the effective period of a preliminary plat. (Both Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-296.PDF

30.

Council Bill 2018-297. (Fisk)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 36, ‘Land Development Code,’ Article III, ‘Subdivision Regulations,’ Division 5, ‘Supplemental District Regulations,’ Section 36-452, ‘Temporary Uses’ to allow Automatic Teller Machines as a temporary use in all zoning districts.

31.

Council Bill 2018-298. (Prater)

A special ordinance approving a Redevelopment Plan and Blight Report submitted by Say You Can, LLC, for the East Cherry Pocket Neighborhood Redevelopment Area, generally located on 0.51 acres on the north side of the intersection of Cherry Street and South Fremont Avenue (1361 and 1365 East Cherry Street) and declaring said Area to be blighted, and that its redevelopment is necessary for the preservation of public peace, prosperity, health, safety, morals, and welfare. (The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority and the Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval. Staff recommend denial on the basis of blight.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-298.PDF

32.

FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

33.

Council Bill 2018-299. (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code Chapter 74 – ‘Nuisance and Housing Code,’ Article II – ‘Enforcement,’ Section 74-34 – ‘Hearing request,’ to authorize City personnel to effect nuisance removal or abatement when a property owner, having requested a nuisance-abatement hearing, fails to appear at such hearing.

Documents:

  1. 2018-299.PDF

34.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

35.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Mayor recommends the following appointments to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations: Daniel Ogunyemi and Mary Bozarth with terms to expire October 1, 2021. 

The City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Board of Adjustment: Bryan Fisher with his first full term as a regular member to expire January 1, 2024.

36.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

37.

MISCELLANEOUS.

38.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.

39.

Council Bill 2018-300. (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, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of KUM & GO #1463 generally located at 3434 West Chestnut Expressway, 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.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-300.PDF

40.

Council Bill 2018-301. (Schilling)

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 Tera Vera II generally located at the 2700 block of south Jefferson 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 all the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-301.PDF

41.

Council Bill 2018-302. (Prater)

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 KUM & GO #1470, generally located at 1810 East 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.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-302.PDF

42.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

43.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See Item #3.

44.

Council Bill 2018-286. (Ollis)

A general ordinance amending Chapter 120, ‘Wastewater Regulations,’ of the Springfield City Code for the purpose of complying with federal mandates concerning industrial pre-treatment standards and to provide for other revisions mandated by the Clean Water Act and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. (Environmental Services recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-286.PDF

45.

BOARD CONFIRMATIONS.

Confirm the following appointments to the Mayor’s Commission for Children: Linda Saturno, Trysta Herzog, and Chris Jarratt with terms to expire November 29, 2021. 

Confirm the following reappointment to the Mayor’s Commission for Children: Bria Cole with term to expire November 29, 2021. 

Confirm the following reappointments to the Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights: Bob Roberts and Caryle Wannamacher with terms to expire October 1, 2021. 

Confirm the following reappointment to the Public Housing Authority: La Betha McGinnis with term to expire April 11, 2021. 

Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.: Amy Austin with term to expire January 1, 2022. 

Confirm the following appointment to the Traffic Advisory Board: David Eslick with term to expire April 1, 2019. 

Confirm the following reappointments to the Tree City USA Citizen Advisory Committee: John Clark with term to expire December 1, 2020; and Amanda Stadler and Kelly Guenther with terms to expire December 1, 2021. 

Confirm the following appointment to the Springfield/Greene County Environmental Advisory Board: David Pryor with term to expire October 1, 2021.

46.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

47.

ADJOURN.