Summary of Most Recent Meeting

Oct. 3, 2022


1. ROLL CALL.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES. SEPTEMBER 19, 2022, CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND SEPTEMBER 22, 2022, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.  (APPROVED AS PRESENTED)

Documents:

09-19-22.PDF

09-22-22 SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.PDF

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. (APPROVED AS PRESENTED)

4. CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

5. CITY MANAGER REPORT, POLICE CHIEF REPORT, AND RESPONSES TO 
 QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

Celebrate Springfield
I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to Erin Danastasio and the Hatch Foundation for hosting Celebrate Springfield throughout the month of September and for the large celebration event yesterday at Jordan Valley Park. It is very meaningful to have residents and local businesses and organizations come together to highlight all that our city has to offer. It was a nice series of events for our local residents. 

Fire 
Please join the Springfield Fire Department for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Fire Station 4 at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at 2429 N. Delaware.

Lake Springfield Master Plan Residents Meeting
Residents and those owning property near Lake Springfield are invited to an informational meeting from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Springfield Lake Boathouse. Crawford, Murphy and Tilly (CMT) was selected to assist the city with this master planning process. This is the first of many opportunities for various segments of the community to learn more and provide input. 

Grant Avenue Parkway Redevelopment Plan
 The City of Springfield hosted an informational open house regarding the proposed Grant Avenue Parkway Redevelopment Plan Thursday, Sept. 29 with approximately 50 residents, property owners and developers in attendance. Springfield Department of Economic Vitality staff along with planning consultants with PGAV provided a presentation of the contents of the Redevelopment Plan, outlining economic development and neighborhood revitalization resources along a portion of the Grant Avenue Parkway improvement corridor. A video and other content explaining the plan is located at grantavenueparkway.com/revitalization.

Springfield Art Museum
On Saturday, October 15 from 2 – 4 PM, the Springfield Art Museum will host a ribbon cutting marking the completion of work on the museum grounds, including the Fassnight Creek Naturalization and North Parking Lot Projects. 

City Website Enhanced
Special thanks to the departments of Public Information & Civic Engagement and Information Systems for the recent enhancements to the City’s website and digital channels. In addition to a redesign and usability upgrades, content expansions were created in the Environmental Services and Economic Vitality department sites. Melissa Haase and Nichole Plowman led these efforts, with significant assistance by the PIO graphic designers and photographers.

6. City Council Discussion Of Board Appointment Process

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

8. Council Bill 2022-244 (Horton) (AMENDED 8-0 WITH MCGULL ABSENT)(APPROVED 8-0 WITH MCGULL ABSENT)A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 465 for the purpose of permitting construction of a development project greater than 10,000 square feet of total building floor area as a conditional use within the COM-1 – Commercial Street District, generally located at 425 West Commercial Street and 1824 North Lyon Avenue. (Planning and Zoning Commission and staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

2022-244.PDF

9. Council Bill 2022-245 (Lear) (APPROVED 8-0 WITH MCGULL ABSENT)
 
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to enter into an Amended and Restated Lease Agreement with the Greene County Agricultural and Mechanical Society of Springfield, Missouri.

Documents:

2022-245.PDF

10. RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

11. Council Bill 2022-247 (Simpson) (APPROVED 6-1 WITH HOSMER IN OPPOSITION, MCCLURE RECUSING, AND MCGULL ABSENT)
A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 1054 East Sunshine Street for the purpose of allowing the establishment of a Short-Term Rental Type 2 pursuant to Section 36-473 of the Land Development Code.

Documents:

2022-247.PDF

12. Council Bill 2022-248 (Simpson) (APPROVED 7-1 WITH HOSMER IN OPPOSITION AND MCGULL ABSENT)
A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 2000 East Sunset Drive for the purpose of allowing the establishment of a Short-Term Rental Type 2 pursuant to Section 36-473 of the Land Development Code.

Documents:

2022-248.PDF

13. EMERGENCY BILLS.

14. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

15. GRANTS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

16. Council Bill 2022-249 (Hosmer) (APPROVED 8-0 WITH MCGULL ABSENT)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Surface Transportation Program-Urban Supplemental Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission; amending the budget of the Department of Public Works for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, in the amount of $628,178, for the purpose of appropriating the additional federal funds to be used in street overlay improvements; and declaring that this bill qualifies for approval in one reading.

Documents:

2022-249.PDF

17. AMENDED BILLS.

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

19. Council Bill 2022-250 (Schilling) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 466 for the purpose of permitting an automobile service garage as a conditional use within the GR, General Retail District, generally located at 1306 West Sunshine Street. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: West Coast 711S, LLC; 1306 W. Sunshine Street; Conditional Use Permit 466.)

Documents:

2022-250.PDF

20. Council Bill 2022-251 (Schilling) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 467 for the purpose of permitting an automotive body and fender repair and paint shop as a conditional use within the HC, Highway Commercial District, generally located at 1025 West Sunshine Street. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Clovis Breeden; 1025 W. Sunshine Street; Conditional Use Permit 467.)

Documents:

2022-251.PDF

21. Council Bill 2022-252 (Simpson) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
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 3050 East Battlefield Road and 3020 South Parkview Avenue from Planned Development No. 222 and R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to O-1, Office District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 219; establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 219; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Dean & Teresa McClish Trust; 3050 E. Battlefield Road and 3020 S. Parkview Avenue; Z-18-2022 w/COD #219.)

Documents:

2022-252.PDF

22. Council Bill 2022-253 (McGull) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.29 acres of property generally located at 1331 North Stewart Avenue from GM, General Manufacturing District, to LI, Light Industrial District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: Troutman Enterprises, LLC; 1331 N. Stewart Avenue; Z-20-2020.)

Documents:

2022-253.PDF

23. Council Bill 2022-254 (Simpson) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 0.57 acres of property generally located at 3787 South Jefferson Avenue from O-1, Office District, to GR, General Retail District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: J&M Tillman LLC; 3787 S. Jefferson Avenue; Z-22-2022.)

Documents:

2022-254.PDF

24. Council Bill 2022-255 (Schilling) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 3.3 acres of property generally located at 1545 West Republic Street from GR, General Retail District, to HC, Highway Commercial District; and adopting an updated Official Zoning Map. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: 1545 W Republic Road LLC; 1545 W. Republic Street; Z-24-2022.)

Documents:

2022-255.PDF

25. Council Bill 2022-256 (Schilling) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A special ordinance granting Conditional Use Permit No. 468 for the purpose of permitting an automotive body and fender repair and paint shop as a conditional use within the HC, Highway Commercial District, generally located at 1545 West Republic Street. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission recommend approval.) (By: 1545 W Republic Road LLC; 1545 W. Republic Street; Conditional Use Permit 468.)

Documents:

2022-256.PDF

26. FIRST READING BILLS.

27. PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Lisa Tucker wishes to address City Council DID NOT APPEAR
 
Matt Morrow wishes to address City Council APPEARED

28. 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.
 
29. UNFINISHED BUSINESS.
 

30. MISCELLANEOUS.
 

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

32. Council Bill 2022-257 (Hardinger) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Services Contract with Greene County, Missouri, for the City to continue to monitor and maintain the County storm warning sirens.
 
Documents:

2022-257.PDF

33. Council Bill 2022-258 (Lear) (IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT CITY COUNCIL WILL VOTE AT THE OCTOBER 17 CITY COUNCIL MEETING)
A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager or his designee to enter into a Cost Apportionment Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to share costs associated with a pedestrian safety workshop, with the City being responsible for $7,500 of the total cost of the workshop.

Documents:

2022-258.PDF

34. CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

35. CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS.

36. END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

37. ADJOURN.