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City Council Meeting

  
 City Council Chambers
 Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville


 
Ken McClure, Mayor

Zone Councilmembers

General Councilmembers

  

Monica Horton, Zone 1

Heather Hardinger, 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

 

Upcoming  Council Meeting Agenda
June 27, 2022 6:30 p.m.

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1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. JUNE 13, 2022, CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND JUNE 14, 2022, SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING.

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.

5.

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

6.

A REPORT FROM THE CHAIR OF THE CITIZENS TAX OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

7.

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

8.

Council Bill 2022-147 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Greater Springfield Area Sports Commission, Inc., for the purpose of promoting the attraction of sporting events to the community.

Documents:
  1. 2022-147.pdf
9.

Council Bill 2022-148 (Lear)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc., for the purpose of promoting travel and tourism within the City of Springfield.

Documents:
  1. 2022-148.pdf
10.

Council Bill 2022-149 (Hosmer)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield City Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 1, Section 2-91, known as the Merit System Rules and Regulation (“Merit Rules”), by amending portions of the Merit Rules for multiple purposes, including but not limited to the following: amendments to further the City’s diversity and inclusivity goals, to clarify certain provisions within the Merit Rules and assure internal consistency as well as consistency with the City’s Code and Charter, to update the City’s policy regarding hiring of relatives of employees, to correct a previous scrivener’s error, and to amend the Merit Rules on vacation and sick leave.

Documents:
  1. 2022-149.pdf
11.

Council Bill 2022-150 (Ollis)

A special ordinance approving the Fourth Amendment to the July 1, 2021, Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and the Springfield Police Officers Association, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 22 (“SPOA”), the Exclusive Representative of a certain Bargaining Unit within the Springfield Police Department, representing changes requested by the SPOA regarding payroll deductions; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, on behalf of the City, to execute and deliver the Fourth Amendment to the Collective Bargaining Agreement to the Exclusive Representative.

Documents:
  1. 2022-150.pdf
12.

Council Bill 2022-151 (Lear)

A special ordinance approving the Annual Maintenance Contract for Traffic Signals for Fiscal Year 2022-2023; accepting the bid of Ewing Signal Construction, LLC, in the amount of $209,988.50; and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with such bidder for the purpose of maintaining the City’s traffic signal infrastructure.

Documents:
  1. 2022-151.pdf
13.

Council Bill 2022-152 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance adopting the HOME-American Rescue Plan Allocation Plan to utilize the HOME-American Rescue Plan grant of $3,805,703; amending the Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Action Plan to incorporate the HOME-American Rescue Plan Allocation Plan; and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into any necessary agreements and exercise any necessary power to select and implement projects for funding pursuant to the HOME-American Rescue Plan Allocation Plan after the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development approves the plan.

Documents:
  1. 2022-152.pdf
14.

Council Bill 2022-153 (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into an agreement with the Springfield Regional Arts Council, Inc., for the purpose of promoting the visual and performing arts in Springfield, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. 2022-153.pdf
15.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

16.

Council Bill 2022-157 (Simpson)

A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 2209 East Swallow 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:
  1. 2022-157.pdf
17.

Council Bill 2022-158 (Simpson)

A resolution granting a Short-Term Rental Type 2 Permit for the property located at 1951 South Roanoke 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:
  1. 2022-158.pdf
18.

Council Bill 2022-159 (Schilling)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a grant from the United States Department of Labor for the Growth Opportunities program grant in the amount of up to $4,000,000 to be utilized to perform approved grant activities.

Documents:
  1. 2022-159.pdf
19.

Council Bill 2022-160 (Ollis)

A resolution authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply for a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for the Brownfields Job Training grant in the amount of up to $500,000 to be utilized to perform approved grant activities.

Documents:
  1. 2022-160.pdf
20.

EMERGENCY BILLS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

21.

Council Bill 2022-161 (City Council)

A special ordinance amending Special Ordinance 27441 to revise the date of the election called in Special Ordinance 27441 to November 8, 2022; and declaring an emergency.

Documents:
  1. 2022-161.pdf
22.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

23.

GRANTS.

24.

AMENDED BILLS.

25.

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

26.

Council Bill 2022-162 (McGull)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to apply to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds under the Consolidated Plan, to accept Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program funds, to enter into any necessary agreements to carry out the grants, and to exercise any and all powers necessary to implement selected projects; selecting projects for funding for the City of Springfield Fiscal Year 2022-2023; reaffirming the City Council Objectives and Community Development Priorities; and declaring that this Ordinance qualifies as a one-reading bill pursuant to City Charter Section 2.16(25). (City Council is not expected to vote on this Ordinance after the first reading on June 27, 2022.)

Documents:
  1. 2022-162.pdf
27.

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

28.

Council Bill 2022-163 (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept grant funds from the United Way of the Ozarks, through the Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ United Way Let’s Get to Work Fund, in the amount of $30,000 to be utilized to perform approved grant activities and to enter into necessary agreements to carry out the grant; and amending the budget of the Department of Workforce Development for Fiscal Year 2022-2023 in the amount of $30,000 to appropriate the grant funds. 

Documents:
  1. 2022-163.pdf
29.

Council Bill 2022-164 (Schilling)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for Phase 4 and Phase 5 of the Republic Road and Campbell Avenue Intersection Improvements project; accepting the bid of Capital Paving & Construction, LLC, in the amount of $5,364,467.30 for said project; authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder; and amending the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 budget for the Department of Public Works in the amount of $470,000.00 to appropriate additional Surface Transportation Block Grant funds for said project.  

Documents:
  1. 2022-164.pdf
30.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Danielle Godsey wishes to address City Council.

 Dr. Robert Olson wishes to address City Council.

31.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following reappointment to the Board of Equalization: Janet Blair with term to expire April 1, 2025.

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointments to the Landmarks Board: Jamille Jones with term to expire November 1, 2023; Erik Kiser, with term to expire November 1, 2022. 

The Public Involvement Committee recommends the following appointment to the Police Officers’ and Fire Fighters’ Retirement System Board of Trustees: John Davis with term to expire April 30, 2025.

32.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

33.

MISCELLANEOUS.

34.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS.

35.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS.

36.

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

37.

Council Bill 2022-154 (Ollis)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept a James River Basin Partnership 319 Grant in the amount of $35,000, from the Environmental Protection Agency through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, to support construction of the Art Museum North Parking Improvements Project at the Springfield Art Museum; and amending the budget of the Springfield Art Museum for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 in the amount of $35,000.

Documents:
  1. 2022-154.pdf
38.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

39.

ADJOURN.

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