COUNCIL AGENDA 
Monday, May 20, 2019
6:00 P.M., Council Chambers
1.

Call to Order

Invocation
Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America
2.

Roll Call

3.

Presentations

1.

Proclamation recognizing May 12-18, 2019 as Police Week and May 15 as Police Officers Memorial Day.

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

Toby Teeter, Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce President, will present an update on Economic Development, including the business attraction pipeline, and the vision for the future.

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-262

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 29-A, the Zoning Code, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Joplin, Missouri, by amending Appendix A, Land Use Table, by adding language to permit medical marijuana facilities in certain districts.
8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Notes from the May 6, 2019 Informal Council Meeting

Documents:
  1. May 6, Informal.pdf
2.

Minutes of the May 6, 2019 Council Meeting

Documents:
  1. May 6, 2019.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-122

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 118, Utilities, Article 2, Sewers and Sewage Disposal, by enacting a new Division 9, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination.

Documents:
  1. CB2019-122.pdf
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019 –261

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with the Missouri Development Finance Board and Main Street Joplin doing business as Downtown Joplin Alliance for financing through the State Tax Credit for Contribution Program in support of the Empire Market Building Redevelopment Project.
Documents:
  1. CB2019-261.pdf
9.

Resolutions

1.

RESOLUTION NO. 2019-006

A RESOLUTION establishing and identifying an Arts District in Downtown Joplin for marketing purposes only, to be known as the JOPLIN ARTS DISTRICT, commencing at B Street south to 12th Street, and from Wall Street east to Pennsylvania Avenue.
10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-126

AN ORDINANCE approving the reclassification of various positions in the Airport Division; adding a new Airport Police Officer position; and, amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 as adopted by Ordinance 2018-145 on October 15, 2018; and containing an emergency clause.
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-127

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the acceptance of Abatement Order on Consent (AOC) No. 2019-WPCB-1565 with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding Sanitary Sewer Overflows and Wastewater Treatment Plant Bypasses; and, containing an emergency clause.
11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-003

AN ORDINANCE of the city of Joplin, Missouri establishing procedures and requirements relating to construction and deployment of small wireless facilities.
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-612

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with the Missouri Department of Conservation, an agency of the State of Missouri, (“MDC”), and the National Audubon Society, Inc., a New York not-for-profit corporation, (“Audubon”), for the purpose of terminating the assignment of ground lease and memorandum of understanding between MDC and Audubon; authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with MDC to amend the ground lease between the City of Joplin and MDC for the purpose of reducing the leased real estate; and authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute said agreements by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2019-613

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Wildcat Glades Friends Group, a Missouri Nonprofit Corporation (“Friends Group”) for the purpose of establishing responsibilities in maintaining and operating Wildcat Park; and authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute said memorandum of understanding by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.
12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

News from the Public Information Officer, Lynn Onstot

2.

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to legal action, causes of action, or litigation including a public governmental body and any confidential or privileged communications between a governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys pursuant to state law, as set forth in Section 610.021 (1) RSMo, as amended, 2018. This meeting, record, and vote to be closed. Council shall adjourn at the end of the session.

Anyone wishing to address the Council should step to the podium and state his/her name and address. If the matter is not a Public Hearing, a request to speak to the Council should be prepared prior to the meeting. Speaking time will be limited to five (5) minutes.

Sound enhancement units are available for hearing impaired customers who provide a form of identification as security, which will be returned to the customer upon the return of the unit.

Those in need of disability-related auxiliary aids or services should contact the City Clerk's office at (417) 624-0820, ext. 220 no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Notice posted at ____ p.m. on this the __ day of ____, ____. (RSMo 610.020)