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JANUARY 10, 2012

CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 p.m.

1. Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem

CONSENT AGENDA: All items listed under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a request is made prior to the time the Council members vote on the motion.
2. Motion approving payment of claims
3. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting of December 20, 2011 (Click here for more information)
4. Motion approving Contract Change Orders for December 16-31, 2011 (Click here for more information)
5. Motion approving renewal of the following beer permits, wine permits, and liquor licenses:(Click here for more information)
a. Special Class C Liquor Vesuvius Wood-Fired Pizza, 1620 South Kellogg Avenue
b. Class C Liquor Caf Beau, 2504 Lincoln Way
c. Class A Liquor American Legion Ames Post #37, 225 Main Street
d. Class B Native Wine Coes Floral and Gifts, 2619 Northridge Parkway
e. Special Class C Liquor Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, 3704 Lincoln Way
f. Class C Beer Caseys General Store #2560, 3020 South Duff Avenue
6. Resolution approving application for procurement card for Council Member Victoria Szopinski and setting transaction limits (Click here for more information)
7. Resolution approving appointment of Council Member Victoria Szopinski to Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors (Click here for more information)
8. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2011/12 Resource Recovery System Improvements (New Scale Platform); setting February 1, 2012, for bid due date and February 14, 2012, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)
9. Resolution approving Change Order Nos. 1 - 4 for 2009/10 Arterial Street Pavement Improvements (13th Street) (Click here for more information)
10. Resolution accepting final completion of 2009/10 and 2010/11 Asphalt Pavement Improvements Program (Northwood) (Click here for more information)
11. Resolution accepting final completion of 2011/12 Water System Improvements (Graeber/Hughes) (Click here for more information)
12. Resolution accepting final completion of WPC Facility Methane Engine Generator Rehabilitation (Click here for more information)
13. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for property on 190th Street - Section 22-84-24 (Quarry Estates) (Click here for more information)

PUBLIC FORUM: This is a time set aside for comments from the public on topics of City business other than those listed on this agenda. Please understand that the Council will not take any action on your comments at this meeting due to requirements of the Open Meetings Law, but may do so at a future meeting. The Mayor and City Council welcome comments from the public; however, at no time is it appropriate to use profane, obscene, or slanderous language. The Mayor may limit the time given to each speaker.

14. Hearing on Adaptive Reuse for 2501 and 2801 Grand Avenue and 2801 Ferndale Avenue/Major Site Development Plan for North Grand Mall:(Click here for more information)
a. Motion providing direction to staff regarding Supplemental Development Agreement for Streets of North Grand Subdivision
b. Resolution approving Adaptive Reuse/Major Site Development Plan for North Grand Mall, contingent upon approval of Supplemental Development Agreement for Streets of North Grand Subdivision
c. Resolution approving Remote Parking Agreement
15. Hearing on Ultraviolet Disinfection Equipment for Water Pollution Control Facility:(Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Trojan Technologies of London, Ontario, Canada, in the amount of $371,800.00
16. Hearing on National Centers for Animal Health (NCAH) Pump Station and Wastewater Metering Facilities Improvements:(Click here for more information)
a. Motion accepting bid

17. Staff report on request for Land Use Policy Plan Map change for property at 516 South 17th Street (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution approving FEMA HMGP Local Match funding and designating Authorized Representative for several projects (Click here for more information)

19. Staff report on process for adopting Building Codes (Click here for more information)

20. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NOS. 4095 through 4104 making text amendments that will correct and/or clarify various sections of Zoning Ordinance, including definitions, general zoning regulations, development standards, residential high density permitted uses, neighborhood commercial signage standards, village residential design guidelines, and site development plan review
21. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4105 making a Zoning Ordinance text amendment to permit banquet halls, exhibition areas, and meeting areas in General Industrial Zoning Districts
22. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4106 adding Rose Prairie Subdivision to Ward 2, Precinct 5


23. Motion to hold Closed Session as provided by Section 20.17(3), Code of Iowa, to discuss collective bargaining strategy


*Please note that this agenda may be changed up to 24 hours before the meeting time as provided by Section 21.4(2), Code of Iowa.