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OCTOBER 8, 2013

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CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 p.m.

1. Proclamation for National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 18-26, 2013
2. Proclamation for CHARACTER COUNTS! Week, October 20-26, 2013

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.
3. Motion approving payment of claims
4. Motion approving Minutes of Special Meetings of September 17, 2013, and October 3, 2013, and Regular Meeting of September 24, 2013
5. Motion approving certification of civil service applicants (Click here for more information)
6. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for September 16-30, 2013 (Click here for more information)
7. Motion approving renewal of the following beer permits, wine permits, and liquor licenses:(Click here for more information)
a. Special Class C Liquor Les Restaurant, 113 Colorado Avenue
b. Class C Beer & B Wine Aldi, Inc., #48, 1301 Buckeye Avenue
c. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine Target Store T-1170, 320 South Duff Avenue
d. Class C Liquor - La Fuente Mexican Restaurant, 217 South Duff Avenue
8. 2013 Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG):
a. Motion accepting Grant(Click here for more information)
b. Resolution approving Agreement (Click here for more information)
9. Resolution approving Funding Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation for 2013/14 Collector Program - Sheldon Avenue (Lincoln Way - Hyland Avenue) (Click here for more information)
10. Resolution approving Lender Agreement for Financial Participation in connection with Community Development Block Grant Homebuyer Assistance Housing Program with Vision Bank (Click here for more information)
11. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for WPC Blower Replacement Project, setting November 6, 2013, as bid due date and November 12, 2013, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)
12. Resolution awarding contract for Replacement Superheater Attemperator to Babcock & Wilcox Generation Group of Barberton, Ohio, in the amount of $163,406.35 (inclusive of Iowa sales tax) (Click here for more information)
13. Resolution waiving purchasing policy requirements and awarding contract to General Electric International, Inc., of Omaha, Nebraska, for technical direction for Unit 8 Repairs/Re-Wedging Stator in an amount not to exceed $73,920 (for time and materials) (Click here for more information)
14. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2013/14 Asphalt/Seal Coat Street Rehabilitation and 2013/14 Water System Improvements - Water Main Replacement (Tripp Street, South Franklin Avenue, Village Drive) (Click here for more information)
15. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2013/14 Water System Improvements - Water Main Replacement (Sheldon Avenue) (Click here for more information)
16. Resolution approving contract and bond for Sunset Ridge Subdivision, 5th Addition - HMA Paving Project (Click here for more information)
17. Resolution approving contract and bond for Ames Plant Substations Improvements (Click here for more information)
18. Resolution approving contract and bond for Unit 8 Generator Repairs/Re-Wedging Stator Project (Click here for more information)
19. Resolution accepting completion of Unit 8 Steam Turbine Parts (Click here for more information)
20. Resolution releasing security for sidewalk installation from Jordan Motors and accepting cash security for sidewalk installation from Lithia Motors (Click here for more information)
21. Resolution approving Major Final Plat for Bella Woods Subdivision (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 each speaker to five minutes.

22. Motion approving Ownership Change for Deanos, 119 Main Street (Click here for more information)
23. Resolution approving/motion denying request for additional time extension for completion date for remote parking easement for 605/615 East Lincoln Way (Click here for more information)

24. Hearing on Urban Revitalization Plan for 921 - 9th Street (Former Roosevelt School):(Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving Plan
b. First passage of ordinance establishing 921 - 9th Street as an Urban Revitalization Area
25. Hearing for 2012/13 Flood Response and Mitigation Project (Northridge Parkway Subdivision) and 2009/10 Storm Water Facility Rehabilitation Program (Moore Memorial Park):(Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $606,665

26. Resolution awarding Engineering Services Contract for 2013/14 and 2015/16 Bridge Rehabilitation Program (6th Street Bridge) to WHKS & Company of Ames, Iowa, in an amount not to exceed $161,800 (Click here for more information)

27. Staff report for determination of a Master Plan associated with an FS-RM rezoning application for property located between George Washington Carver and Stange Road (Click here for more information)

28. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4161 revising Section 29.401(5) to eliminate provision [c] pertaining to more than one single-family or two-family structures on same lot



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