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MARCH 4, 2014

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CALL TO ORDER: 7:00 p.m.

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.
1. Motion approving payment of claims
2. Motion approving Minutes of Special Meeting of February 18, 2014 (Click here for more information)
3. Motion approving certification of civil service applicants (Click here for more information)
4. Motion approving renewal of the following beer permits, wine permits, and liquor licenses: (Click here for more information)
a. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service - Coldwater Golf Links, 615 South 16th Street
b. Class E Liquor - Kum & Go #227, 2108 Isaac Newton Drive
c. Class E Liquor - Kum & Go #113, 2801 East 13th Street
d. Class A Liquor & Outdoor Service - Elks Lodge #1626, 522 Douglas Avenue
e. Class B Beer & B Native Wine - Swift Stop #4, 1118 South Duff Avenue
f. Class C Beer & B Wine - Swift Stop #5, 3218 Orion Street
g. Special Class C Liquor - The Spice Thai Cuisine, 402 Main Street
h. Special Class C Liquor - Valentinos, 823 Wheeler Street, Ste. 1
i. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine - Sams Club #6568, 305 Airport Road
j. Class C Liquor - Carlos OKellys Mexican Caf, 631 Lincoln Way
5. Resolution approving appointments to Citys various boards and commissions (Click here for more information)
6. Resolution approving revisions to ASSET Policies and Procedures (Click here for more information)
7. Resolution awarding contract for purchase of Unit No. 8 Coal Mill Parts to Babcock & Wilcox of Barberton, Ohio, in the amount of $138,298.95 (Click here for more information)
8. Resolution approving contract and bond for Ames Water Treatment Plant Tree Removal Project (Click here for more information)
9. Resolution accepting completion of 2011/12 Resource Recovery System Improvements (New Scale Platform) (Click here for more information)
10. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 1523 S. Dayton Place (Click here for more information)
11. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 4400 Timber Ridge Drive and 507 Quam Circle (Click here for more information)
12. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 4312 Timber Ridge Drive and 506 Quam Circle (Click here for more information)
13. Resolution approving Minor Final Plat for Aubry 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.

14. Motion approving 5-day Special Class C Liquor License for Olde Main Brewing at Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Boulevard (Click here for more information)
15. Greek Week 2014 Requests:(Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving closure of portions of Sunset Drive, Ash Avenue, Gray Avenue, Greeley Street, and Lynn Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29
b. Resolution approving suspension of parking regulations for portions of Gray Avenue, Greeley Street, Pearson Avenue, Lynn Avenue, and Sunset Drive from 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 28 to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 29
16. Resolution approving/motion denying request of MSCD to suspend parking regulations for CBD Lots X, Y, and Z from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on March 26 and from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 27 for Main Street Iowa Workshop (Click here for more information)

17. Hearing on Amendments to Fiscal Year 2013/14 Budget:
a. Resolution amending budget for current Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2014
18. Hearing on adoption of 2014/15 budget:
a. Resolution approving 2014/15 budget
19. Hearing on General Obligation Corporate Purpose and Refunding Bonds in an amount not to exceed $13,250,000:(Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving Loan Agreement

20. Motion for determination of a Master Plan associated with FS-RL rezoning application for property located at intersection of Weston Drive and George Washington Carver Avenue (Athen parcel) (Click here for more information)
21. Iowa Reinvestment District Project application for mixed-use development along SE 16th Street:(Click here for more information)
a. Resolution in support of proposed Reinvestment District project

22. Post-Construction Storm Water Ordinance:(Click here for more information)
a. Motion directing City Attorney to draft ordinance

23. Second passage of ordinance on rezoning of 321 State Avenue from Government/Airport (S-GA) to Residential Low-Density (RL)



*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.