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NOVEMBER 10, 2015

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

1. Proclamation for National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 14-22, 2015
2. Proclamation for Small Business Day, November 28, 2015

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 Regular Meeting of October 27, 2015, and Special Meetings of October 20, 2015, and November 2, 2015
5. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for October 16-31, 2015 (Click here for more information)
6. Motion approving renewal of the following Beer Permits, Wine Permits, and Liquor Licenses: (Click here for more information)
a. Class B Native Wine Kitchen, Bath & Home, 201 Main Street
b. Class B Liquor Country Inn & Suites, 2605 SE 16th Street
c. Class E Liquor AJs Liquor III, 2401 Chamberlain Street
7. Motion approving 5-day (November 20-24) Special Class C Liquor License for Dublin Bay at Reiman Gardens, 1407 University Boulevard (Click here for more information)
8. Motion approving Class C Beer Permit for Joys Iowan-Asian Foods, Inc., 118 Hayward Avenue, Ste. 5 (pending satisfactory background check) (Click here for more information)
9. Motion directing City Attorney to prepare ordinance setting parking regulations for Ada Hayden Road and Quarry Drive (Click here for more information)
10. Resolution approving appointment of Sarah Litwiller to fill vacancy on Parks and Recreation Commission (Click here for more information)
11. Resolution revising Municipal Code Appendix H Tariff 5 to include net metering tariff covering commercial systems up to 500 KW (Click here for more information)
12. Resolution approving Certificate of Consistency with Citys 2014-2018 CDBG Consolidated Plan on behalf of Youth & Shelter Services, Inc. (Click here for more information)
13. Resolution approving revision to 2015/16 COTA Annual Grant for India Cultural Association (Click here for more information)
14. Resolution approving renewal for administrative and claims processing services with Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa for Flexible Spending Account benefit for period from January 1 to December 31, 2016 (Click here for more information)
15. Resolution approving extension, to March 1, 2016, of park land leases with Iowa State University (Click here for more information)
16. Resolution approving Easement Agreements with Union Pacific Railroad, Iowa State Ready-Mix Concrete, Inc., and Diane and Larry Schulte for 2013/14 Skunk River Trail Extension, Phase 2 (East Lincoln Way to South River Valley Park) (Click here for more information)
17. Resolution accepting Permanent Easement and property acquisitions for ISU Research Park Phase III Roadway Improvements (Click here for more information)
18. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Evaporative Condenser Replacement for Ames/ISU Ice Arena; setting December 9, 2015, as bid due date and December 22, 2015, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)
19. Resolution waiving Purchasing Policy requirement for competitive bidding for Geotube Bags for Power Plant Ash Pond and awarding contract to Geo-Synthetics, LLC, of Waukesha, Wisconsin, in the amount of $193,803.75 (inclusive of Iowa sales tax) (Click here for more information)
20. Resolution approving contract and bond for Water Pollution Control Lift Station Improvement Project (Click here for more information)
21. Resolution approving contract and bond for Resource Recovery System Improvements (HVAC Improvements) (Click here for more information)
22. Resolution approving Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $156,131 with TEI Construction Services, Inc., for Power Plant Fuel Conversion - Mechanical Installation General Work (Click here for more information)
23. Resolution accepting final completion of 2014/15 Traffic Signal Program (Lincoln Way and Union Drive) (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.

24. Hearing on rezoning of property at 101, 105, and 107 South Wilmoth Avenue from Residential High Density (RH) with University West Impact Overlay to Residential High Density (RH) and property at 205 South Wilmoth Avenue from Residential Low Density (RL) to Residential High Density (RH) (continuation requested to November 24, 2015, Council meeting) (Click here for more information)
25. Hearing on Zoning Ordinance text amendment to revise the side setbacks for S-HM (Hospital-Medical) zoned parcels on the west side of Duff Avenue: (Click here for more information)
a. First passage of ordinance
26. Hearing on Zoning Ordinance text amendment to Chapter 29 pertaining to solar energy systems regulations: (Click here for more information)
a. First passage of ordinance
27. Hearing on the sale and issuance of Electric Revenue Bonds, Series 2015B, in an amount not to exceed $10,360,000: (Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving Preliminary Official Statement and electronic bidding
28. Hearing on Sale of 1109 Roosevelt Avenue: (Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving sale of property to Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, for affordable housing
29. Hearing on 2014-15 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER): (Click here for more information)
a. Resolution approving 2014-15 CAPER

30. Staff Report on Flood Plain Ordinance amendment regarding environmentally sensitive areas (Click here for more information)
31. Resolution approving Minor Final Plat for McFarland Subdivision, Plat 2 (Click here for more information)

32. Resolution approving annual 2015 Urban Renewal Report, certification of TIF Debt for Campustown and ISU Research Park, and annual appropriation of Kingland TIF Rebate (Click here for more information)

33. Second passage of ordinance, with Master Plan, of property at 601 and 705 Dotson Drive from Government-Airport (S-GA) to Floating Suburban Residential Low Density (FS-RL)
34. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4233 rezoning property at 125 and 130 Wilder Avenue from Convenience Commercial Node (CVCN) to Planned Residential District (F-PRD)



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