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OCTOBER 9, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 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 Regular Meeting of September 25, 2018

3. Motion approving certification of Civil Service applications

4. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for September 16-30, 2018

5. Motion approving renewal of the following Beer Permits, Wine Permits, and Liquor Licenses

a. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine - Hy-Vee Food Store #1, 3800 W. Lincoln Way
b. Class C Beer - Doc’s Stop No. 5, 2720 East 13th Street
c. Class C Liquor, B Native Wine, & Outdoor Service - AJ’s Ultra Lounge, 2401 Chamberlain St.
d. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine - Hy-Vee Food & Drugstore #2, 640 Lincoln Way
e. Class C Liquor - London Underground, 212 Main Street
f. Class C Liquor - Bullseye Restaurant Group LLC, 114 S. Duff Ave. (Boulder Tap House)

6. Motion approving 5-day (Oct 19 - 24) Special Class C Liquor License for Christiani’s Events LLC at the ISU Alumni Association, 429 Alumni Lane

7. Resolution approving and adopting Supplement No. 2018-4 to the Ames Municipal Code

8. Resolution authorizing and approving a Loan and Disbursement Agreement and providing for the issuance and securing the payment of $5,700,000 Taxable Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2018-2

9. Resolution approving Intergovernmental Agreement for Police Enforcement of Tobacco, Alternative Nicotine, and Vapor Products with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division

10. Resolution approving Cooperative Agreement between Ames Human Relations Commission and Iowa Civil Rights Commission regarding intake and investigation of Civil Rights complaints

11. Resolution awarding consulting contract to True North Consulting Group of Stillwater, Minnesota, for selection of an Access Management System at City Hall, Power Plant, and Fire Stations in an amount not to exceed $51,975

12. Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement with Strand Associations of Madison, Wisconsin, for WPC Methane Engine Generator Replacement Project in the amount of $165,000

13. Resolution awarding contract to WESCO of Des Moines, Iowa, for furnishing 750 KCMIL Cable for Electric Services Department in the amount of $86,028

14. Resolution approving the requested date changes for the RDF Storage Bin Repair Project and set November 14, 2018, as the bid due date and November 27, 2018, as the date of hearing and award of contract

15. Resolution approving Change Order in the amount of $20,800 with Gilligan Group for Excellence Through People consulting services

16. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 with Tri-City Electric Company of Iowa, Davenport, Iowa, for Electrical Maintenance Services Contract for Power Plant in a not-to-exceed amount of $60,000

17. Resolution accepting completion of 2017/18 Shared Use Path System Expansion (Mortensen Road)

18. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 304 and 308 E. Lincoln Way

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 three minutes.


19. Presentation of City of Ames Complete Streets Plan:

a. Resolution approving City of Ames Complete Streets Plan, as prepared by Toole Design Group

20. Welch Avenue Reconstruction Preferred Cross-Section:

a. Motion directing staff to provide direction to an engineering consultant to design the 100 Block of Welch Avenue based on a new cross-section

21. South Grand Avenue Extension Project:

a. Resolution declaring City Council’s intent to proceed with eminent domain, as necessary, to acquire the property, including leasehold interest, for the construction of the South 5th Street and South Grand Avenue Extension projects

22. Lease with Youth and Shelter Services for Parking Lot P:

a. Motion approving the term of the lease and amount to be paid per space
b. Resolution setting the date of public hearing for October 23, 2018


23. Reconsideration of Annexation Petition for three parcels owned by R. Friedrich & Sons., Inc., and Friedrich Land Development Company located along Cameron School Road and George Washington Carver Avenue

24. Zoning Text Amendment to revise the Development Standards of the Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District:

a. Motion directing staff to finalize the text amendments to the Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District

25. Zoning Text Amendment regarding Alternative Landscape Design:

a. Motion directing staff to publish Public Notice of Hearing for consideration of a Zoning Text Amendment to grant authority to the Zoning Board of Adjustment to approve alternative landscape plans requiring a Special Use Permit


26. Iowa State University Research Park, Phase IV:

a. Resolution approving Agreement with Iowa State University Research Park for Public Improvements and Other Work
b. Resolution approving Minimum Assessment Agreement with Deere & Co. for Building Improvements on Lot 1 in Iowa State University Research Park Phase III, Third Addition
c. Resolution approving U. S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) Grant in the amount of $1,743,558 and authorizing John Joiner to sign the Financial Assistance Award on behalf of the City


27. Hearing on WPC Digester Improvements Phase II Project:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Shank Constructors, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the amount of $2,165,200

28. Hearing on Zoning Text Amendment regarding exceptions to Minimum Stories and Minimum Floor Area Ratio for the Downtown Service Center:

a. First passage of ordinance


29. Second passage of ordinance to allow remote parking as an accessory use in the Neighborhood Commercial Zoning District

30. Second passage of ordinance regarding building height/setback for interior climate-controlled mini-storage facilities adjacent to residential uses in the Highway-Oriented Commercial Zoning District




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.