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REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL
MARCH 10, 2020
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
a. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Sips and Paddy's Irish Pub, 126 Welch Avenue - pending dram shop
b. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine Permit, Class C Beer Permit (Carryout Beer), and Sunday Sales - Wal-Mart Store #749, 3105 Grand Avenue
a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for the closed area
b. Resolution approving closure of Welch Avenue from 100 feet south of the intersection of Chamberlain Street to Hunt Street from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
c. Resolution approving closure of 14 metered parking spaces in the closed area from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
a. Greek Race on Sunday, March 29, 2020, with April 5, 2020, as rain date:
i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for the closed area from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on March 29
ii. Resolution approving closure of Ash Avenue from Sunset Drive to Gable Lane, Sunset Drive from Ash Avenue to Gray Avenue, and the portion of Pearson Avenue adjacent the Greek Triangle from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
b. Greek Week Olympics, Saturday, April 4, 2020, with April 5, 2020, as rain date:
i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for the closed area
ii. Resolution approving closure of Sunset Drive; Ash Avenue from Gable Lane to Knapp Street; Gray Avenue from Gable Lane to Greeley Street; Greeley Street; Pearson Avenue from Sunset to Greeley; and Lynn Avenue from Chamberlain to Knapp from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
a. Motion approving a 5-day Class B Beer License and Outdoor Service (June 5 - 9) for Campustown Action Association, 304 Main Street
b. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
c. Motion approving blanket Vending License
d. Resolution approving waiver of Vending License fee
e. Resolution approving closure of the 200 block of Welch Avenue and Chamberlain Street from Welch Avenue to the exist of Chamberlain Lot Y from 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
f. Resolution approving the closure of parking spaces in the 200 block of Welch Avenue on Chamberlain Street between Welch Avenue and the Chamberlain Lot Y exit, Welch Lot T, and Chamberlain Lot Y from 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.
g. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees for the closed area
h. Resolution authorizing access to City-owned electrical outlets and approving a waiver of fees for electricity used
14. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for CyRide 2020 Pavement Improvements - Middle School Turnaround Project; setting April 2, 2020, as bid due date and April 14, 2020, as date of public hearing
19. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 224 Ash Avenue
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.
20. Staff Report regarding Micromobility (motorized scooters)
PLANNING & HOUSING:
21. Staff Report regarding Land Use Policy Plan request for property located at 802 Delaware Avenue
a. Resolution entering into Loan Agreement in a principal amount not to exceed $23,500,000 and authorizing Debt Service Levy
24. Hearing on Amendments to Fiscal Year 2019/20 Budget:
a. Resolution amending budget for current Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020
25. Hearing on adoption of FY 2020/21 Budget:
a. Resolution approving 2020/21 Budget
a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $2,823,757.81
a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to The Waldinger Corporation, West Des Moines, Iowa, in the amount of $129,071.00
a. Motion accepting the report of bids
a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Mechanical Comfort, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $539,500 for the base bid
30. First reading of ordinance increasing water rates by 2% and sewer rates by 5%, effective July 1, 2020
DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL: