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REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS – CITY HALL
MARCH 28, 2023
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: The Mayor and City Council welcome comments from the public during discussion. If you wish to speak, please complete an orange card and hand it to the City Clerk. When your name is called, please step to the microphone, state your name for the record, and limit the time used to present your remarks in order that others may be given the opportunity to speak. The normal process on any agenda item is that the motion is placed on the floor, input is received from the audience, the Council is given an opportunity to comment on the issue or respond to the audience concerns, and the vote is taken. On ordinances, there is time provided for public input at the time of the first reading.
AMES AREA METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION
(AAMPO) TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
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 AAMPO Transportation Policy Committee votes on the motion.
a. Motion approving amendment
POLICY COMMITTEE COMMENTS:
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING**
**The Regular City Council Meeting will immediately follow the meeting of the Ames Area
Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Committee.
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 – Dangerous Curves, 111 5th Street
b. Class E Liquor License. Class C Beer Permit and Class B Wine Permit – Liquor Land, Mortensen Road Suite 109
c. Class C Liquor License – Cinemark Movies 12, 1317 Buckeye Avenue
d. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service – Cornbred BBQ, 526 Main Street Suite 106, Pending Dramshop Review
e. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service – Brick City Grill, 2640 Stange Road
f. Special Class C Alcohol License – Pizza Pit, 207 Welch Ave
a. Motion approving blanket Vending License
b. Resolution approving closure of Stanton Avenue from Chamberlain Street to a point 225 feet south of the intersection with Chamberlain Street from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
c. Resolution approving suspension of 5 on-street metered parking spaces from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
a. Motion approving Blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for May 17 and May 18
b. Motion approving Blanket Vending License for May 17
c. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees and enforcement for May 17
d. Resolution approving waiver of Vending License fee for May 17
e. Resolution approving usage of electricity and waiver of fees for electricity for May 16, and May 17
f. Resolution approving waiver of enforcement of Municipal Code Section 17.17 related to alcohol consumption in City parks with respect only to Bandshell Park on May 19.
a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District
b. Resolution approving waiver of Vending License fee
c. Resolution approving closure of portions of Main Street, Northwestern Avenue, Fifth Street, Douglas Avenue, Burnett Avenue, Kellogg Avenue, Clark Avenue, Allan Drive, and Pearle Avenue from 6:00 a.m. until end of parade
d. Resolution approving closure of Parking Lot MM and south portion of Lot M from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
a. Motion approving Blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
b. Motion approving Blanket Vending License3
c. Resolution approving waiver of Vending License fee
d. Resolution approving closure of four metered parking spaces within the Downtown from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on December 1 to facilitate pick-up and drop-off of passengers on horse- drawn carriage rides through Downtown
e. Resolution approving usage of electricity in Tom Evans Plaza and waiver of fees for electricity.
22. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for the 2022/23 Airport Improvements Program (South Apron Rehab), setting April 19, 2023, as bid due date and April 25, 2023, as date of public hearing
a. Resolution waiving the purchasing policies and procedure requirements for competitive bidding to award a single source procurement
b. Resolution awarding contract to The Babcock & Wilcox Company, of Akron, OH in the amount of $175,056.00
24. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Shekar Engineering, P.L.C. of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $4,203,260.58 for 2022/23 Concrete Pavement Improvements (Brookridge Avenue, Ridgewood Avenue, Lee Street, 9th Street, Park Way and Alley)
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.
PARKS AND RECREATION:
WATER AND POLLUTION CONTROL:
a. Resolution approving 28E Agreement with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship – Division of Soil Conservation and Water Quality, City of Ames, and Story County Soil and Water Conservation District
b. Resolution approving funding agreement between Story County, Story County Conservation Board, and the City of Ames for funding assistance for water nutrient removal practices
PLANNING AND HOUSING:
a. Resolution approving Minor Amendment to the Site Development Plan
b. Resolution approving Final Plat
a. Resolution approving Development Agreement
b. Resolution approving waiver of Subdivision Standards
c. Resolution approving Final Plat
37. Resolution approving Development Agreement with Townhomes at Creekside, LLLP (affiliated with Hatch Development Group) in conjunction with a Low-Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Application for multi-family housing development for Lot 27 in the Baker Subdivision
a. Resolution approving Option Agreement for the sale of Lot 27 to Townhomes at Creekside, LLLP, an Iowa Limited Liability Partnership, (affiliated with Hatch Development Group) in conjunction with a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) application for Multi-Family Housing Development
a. First reading of ordinance
b. Resolution approving the Planned Residence District (FS-PRD) Major Site Development Plan
a. Motion accepting Report of Bids and directing staff to delay award
43. Second passage of ordinance on Zoning Text Amendment to Eliminate Rooftop Solar Panel Zoning Requirements
44. Second passage of ordinance to amend Ames Municipal Code Chapters 23 & 28 for Utility Connections and Fees and Rural Water Buyout Fees
45. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4493 relating to Zoning Text Amendment for Front Yard Parking and Driveway Standard
46. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4494 to rezone a portion of the parcel located at 325 Billy Sunday Road from S-GA to HOC
47. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4495 revising 28.309 of the Ames Municipal Code to amend the Industrial Pretreatment Local Limits
DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:
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.