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AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL - 515 CLARK AVENUE

SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

PROCLAMATION:

1. Proclamation for Student Attendance Awareness Month, September 2017

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.

2. Motion approving payment of claims

3. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 22, 2017, and Special Meeting of August 29, 2017

4. Motion approving certification of civil service applicants (Click here for more information)

5. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for August 16-31, 2017 (Click here for more information)

6. Motion approving new Class C Liquor license for Time Out - Ames, 120 Kellogg Avenue (Click here for more information)

7. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor, B Wine, Catering, & Outdoor Service for +39 Restaurant, Market, & Cantina, 2640 Stange Road (Click here for more information)

8. Motion approving ownership change for Class B Beer & Outdoor Service for Torrent Brewing Co LLC, 504 Burnett Avenue (Click here for more information)

9. Motion approving renewal of the following Beer Permits, Wine Permits, and Liquor Licenses: (Click here for more information)

a. Class B Liquor, Outdoor Service, & Catering Hilton Garden Inn Ames, 1325 Dickinson Avenue
b. Class C Liquor & Catering Whiskey River, 132-134 Main Street

10. Requests from MSCD for Geocaching & Sidewalk Sales Event on Saturday, September 23: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for Central Business District
b. Resolution approving waiver of fee for blanket Vending License

11. Request from Ames High School for Homecoming activities: (Click here for more information)

a. Parade on Monday, September 18:

i. Motion approving blanket temporary obstruction permit
ii. Resolution approving closure of Depot Lot TT, portion of CBD Lot Z, and portions of Pearle Avenue, Fifth Street, Main Street, Clark Avenue, Burnett Avenue, and Kellogg Avenue from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
iii. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees in Main Street Cultural District from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

b. Fireworks at Ames High Stadium on Friday, September 22:

i. Motion approving fireworks permit for display after football game (approximately 8:15 p.m.)
ii. Resolution approving waiver of fee for Fireworks Permit

12. Requests from Campustown Action Association for Crafts & Draughts on Saturday, October 7: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving 5-day (October 5-9) Class B Beer Permit & Outdoor Service for Craft Haulers for event
b. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License
c. Resolution approving closure of Welch Avenue, from Chamberlain Street to Hunt Street, and east half of Welch Lot T from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
d. Resolution approving closure of 11 metered parking spaces and waiver of parking meter fees
e. Resolution approving waiver of fees for blanket Vending License and usage of electricity

13. Resolution approving agreement with Iowa Civil Rights Commission for processing civil rights complaints (Click here for more information)

14. Resolution adopting corrected High Strength Surcharge Rates in Appendix Q (Click here for more information)

15. Resolution approving Consent to Transfer of Property pertaining to the sale of 306 Wellons Drive (Click here for more information)

16. 1125 Maxwell Avenue:

a. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 1123 and 1125 Maxwell Avenue (Click here for more information)
b. Resolution setting date of public hearing on sale of City-owned property located at 1125 Maxwell Avenue to Dennis and Dawn Heaberlin (Click here for more information)
c. Resolution setting date of public hearing on sale of City-owned property located at 1125 Maxwell Avenue to Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa (Click here for more information)

17. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2015/16 and 2016/17 Bridge Rehabilitation Program (East Lincoln Way and Dayton Avenue); setting October 4, 2017,as bid due date and October 10, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution awarding contract to Pioneer Industrial Corporation of Hastings, Nebraska, for Electric Services Valve Maintenance and Related Services and Supplies for hourly rates and unit prices bid, in an amount not to exceed $110,000 (Click here for more information)

19. Resolution accepting final completion of Electric Distribution and Electric Service Administration Roof Improvements Project (Click here for more information)

20. Resolution accepting final completion of Year 5 of Water Plant Well Rehabilitation Project (Click here for more information)

21. Resolution accepting final completion and release of retainage of CyRide Building Security System (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.

ADMINISTRATION:

22. Motion directing staff regarding regulating occupancy in rental units (Click here for more information)

23. Campus and Community Commission: (Click here for more information)

a. Presentation of proposed issues by Commission
b. Motion providing direction to Commission

24. Staff Report on capital funding for human services agencies: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion directing staff on guidelines for program

PLANNING & HOUSING:

25. Staff Report on administrative landscape provisions (Click here for more information)

HEARINGS:

26. Hearing on Major Site Development Plan for 5498 Mortensen Road (Mortensen Heights, Phase 2): (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving Plan allowing for construction of ten 12-unit apartment buildings

ORDINANCES:

27. First passage of ordinance to allow parking along west side of Kingsbury Avenue(Click here for more information)

28. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4323 modifying Section 2.48 of Municipal Code pertaining to City Attorney

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT:

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.