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AGENDA
MEETING OF THE AMES AREA METROPOLITAN
PLANNING ORGANIZATION TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE AND
REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL

DECEMBER 12, 2017

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AMES AREA METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (AAMPO)
TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING

CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

1. Motion setting January 9, 2018, as date of public hearing regarding Amendment to FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (Click here for more information)

2. Motion setting January 9, 2018, as date of public hearing regarding Amendment to 2015-2019 Final Passenger Transportation Plan (Click here for more information)

POLICY COMMITTEE COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT:

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING*
*The Regular City Council Meeting will immediately follow the meeting of the Ames Area
Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Committee.

PRESENTATION:

1. Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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 November 28, 2017

4. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for November 16-30, 2017 (Click here for more information)

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

a. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service Aunt Maudes, 543-547 Main Street
b. Class C Liquor Tip Top Lounge, 201 E. Lincoln Way
c. Class C Beer & Class B Wine Caseys General Store #2298, 428 Lincoln Way

6. Motion approving new Class C Liquor, Catering, & Outdoor Service for Thumbs Bar, 2816 West Street (Click here for more information)

7. Resolution approving appointment of Council Member Chris Nelson to Conference Boards Mini Board (Click here for more information)

8. Resolution accepting Annual Affirmative Action Report (Click here for more information)

9. Resolution approving Intergovernmental Agreement with Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for police enforcement of tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products and regulations (Click here for more information)

10. Resolution approving 36-Month Line Volume Plan Agreement with Century Link for Information Technology Division (Click here for more information)

11. Resolution approving request from Hunziker Youth Sports Complex to install a fence and access gate (Click here for more information)

12. Resolution approving Encroachment Permit for sign at 2420 Lincoln Way (Freddys Frozen Custard & Steakburgers) (Click here for more information)

13. Resolution approving Roadway Easement for University Boulevard paving (Click here for more information)

14. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2017/18 Shared-Use Path System Expansion (Mortensen Road); setting January 17, 2018, as bid due date and January 23, 2018, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

15. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for North River Valley Park Low-Head Dam Improvements Project; setting January 3, 2018, as bid due date and January 9, 2018, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

16. Resolution approving contract and bond for Furnishing 15kV Outdoor Metalclad Switchgear and 69kV Control Panels for Top-O-Hollow Substation (Click here for more information)

17. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $93,279.70 for 2015/16 West Lincoln Way Intersection Improvements (Franklin Avenue) (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2329, 2415, and 2505 University Boulevard (Click here for more information)

19. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements and lessening security for Quarry Estates Subdivision, 1st Addition (Click here for more information)

20. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements and lessening security for Crane Farm Subdivision, 2nd Addition (Click here for more information)

21. Resolution accepting completion of public improvements and releasing security for Scenic Point Subdivision (Click here for more information)

22. Resolution accepting completion of public improvements and releasing security being held for street trees for South Fork Subdivision, 3rd Addition (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.

ORDINANCES:

23. First passage of ordinance limiting rental occupancy in single- and two-family residences (Click here for more information)

24. Second passage of ordinance rezoning property at 415 Stanton Avenue from Government/Airport Zoning District (S-GA) to Residential High-Density Zoning District (RH)

25. Second passage of ordinance to allow dog grooming as permitted use in Village Zoning District

26. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4329 revising site landscape standards relating to administrative standards and other general landscape standards

PLANNING & HOUSING:

27. Staff Report on 321 State Avenue Development (affordable housing project) (Click here for more information)

28. Staff Report regarding garage door widths (Click here for more information)

29. Resolution approving Voluntary Annexation of 68.19 acres of land owned by Erben and Margaret Hunziker Apartments, LLC (Outlot Z of Cochrane Farm Subdivision - Auburn Trail) (Click here for more information)

ADMINISTRATION:

30. Staff Report regarding special event notification requirements in Downtown and Campustown (Click here for more information)

31. Staff Report on Welch Avenue Bicycle/Pedestrian Pilot Project (Click here for more information)

ELECTRIC:

32. Resolution selecting ForeFront Power of San Francisco, California, as the developer of the SunSmart Ames community solar project and entering into a Letter of Intent to begin working on the Energy Services Agreement (Click here for more information)

HEARINGS:

33. Hearing on 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (South Skunk River - Carr Park to Homewood Golf Course) - Contract A: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to On-Track Construction, LLC, of Nevada, Iowa, in the amount of $793,415.00

34. Hearing on 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (South Skunk River - Carr Park to Homewood Golf Course) - Contract B: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to GreenTech of Iowa, LLC, of Grimes, Iowa, in the amount of $82,637.50

FINANCE:

35. Council Budget Issues/Guidelines (Click here for more information)

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.