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AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL

APRIL 10, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM

PROCLAMATIONS:

1. Proclamation for Wayne and Edna Clinton Making Democracy Work Day, April 14, 2018

2. Proclamation for Eco Fair Day, April 21, 2018

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.

3. Motion approving payment of claims

4. Motion approving Regular Meeting of March 27, 2018, and Special Meeting of March 29, 2018

5. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for March 16-31, 2018

6. Motion approving 6-month Class B Beer Permit & Outdoor Service for Ames Jaycees Ames on the Half Shell in Bandshell Park, 6th Street and Duff Avenue

7. Motion approving new Special Class C Liquor License for Mongolian Buffet, 1620 S. Kellogg Avenue, Ste. 103

8. Motion approving temporary Outdoor Service (April 15 - Sept. 15) for Whiskey River, 132 - 134 Main Street

9. Motion approving temporary Outdoor Service for Tip Top Lounge, 201 E. Lincoln Way, for the following dates in 2018:

a. May 17-18
b. May 31-June 1
c. June 14-15
d. June 28-29
e. July 12-13
f. July 23-25
g. August 9-10
h. August 23-24

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

a. Class C Liquor Sips/Paddys Irish pub, 124 Welch Avenue
b. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine Wal-Mart Store #749, 3105 Grand Avenue
c. Class C Liquor & Catering Privilege Los Altos Mexican Restaurant, 823 Wheeler Street, Ste. 5
d. Class B Liquor Radisson Ames, 2609 University Boulevard (Previously named Holiday Inn Ames)
e. Class C Liquor Dangerous Curves, 111 5th Street
f. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service Brick City Grill, 2704 Stange Road
g. Special Class C Liquor Smokin Oak Wood-fired Pizza, 2420 Lincoln Way, Ste. 101

11. Requests from Ames Velo for Ames Grand Prix

a. Ames Main Street Cultural District Criterium on Saturday, June 16:

i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for closed area
ii. Resolution approving closure of Main Street from Clark Avenue to Douglas Avenue, Douglas Avenue from Main Street to Sixth Street, Sixth Street from Douglas Avenue to Burnett Avenue, Burnett Avenue from Sixth Street to Fifth Street, Fifth Street from
Douglas Avenue to Clark Avenue, Kellogg Avenue from Main Street to Sixth Street, and Clark Avenue from Fifth Street to Main Street from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
iii. Resolution approving closure of 187 metered parking spaces and suspension of parking regulations within closed area from 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m
iv. Resolution approving waiver of fee for blanket Vending License

b. ISU Research Park Circuit Race on Sunday, June 17:

i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for closed area
ii. Resolution approving closure of Airport Road from University Boulevard to North Loop Drive, North Loop Drive, South Loop Drive, University Boulevard from Airport Road to Collaboration Place, and Collaboration Place from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
iii. Resolution approving waiver of fee for blanket Vending License

12. Requests from Early Times Chapter of P.O.C.I. for Flathead Reunion Pontiac Car Show on Saturday, September 8:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for closed area
b. Resolution approving closure of 400 block of Douglas Avenue from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
c. Resolution approving closure of 18 metered parking spaces and suspension of parking regulations within closed area from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

13. Resolution approving and adopting Supplement No. 2018-2 to Municipal Code

14. Resolution approving 2018-2021 Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro Waste Authority for Household Hazardous Materials Collection

15. Resolution approving renewal of contract with Waste Management of Ames for Hauling and Related Services from Resource Recovery Plant to Boone County Landfill

16. Resolution approving recommendation of Public Art Commission to purchase Balance sculpture for Neighborhood Art Program

17. Resolution authorizing increase of .25 FTE for Utility Customer Service Clerk

18. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Top-O-Hollow Substation Expansion; setting April 25, 2018, as bid due date and May 8, 2018, as date of public hearing

19. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Electrical Maintenance Services for Power Plant; setting May 9, 2018, as bid due date and May 22, 2018, as date of public hearing

20. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Specialized Wet Dry Vacuum, Hydro Blast, and Related Cleaning Services for Power Plant; setting May 9, 2018, as bid due date and May 22, 2018, as date of public hearing

21. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Motor Repair for Power Plant; setting May 10, 2018, as bid due date and May 22, 2018, as date of public hearing

22. Resolution awarding contract to OHallorans of Altoona, Iowa, for purchase of International truck chassis to be used by Public Works Utility Maintenance Division

23. Resolution awarding contract to Sys-Kool of Omaha, Nebraska, for purchase of two City Hall Cooling Tower Replacement in the amount of $195,210

24. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 Clear Water Diversion Program

25. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 Water System Improvements Program #2

26. Resolution approving contract and bond for Furnishing Electrical Materials for Top-O-Hollow Substation - Bid No. 4 Steel Structures

27. Resolution accepting completion of 2015/16 & 2016/17 Seal Coat Street Pavement Improvements

28. Resolution accepting completion of 2016/17 Water System Improvements Program #1 - Water Service Transfer

29. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 1404 Boston Avenue and 2230 Philadelphia Street

30. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 415 Stanton Avenue

31. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2812 and 2826 Hyatt Circle

32. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements and reducing security for Aspen Business Park, 3rd Addition, Subdivision (The Quarters)

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.

PLANNING AND HOUSING:

33. Rental Housing Ordinance:

a. Discussion of rental concentration
b. Discussion of hardship options

34. Resolution approving Campustown Facade Grant

HEARINGS:

35. Hearing on sale of vacated portion of alley between North Dakota Avenue and Delaware Avenue between Toronto Street and Reliable Street:

a. Resolution approving Quit Claim Deed to Lile Parker Fox for the East One-Half west of and contiguous to Lot 1 of Block 8
b. Resolution approving Quit Claim Deed to Le and Joan Lubka for the West One-Half east of and contiguous to Lot 3 of Block 8
c. Resolution approving Quit Claim Deed to Le and Joan Lubka for the East One-Half west of and contiguous to Lot 4 of Block 8

36. Hearing on vacation of Apple Place and Peach Lane rights-of-way:

a. First passage approving vacation of Apple Place and Peach Lane rights-of-way

37. Hearing on zoning text amendment relating to installation of public art in setbacks:

a. Motion to continue hearing until May 8, 2018

38. Hearing on zoning text amendment regarding building height and architectural design guidelines for accessory structures in the Research Park Innovation District:

a. First passage of ordinance

39. Hearing on CyRide Bus Lifts Replacement Project:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Henkel Construction Company of Mason City, Iowa, in the amount of $473,750

40. Hearing on North River Valley Park Low Head Dam Improvements:

a. Resolution approving a Right-of-Way Agreement with Iowa State University
b. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to RW Excavating Solutions of Prairie City, Iowa, in the amount of $776,535

41. Hearing on Power Plant Window Replacement:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to The Wilson Group, Inc., of Greenwood, Missouri, in the amount of $181,180

42. Hearing on Furnishing 69kV SF6 Circuit Breakers and 13.8kV Capacitor Bank for Top-O-Hollow Substation Expansion:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract for Bid No. 1 (69kV SF6 Circuit Breakers) to Siemens Industry, Inc., of Richland, Mississippi, in the amount of $150,442 (inclusive of Iowa sales tax)
b. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract for Bid No. 2 (13.8kV Capacitor Bank) to Controllix Corporation of Walton Hills, Ohio, in the amount of $98,105 (plus applicable sales taxes in the amount of $6,643.35 to be paid directly by the City to State of Iowa)

43. Hearing on 2017/18 CDBG Public Facilities Neighborhood Infrastructure Improvements (Tripp Street - Wilmoth Avenue to State Avenue):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Keller Excavating, Inc., of Boone, Iowa, in the amount of $491,081.38

44. Hearing on Water & Pollution Control Lime and Ash Pond Fencing:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Midwest Fence and Gate of Fort Dodge, Iowa, in the amount of $61,988

45. Hearing on 2017/18 Collector Street Improvements (Meadowlane Avenue):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $597,815.20

46. Hearing on 2016/17 Concrete Pavement Improvements (Dawes Drive):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $979,911.80

47. Hearing on 2017/18 Seal Coat Street Improvements (Carr Drive, Crestwood Circle, E. 16th Street, Linden Drive):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Manatts, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $923,326.38

PARKS & RECREATION:

48. Healthy Life Center:

a. Resolution supporting/not supporting Healthy Life Center concept and directing staff whether to continue to move forward with project
b. Discussion of naming opportunities
c. Resolution allocating $7,500 to fund Healthy Life Center informational campaign

ORDINANCES:

49. First passage of ordinance relating to RAGBRAI events on July 23 - 25, 2018

50. First passage of ordinance increasing water rates by 3.5% and sewer rates by 3% effective for bills on or after July 1, 2018

51. First passage of ordinance establishing parking regulations on Crane Avenue

52. Second reading of ordinance revising Chapter 13, Rental Housing Code, regarding occupancy

53. Second reading of ordinance revising Chapter 28 to exempt, from the individual metering requirement, those projects that had submitted a site development plan to the Planning and Housing Department prior to January 1, 2019

54. Second reading of ordinance to remove property located at 398 S. 500th and 5508 Lincoln Way (commonly known as Trinitas) from Ward 3, Precinct 4

55. Second reading of ordinance regarding portable sidewalk signs in Campustown

56. Second reading of ordinance renaming Old Airport Road to Green Hills Drive

57. Third reading and adopt ORDINANCE NO. 4342 relating to wireless communications facilities

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

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.