City Council - Feb. 28, 2017

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*AMENDED* 

AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CONFERENCE BOARD
AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL

FEBRUARY 28, 2017

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REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CONFERENCE BOARD

CALL TO ORDER: 5:30 p.m.

1. Roll Call

2. Motion approving minutes of January 24. 2017, meeting

3. Resolution approving appointment of Ron Murphy to Board of Review (Click here for more information)

4. Public hearing on proposed 2017/18 budget for City Assessor’s Office:

a. Motion adopting budget

CONFERENCE BOARD COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT:

REGULAR MEETING OF AMES CITY COUNCIL*
*The Regular Meeting of the Ames City Council will immediately follow the Regular Meeting of
the Ames Conference Board.

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

2. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting on February 14, 2017

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

4. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for February 1-15, 2017 (Click here for more information)

5. Motion directing City Attorney to draft ordinance establishing speed limits on new roads in ISU Research Park (Click here for more information)

6. Motion approving new Class B Beer Permit & Outdoor Service for Homewood Golf Course, 401 E. 20th Street (Click here for more information)

7. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor License & Outdoor Service for Buffalo Wild Wings, 400 S. Duff Avenue (Click here for more information)

8. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor License for Welch Avenue Station, 207 Welch Avenue (Click here for more information)

9. Motion approving Encroachment Permit for a projecting sign at 429 Douglas Avenue, Rippke Design-Octagon Building (Click here for more information)

10. Motion approving Encroachment Permit for projecting sign at 2420 Lincoln Way, Suite 101,Smokin Oak Pizza (Click here for more information)

11. Motion approving Encroachment Permit for wall sign at 2420 Lincoln Way, Suite 101, Smokin Oak Pizza (Click here for more information)

12. Greek Week Olympics Requests: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for Greek activities on April 1
b. Resolution approving closure of portions of Gray Avenue, Ash Avenue, Greeley Street, Pearson Avenue, Lynn Avenue, and Sunset Drive from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1
c. Resolution approving suspension of parking regulations for closed areas from 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 31, until 6:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1

13. Resolution approving submission of application for 2017/18 Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau Enforcement Grant, and if awarded, authorizing participation by Police Department (Click here for more information)

14. Resolution approving 2016 Urban Revitalization tax abatement requests (Click here for more information)

15. Resolution approving Federal ICAAP Agreement for Traffic Network Master Plan Project (Click here for more information)

16. Grant Avenue (Hyde) Paving Project: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion adopting Preliminary Resolution
b. Motion adopting Resolution of Necessity
c. Resolution adopting Plat and Final Assessment Schedule and amending, confirming, and levying assessments

17. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2015/16 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation; setting March 22, 2017, as bid due date and March 28, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Ames Municipal Cemetery Water Service Line Replacement; setting March 22, 2017, as bid due date and March 28, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

19. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2017/18 Pavement Restoration Program Contract 1: Concrete Joint Repair Program; setting March 22, 2017, as bid due date and March 28, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

20. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2017/18 Pavement Restoration Program Contract 2: Slurry Seal Program; setting March 22, 2017, as bid due date and March 28, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

21. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2015/16 and 2016/17 Seal Coat Street Pavement Improvements; setting March 22, 2017, as bid due date and March 28, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

22. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2015/16 Low-Point Drainage Improvements (Westwood Drive); setting March 22, 2017, as bid due date and March 28, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

23. Resolution awarding contract for 15kV Aluminum Cable for Electric Distribution Inventory to Wesco of Des Moines, Iowa, in the amount of $73,188, subject to metals adjustment at time of order (Click here for more information)

24. Resolution waiving purchasing policy requirement for competitive bidding and awarding contract for Ceram Core Pipe for Electric Services to Fluid Technology Corporation of Des Moines, Iowa, in the amount of $111,722 (Click here for more information)

25. Resolution reallocating Capital Improvements Plan funding from Northwood Lift Station to East 30 Lift Station (Click here for more information)

26. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2014/15 Low-Point Drainage Improvements (Northwood Ravine Stabilization) (Click here for more information)

27. Resolution approving contract and bond to Replace Tipping Floor Concrete at Resource Recovery Plant (Click here for more information)

28. Distributed Control System for Power Plant: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution reallocating funding from Electric Fund to the project
b. Resolution approving Change Order No. 4 with Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions

29. Resolution approving Change Order with Bolton & Menk, Inc., for Engineering Services for South Skunk River Basin Improvements (City Hall Parking Lot) (Click here for more information)

30. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 with M & M Engineering Associates for Power Plant Unit 7 Boiler Tube Piping Headers (Click here for more information)

31. Resolution accepting completion of 2014/15 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Manhole Rehabilitation Basins 1 and 5) (Click here for more information)

32. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 1109 E. Lincoln Way and 200 Sondrol Avenue (Click here for more information)

33. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 4303 Cochrane Parkway and 400 South Dakota Avenue (Click here for more information)

34. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2510 - 2526 Lincoln Way (Click here for more information)

35. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 114 South Duff Avenue (Click here for more information)

36. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 1712 E. Lincoln Way (Click here for more information)

*Additional Item: 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:

37. Discussion of additional questions to Resident Satisfaction Survey to replace previous one-time special topics of interest (Click here for more information)

38. Proposal to hold Firefly Country Night on Main Street on Friday, September 8: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion directing staff to accept/reject Special Event Application

39. Request for City incentives from Barilla regarding its expansion (Click here for more information)

PLANNING & HOUSING:

40. Motion approving content and form for Request for Proposals for 321 State Avenue (Click here for more information)

PUBLIC WORKS:

41. Multi-Modal Roadway Improvements Program Locations: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution removing on-street improvements along Duff Avenue (Lincoln Way to 6th Street) and Beach Avenue (Mortensen Parkway to Lincoln Way) from consideration in future Capital Improvements Plans
b. Motion recommending to AAMPO that these projects need not to be considered during 2045 LRTP update

HEARINGS:

42. Hearing on Voluntary Annexation of property located at 5508 Lincoln Way and 632 N. 500th Avenue: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion to continue hearing to March 7, 2017

43. Hearing on rezoning of the following properties: 2901 Harrison Road from Suburban Residential Low Density (FS-RL) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 1002 6th Street from Government/Airport (S-GA) to Residential Low Density (RL); 820 Miller Avenue from Residential Low Density (RL) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 601 State Avenue from Residential Low Density (RL) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 925 Airport Road, from Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 1216 South Bell Avenue from General Industrial (GI) to Government/Airport (S-GA); and, 900 South 500th Avenue from Agricultural (A) to Government/Airport (S-GA): (Click here for more information)

a. First passage of ordinance

44. Hearing on 2016/17 CyRide Route Pavement Improvements (S. 3rd/4th Street): (Click here for more information)

a. Motion accepting report of bids and delaying award of contract

ORDINANCES:

45. First passage of ordinance modifying requirements for Sidewalk Cafes (Click here for more information)

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

a. Resolution establishing Campus and Community Commission
b. First passage of ordinance repealing Ordinance No. 3876 creating Student Affairs
Commission

47. Second passage of ordinance making Clark Avenue “No Parking” at all times on both sides of street from Lincoln Way to Main Street

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.