City Council - July 25, 2017

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

JULY 25, 2017

(Click here to download agenda and items 2-22 in PDF)
(Click here to download items 23-25 in PDF)
(Click here to download items 26-29 and 31 in PDF)

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 Council members vote on the motion.

1. Motion approving payment of claims

2. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting of July 11, 2017, and Special Meeting of July 18, 2017

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

4. Motion approving new Special Class C Liquor License for Ciao's Italian Restaurant, 217 South Duff Avenue (pending dram) (Click here for more information)

5. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor License for JJC Ames 1 LLC, 2420 Lincoln Way, Ste. 103 (Click here for more information)

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

a. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – AJ’s Liquor II, 2515 Chamberlain Street
b. Class B Beer – Pizza Ranch of Ames, 1404 Boston Avenue
c. Special Class C Liquor – HuHot Mongolian Grill, 703 S. Duff Avenue, Ste. #105
d. Class C Liquor, Catering, & Outdoor Service – Cyclone Experience Network, Jack Trice Stadium
e. Class C Liquor & Catering – Olde Main Brewing Co., 316 Main Street
f. Class C Liquor, B Native Wine, Catering, & Outdoor Service – The Mucky Duck Pub, 3100 South Duff Avenue

7. Resolution approving and adopting Supplement No. 2017-3 to Ames Municipal Code (Click here for more information)

8. Resolution approving Encroachment Permit for a sign at 122 Hayward Avenue (Click here for more information)

9. Resolution setting August 8, 2017, as date of public hearing for sale of General Obligation Refunding Bonds in an amount not to exceed $4,500,000 (Click here for more information)

10. Resolution setting August 8, 2017, as date of public hearing for vacation of portion of Public Utility Easement at 1404 Boston Avenue (Click here for more information)

11. Requests from KHOI for 5th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, August 12, 2017: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for closed area
b. Resolution approving closure of Douglas Avenue from 5th Street to alley north of Main Street from 3:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.
c. Resolution approving closure of 8 metered parking spaces and waiver of parking meter fees

12. Outside Counsel Services for Legal Department: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving additional funding for prosecution assistance from Coppola Law Firm
b. Resolution approving additional funding for time-sensitive legal work from Hopkins and Huebner Law Firm

13. Public Art Commission: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving deaccession of “Bouquet”
b. Resolution approving deaccession of “Change on Your Dollar”

14. Request from The Ames Foundation: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution authorizing staff to split Fall 2017 tree planting costs with the Ames Foundation
b. Resolution authorizing staff to finance full cost of Spring 2018 tree planting costs

15. Resolution approving renewal contract with EMC Risk Services, LLC, of Des Moines, Iowa, to provide third-party administration of worker’s compensation and Municipal Fire and Police “411 System” claims for August 1, 2017, through July 31, 2018, at a cost not to exceed $55,000 (Click here for more information)

16. Resolution approving 2017/18 Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro Waste Authority for satellite Household Hazardous Materials collection and disposal operation at an annual cost of $76,431.24 (Click here for more information)

17. Resolution awarding contract for purchase of Two Truck Chassis from Stew Hansen Dodge City of Des Moines, Iowa, in the amount of $81,906 (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution waiving formal bidding requirements and approving purchase of Public Safety software maintenance from Superion Public Sector (Click here for more information)

19. Resolution waiving formal bidding procedures and approving purchase of financial software maintenance from Superion Public Sector (Click here for more information)

20. Resolution approving Change Order No. 22 with Knutson Construction Services, Inc., for New Water Plant -  Contract 2 (Click here for more information)

21. Resolution accepting completion of Unit No. 7 Crane Repair (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.

PUBLIC WORKS:

22. 2007/08 Shared Use Path System Expansion (Bloomington Road to Ada Hayden Heritage Park) and 2016/17 Concrete Pavement Improvements Project (Dawes Drive): (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving selection of design alternatives
b. Resolution allocating additional $100,000 from unobligated General Obligation Bond funds toward the project

23. Staff Report on Lincoln Way Pedestrian Study (Campustown), Phase I: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution authorizing Phase II

ADMINISTRATION:

24. Request for Letter of Support for AmesNet Regional High-Speed Internet concept spearheaded by Iowa State University: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion authorizing Mayor to submit letter of support

25. Resolution approving amendment to Municipal Pool Agreement between City of Ames and Ames Community School District (Click here for more information)

WATER:

26. New Water Treatment Plant - Contract No. 1 (Utilities) with S.M. Hentges & Sons: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving Settlement Agreement
b. Resolution approving Change Order Nos. 5, 6, and 7
c. Resolution accepting completion of project

HEARINGS:

27. Hearing on rezoning of property, with Master Plan, at 3115, 3119, 3301, 3325, 3409, and 3413 South Duff Avenue (Brick Towne Development) from Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC) and High-Density Residential (RH) to Planned Residence District (F-PRD) and Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC):

a. Resolution approving amendment to Contract Rezoning Agreement (Click here for more information)
b. First passage of ordinance (Click here for more information)
c. Resolution approving Preliminary Plat (Click here for more information)
d. Resolution approving Major Site Development Plan (Click here for more information)

28. Hearing on rezoning of property, with Master Plan, at 1114 South Dakota Avenue from Planned Residence District (F-PRD) to Community Commercial/Residential (CCR): (Click here for more information)

a. First passage of ordinance

29. Hearing on 2016/17 Downtown Street Pavement Improvements (Sherman Avenue): (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $307,184.50

ORDINANCES:

30. Second passage of ordinance creating exceptions for parking lot minimum setbacks and landscape percentage

31. Second passage of ordinance pertaining to appeals of administrative decisions regarding zoning-related issues (Click here for more information)

32. Second passage of ordinance creating Barilla Tax Increment Financing District

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.