August 13, 2019 Council Meeting

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

AUGUST 13, 2019

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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 Special Meetings held July 16, 2019, and August 2, 2019, and Regular Meeting held July 23, 2019

3. Motion approving Report of Change Orders for July 16 - 31, 2019

4. Motion approving new 5-day Class B Beer License (August 28, 2019 - September 2, 2019) - The Whimsical Wine Trailer, 1407 University Boulevard

5. Motion approving new 5-day Class B Beer License (September 25 - 29, 2019) - The Whimsical Wine Trailer, 1407 University Boulevard

6. Motion approving new 5-day Class B Beer License (October 30 - November 3, 2019) - The Whimsical Wine Trailer, 1407 University Boulevard

7. Motion approving new 5-day Special Class C Liquor License (August 22 - 26, 2019) - Gateway Market, ISU Alumni Center, pending satisfactory background checks

8. Motion approving new 12-month Class C Liquor License with Class B Wine and Sunday Sales-Hy-Vee Market Grille, 640 Lincoln Way

9. Motion approving Class A Liquor License Ownership Update - Green Hills Residents’ Association, 2200 Hamilton Drive, Suite 100

10. Motion approving new 5-day Special Class C Liquor License (August 24 - 28, 2019) - Ames Historical Society, 416 Douglas Avenue, pending premise approval from Inspections and satisfactory background checks

11. Motion approving temporary Outdoor Service Privilege Update (September 13 - 14, 2019) for Special Class C Liquor License - Sips and Paddy’s Irish Pub, 126 Welch Avenue

12. Motion approving temporary Outdoor Service Privilege Update (August 30 - 31, 2019) for Special Class C Liquor License - Sips and Paddy’s Irish Pub, 126 Welch Avenue

13. Motion approving temporary Outdoor Service Privilege Update (September 15 - 16, 2019) for Special Class C Liquor License - Tip Top Lounge, 201 E Lincoln Way

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

a. Class C Liquor License with Catering, Class B Native Wine, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - The Mucky Duck Pub, 3100 S. Duff Avenue
b. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - Kum & Go #1215, 4506 Lincoln Way
c. Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - El Azteca, 1520 S. Dayton Avenue
d. Class C Liquor License with Catering and Sunday Sales - Es Tas Stanton, 216 Stanton
e. Class B Beer with Sunday Sales - Flame-N-Skewer, 2801 Grand Avenue, Ste. 1125
f. Class C Beer Permit with Class B Wine and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Gas #5013, 4018 West Lincoln Way
g. Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - Inside Golf, 2801 Grand Avenue, #1075
h. Class C Liquor License with Catering, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Iowa State Center - CY Stephens, CY Stephens- Iowa State University
i. Class C Liquor License with Catering, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Iowa State Center – Fisher, Fisher Theatre- Iowa State University
j. Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - JJC Ames 1 LLC, 2420 Lincoln Way, Suite 103

15. Resolution approving Official Statement for General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019A, setting date of sale for August 27, 2019, and authorizing electronic bidding for the sale

16. Resolution approving Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation for MPO/STBG-TAP grant funding for 2018/19 Shared Use Path System Expansion - Trail Connection south of Lincoln Way (Beedle Drive to Intermodal Facility)

17. Resolution approving Certificate of Consistency with City’s 2014-19 CDBG Consolidated Plan on behalf of the Emergency Residence Project

18. Resolution waiving Purchasing Policies and awarding a single-source control with Donna Gilligan, Nevada, Iowa, in an amount not to exceed $70,900 for FY 2019/20 organizational development consulting services

19. Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant:

a. Resolution authorizing staff to apply for Grant
b. Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding with Story County
c. Motion authorizing Mayor to sign certification indicating that the City will abide by the Grant terms and conditions

20. Resolution approving Memorandum of Agreement and Agency Access Agreement with Story City Police Department allowing access to Multi-Agency Public Safety Network

21. Requests from Ames Historical Society for “Uncorked” Exhibit Grand Opening on August 24:

a. Resolution approving closure of four metered parking spaces in the 100 Block of 5th Street
b. Resolution approving request for a waiver of fee for metered parking spaces
c. Motion approving Blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
d. Motion approving Blanket Vending License
e. Resolution approving request for a waiver of the fee for Vending License
f. Resolution authorizing use of City-owned electrical outlets and approving a waiver of the fee for the cost of electricity used

22. Requests from American Campus Communities for Campustown Fest on August 29:

a. Motion approving Blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
b. Resolution approving closure of Stanton Avenue from Chamberlain Street to driveway 230 feet south of the intersection
c. Resolution approving closure of five metered parking spaces in the 200 block of Stanton

23. Resolution awarding contract to Star Equipment of Ames, Iowa, for a combination unit in the amount of $77,950 with applied credit of $10,800 for rental charges, making the net purchasing price of $67,150

24. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2018/19 Traffic Signal Program (U. S. Hwy. 30 Westbound Off-Ramp and South Dakota Avenue) setting September 4, 2019, as bid due date and September 10, 2019, as date of public hearing

25. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2019/20 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Munn Woods); setting September 18, 2019, as bid due date and September 24, 2019, as date of public hearing

26. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2018/19 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Siphon); setting September 18, 2019, as bid due date and September 24, 2019, as date of public hearing

27. Resolution approving contract and bond for Non-Asbestos Insulation and Related Services & Supplies

28. Resolution approving Contract Change Order No. 1 with GE Steam Power, Inc., of Windsor, Connecticut, for ash grate parts needed for Unit 7 Boiler project in the amount of $5,011.02 inclusive of sales tax

29. Water Treatment Plant Lime Sludge Disposal Operation:

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 to FY 2018/19 contract with Wulfekuhle Injection
& Pumping, Inc., the deduct amount of $128,793.30 b. Resolution accepting completion of FY 2018/19 contract with Wulfekuhle Injection and Pumping, Inc., in the final adjusted amount of $253,106.70 and releasing retainage
c. Resolution authorizing carry-over of unspent funds in the amount of $128,793.30 from 2018/19 Operating Budget to FY 2019/20
d. Resolution awarding contract to Wulfekuhle Injection and Pumping, Inc., of New Vienna, Iowa, for Year Two (FY 2019/20) in the amount of $510,693.30

30. Resolution approving Change Order to Professional Services Agreement with Strand Associates, Inc., to add bidding and construction phase services for Water Pollution Control Facility Methane Engine Generator Replacement Project in an amount not to exceed $89,200

31. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements and reducing security for Quarry Estates, 2nd Addition

32. 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (S. Skunk River - Carr Park to Homewood Golf Course) Contract B:

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1with GreenTech of Iowa, LLC., of Grimes, Iowa
b. Resolution accepting completion of project in the amount of $57,381

33. Underground Trenching Services: FY 2014/15 through FY 2018/19:

a. Resolution accepting completion of primary contract with Ames Trenching & Excavating, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the total amount of $669,729.19
b. Resolution accepting completion of secondary contract with Communication Data Link, LLC, of Grimes, Iowa, in the total amount of $243,017.30

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 three minutes.

ADMINISTRATION:
34. Healthy Life Center:

a. Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding between City of Ames and Mary Greeley Medical Center
b. Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding between City of Ames and Story County
c. Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding between City of Ames and Heartland Senior Services
d. Resolution approving Lease Agreement between City of Ames and Iowa State University for site

35. Presentation from MetroNet regarding fiber-to-the-premises internet service

36. Staff Report regarding Outside Funding Request Process Priorities

37. Staff Report regarding regulation of massage establishments:

a. Motion directing staff to draft ordinance

38. Staff Report regarding Parking Meter Waivers

39. Inclusive Sidewalk at 5th Street and Douglas Avenue:

a. Motion directing staff to paint the decorative crosswalk bars with non-specialty paint using City staff labor prior to 2019 Pridefest

40. Motion approving City of Ames participation in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community campaign to welcome students to Ames

41. Resolution approving/motion denying exception to Section 22.32(c)(2)(v) to allow alcohol service in Sidewalk Café at Mother’s Pub, 2900 West Street

FIRE:
42. Discussion of proposed Rental Housing Code changes

PLANNING & HOUSING:
43. Resolution approving purchase of 1417 Douglas Avenue and allocate funds for asbestos removal and demolition in conjunction with the City’s Dangerous Buildings Program

HEARINGS:
44. Hearing on vacation of Public Utility, Surface Water Flowage, and Storm Sewer Easements at 397 Wilder Avenue (Continued from July 23, 2019):

a. Resolution vacation of Public Utility, Surface Water Flowage, and Storm Sewer Easements at 397 Wilder Avenue
b. Resolution accepting donation of Parcel A (1.2 acres) from Sunset Ridge Property Owners’ Association for future park land, contingent upon receiving 10' public utility easement along the east edge of Parcel A and surface flowage and storm sewer easements over the northeast corner of Parcel A

45. Hearing on Update to 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan and 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan:

a. Resolution approving 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan
b. Resolution approving 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan

46. Hearing on Water Treatment Plant Handrail Modifications Project:

a. Motion accepting report of bids and rejecting all bids

47. Hearing on Wellhead Controls Improvements & Repainting Project:

a. Resolution approving plans and specifications and awarding contract to Baker Electric, in the amount of $287,000

48. Hearing on 2017/18 Water System Improvements Program #1 - Water System Transfers (10th Street, 12th Street, Gray Avenue, Country Club Boulevard, and Cessna Street):

a. Resolution approving plans and specifications and awarding contract to Ames Trenching & Excavating, in the amount of $320,456

49. Hearing on 2017/18 Shared Use Path System Expansion (West Lincoln Way - Sunset Ridge Subdivision to North Dakota Avenue):

a. Resolution approving plans and specifications and awarding contract to Manatt’s Inc., in the amount of $193,618.93

50. Hearing on Storm Water Facility Rehab (Somerset Subdivision Pond Improvements):

a. Resolution approving plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct, Inc., in the amount of $322,997

51. Hearing on 2018/19 Water System Improvements (Burnett Avenue, Murray Drive):

a. Resolution approving plans and specifications and awarding contract to Keller Excavating Inc., in the amount of $1,195,492.10

ORDINANCES:
52. Ordinance to allow multiple buildings on single lots in certain zoning districts:

a. Motion to amend ordinance to delete reference to Hospital-Medical zone
b. Third passage and adoption of amended ORDINANCE NO. 4390 amending Chapter 29.401(5) to allow multiple buildings on single lots in certain zoning districts

CLOSED SESSION:
53. Motion to hold Closed Session, as provided in Section 21.5(1)(k) of the Code of Iowa, to discuss security-related plans or reports:

a. Resolution approving Story County Courthouse Security Plan

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT: