January 14, 2020 City Council Meeting

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

JANUARY 14, 2020

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

PROCLAMATION:

1. Proclamation for Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention and Awareness Week, January 12-18, 2020

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 held December 17, 2019, and Special Meeting held December 19, 2019

4. Motion approving Reports of Contract Change Orders for December 1 - 15, 2019, and December 16 - 31, 2019

5. Motion approving certification of Civil Service applicants

6. Motion approving new 5-day Class C Liquor License (January 23 - 27, 2020) - Dublinbay Pub, 123 Airport Road

7. Motion approving new 5-day Class C Liquor License (January 23 - 27, 2020) - Mucky Duck Pub, LLC, Reiman Gardens -Pending Dram Shop

8. Motion approving new 5-day Class C Liquor License (January 25 - 29, 2020) - Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2508 Mortensen Road

9. Motion approving new 12-month Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, 1614 S Kellogg Avenue - Pending Satisfactory Background Check

10. Motion approving new 12-month Class C Liquor License with Class B Native Wine, Outdoor Service, and Sunday Sales - Mickey’s Irish Pub, 109 Welch Avenue - Pending Dram Shop

11. Motion approving Permanent Transfer of Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine Permit and Class C Beer Permit from the old Fareway Store, 619 Burnett, to the new Fareway Store, 619 Burnett, to be effective January 14, 2020

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

a. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Chipotle Mexican Grill, 435 S. Duff Avenue
b. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - JW Liquor, 4518 Mortensen Rd. Suite #109
c. Class A Liquor License with Sunday Sales - American Legion Post #37, 225 Main
d. Class C Liquor License with Catering Privilege, Outdoor Service, and Sunday Sales - West Towne Pub, 4518 Mortensen Rd. Suite 101
e. Class C Liquor License with Catering Privilege, Outdoor Service, and Sunday Sales - Dublin Bay, 320 S 16th
f. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine Permit, Class C Beer Permit (Carry-out Beer), and Sunday Sales - The Filling Station, 2400 University Blvd.
g. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - The Angry Irishmen, 119 Main Street
h. Class C Liquor License with Catering Privilege and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Market Café, 3800 Lincoln Way
i. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Cy's Roost, 121 Welch Avenue - PENDING DRAM SHOP

13. Requests from Ames Main Street (AMS) for Music Walk on Thursday, April 23, 2020:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District
b. Resolution approving closure of 10 metered parking spaces for food trucks and musicians from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
c. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees and enforcement, usage and waiver of electrical fees, and waiver of fee for blanket Vending License for Ames Main Street from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

14. Requests from Ames Main Street (AMS) for Art Walk on Thursday, June 4, 2020:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District
b. Resolution approving closure of 10 metered parking spaces for vendors from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
c. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees and enforcement, usage and waiver of electrical fees, and waiver of fee for blanket Vending license for Ames Main Street from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
d. Resolution approving closure of Kellogg Avenue, from Main Street to Fifth Street from 3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
e. Resolution approving usage of Tom Evans Plaza

15. Requests from Ames Main Street for 4th of July activities on July 4, 2020:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District
b. Resolution approving usage and waiver of electrical fees and waiver of fee for blanket Vending License
c. Resolution approving closure of portions of Main Street, Northwestern Avenue, Fifth Street, Douglas Avenue, Burnett Avenue, Kellogg Avenue, Clark Avenue, Allan Drive, and Pearle Avenue from 6:00 a.m. until end of parade
d. Resolution approving closure of Parking Lot MM, south portion of Lot M, Depot Lots V and TT from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

16. Requests from Ames Main Street (AMS) for January Dollar Days event on Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26, 2020:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License
b. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees and enforcement in the Downtown District on Saturday, January 25
c. Resolution approving waiver of fee for blanket Vending License

17. Requests from Ames Main Street (AMS) for Summer Sidewalk Sales on Saturday, July 25, 2020:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License
b. Resolution approving suspension of parking regulations and enforcement for the Downtown from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
c. Resolution approving waiver of fee for blanket Vending License

18. Resolution approving and adopting Supplement No. 2020-1 to Municipal Code

19. Resolution approving appointment of Council Member Amber Corrieri to the Squaw Creek Watershed Management Authority

20. Resolution approving application for procurement card for Council Member Rachel Junck and setting transaction limits

21. Resolution waiving enforcement of prohibition of motorized carts on trails in Ada Hayden Heritage Park for the Ames Triathlon

22. Resolution approving Pole Attachment Agreement and Underground Utility Locate Letter Agreement with Metro FiberNet, LLC

23. Resolution approving the Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program (ICAAP) Funding Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation for Grand Avenue Extension project in the amount of $1,800,000 

24. 2018/19 Shared Use Path System Expansion - Trail Connection South of Lincoln Way:

a. Resolution approving the purchase of easement on 202 Dotson Drive in the amount of $6,090
b. Resolution approving the purchase of easement on 3709 Tripp Street in the amount of $42,700

25. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Homewood Clubhouse Project; setting February 13, 2020, as bid due date and February 25, 2020, as date of public hearing

26. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2019/2020 Traffic Signal Program (Lincoln Way & Beach); setting February 5, 2020 as bid due date and February 11, 2020 as date of public hearing

27. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Campustown Public Improvements (Welch Avenue); setting February 12, 2020, as bid due date and February 25, 2020, as date of public hearing

28. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Iowa State University Research Park Phase IV Road and Utility Improvements Project; setting February 12, 2020, as bid due date and February 25, 2020, as date of public hearing

29. Resolution awarding Contract for Supplying Gases and Cylinders to the Power Plant to Airgas USA, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $29,726.82

30. Resolution approving contract and bond for the Water Treatment Plant Maintenance & Storage Building

31. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2019-20 Pavement Restoration Program (Slurry Seal)

32. Resolution approving Change Order No. 2 to HTH Companies, Inc., for additional non-asbestos insulation and related services in the amount of $65,000

33. Resolution approving partial completion of public improvements and reducing security for Sunset Ridge Subdivision, 8th Addition

34. Resolution approving partial completion of public improvements and reducing security for Sunset Ridge Subdivision, 9th Addition

35. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2810 & 2824 Wakefield Circle

36. Resolution approving Final Plat for West End Center Subdivision (1114 South Dakota Avenue)

37. Resolution accepting completion of Campustown Public Improvements - Water Service Replacement (Lincoln Way from Hayward Avenue to Welch Avenue)

38. Resolution accepting completion of contract for Furnishing 15kV Outdoor Metalclad Switchgear and 69kV Control Panels for Top-O-Hollow Substation Expansion and Breaker Addition

39. Resolution accepting completion of contract for Power Plant Steam Turbine #7 Parts

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.

HEARINGS:
40. Hearing on Sale of City-owned property at 1420 Lincoln Way:

a. Resolution approving conveyance of property to Metro FiberNet, LLC, in the amount of  $21,600

41. Hearing on Sale of 1417 Douglas Avenue:

a. Resolution approving conveyance of property to Mainstream Living, Inc., in the amount of $36,012, with stipulations

42. Hearing on Durham Bandshell Lighting & Electrical Upgrades:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Jaspering Electric, Inc., in the amount of $136,500

43. Hearing on HVAC Project for CyRide:

a. Motion rejecting all bids and directing staff to re-bid

PLANNING & HOUSING:
44. Ames Comprehensive Plan 2040 Preferred Land Use Scenarios

a. Motion directing staff on Preferred Growth Areas for a Draft Preferred Land Use Map OR Motion to table

45. Initiation of annexation of Champlin/Lloyd property

a. Motion accepting the initiation of Annexation

46. 321 State Avenue:

a. Staff Report regarding multi-family housing with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC)
b. Resolution awarding contract to Civil Design Advantage, LLC, of Grimes, Iowa, for engineering services in an amount not to exceed $49,600

PUBLIC WORKS:
47. Request from Sigler Companies to purchase Airport property for 3100 S. Riverside Drive:

a. Motion directing staff to move forward with an approved conceptual approach to the sale and directing staff to work with the City Attorney and the FAA to complete all necessary documents before reporting back to the Council

ORDINANCES:
48. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4405 regarding stacked driveway parking for single-family and two-family dwellings

49. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4406 rezoning 808 E. Lincoln Way from Agricultural “A” and Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC) to General Industrial (GI)

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

CLOSED SESSION:

50. Motion to hold Closed Session as provided by Section 21.5(1)c, Code of Iowa, to discuss matters presently in or threatened to be in litigation

ADJOURNMENT: