January 28, 2020 City Council Meeting

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

JANUARY 28, 2020

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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 February 26, 2019

3. Resolution approving re-appointment of Jami Larson to Board of Review

4. Discussion of City Assessor’s budget proposals:

a. Motion approving recommendations of Assessor’s report
b. Motion to receive proposed budget (adoption of budget will occur after hearing is held)
c. Motion to set 6:00 p.m. on February 25, 2020, as date of public hearing on proposed FY 2020/21 City Assessor’s budget

5. Resolution approving reappointment of Greg Lynch as City Assessor

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 held January 14, 2020, Special Meetings held January 7, 11, and 18, 2020

3. Motion approving Report of Change Orders for January 1 - 15, 2020

4. Motion approving certification of Civil Service applicants

5. Motion approving new 5-day Class C Liquor License (February 12 - 16, 2020) - Booze Cruzer Cocktail Co., LLC - 2508 Mortensen Road 

6. Motion approving new 5-day Special Class C Liquor License (February 28 - March 3, 2020) - The Whimsical Wine Trailer, 1407 S University Blvd

7. Motion approving new 12-month Special Class C Liquor License - Clouds, 119 Stanton Avenue

8. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Beer Permit with Class B Wine Permit and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Gas #5013, 4018 West Lincoln Way

9. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Beer Permit with Class B Wine Permit and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Gas #5018, 636 Lincoln Way

10. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor License with Catering and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee #1 Clubroom, 3800 West Lincoln Way

11. Motion approving ownership change for Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer, and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Food Store #1, 3800 W Lincoln Way

12. Motion approving ownership change for Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer, and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Food & Drugstore #2, 640 Lincoln Way

13. Motion approving ownership change for Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer, and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Drugstore, 500 Main Street

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

a. Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Blue Owl Bar, 223 Welch Avenue
b. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine Permit and Class C Beer Permit (Carryout Beer) - Fareway Stores, Inc. #093, 3619 Stange Road
c. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine Permit and Class C Beer Permit (Carryout Beer) - Fareway Stores, Inc. #386, 619 Burnett Avenue
d. Special Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - Blaze Pizza, 2320 Lincoln Way
e. Class C Liquor License with Catering Privilege and Sunday Sales - Ge' Angelo's, 823 Wheeler St Suite #9

15. Resolution approving Quarterly Investment Report for Period Ending December 31, 2019

16. Resolution approving Agreement with Iowa Aviation Promotion Group, Inc., for Fly Iowa 2020 Event

17. Resolution approving Pole Attachment Agreement and Underground Utility Locate Letter Agreement with Metro FiberNet, LLC (Tabled from 1/14/2020)

18. Resolution accepting easement at 23959-580th Avenue (former Caremoli property) for “AMES”  sign

19. Requests for ECO Fair on Saturday, April 25, 2020:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
b. Motion approving blanket Vending License
c. Resolution approving closure of 5th Street from east of Parking Lot M (City Hall Parking Lot) entrance to Clark Avenue from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25
d. Resolution approving closure of 35 metered spaces along 5th Street from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 25
e. Resolution approving continued use of three metered parking spaces along 5th Street to hold the Iowa DNR mobile trailer until its removal on the morning of Monday, April 27

20. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for South Grand Avenue Extension from S. 16th Street to new 5th Street Extension; setting February 18, 2020 as bid due date and February 25, 2020 as date of public hearing

21. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for East Industrial Utility Extension Project;  setting March 4, 2020 as bid due date and March 10, 2020 as date of public hearing

22. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Fuel Pump House Fire Protection Upgrade; setting February 26, 2020 as bid due date and March 10, 2020 as date of public hearing

23. Resolutions approving revised preliminary plans and specifications for CyRide 2020 HVAC Improvements Project; setting February 26, 2020 as bid due date and March 10, 2020 as date of public hearing

24. Resolution awarding contract for the purchase and installation of furniture for City Hall, Water Pollution Control, and City Maintenance Facility to Storey Kenworthy of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $84,102.37

25. Resolution awarding contract to Western Waterproofing Company, Inc., d/b/a Western Specialty Contractors of West Des Moines, Iowa for the Chemical Storage Floor Repair in the amount of $75,000

26. Resolution approving contract and bond for Durham Bandshell Electrical Renovations

27. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 to Nutri-Ject Systems, Inc., for an increased amount of biosolids disposal for Water Pollution Control Facility the amount of $32,826.10

28. Resolution accepting completion of 2017/18 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (Kinyon-Clark)

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.

PLANNING & HOUSING:
29. Ames Comprehensive Plan 2040 Preferred Land Use Scenarios (Tabled from 1/14/2020)

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

FINANCE:
30. 2020-2025 Capital Improvements Plan:

a. Receive public input

ADMINISTRATION:
31. Discussion on Policy regarding Waiver of Downtown Parking Meter Fees for Special Events

32. Discussion regarding renaming of Squaw Creek

HEARINGS:
33. Hearing on Amendment to 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan:

a. Resolution approving Amendment

34. Hearing on rezoning 2800 E. 13th Street from Agricultural “A” to General Industrial “GI:”

a. First passage of Ordinance  

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

CLOSED SESSION:

35. Motion to hold Closed Session as provided by Section 20.17(3), Code of Iowa, to discuss collective bargaining:

a. Resolution ratifying contract with IBEW, Local 55 (Electrical Workers)

CLOSED SESSION:
36. 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

a. Motion providing direction to staff

ADJOURNMENT: