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October 22, 2019 Council Meeting

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

OCTOBER 22, 2019

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM

PROCLAMATION:
1. Proclamation for “150th Anniversary of the Masonic Lodge,” November 2, 2019

2. Proclamation for “Bells of Iowa State Day,” October 27, 2019

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.
3. Motion approving payment of claims

4. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting held October 8, 2019

5. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for October 1 - 15, 2019

6. Motion approving new 5-day Class C Liquor License (November 6 - 10, 2019) - Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, 429 Alumni Lane

7. Motion approving new 12-month Class B Beer – Chicha Shack Ames, 131 Welch Avenue - Pending Inspections

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

a. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - Target Store T-1170, 320 S Duff Ave
b. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - goPuff, 615 S Dayton Avenue

9. Resolution approving Quarterly Investment Report ending September 30, 2019

10. Resolution establishing rate and payment schedule for assessing costs associated with demolition of garage at 1107 Grand Avenue

11. Resolution accepting 2019 Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program and authorizing Police Department to participate in the Program

12. Resolution setting November 12, 2019, as the date of hearing regarding vacating Sanitary Sewer Easement at 610 and 700 SE 16th Street

13. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Water Plant Maintenance and Storage Building Project (located at the Water Treatment Plant); setting November 27, 2019, as bid due date and December 10, 2019, as date of public hearing

14. Resolution authorizing procurement of new Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer from Agilent Technologies of Wilmington, Delaware, for Water and Pollution Control Laboratory Services Division in the amount of $42,909.48

15. Resolution awarding contract to Fair Manufacturing Inc., of Yankton, South Dakota, for the purchase of one 8'-wide self-contained snow blower for Public Works Department in the amount of $81,421 (purchase amount $85,421 - $4,000 trade in value)

16. Resolution approving contract and bond for Water Pollution Control Facility Methane Engine Generator Replacement Project

17. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2018/19 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (SIPHON)

18. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2019/20 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Munn Woods)

19. Resolution approving Change Order No. 2 to TEI Construction Services, Inc., of Duncan, South Carolina, in an amount not to exceed $120,000 for Power Plant Maintenance Services contract 

20. Resolution approving Change Order No. 7 to Helfrich Brothers Boiler Works, Inc., of Lawrence, Massachusetts, in the amount of $80,250 (inclusive of sales tax) for Power Plant Unit 7 Boiler Repair project

21. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 to Earth Services & Abatement (ESA) LLC, of Des Moines, Iowa, in an amount not to exceed $74,000 for Asbestos Remediation and Related Services and Supply Contract for Power Plant

22. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements for The Irons Subdivision and reducing the security being held therefor

23. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements for Village Park Subdivision, 1st Addition, and reducing the security being held therefor

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:
24. Staff Report regarding incentives to convert rental units back to owner-occupied housing

PARKS & RECREATION:
25. Brookside Park Restroom Renovation Project:

a. Resolution approving contract with Henkel Construction Company from Mason City, Iowa, in the amount of $295,000
b. Resolution authorizing use of $6,525 savings from completed Brookside Park Path Lighting Project, $6,882 in savings from completed Maintenance Building Electrical Update, and up to $81,805 from Park Development Fund
c. Motion directing staff to conduct value engineering with Henkel Construction Company prior to commencing with construction

ORDINANCES:
26. ISU Research Park Urban Renewal Area:

a. Second passage of Ordinance correcting boundaries of Tax-Increment Financing District No. 1
b. Second passage of Ordinance creating Tax-Increment Financing District No. 2

27. Second passage of Ordinance amending Chapter 29 to establish definitions, standards, and enforcement procedures for licensing of guest lodging in specified zoning districts

28. Second passage of Ordinance amending Chapter 13 (Rental Code) to establish definitions, standards, and enforcement procedures for licensing of guest lodging in specified zoning districts

29. Second passage of Ordinance creating Chapter 35 to establish definitions, standards, and enforcement procedures for licensing of guest lodging in specified zoning districts

30. Second passage of Ordinance revising the age-limit restriction in the Contract Rezoning Agreement for 415 Stanton

31. Motion to postpone third passage and adoption of Ordinance rezoning with Master Plan property located at 507 Lincoln Way from Downtown Gateway Commercial (DGC) to Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC)

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

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.