October 8, 2019 Council Meeting

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

OCTOBER 8, 2019

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM

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 September 24, 2019, and Special Meeting held October 4, 2019

3. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for September 15 - 30, 2019

4. Motion accepting Abstract of Votes for September 10, 2019, Special Election

5. Motion approving new 5-day (October 23 - 27) Class C Liquor License - Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, 1800 Christensen Drive

6. Motion approving new 5-day (October 23 - 27) Class C Liquor License - Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, 1407 S University Boulevard

7. Motion approving new 5-day (October 19 - 23) Class C Liquor License - Christiani’s Events, 420 Beach Avenue

8. Motion approving new 12-month Special Class C Liquor License – Wok N Roll, 120 Welch Avenue - Pending Inspections

9. Motion approving new 12-month Special Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales – Macubana LLC, 116 Welch Avenue - Pending Inspections

10. Motion approving new 12-month Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine and Class C Beer - Southgate Expresse, 110 Airport Road - Pending Inspections

11. Motion approving new 12-month Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer (Carry-out Beer), and Sunday Sales – Kum & Go #0217, 1459 Grand Avenue

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

a. Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - London Underground, 212 Main Street
b. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - CVS/Pharmacy #10452, 2420 Lincoln Way, #104
c. Class C Liquor License with Catering and Sunday Sales - Arcadia Café, 116 Welch Avenue
d. Class C Beer Permit with Class B Wine, Sunday Sales - Aldi, Inc. #48, 108 South 5th Street
e. Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - North Grand Cinema, 2801 Grand Avenue. Ste. 1300

*Additional Item: Requests from Main Street Cultural District for Snow Magic:

a. Motion approving Blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit in Central Business District for November 8 through December 24
b. Motion approving Blanket Vending Permit in Central Business District for November 8 - December 24
c. Resolution approving waiver of Vending Permit fee
d. Resolution approving use of Tom Evans Plaza from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on November 8 for tree lighting ceremony
e. Resolution approving usage of electricity for holiday activities/lighting from November 8 through December 24, and approving waiver of electricity costs
f. Resolution approving closure of ten metered parking spaces from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Central Business District on November 8 and approving waiver of parking meter fees 
g. Resolution approving closure of Kellogg Avenue from Main Street to 5th Street and 12 metered parking spaces from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on December 7
h. Resolution approving suspension of parking regulations and enforcement in the entire Downtown area on Saturday, November 30, and approving waiver of fees

13. Resolution approving Cooperative Agreement between Ames Human Relations Commission and the Iowa Civil Rights Commission regarding Intake and Investigation of Civil Rights Complaints

14. Resolution approving Leasehold Purchase Agreement with Legacy Golf Associates, Inc., for South Grand Avenue Extension project in the amount of $103,400                       

15. Resolution approving Memorandum of Understanding with Friends of Brookside Park

16. Resolution approving Neighborhood Improvement Project Grant for Sunset Ridge Park in the amount of $5,000

17. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Inis Grove Park Restrooms; setting November 5, 2019, as bid due date and November 12, 2019, as date of public hearing

18. Unit 7 Turbine Generator Parts:

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 2 to Argo Turboservice Corporation of Rutherford, New Jersey, in the amount of $12,534.29
b. Resolution approving Change Order No. 2 to MD&A Part Division of Clifton Park, New York, in the amount of $20,471.55 $20,487.60

19. 2015/16 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Sanitary Sewer Lining):

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 2
b. Resolution accepting completion of project

20. 2017/18 Shared Use Path Maintenance Program #2 (Stange Road):

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1
b. Resolution accepting completion of project

21. 2017/18 S. Duff Avenue Improvements:

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 6
b. Resolution accepting completion of project

22. 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (S. Skunk River-Carr Park to Homewood Golf Course) Contract -A

a. Resolution approving Change Order No. 5
b. Resolution accepting completion of project

23. Resolution accepting completion of Water Pollution Control Facility Screw Pump Drive Replacement Project

24. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2110 Lincoln Way and 117 Beach Avenue

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.

PUBLIC WORKS:
25. Motion directing City Attorney to prepare ordinance updating name and speed limit of University Boulevard/530th Avenue

ADMINISTRATION:
26. Presentation of 2019 Resident Satisfaction Survey results

HEARINGS:
27. Hearing on proposed amendments to Zoning Code (Chapter 29) and the Rental Code (Chapter 13) and the creation of a new Chapter 35 to establish definitions, standards, and enforcement procedures for licensing of guest lodging in specified zoning districts:

a. First passage of Ordinance amending Chapter 29
b. First passage of Ordinance amending Chapter 13
c. First passage of Ordinance creating Chapter 35

28. Hearing on 415 Stanton Avenue Contract Rezoning Agreement: (Continued from August 27, 2019; September 10, 2019; and September 24, 2019)

a. First passage of ordinance revising the age-limit restriction for the RH rezoning
b. Resolution approving Amended Contract Rezoning Agreement contingent upon Agreement containing signatures of all property owners

29. Hearing on authorization to issue Hospital Revenue Bonds, Mary Greeley Medical Center Series 2019, in an amount not to exceed $35,000,000:

a. Resolution authorizing the sale and issuance, setting parameters and approving a fourth supplemental indenture of Trust, Bond Purchase Agreement and other documents in connection therewith

30. Hearing on 2018/19 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation [Siphon] (Continued from 9/24/19):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Synergy Contracting, LLC, of Bondurant, Iowa, in the amount of $1,440,778                         

31. Hearing on 2019/20 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation [Munn Woods] (Continued from 9/24/19):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Visu-Sewer, Inc., of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, in the amount of $2,19+960,212.40 $2,190,212.40

32. Hearing on vacation of a Public Utility Easement at 2812 Hyatt Circle:

a. Resolution vacating Easement

33. Hearing on Brookside Park Restroom Renovation Project:

a. Motion accepting Report of Bids and rejecting all bids

34. Hearing on Water Pollution Control Facility Methane Engine Generator Replacement Project:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to The Waldinger Corporation, of Des Moines, Iowa, in the amount of $1,554,270

ORDINANCES:
35. First passage of ordinance assigning Wards and Precincts to newly annexed properties generally located south of the current City limits between University Boulevard/530th Avenue and Cedar Lane

*Additional Item: Second passage of ordinance rezoning with Master Plan of 507 Lincoln Way from Downtown Gateway Commercial (DGC) to Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC)

36. ISU Research Park Urban Renewal Area:

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

37. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4393 amending Chapter 13 (Rental Code) to add rent abatement as an enforcement tool, to add one year Letter of Compliance prohibition as an enforcement tool, and to freeze  the bedroom counts for all properties in the Near Campus Neighborhoods to what would have been allowed on January 1, 2018

38. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4394 on proposed amendment to Zoning Code related to bicycle parking incentives in commercial and industrial areas

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.