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Sept 24, 2019 Council Meeting

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*AMENDED*
AGENDA
MEETING OF THE AMES AREA METROPOLITAN 
PLANNING ORGANIZATION TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE 
AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL

SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

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CALL TO ORDER: 5:00 PM

AMES AREA METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (AAMPO)
TRANSPORTATION POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING


1. Motion approving appointment of Public Works Director John Joiner to Statewide Urban Design Specifications (SUDAS) Board of Directors

2. Resolutions certifying projects in Iowa Clean Air Attainment Program grant application  conform to AAMPO’s regional transportation planning process

3. Motion approving FY 2016-2020 Safety Performance Targets

POLICY COMMITTEE COMMENTS:

ADJOURNMENT:


REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING**
**The Regular City Council Meeting will immediately follow the meeting of the Ames Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Committee.

PRESENTATION:
1. Presentation by Story County Attorney

PROCLAMATION:
2. Proclamation for “Fire Prevention Week,” October 6-12, 2019

3. Proclamation for “Manufacturing Day,” October 4, 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.
4. Motion approving payment of claims

5. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting held September 10, 2019, and Special Meeting held September 17, 2019

6. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for September 1 - 15, 2019

7. Motion approving new 5-day (October 10 - 14) Special Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service - Ames Main Street, 500 Main Street

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

a. Class C Beer Permit with Class B Wine, Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Gas #5018, 636 Lincoln Way
b. Class C Beer Permit with Sunday Sales - Docs Stop 5, 2720 E 13th St
c. Class C Liquor License with Class B Native Wine, Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales - AJ's Ultra Lounge, 2401 Chamberlain Street - PENDING DRAM SHOP
d. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Food & Drugstore #2, 640 Lincoln Way
e. Class E Liquor License with Class B Wine, Class C Beer and Sunday Sales - Hy-Vee Food Store #1, 3800 W Lincoln Way
f. Class C Liquor License with Sunday Sales - Bullseye Restaurant Group LLC, 114 South Duff Ave

9. Ames High School Homecoming Requests:

a. Parade on Monday, September 30:

i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
ii. Resolution approving closure of City Parking Lot MM, southern portion of City Parking Lot M, and a portion of CBD Lot Z from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for parade staging
iii. Resolution approving closure of 5th Street, from Grand Avenue to Pearle Avenue; Pearl Avenue; Main Street, from Pearle Avenue to Duff Avenue; Clark Avenue, from north of the CBD Lot exit to Fifth Street; Burnett Avenue, from Main Street to 5th Street; and Kellogg Avenue, from north of the CBD Lot exit to Main Street, from 6:00 p.m.to approximately 7:30 p.m.
iv. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees and enforcement from 4:00 pm. to 6:00 p.m. for 55 metered parking spaces in Lot N

b. Fireworks at Ames High Stadium on Friday, October 4:

i. Motion approving fireworks permit for display after football game (approximately 8:15 p.m.)
ii. Resolution approving waiver of fee for Fireworks Permit

10. Requests from ISU Homecoming Central Committee for ISU Homecoming Events on Friday,  October 25, 2019:

a. ExCYtement in the Streets

i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
ii. Resolution approving closure of portions of Sunset Drive, Ash Avenue, Gray Avenue, and Pearson Avenue from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
iii. Resolution approving suspension of parking regulations for closed areas from 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 24, until 11:00 p.m. Friday, October 25

b. Central Campus Events

i. Motion approving request for Fireworks Permit for display from ISU Central Campus at midnight on Friday, October 25, for Mass Campaniling
ii. Motion approving a blanket Vending License
iii. Resolution approving waiver of the Vending License fee

11. Requests from The Mucky Duck for Anniversary Beer & Sausage Festival on September 27, 2019

a. Resolution approving the suspension of parking regulations along the south side of the 100 and 200 blocks of Crystal Street from 7:00 a.m. on September 27 through 10:00 a.m. on September 28
b. Motion approving temporary extension of Outdoor Service area for The Mucky Duck, 3100 S. Duff Avenue - PENDING DRAM SHOP

12. Resolution approving and adopting Supplement No. 2019-4 to the Ames Municipal Code

13. Resolution approving Annual Street Financial Report

*Additional Item:  Resolution approving Certificate of Consistency with the City’s 2014-2018 Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Plan on behalf of Youth and Shelter Services, Inc.

14. Resolution setting date of public hearing for October 8, 2019, for authorization to issue Hospital  Revenue Bonds, Mary Greeley Medical Center Series 2019, in an amount not to exceed $35,000,000

15. Resolution setting date of public hearing regarding vacation of a Public Utility Easement at 2812 Hyatt Circle

16. Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement for 2020/2021 U. S. Highway 69 Improvements (Intersection improvements and traffic signal at South Duff Avenue and U. S. Highway 30 Eastbound Off-Ramp) in an amount not to exceed $68,600

17. Resolution approving renewal of Story County 28E Mutual Aid Agreement for Fire and Emergency Medical Service

18. Resolution approving purchase of C-5 Conveyor Replacement for Resource Recovery Plant from Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc., of Louisville, Kentucky in the amount of $59,987

19. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2018/19 Traffic Signal Program (U.S. Hwy. 30 Westbound Off-Ramp and South Dakota Avenue)

20. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 to contract with General Electric Steam Services, Inc., of Midlothian, Virginia, for additional field engineering services for Unit 7 Turbine Generator Overhaul in the amount of $49,986.22

21. Resolution awarding Contract for Asset Data Collection and Hierarchy Development to Emerson of St. Louis, Missouri, in the amount of $99,532

22. Resolution approving Final Plat for Sunset Ridge Subdivision, 9th Addition and the phasing of the private improvements

23. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements required for Birch Meadows  Subdivision, 1st Addition and reducing security being held therefor

24. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements required for South Fork Wrap-Up (various additions of South Fork Subdivision) and reducing security being held therefor

25. Resolution accepting completion of public improvements required for South Fork Subdivision, 3rd Addition, and releasing security being held therefor

26. Resolution accepting completion of public improvements required for South Fork Subdivision, 6th Addition, and releasing security being held therefor

27. Resolution accepting completion of public improvements required for South Fork Subdivision, 7th Addition, and releasing security being held therefor

28. Resolution accepting completion of 2016/17 Concrete Pavement Improvement (Dawes Drive)

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. Resolution approving/motion denying Campustown Facade Grants

ADMINISTRATION:
30. Report regarding Internet Service Feasibility Study

31. Response to letter from Federal Highway Administration regarding non-compliant crosswalk at the intersection of 5th Street and Douglas Avenue

ELECTRIC SERVICES:

32. Motion directing staff to plan a reserve shutdown of Unit 8 effective the week of October 15, 2019

HEARINGS:
33. Hearing on Amendments to Fiscal Year 2019/20 Budget regarding carry-overs:

a. Resolution approving amendments

34. Hearing on Amendment to Adaptive Reuse Plan/Major Site Development Plan for 2501 Grand Avenue to allow for changes to the building, construction of new buildings (including a fast-food restaurant), parking, and landscaping improvements:

a. Resolution approving Amendment to Plan

35. Hearing on 2018/19 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Siphon):

a. Motion accepting report of bids

36. 2019/20 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation (Munn Woods):

a. Motion accepting report of bids

37. Hearing on conveyance of vacated 180' x 16' of alley right-of-way north of Lincoln Way and east of Elm Avenue:

a. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4391 vacating 180' x 16' of alley right-of-way north of Lincoln Way and east of Elm Avenue
b. Resolution approving Quit Claim Deed conveying said property to Forest Park Properties, LLC

38. Hearing on rezoning with Master Plan of 507 Lincoln Way from Downtown Gateway Commercial (DGC) to Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC)

a. First passage of ordinance

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

ORDINANCES:
40. Second passage of ordinance 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

41. Second passage of ordinance on proposed amendment to Zoning Code related to bicycle parking incentives in commercial and industrial areas

42. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4392 establishing parking regulations for Scenic Valley Subdivision, Fourth Addition

PLANNING & HOUSING:
43. Ames Plan 2040:

a. Discussion of Plan format and priorities

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

CLOSED SESSION:

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

a. Resolution approving Memorandum of Agreement with IUOE Local 234 to modify the skill-based pay plan for Blue Collar 

ADJOURNMENT: