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City Council - Feb. 12, 2019

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AGENDA
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
AMES CITY HALL

FEBRUARY 12, 2019

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CALL TO ORDER: 5:15 p.m.

FY 2019/20 BUDGET WRAP-UP

1. Council Budget Presentations:

a. Public Art
b. Arts Funding (COTA)
c. Human Services (ASSET)
d. Outside Funding Requests
e. Other Requests

2. Public Input on Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) and Budget

3. Final Council Decisions:

a. Set salaries for Council appointees
b. Amendments to 2019-2024 CIP, if desired
c. Vote on motion to approve 2019-2024 CIP, as amended
d. Amendments to FY 2018/19 Adjusted Budget, if desired
e. Vote on motion to approve Adjusted Budget for FY 2018/19, as amended
f. Motion to set March 5, 2019, as date of final public hearing on Adjusted Budget for FY 2018/19
g. Amendments to proposed FY 2019/20 Budget
h. Vote on motion to approve proposed budget for FY 2019/20, as amended
i. Motion to set March 5, 2019, as date of final public hearing on proposed budget for FY 2019/20

REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING*
*The Regular City Council meeting will immediately follow Budget Wrap-Up.

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 Special Meetings of January 15, January 31, February 1, February 2, February 5, February 6, and 7, 2019, and Regular Meeting of January 22, 2019

3. Motion canceling March 12, 2019, City Council meeting

4. Motion approving certification of civil service applicants

5. Motion approving Report of Change Orders for January 15 - 31, 2019

6. Motion approving new 5-day Class C Liquor License (February 23 - 28) for Gateway Market MLK at ISU Alumni Center.

7. Motion approving new 12-month Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for The Angry Irishmen, 119 Main Street, Pending Dram Shop

8. Motion approving new 12-month Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service and Sunday Sales for Blue Owl Bar, 223 Welch Avenue

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

a. Class C Liquor - Hy-Vee Market Café, 3800 Lincoln Way - Café area
b. Class C Liquor - Cy’s Roost, 121 Welch Avenue
c. Class C Liquor - Mickey’s Irish Pub, 109 Welch Avenue
d. Special Class C Liquor - Blaze Pizza, 2320 Lincoln Way Ste 109
e. Class C Liquor - El Azteca, 2727 Stange Road
f. Class E Liquor - Fareway Stores, Inc. #093, 3619 Stange Road
g. Class E Liquor - Fareway Stores, Inc. #386, 619 Burnett Avenue
h. Class C Liquor - Ge’ Angelo’s, 823 Wheeler St. Suite #9
i. Class E Liquor - Wal-Mart Supercenter 4256, 534 South Duff Avenue
j. Class C Liquor - Buffalo Wild Wings, 400 South Duff Avenue
k. Special Class C Liquor - Stomping Grounds, 303 Welch Avenue
l. Special Class C Liquor - Wing Stop, 703 South Duff Avenue #101

10. Resolution setting public hearing for March 5, 2019, regarding entering into a General Obligation Loan Agreement in an amount not to exceed $11,880,000

11. Resolution approving Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

12. Resolution approving 2018 Resource Recovery Plant Annual Report

13. Resolution approving Amendment to Professional Services Agreement for East Industrial Area Utility Extension Project

14. Requests from Ames Main Street (AMS) for MusicWalk on Friday, April 26:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District
b. Resolution approving closure of 11 metered parking spaces for food trucks and musicians
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.

15. Requests from Ames Main Street (AMS) for ArtWalk on Friday, June 7:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District
b. Resolution approving closure of ten metered parking spaces for vendors
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.

16. Requests for 4th of July Activities:

a. Requests of City of Ames:

i. Resolution approving closure of Clark Avenue between 5th Street and 6th Street from 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, until conclusion of parade on July 4 and closure of City Hall Parking Lot N on July 4 for City Council Community Pancake Breakfast

b. Requests of Ames Main Street:

i. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License in Central Business District on Thursday, July 4
ii. Resolution approving usage and waiver of electrical fees and waiver of fee for blanket Vending License
iii. Resolution approving closure of portions of Main Street, Northwestern Avenue, 5th Street, Douglas Avenue, Burnett Avenue, Kellogg Avenue, Clark Avenue, Allan Drive, and Pearle Avenue from 6:00 a.m. until end of parade
iv. Resolution approving closure of Parking Lot MM and south portion of Lot M and Depot Lots V and TT from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

17. Resolution awarding contract to Titan Machinery of Des Moines, Iowa, for purchase of Case Tractor Backhoe-Loader and extended warranty for Public Works Department in the amount of $125,057

18. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Concrete Replacement at two CyRide bus turnarounds; setting March 14, 2019 as bid due date and March 26, 2019, as date of public hearing

19. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Replacement of CyRide’s Bus Wash; setting March 14,2019 as bid due date and March 26, 2019, as date of public hearing

20. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Steam Turbine No. 7 Parts Procurement; setting March 13, 2019, as bid due date and March 26, 2019, as date of public hearing

21. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 Accessibility Enhancement Program (Airport Road Sidewalk)

22. Underground Trenching Contract for Electric Services:

a. Resolution approving Primary Contract Change Order No. 1 with Ames Trenching & Excavating, Ames, Iowa, in the not-to-exceed amount of $50,000
b. Resolution approving Secondary Contract Change Order No. 2 with Communication Data Link, LLC, Grimes, Iowa, in the not-to-exceed amount of $29,000

23. Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 with Earth Services & Abatement, LLC, Des Moines, Iowa, for Asbestos Maintenance Services for the Power Plant in the not-to-exceed amount of $130,000

24. Resolution accepting completion of 2017/18 Low-Point Drainage Improvements (Ridgetop Road)

25. Resolution accepting completion of Brookside Path Lighting

26. Resolution accepting completion of WPC Structural Rehab Phase 2 Project

27. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2119, 2125, and 2131 Isaac Newton 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 five minutes.

FIRE:

28. Request from Al Warren for text amendment to allow bedrooms in progress to count toward occupancy:

a. Motion providing direction to staff

PLANNING & HOUSING:

29. Request from Steve Burgason regarding Pre-Annexation Agreement for connection charges in the South Annexation Area:

a. Motion providing direction to staff

PUBLIC WORKS:

30. Request from Gary and Kathy May to connect to extended water main at 3520 S. Riverside Drive:

a. Resolution charging a connection fee at the standard rate of $20/linear foot of actual property frontage

ORDINANCES:

31. First passage of revised Post-Construction Stormwater Management Ordinance (second and third passages and adoption requested)

32. Second passage of ordinance regarding “Game Day Parking” regulations

HEARINGS:

33. Hearing on Assessment for Costs of Asbestos Testing on and Demolition of Dangerous Building located at 1107 Grand Avenue (Continued from 1-22-19):

a. Resolution assessing costs of asbestos testing on and demolition of dangerous building

FINANCE:

34. Resolution approving endorsement of Iowa Economic Development Authority Application for Financial Assistance for Vertex Software, LLC, with local match in the form of a $300,000 loan with half forgivable

WATER & POLLUTION CONTROL:

35. Consumption of alcohol on Water Plant premises during after-hours event for American Water Works Association, Iowa Section Conference:

a. Motion supporting American Water Works Association - Iowa Section’s intent to seek a temporary license to serve beer and wine on Water Plant property during an after-hours reception

DISPOSITION OF COMMUNICATIONS TO COUNCIL:

COUNCIL COMMENTS:

CLOSED SESSION:

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

a. Resolution ratifying contract with IAFF Local 625 (Firefighters)

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.