City Council - April 24, 2018

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*AMENDED*
AGENDA

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

APRIL 24, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM

PROCLAMATIONS:

1. Proclamation for “Month of the Young Child,” April 2018

2. Proclamation for “Arbor Day,” April 27, 2018

3. Proclamation for “Bike Month and Bike to Work Week 2018," May 14-20, 2018

4. Proclamation for “Historic Preservation Month,” May 2018

PRESENTATIONS:

5. Presentation of “The Home for Everyone” Award by Ames Human Relations Commission

6. Presentation of Main Street Iowa Award by Main Street Cultural District

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.

7. Motion approving payment of claims

8. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 10, 2018

9. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for April 1-15, 2018

10. Motion approving new Class C Liquor License for Safari Cuisine, 217 S. Duff Avenue

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

a. Class C Liquor, Catering, & Outdoor Service – Cyclone Experience Network, Hilton Coliseum
b. Class C Liquor, Catering, & Outdoor Service – Perfect Games, 1320 Dickinson Avenue
c. Special Class C Liquor & B Native Wine – Szechuan House, 3605 Lincoln Way
d. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service – Provisions Lot F, 2400 N. Loop Drive
e. Class C Beer – Swift Stop #2, 3406 Lincoln Way
f. Special Class C Liquor – Great Plains Sauce & Dough, 129 Main Street

12. Motion approving application for participation in Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program

13. Requests from Ames Patriotic Council for Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for closed area
b. Resolution approving closure of Pearle Avenue and 5th Street from east of Pearle Avenue through Clark Avenue intersection from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for parade line-up
c. Resolution approving temporary closure of Clark Avenue from 5th Street to 9th Street from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for movement of parade
d. Resolution approving temporary closure of 9th Street between Clark Avenue and Maxwell Avenue from 10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for movement of the parade
e. Resolution approving temporary closure of 6th Street at Clark Avenue and Duff Avenue at 9th Street, as parade moves through those intersections

14. Requests from ISU Homecoming Central Committee for ISU Homecoming Parade on Sunday, October 21:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for event activities
b. Resolution approving closure and suspension of parking regulations on portions of Pearle Avenue, Fifth Street, Main Street, Clark Avenue, Burnett Avenue, Kellogg Avenue, Douglas Avenue, Depot Lot TT, City Hall Parking Lot M, and City Hall Parking Lot MM from 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
c. Resolution approving usage and waiver of electrical fees and waiver of fee for blanket Vending License for event

15. Resolution approving Quarterly Investment Report for period ending March 31, 2018

16. Resolution confirming appointment of Jacob Schrader and Juan Bibiloni to serve as Iowa State University Student Government representatives to Ames Transit Agency Board of Trustees

17. Resolution approving Intergovernmental Agreement for Combined Law Enforcement Investigations of Controlled Substances

18. Resolution approving Intergovernmental Agreement for Combined Law Enforcement Operations

19. Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement with HDR Engineering, Inc., of Omaha, Nebraska, in the amount of $261,411 to perform Water Pollution Control Facility Nutrient Reduction Feasibility Study

20. Resolution approving renewal of health insurance Administrative Services Agreement with Wellmark

21. Resolution approving renewal of Administrative Services Agreement with Delta Dental of Iowa

22. Resolution approving Encroachment Permit for sidewalk café patio at 502 Burnett Avenue

23. Resolution approving Encroachment Permit for monitoring wells 903 N. 2nd Street

24. Resolution approving borrowing $5,000 from the City-wide Affordable Housing Fund for the purchase of 3305 Morningside Street in connection with 2017/18 CDBG Program

25. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Structural Repairs Project Phase II at the Water Pollution Control Facility; setting May 23, 2018, as the bid due date and June 12, 2018, as date of public hearing

26. Resolution approving change in bid due date for Continuous Emissions Monitoring System from April 26, 2018, to May 3, 2018

27. Resolution waiving Purchasing Policies and Procedures and awarding a contract to Keltec, Inc., for the purchase of Panasonic Toughbook CF33s in-car computers for the Police Department in the amount of $67,646.55

28. Resolution awarding contract for purchase of one tractor with loader, box blade, and accessories for Parks and Recreation Department

29. Resolution renewing contract for FY 2018/19 purchase of Pebble Lime for Water Treatment Plant with Graymont Western Lime, Inc., of West Bend, Wisconsin, in the amount of $160 per ton

30. Resolution renewing contract for 2018/19 Concrete Crushing with Reilly Construction Company of Ossian, Iowa, in the amount of $51,000

31. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 Asphalt Street Pavement Improvements Program

32. Resolution approving contract and bond for Electrical Materials for Top-O-Hollow Substation (Bid Nos. 1, 2, and 3)

33. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 Arterial Street Pavement Improvements (13th Street - Ridgewood Avenue to Harding Avenue)

34. Resolution approving contract and bond for Power Plant Window Replacement

35. Resolution approving contract and bond for North River Valley Park Low Head Dam Improvements

36. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 CDBG Public Facilities Neighborhood Infrastructure Improvements Program (Tripp Street Extension - South Wilmoth Avenue to State Avenue)

37. Resolution approving contract and bond for Water and Pollution Control Lime and Ash Pond Fencing

38. Resolution approving contract and bond for CyRide Bus Lifts Replacement Project

*Additional Item: Resolution approving Change Order No. 2 with TEI Construction Services, Inc., of Duncan, South Carolina, for Boiler Maintenance Services in the amount of $125,000 

39. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 202 and 212 Lincoln Way and 111 South Sherman 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 five minutes.

PLANNING & HOUSING:

40. Downtown/Gateway Zoning District:

a. Explanation of non-conforming and pre-existing
b. Review of inventory of non-conforming properties in proposed Downtown/Gateway Zoning District
c. Discussion of Downtown/Gateway Zoning District boundary options

41. Rental Concentration Cap:

a. First passage of ordinance

42. Staff Report regarding Ames Comprehensive Plan Request for Proposals

PARKS & RECREATION:

43. Brookside Park Path Lighting Project:

a. Staff Report on effects of lighting on wildlife
b. Resolution awarding contract for Brookside Park Path Lighting Project to VanMaanen Electric of Newton, Iowa, in the amount of $128,700

ADMINISTRATION:

44. Requests from MSCD for RAGBRAI on Main on Tuesday, July 24:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for closed area
b. Motion approving 5-day (July 23- 27) Special Class C Liquor License with Outdoor Service for MSCD for closed area
c. Resolution approving closure of Main Street from Pearle Avenue to Douglas Avenue and portions of Clark Avenue, Burnett Avenue, Kellogg Avenue, Depot Lot V, and Tom Evans Plaza from 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, until 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 25
d. Resolution approving closure of 203 metered parking spaces, suspension of parking regulations and waiver of fees within closed area from 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, until 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 25
e. Resolution approving usage and waiver of electrical fees for event
f. Resolution approving suspension of existing sidewalk café licenses in closed area from 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 24, until 2:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 25
g. Resolution approving waiver of enforcement of Section 17.16 of Municipal Code related to minors prohibited on certain premises with respect only to proposed downtown entertainment area for event
h. Resolution approving waiver of enforcement of Section 17.17 of Municipal Code related to alcohol consumption in parks with respect only to Tom Evans Plaza for event

PUBLIC WORKS:

45. Progress Report on Complete Streets Plan development

ORDINANCES:

46. Second passage of ordinance regarding building height and architectural design guidelines for accessory structures in Research Park Innovation District

47. Second passage of ordinance relating to RAGBRAI events on July 23 - 25, 2018

48. Second passage of ordinance increasing water rates by 3.5% and sewer rates by 3% effective for bills on or after July 1, 2018

49. Second passage of ordinance establishing parking regulations on Crane Avenue

50. Rental Housing Code:

a. Third reading and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4343 revising Chapter 13, Rental Housing Code, regarding occupancy
b. Resolution setting boundaries of the “Near Campus Neighborhoods”

51. Third reading and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4344 revising Chapter 28 to exempt, from individual metering requirement, those projects that had submitted site development plan to Planning and Housing Department prior to January 1, 2019

52. Third reading and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4345 to remove property located at 398 S. 500th and 5508 Lincoln Way (commonly known as Trinitas) from Ward 3, Precinct 4

53. Third reading and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4346 regarding portable sidewalk signs in Campustown

54. Third reading and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4347 renaming Old Airport Road to Green Hills Drive

55. Third reading and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4348 to vacate Apple Place and Peach Lane rights-of-way

HEARINGS:

56. Hearing on 2018/19 Pavement Restoration - Slurry Seal Program:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Midwest Coatings Company, Inc., of Modale, Iowa, in the amount of $254,677.60

57. Hearing on conveyance of vacated Apple Place and Peach Lane rights-of-way:

a. Resolution conveying by Quit Claim Deed to Grand Center, LP, contingent upon receiving Permanent Ingress, Egress, and Utility Easement from property owner

58. Hearing on amendment of Major Site Development Plan for 3305 (Lot 6) and 3315 (Lot 7) Aurora Avenue:

a. Motion to continue hearing to May 8

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.