City Council - June 12, 2018

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AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF THE AMES CITY COUNCIL
COUNCIL CHAMBERS - CITY HALL - 515 CLARK AVENUE

JUNE 12, 2018

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM

PROCLAMATION:

1. Proclamation for “Watershed Awareness Month:” June 2018

2. Proclamation for “National Homeownership Month:” June 2018

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 of May 22, 2018

5. Motion approving certification of Civil Service applicants

6. Motion approving 5-day (June 15-19) Class C Liquor License for 80/35 Tools Inc. at the CPMI Event Center, 2321 North Loop Drive

7. Motion approving 5-day (June 16-20) Class C Liquor License for Whatcha Smokin BBQ & Brew at the ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue

8. Motion approving 5-day (June 29-July 3) Class C Liquor License for Whatcha Smokin BBQ & Brew at the ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue

9. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor License for Welch Ave. Station, 207 Welch Avenue

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

a. Class A Liquor & Outdoor Service – Green Hills Residents’ Association, 2200 Hamilton Drive #100
b. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – AJ’s Liquor, 4518 Mortensen Road #109
c. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Kum & Go #200, 4510 Mortensen Road
d. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Kum & Go #214, 111 Duff Ave.
e. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Kum & Go #216, 203 Welch Ave.
f. Class E Liquor – MMDG Spirits, 126A Welch Ave.
g. Class C Liquor & Catering – Texas Roadhouse, 519 S. Duff Ave.
h. Class E Liquor, Class C Beer & B Native Wine – Casey’s General Store #2560, 3020 S. Duff Ave.
i. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service – Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, 1610 S. Kellogg Ave.
j. Special Class C Liquor, Class B Wine, & Outdoor Service – Wheatsfield Cooperative, 413 Northwestern Ave.
k. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service – South 17th Street Food & Beverage, LLC, 300 S. 17th Street

11. Requests from Model Farms for Dock Dogs event on July 2-4:

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for the closed area
b. Resolution approving the closure of Burnett Avenue between 5th Street and 6th Street, including the closure of 13 metered parking spaces, and six additional spaces on 5th street from 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 2 to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 5
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 event from 9:00 a.m. Monday, July 2 to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 5

12. Resolution approving Report of Change Orders for May 16 - 31, 2018

13. Resolution adopting 2018/19 New and Revised Fees

14. Resolution approving City’s Pay Plan for 2018-19

15. Resolution approving appointment of Rich Lepper to fill vacancy on Property Maintenance Appeals Board (Contractor Seat)

16. Resolution approving request from Ames International Partner Cities Association to carry over $5,100 in funds from FY 2017/18 to FY 2018/19

17. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Installation Services for 69kV UG Power Cable - Top-O-Hollow, setting June 27, 2018, as the bid due date and July 10, 2018, as the date of public hearing

18. Resolution awarding a three-year contract to KTA, LLC d/b/a Knapp Tedesco Insurance of Ames, Iowa for Insurance Broker Services for Liability Insurance in the amount of $111,000

19. Resolution approving Main Street Iowa Program Agreement with Iowa Economic Development Authority and Ames Chamber of Commerce (d/b/a Main Street Cultural District) for July 1, 2018, through December 31, 2019

20. Resolution approving Neighborhood Improvement Grant Program grant to “Friends of Roosevelt Park” for Ping Pong Tables and Bench to be placed in Roosevelt Park

21. Resolution approving Certification of Local Government Approval on behalf of Local Non-Profit Organizations Receiving Emergency Shelter Grant Funds

22. Resolution awarding contract to Design Alliance, Inc., of Waukee, Iowa, for Design and Engineering Services for Homewood Golf Course Clubhouse Project in the amount of $51,500

23. Resolution awarding contract to Electrical Engineering and Equipment Co., of Windsor Heights, Iowa, for Motor Repair for Power Plant from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, for hourly rates and unit prices bid in an amount not to exceed $90,000

24. Resolution awarding contract to L & S Electric, Inc., of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, for the Top-O-Hollow Substation Equipment Commissioning in the amount of $76,169

25. Non-Asbestos Insulation and Related Services and Supplies:

a. Resolution approving renewal of contract to Total Insulation Mechanical, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, for period from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $80,000 b. Resolution approving contract and bond

26. Resolution approving renewal of contract with Keck Energy of Des Moines, Iowa, to Supply #2 Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel to Power Plant for period from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $150,000

27. Asbestos Maintenance Services for Power Plant:

a. Resolution approving renewal of contract with ESA, Inc., of North Sioux City, South Dakota, for period from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $80,000
b. Resolution approving contract and bond

28. Resolution approving renewal of contract with Burns & McDonnell of Chesterfield, Missouri,for Professional Services for Fire Risk Mitigation for Power Plant for period from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, in an amount not to exceed $50,000

29. Resolution awarding contract to HTH Companies, Inc, of Union, Missouri, for Specialized Wet Dry Vacuum, Hydro Blast, and Related Cleaning Services for hourly rates and unit prices bid in an amount not to exceed $120,000

30. Resolution awarding contract to Wesco Distribution of Des Moines, Iowa, for Electric Services Aluminum Cable in the amount of $79,447.50 (inclusive of Iowa Sales Tax and subject to metals adjustment at time of order)

31. Resolution waiving Purchasing Policies and Procedures and awarding a sole-source contract to WatchGuard Video of Allen, Texas, for body-worn cameras for the Police Department in the amount of $141,907

32. Resolution waiving Purchasing Policies and Procedures and awarding a contract to United Conveyor Corporation of Waukegan, Illinois, for engineering services for Unit 7 and Unit 8 Fly Ash Handling System Modifications in the amount of $65,250

33. Resolution waiving Purchasing Policies and Procedures and awarding a contract to The Babcock & Wilcox Company of Kansas City, Missouri, for engineering study for operating Unit 8 Boiler at lower steam temperature and pressure in the amount of $76,263

34. Resolution approving renewal of contract for purchase of electric meters to Fletcher-Reinhardt Co., of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in accordance with unit price bid

35. Resolution awarding contract for Year Four of a five-year contract to Itron, Inc., of Liberty Lake, Washington, for purchase of water meters and related parts and services for the Water and Pollution Control Department for the period of July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, in an aggregate amount not to exceed $433,400

36. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2018/19 Pavement Restoration - Slurry Seal Program

37. Resolution approving contract and bond for Continuous Emissions Monitoring System Replacement

38. Resolution approving contract and bond for Electrical Maintenance Services for Power Plant

39. Resolution approving Change Order No. 3 with TEI Construction Services, Inc., of Duncan, South Carolina, for Boiler Maintenance Services for Power Plant in an amount not to exceed $300,000

40. Resolution accepting partial completion of public improvements and reducing security being held for Crane Farm Subdivision, 4th Addition

41. Resolution approving Final Plat for Menard’s Ames Subdivision (530 and 900 SE 16th Street)

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.

ADMINISTRATION:

42. Staff Report on Rental Concentration Hardship and Exception Options

43. Motion setting salaries for Council appointees FY 2018-19

PARKS & RECREATION:

44. City-Owned Tennis Courts at Ames High School

a. Motion providing direction to staff

PLANNING & HOUSING:

45. Resolution approving Ames Urban Fringe Plan Map Amendment for 3554 N. 500th Avenue

46. Phase IV Research Park:

a. Project Overview
b. Resolution authorizing City to co-sponsor (with Iowa State University Research Park) the U. S. Economic Development Administration Grant Application

HEARINGS:

47. Hearing on Nuisance Assessments:

a. Resolution assessing costs of snow/ice removal and certifying assessments to Story County Treasurer

48. Hearing on the vacation of right-of-way adjacent to 1604 Truman Drive:

a. First passage of ordinance vacating right of way

49. Hearing on 2017/18 South Duff Avenue Improvements:

a. Motion accepting Report of Bids and delaying award of contract

50. Hearing on Water Pollution Control Facility Structural Rehabilitation Project, Phase 2:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Minturn, Inc. of Brooklyn, Iowa in the amount of $558,600

ORDINANCES:

51. First passage of ordinance to change street names in the East Annexation Area

52. Second passage rezoning properties within the Downtown Gateway Focus Area of the Lincoln Way Corridor Plan from Highway Oriented Commercial (HOC) and Downtown Service Center (DSC) Zoning Districts to Downtown Gateway Commercial Zoning District

53. Second passage of ordinance approving revision to Municipal Code Section 21.121(2) to allow signs not exceeding 16 square feet to be erected in residentially zoned private parks

54. Third passage and adoption of Downtown/Gateway Zoning District ORDINANCE NO. 4355 pertaining to standards

55. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4356 relating to installation of public art in setbacks

56. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4357 establishing the 415 Stanton Avenue Urban Revitalization Area

57. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4358 rezoning 3507 South Duff Avenue from Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC) to Agricultural (A)

58. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4359 modifying Section 19.12 of Municipal Code to allow bike-riding on hard-surfaced pathways in Brookside Park

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.