City Council - March 27, 2018

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

MARCH 27, 2018

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

CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

1. Motion approving Annual Self-Certification for FY 2019

2. Resolution approving designation of AAMPO representatives to Central Iowa Regional Transportation Planning Alliance for the Ames Area Metropolitan Planning Organization

3. Motion setting May 22, 2018, as date of public hearing regarding Amendment to 2015-2019 Final Passenger Transportation Plan

4. Motion setting May 22, 2018, as date of public hearing regarding Amendment to 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program

5. Motion approving Draft FY 2019 Transportation Planning Work Program and setting May 22, 2018, as date of public hearing

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.

PROCLAMATIONS:

1. Proclamation for “National Service Recognition Day,” April 3, 2018

2. Proclamation for “National Boys & Girls Clubs of Story County Week,” April 9-13, 2018

3. Proclamation for “Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance Month,” April 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.

4. Motion approving payment of claims

5. Motion approving Minutes of Regular Meeting of March 6, 2018, and Special Meeting of March 20, 2018

6. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for February 16-28, 2018, and March 1-15, 2018

7. Motion approving certification of civil service applicants

8. Motion directing City Attorney to prepare ordinance establishing parking regulations on Crane Avenue

9. Motion approving 5-day (April 15 - 19) Class B Beer Permit & Outdoor Service for Gateway Market MLK at the ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue

10. Motion approving 5-day (April 27 - May 1) Special Class C Liquor License for Gateway Market MLK at the CPMI Event Center, 2321 North Loop Drive

11. Motion approving 5-day (May 8 - 12) Class C Liquor License for Gateway Hotel & Conference Center at the ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue

12. Motion approving 5-day (May 10 - 14) Special Class C Liquor License & Outdoor Service for MSCD at Ames Municipal Airport, 2501 Airport Drive (Location of Foodies & Brew on May 11)

13. Motion approving 5-day (April 14 - 18) Class C Liquor License for Christiani’s Events at 429 Alumni Lane

14. Motion approving new Special Class C Liquor for Sapori Italiani, 1620 S. Kellogg Avenue, Ste. 108

15. Motion approving new Class C Liquor License & Outdoor Service for Blue Owl Bar, 223 Welch Avenue

16. Motion approving new Special Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service for The Filling Station, 2400 University Blvd.

17. Motion approving ownership change for Class C Liquor License & Outdoor Service for Buffalo Wild Wings, 400 S. Duff Avenue

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

a. Special Class C Liquor & B Wine – Southgate Expresse, 110 Airport Road
b. Class C Beer & B Native Wine – Swift Stop #4, 1118 S. Duff Avenue
c. Class C Beer & B Wine – Swift Stop #5, 3218 Orion Street
d. Special Class C Liquor – The Spice Thai Cuisine, 402 Main Street
e. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Sam’s Club #6568, 305 Airport Road
f. Class B Liquor & B Wine – Ames Sleep Inn & Suites, 1310 Dickinson Avenue
g. Class B Beer – Pizza Pit Extreme, 207 Welch Avenue

19. Requests from Ames Chamber of Commerce for Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market on Saturdays from May 5 to October 27, 2018

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for Central Business District
b. Resolution approving closure of 300 and 400 blocks of Main Street, Burnett Avenue from Main Street to U.S. Bank drive-through, and Tom Evans Plaza from 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
c. Resolution approving suspension of parking regulations in CBD Lots X and Y from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
d. 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 5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

20. Resolution setting April 10, 2018, as date of public hearing on sale of vacated right-of-way (portion of alley) between North Dakota Avenue and Delaware Avenue between Toronto Street and Reliable Street

21. Resolution setting April 10, 2018, as date of public hearing on vacation of Apple Place and Peach Lane rights-of-way

22. Resolution setting April 24, 2018, as date of public hearing on conveyance of Apple Place and Peach Lane rights of way to Grand Center, Inc.

23. Resolution approving Encroachment Permit for sign at 2320 Lincoln Way

24. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for the 5-Year Lime Sludge Disposal Contract; setting April 26, 2018, as bid due date and May 8, 2018, as date of public hearing

25. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2018/19 Pavement Restoration - Slurry Seal Program; setting April 18, 2018, as bid due date and April 24, 2018, as date of public hearing

26. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for Continuous Emissions Monitoring System Replacement for Electric Services; setting April 26, 2018, as bid due date and May 8, 2018, as date of public hearing

27. Resolution waiving formal bidding requirements and authorizing purchase of Black Box Network Services 45-Month Comprehensive Service Plan

28. Resolution approving funding in the amount of $25,000 for recommended improvements from Lincoln Way Pedestrian Safety Study (Welch and Stanton Improvements)

29. Resolution awarding contract to Ames Ford Lincoln of Ames, Iowa, for three Ford Interceptor Utility Vehicles in the total amount of $85,341.24

30. Resolution approving renewal of contract with RESCO for purchase of Electric Services transformers in accordance with unit prices bid

31. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2016/17 Shared Use Path System Expansion (Grand Avenue - 16th Street to Murray Drive)

32. Resolution approving contract and bond for 2017/18 Right-of-Way Appearance Enhancements (927 Dayton Avenue Retaining Wall)

33. Resolution approving Change Order in the amount of $75,000 to LawnPro of Colo, Iowa, for Right-of-Way Tree Trimming and Removal Program

34. Resolution accepting completion of 2016/17 Asphalt Street Pavement Improvements and 2016/17 Water System Improvements Program #2

35. Resolution accepting completion of Turbine Control System, Bid No. 1

36. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2007 Greeley Street

37. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 317 South 17th Street and 1615 South Kellogg 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.

ADMINISTRATION:

38. Campus and Community Commission:

a. Presentation of report regarding Campustown Plaza concept
b. Motion directing Commission regarding next assignment

39. RAGBRAI presentation and overview of requests from Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau

40. Resolution approving/motion denying exception to Section 22.32(c)(2)(v) to allow alcohol service in Sidewalk Café at Della Viti, 323 Main Street, Ste. 102

HEARINGS:

41. Hearing on Zoning Text Amendment to revise Municipal Code Section 29.1108, Temporary Deferral on Demolition and Development:

a. First passage of ordinance (second and third readings and adoption requested)

42. Hearing on proposed amendment to Official Zoning Map to show a temporary deferral on demolition and development of properties in the vicinity of Lincoln Way that are in the area bounded on the north by the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, on the east by Duff Avenue and South Duff Avenue, on the south by the alley running parallel to Lincoln Way, and on the West by Grand Avenue (Downtown Gateway Commercial):

a. First passage of ordinance (second and third readings and adoption requested)

43. Hearing on Furnishing Electrical Materials for Top-O-Hollow Substation:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to RESCO of Ankeny, Iowa, in the amount of $35,755.07 for Bid No. 1 - 69kV Switches
b. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to RESCO of Ankeny, Iowa, in the amount of $27,895.27 for Bid No. 2 - Instrument Transformers
c. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to RESCO of Ankeny, Iowa, in the amount of $6,530.58 for Bid No. 3 - Lightning Arrestors
d. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Kriz-Davis Company-BSE of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $42,003.18 for Bid No. 4 - Steel Structures

44. Hearing on Brookside Park Pathway Lighting Project:

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Van Maaen Electric of Newton, Iowa, in the amount of $128,700

45. Hearing on 2017/18 Asphalt Pavement Improvements (Pierce Avenue, Pierce Circle, Tyler Avenue):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Manatt’s, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $776,412.35

46. Hearing on 2017/18 Clear Water Diversion Program (Douglas Avenue, Duff Avenue, O’Neil Drive):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Ames Trenching & Excavating, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $79,850

47. Hearing on 2017/18 Water System Improvements Program, #2 (Kellogg Avenue and 18th Street):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Keller Excavating, Inc., of Boone, Iowa, in the amount of $526,619.70

48. Hearing on 2017/18 Arterial Street Pavement Improvements (13th Street):

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Con-Struct, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $1,453,187.05, contingent upon IDOT concurrence

PLANNING & HOUSING:

49. Resolution approving Preliminary Plat for Menards Ames Subdivision (530 and 900 SE 16th Street)

50. Urban Revitalization Area for 415 Stanton Avenue:

a. Motion approving/denying application
b. Resolution directing City staff to prepare Urban Revitalization Plan and setting date of public hearing for May 8, 2018

51. Lincoln Way Redevelopment Project Update:

a. Motion providing direction to staff

ORDINANCES:

52. First reading of ordinance revising Chapter 13, Rental Housing Code, regarding occupancy

53. First reading of ordinance revising Chapter 28 to exempt, from the individual metering requirement, those projects that had submitted a site development plan to the Planning and Housing Department prior to February 1, 2018

54. First reading of ordinance to remove property located at 398 S. 500th and 5508 Lincoln Way (commonly known as Trinitas) from Ward 3, Precinct 4

55. First reading of ordinance regarding portable sidewalk signs in Campustown

56. First reading of ordinance renaming Old Airport Road to Green Hills Drive

57. Second passage of ordinance relating to wireless communications facilities

58. Second passage of ordinance to create Lincoln Way/Downtown Gateway Commercial standards

59. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4338 restricting parking at all times on north side of Phoenix Street from North Dakota Avenue to Yuma Avenue

60. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4339 relating to changes to garage and accessory building standards

PUBLIC WORKS:

61. Request from Xenia Rural Water District to serve properties generally located south of existing corporate limits, east of Ames Municipal Airport, and west of South Duff Avenue:

a. Motion denying request and directing staff to work with property owners to develop delivery plan for provision of City water service

62. Resolution approving contract with Parkmobile for app-based services (Pay-by-Phone for parking meters)

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.