City Council - March 7, 2017

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

MARCH 7, 2017

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CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

PROCLAMATION:

1. Proclamation for “Eco Fair Day,” March 25, 2017

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.

2. Motion approving payment of claims

3. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders for February 16-28, 2017 (Click here for more information)

4. Motion approving renewal of the following Beer Permits, Wine Permits, and Liquor Licenses: (Click here for more information)

a. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service – Coldwater Golf Links, 615 S. 16th Street
b. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Kum & Go #227, 2108 Isaac Newton Drive
c. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Kum & Go #113, 2801 E. 13th Street
d. Class A Liquor & Outdoor Service – Elks Lodge #1626, 522 Douglas Avenue (pending dram)
e. Class C Beer & B Native Wine – Swift Stop #4, 1118 S. Duff Avenue
f. Class C Beer & B Wine – Swift Stop #5, 3218 Orion Street
g. Special Class C Liquor – The Spice Thai Cuisine, 402 Main Street (pending dram)
h. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Sam’s Club #6568, 305 Airport Road
i. Class C Liquor – Sips/Paddy’s Irish Pub, 124 Welch Avenue
j. Class E Liquor, C Beer, & B Wine – Wal-Mart Store #749, 3105 Grand Avenue
k. Special Class C Liquor & B Wine – Southgate Expresse, 110 Airport Road
l. Class C Liquor – Los Altos Mexican Restaurant, 823 Wheeler Street, Ste. 5 (pending dram)

5. Motion approving new Class B Liquor License for Holiday Inn Ames, 2609 University Boulevard (Click here for more information)

6. Motion approving ownership change for Class E Liquor License for Walgreens #12108, 2719 Grand Avenue (Click here for more information)

7. Resolution approving appointments to City’s various boards and commissions (Click here for more information)

8. Resolution approving agreement with Willis of Greater Kansas, Inc., to provide property insurance brokerage services (Click here for more information)

9. Resolution approving Joint Use Parking Agreement for 1301 Buckeye Avenue (Click here for more information)

10. Resolution approving Agreement with Iowa Department of Transportation for 2017/18 South Duff Avenue Improvements (Click here for more information)

11. Request from Raising Readers for Step Into Storybooks on April 8: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit for event activities on Douglas Avenue
b. Resolution approving closure of Douglas Avenue from 5th Street to 6th Street from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
c. Resolution approving waiver of parking meter fees for metered spaces on Douglas Avenue between 5th Street and 6th Street and on 5th Street between Douglas Avenue and Kellogg Avenue from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

12. Request from London Underground for LondonFest on April 22: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving temporary Outdoor Service Privilege for London Underground, 212 Main Street
b. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for closed area
c. Resolution approving closure of Main Street from Douglas Avenue to Kellogg Avenue and Douglas Avenue from Main Street to alley between Main Street and 5th Street from 6:00 a.m. April 22 to 2:00 a.m. April 23
d. Resolution approving closure of 50 on-street parking spaces within closed area

13. Request from London Underground for Firefly Country Night on July 14: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for closed area
b. Resolution approving closure of Main Street between Kellogg Avenue and Douglas Avenue from 6:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
c. Resolution approving closure of 45 metered parking spaces within closed area

14. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2015/16 West Lincoln Way Intersection Improvements (Franklin Avenue); setting April 5, 2017, as bid due date and April 11, 2017, as the date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

15. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2016/17 River Valley Park Softball Infield Renovation; setting April 4, 2017, as bid due date and April 11, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

16. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for CyRide Paving Renovations 2017 Project; setting April 5, 2017, as bid due date and April 11, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

17. Resolution awarding contract for 2016/17 CyRide Route Pavement Improvements (S. 3rd/4th Street) to Manatt’s, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $2,495,582.55 (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution approving single-source procurement of automatic passenger counters, installation, and associated annual software licenses with DILAX Systems, Inc., of Saint-Lambert, QC, Canada, in the amount of $59,035 (Click here for more information)

19. Resolution approving contract and bond for Boiler Maintenance Services for Power Plant (Click here for more information)

20. Resolution approving balancing Change Order No. 2 for 2015/16 Bridge Rehabilitation Program (6th Street Bridge) (Click here for more information)

21. Resolution approving Change Order No. 15 for New Water Treatment Plant Project (Click here for more information)

22. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 2700-2728 Lincoln Way, 115 South Sheldon Avenue, and 112 and 114 South Hyland Avenue (Click here for more information)

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.

WATER & POLLUTION CONTROL:

23. North River Valley Low Head Dam Improvements Project: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution committing $150,000 from FY 2016/17 General Fund available balance
b. Resolution committing $150,000 from Source Water Protection Plan CIP project

ADMINISTRATION:

24. Request from London Underground for Firefly Country Night on September 8: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit and blanket Vending License for closed area
b. Resolution approving closure of Main Street between Kellogg Avenue and Douglas Avenue from 6:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.
c. Resolution approving closure of 45 metered parking spaces within closed area

HEARINGS:

25. Hearing on Amendments to Fiscal Year 2016/17 Budget:

a. Resolution amending budget for current Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2017

26. Hearing on 2017A General Obligation Corporate Purpose Loan Agreement: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution entering into Loan Agreement in a principal amount not to exceed $8,000,000
b. Resolution authorizing Debt Service Levy in the amount of $755,575

27. Hearing on adoption of FY 2017/18 budget:

a. Resolution approving 2016/17 budget

28. Hearing on Voluntary Annexation of property located at 5508 Lincoln Way and 632 N. 500th Avenue (Trinitas) [Continued from February 28, 2017]: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving Annexation
b. Resolution approving Development Agreement

29. Hearing on Zoning Text Amendment to clarify Mixed-Use Parking Standards for Downtown and Campustown: (Click here for more information)

a. First passage of ordinance

30. Hearing on Zoning Text Amendment relating to child care as a home occupation: (Click here for more information)

a. First passage of ordinance

31. Hearing on 2016/17 Asphalt Street Pavement Improvements and 2016/17 Water System Improvement Program #2 - Water Main Replacement: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving final plans and specifications and awarding contract to Manatt’s, Inc., of Ames, Iowa, in the amount of $1,767,446.74

ORDINANCES:

32. First passage of ordinance assigning recently approved annexed areas to Wards and Precincts (Click here for more information)

33. Second passage of ordinance modifying requirements for Sidewalk Cafes

34. Second passage of ordinance rezoning the following properties: 2901 Harrison Road from Suburban Residential Low Density (FS-RL) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 1002 6th Street from Government/Airport (S-GA) to Residential Low Density (RL); 820 Miller Avenue from Residential Low Density (RL) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 601 State Avenue from Residential Low Density (RL) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 925 Airport Road, from Highway-Oriented Commercial (HOC) to Government/Airport (S-GA); 1216 South Bell Avenue from General Industrial (GI) to Government/Airport (S-GA); and, 900 South 500th Avenue from Agricultural (A) to Government/Airport (S-GA)

35. Second passage of ordinance repealing Ordinance No. 3876 creating Student Affairs Commission

36. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4291 making Clark Avenue “No Parking” at all times on both sides of street from Lincoln Way to Main Street

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.