City Council - July 11, 2017

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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 - 515 CLARK AVENUE

JULY 11, 2017

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

CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 p.m.

1. Hearing on FY 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP): (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution approving Final FY 2018-2021 TIP

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.

 

PRESENTATION:

1. Presentation of All-America City Finalist Award for the community’s work in Grade-Level
Reading Proficiency

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 Minutes of Regular Meeting of June 27, 2017

4. Motion approving Report of Contract Change Orders of June 16-30, 2017 (Click here for more information)

5. Motion approving new Class C Beer and Class B Native Wine for Hampton Inn & Suites Ames, 2100 SE 16th Street, pending final inspection (Click here for more information)

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

a. Class C Liquor – Welch Ave. Station, 207 Welch Avenue
b. Class C Liquor & Outdoor Service – Bar, 823 Wheeler Street, Suite 4, pending dram
c. Class B Beer – Panchero’s Mexican Grill, 1310 South Duff Avenue, Suite. 103
d. Class C Liquor – Applebee’s, 105 Chestnut Street
e. Special Class C Liquor – Triple Double (Trio Asian Restaurant), 223 Welch Avenue, Upper Level
f. Class C Liquor, Catering, & Outdoor Service – Iowa State Center - Scheman Building, Scheman Building, Iowa State University
g. Class C Liquor – Sportsman’s Lounge, 123 Main Street

7. Resolution approving 2017/18 Human Services Agency (ASSET) Contracts with Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency (HIRTA) and Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) (Click here for more information)

8. Resolution approving Certification of Local Government approval on behalf of local non-profit organizations receiving emergency shelter grant (ESG) funds (Click here for more information)

9. Resolution approving Intergovernmental Agreement for Keigley Branch Watershed Management Authority (Click here for more information)

10. Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement with WHKS & Co. of Ames, Iowa, for 2015/16 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Construction Services in an amount not to exceed $141,600 (Click here for more information)

11. Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement with Snyder & Associates, Inc., of Ankeny, Iowa, for 2017/18 South Duff Avenue Improvements in an amount not to exceed $133,000 (Click here for more information)

12. Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement with Stanley Consultants, Inc., of Des Moines, Iowa, for 2017/18 Arterial Street Pavement Improvements (13th Street from UP Railroad to Harding Avenue) in an amount not to exceed $81,500 (Click here for more information)

13. Requests from Healthiest Ames for Open Streets on Sunday, October 1, 2017: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving blanket Temporary Obstruction Permit
b. Resolution approving closure of Main Street between Clark Avenue to Douglas Avenue from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
c. Resolution approving closure of 115 metered parking spaces and suspension of parking enforcement on Main Street
d. Resolution approving waiver of fee for usage of electricity

14. Resolution approving preliminary plans and specifications for 2016/17 Right-of-Way Restoration (various locations); setting bid due date for August 2, 2017, and August 8, 2017, as date of public hearing (Click here for more information)

15. Resolution awarding contract to Communications Engineering Company of Ankeny, Iowa, for New Water Plant Audio-Visual System in the amount of $84,997 (Click here for more information)

16. Resolution approving Ames Intermodal Facility License Agreement for incidental use of premises by Ames Police Department (Click here for more information)

17. Resolution awarding 3-year contract to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., of Centennial, Colorado, to provide Health Benefits Consulting Services & Actuarial Valuation Services for Human Services & Finance Departments in the total amount of $120,000 (Click here for more information)

18. Resolution awarding 1-year contract extension (7/01/17 to 6/30/18) with Electronic Engineering Co., to provide 800-MHZ trunked radio equipment, pagers, and related equipment and services for City Departments (Click here for more information)

19. Resolution accepting the tax liability settlement proposed by EvapTech of Lenexa, Kansas, and authorizing payment in the amount of $43,820.38 for Power Plant Cooling Tower Replacement project (Click here for more information)

20. Resolution approving contract and bond for Specialized Wet Dry Vacuum, Hydro Blast, and Related Cleaning Services for Power Plant (Click here for more information)

21. Resolution accepting completion of 2016/17 Accessibility Enhancement Program (Various Locations) (Click here for more information)

22. Resolution approving Plat of Survey for 302, 304, and 308 South 3rd Street (Click here for more information)

23. Resolution approving Minor Final Plat for LDY Subdivision (Click here for more information)

24. Resolution approving Major Final Plat for Crane Farm Subdivision, 4th Addition (Click here for more information)

25. Resolution approving partial completion of public improvements and reducing security for Scenic Valley Subdivision, 1st Addition (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.

PLANNING & HOUSING:

26. Staff Report on 321 State Avenue (Click here for more information)

POLICE:

27. Staff Report on Enhanced Parking Enforcement in Campustown neighborhoods (Click here for more information)

HEARINGS:

28. Hearing on zoning text amendment pertaining to new commercial parking lot landscaping exceptions: (Click here for more information)

a. First passage of ordinance creating exceptions for parking lot minimum setbacks and landscape percentage

29. Hearing on zoning text amendment pertaining to appeals of administrative decisions regarding zoning-related issues: (Click here for more information)

a. First passage of ordinance

30. Hearing on Proposed 2017/18 Community Development Block Grant Annual Action Plan (continued from May 9, 2017, and June 13, 2017): (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving 2017/18 Annual Action Plan

31. Hearing on Designation of Barilla Urban Renewal Area and on Proposed Urban Renewal Plan and Project: (Click here for more information)

a. Resolution adopting Barilla Urban Renewal Plan
b. Resolution establishing Barilla Urban Renewal Area
c. First passage of ordinance creating Barilla Tax Increment Financing District

i. Motion directing City Attorney to prepare Development Agreement

32. Hearing on Valve Maintenance and Related Services and Supplies for Power Plant: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion accepting report of bids and delaying award of contract

ADMINISTRATION:

33. Resolution regarding equal provision of public services (Click here for more information)

34. City Attorney Recruitment: (Click here for more information)

a. Motion approving supervisory structure
b. Motion approving job description
c. Motion approving recruitment plan
d. Motion directing staff to modify Chapter 2.48 of the Municipal Code

ORDINANCES:

35. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4316 adding language to allow signage on RH properties with mixed uses

36. Third passage and adoption of ORDINANCE NO. 4317 prohibiting parking on portions of 24th Street and Broadmoor Avenue

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.