Revised City Council Goals

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The Ames City Council begins at 5:30 with Regular Meeting of the Ames Conference Board. The Regular Meeting of the Ames City Council will immediately follow the Regular Meeting of the Ames Conference Board. The agenda includes:

 

2017-2022 Capital Improvements Plan

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The special meeting of the Ames City Council begins at 5:15 (note earlier time). The agenda includes:
 

Special Meeting Saturday Jan 14th

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There is a special Ames City Council Long Range Goal Setting meeting on Saturday January 14th, 8:30 at the Parks and Recreation Administration Office (1500 Gateway Hills Park Drive, see map).  This is a public meeting. All are welcome to attend.

 

Current Council goals, to be completed by December of 2017, are as follows:

Review -- Old Middle School Development Options

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Hello Friends,

I was out of town for work this week and unable to attend the City Council meeting.  I did have several friends in attendance who reported it was a full house thanks to several big items on the agenda including a discussion about the redevelopment of the Old Middle School property on State Street.  I have reviewed the video of the meeting and have added some comments to the issues below.

Please read below for comments and voting results and as always, thanks for reading.

Dan DeGeest>>

The regular meeting of the Ames City Council for January 10th, 2017. The agenda included:

Old Middle School Development Options

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The regular meeting of the Ames City Council begins at 6:00. The agenda includes:
 

Review -- Healthy Life Center, Brookside Park Lease, 2017/2018 Budget

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Hello Friends,

  • The meeting on the 13th was a long one, going over four hours with discussion regarding the annexation of the Auburn Trail Subdivision (Item #29) taking up a good chunk of the time.  Annexations are always polarizing and this one was no different.  There were updates and actions on some big projects such as the airport hanger, a community healthy life center, community solar, and more.  See below for details.
  • City Council is winding down for 2016 with just one more meeting scheduled on December on the 20th. 

Thanks for reading.
Dan DeGeest>>

Healthy Life Center, Brookside Park Lease, 2017/2018 Budget

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This meeting the council reviews the Council Budget Issues for 2014-2015 (item 37). 

Several years ago the voters of Ames approved 1% sales tax referendum that stated (see the sales tax history):

Review -- Flooding, Water Quality, and Trails

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The special meeting of the Ames City Council for November 29, 2016
Hi Friends,

Flooding, Water Quality, and Trails

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The special meeting of the Ames City Council begins at 6:00.

 

Tonight we meet to receive updates and ask questions about several important topics.We won't be making any big decisions tonight, but with this range of topics, it should be an interesting meeting nonetheless.

 

The agenda includes:


a. Localized Flooding on September 22, 2016

Review -- Annexations, social service data tracking, and Lincoln Way corridor report

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The review of the November 22, 2016 City Council meeting.  The agenda included:
Hi Friends,

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  No matter what is going on in the world we can always find things to be thankful for if we really take time to reflect.  We should try to do this daily but it seems Thanksgiving week is often the impetus that affords us time to really take a step back and acknowledge the things that make our life great.  The City Council covered quite a range of topics including several projects that have been in progress over the last year such as the Lincoln Way Corridor Study.  Please see below for some highlights.

Thanks for reading.

Dan DeGeest>>

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