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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
May 13, 2013

Study Session 5:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Arsenal Gateway.
Executive Session: on Personnel, Property Acquisition
and Litigation following Study Session if time allows.

Agenda 6:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

1. Mayor Pauley will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Conroy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of May 6, 2013.  (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
  7. Proclamation declaring Thursday, May 16, 2013 as J. Donald Wooten Day
  8. Proclamation declaring May 19 through May 25, 2013 as National Public Works Week
RC* 9. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $21,020.00 to JC Cross Company for the emergency repair and return of two Spencer aeration tank blowers for the Southwest Wastewater Treatment Plant.  (096)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $185,912.40 to Langman Construction for services provided for the 2013 PCC Street Patching Program project. (097)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 10. Claims for the week of May 3 through May 9 in the amount of $2,498,058.30. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 5th Street Reconstruction:18th Avenue to 26th Avenue project, recommending the bid be awarded to Walter D. Laud in the amount of $964,638.13. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of two single family residential properties at 4003 and 4009 9th Street and one commercial property at 3715 9th Street, recommending the bid be awarded to Miller Trucking and Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $33,000.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease termination agreement with Comfort Furniture, Inc. in the amount of $125,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
 RC*  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an addendum to the option agreement with Real Estate Advisors, LLC for the purchase of property owned by Miroballi Properties LLC in the amount of $610,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the addendum as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an appeal of the Historic Preservation Commission's landmark designation of the former Audubon School at 2617 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to reject and overturn the historic landmark designation for the former Audubon School property as recommended.)
  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Brandy VandeWalle for a rezoning from a R-6 (multi-family residence) district to a B-3 (community business) district at 520 18th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the rezoning as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
17. Other Business.

18. Executive Session on Personnel, Property Acquisition and Litigation.

19. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, May 20, 2013.
RC* Roll Call vote is needed.

This agenda may be obtained in accessible formats by qualified persons with a disability by making appropriate arrangements from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, by contacting City Clerk Aleisha Patchin at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at:1528 Third Avenue Rock Island, IL, 61201