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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
June 3, 2013

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Study Session will include an Executive Session discussing
 Personnel, Property Acquisition and Litigation followed by discussion
on Signage at Schwiebert Riverfront Park 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 Foley.

5. Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC* 7. A Special Ordinance providing for the donation of property at 606, 608, 614 and 618 10th Street to Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 8. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of City owned property at the former trailer court site at the intersection of 11th Street and Blackhawk Road and the properties at 4700 11th Street and 4422 9th Street to 11th Street Partners, LLC. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance providing for the donation of property at the City parking lot located near 1st Avenue and 20th Street, parcel 09-6413 to Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,500.00 to Victor Cardoso for General Liability claim.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $8,088.90. to Kutsunis and Weng P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of May 2013.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $130,288.11 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 11th Street Sidewalk Reconstruction project. (104)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $28,101.00 to Walter D. Laud for services provided for the Velie Drive Subgrade Stabilization project. (105)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $57,216.79 to Walter D. Laud for services provided for the 6th Avenue Reconstruction: 31st Street to 32nd Street project. (106)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the weeks of May 17 through May 23 in the amount of $399,985.96 and May 24 through May 30 in the amount of $547,058.19. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC 12. Payroll for the weeks of May 13 through May 26 in the amount of $1,329,913.74. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the State Contract purchase of one (1) 2013 Ford E250 Cargo Van from Landmark Ford, Inc. in the amount of $22,343.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the vehicle being replaced as surplus.)  (100)
RC*  14. Report from the Police Department regarding agreements with Coplogic for the purchase and maintenance of Field Training Officer software in the total amount of $10,500.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreements as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a proposal from Quad City Arts for participation in the 2013 Sculpture in the District Program in the amount of $7,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding agreements with Milo McCowan for the purpose of the City assuming ownership of an existing private storm sewer and a permanent easement granting the City the right to access and maintain the storm sewer at 4209 28th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreements as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (102)
RC* 17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an Adopt-A-Highway agreement with Michael Carton to adopt 92nd Avenue from Ridgewood Road to 14th Street West.  (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  (103)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease termination agreement with the owner of the Boost Mobile franchise in the amount of $65,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 19. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 23rd Avenue from 12th Street to 17th Street, recommending that the amount assessed against the property owners be limited to no more than 5% of the estimated construction cost of the project.  (Motion whether or not to approve the assessed limited amount of no more than 5% as recommended and consider the ordinance.) (107)

Note: The second reading will be held on Monday, June 10, 2013.
RC*  20. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 37th Avenue from 30th Street to 32nd Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  (108)
RC*  21. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 20th Avenue from 32nd Street to 34th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (109)  
RC* 22. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding deferred compensation for Parks and Recreation Director William Nelson, recommending to approve the retroactive deferred compensation benefit and the employer pays future IMRF pension liability in the total amount of $60,400.29 and pay 5% deferred compensation in Mr. Nelson's future bi-weekly checks. (Motion whether or not to approve the deferred compensation as recommended.)
RC* 23. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, recommending increasing the General Fund in the amount of $30,240.04, the Community and Economic Development Fund in the amount of $94,794.03 and the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $358,045.71 through a transfer from the Gaming Fund. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) 
RC*  24. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Embassy Square project, recommending a budget adjustment in the North 11th Street TIF and payment in the amount of $68,808.00 to support the site preparation, landscaping, and new sign expenses at 2365 11th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended and authorize payment.)
RC*  25. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding payment in the amount of $48,755.00 to Missman, Inc. for additional services performed as it relates to the North West Quadrant I-280 and IL 92 project. (Motion whether or not to approve the payment for additional services as recommended.) 
RC*  26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,173.00 to Floyd Mansberger as it relates to the unexpected costs incurred associated with the phase I archaeological survey for the Blackhawk Commons site. (Motion whether or not to approve the payment as recommended.)  
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27. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a proposal from Quad City Arts for the 2013 Metro Arts Summer Youth Employment Program. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize support of the program in the amount of $10,000.00.)

28. Other Business.

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

30. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, June 10, 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