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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
June 10, 2013

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Residential Property Tax
Rebate Program, Comprehensive Plan and
Signage at Schwiebert Riverfront Park.
Executive Session: on Personnel, Property
Acquisition and Litigation.

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 June 3, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
RC*  7. A Special Ordinance declaring one current City owned 2002 Dodge Cargo Van as surplus and allowing for disposal. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 8. Claims
a.  Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #20 in the amount of $2,989,647.43 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (114)


(Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of May 31 through June 6 in the amount of $686,566.27. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of property(1.637 acres) from LSW Investments in the amount of $41,879.80 to support the development of the secondary access road to the Ridgewood Sustainable Business Park. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC* 11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for street maintenance materials used for micro-surfacing, recommending the bids be awarded to Tri-State Asphalt in the amount of $99,200.00 and Phoenix Corporation of the Quad Cities in the amount $33,792.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases.) (110) 
RC* 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Fiber Optic Cable Phase 6 project, recommending the bid be awarded to Davenport Electric Contract Company in the amount of $66,216.48. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (113)  
RC* 13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of two additional residential houses at 3917 and 3923 9th Street, recommending the bid be awarded to Miller Trucking and Excavating to the existing contract in the amount of $28,729.80. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  
RC* 14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a proposal with Engineering and Research International, Inc. for engineering services to conduct the Pavement Inventory Condition Survey in the amount of $136,110.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (101)
RC* 15. Report from the Police Department regarding a Memorandum of Understanding for the 2013 Justice Assistance Grant. (Motion whether or not to approve the memorandum of understanding as recommended and authorize the Mayor, City Clerk and City Attorney to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease termination agreement with Express Contracting in the amount of $146,500.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  17. 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 pass the ordinance.)
RC* 18. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a Special Ordinance for prevailing wage rates in the City of Rock Island. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
  19. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a surplus mower, recommending to reinstate the 2001 John Deere Mower back into the City fleet. (Motion whether or not to reinstate the mower as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (112)
  20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request for approval of a three lot major final plat of the New Old Chicago Redevelopment Second Addition Subdivision with alley dedication at 10th Street and 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat with alley dedication as recommended.)
  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Renaissance Rock Island (GROWTH) to vacate the north segment of a north/south alley south of 6th Avenue between 9th and 10th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  22. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a neighborhood petition from Jeff Umlandt to establish residential parking (Type A) on 15th Street between 15th and 16th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (090) 
  23. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Lisa Vinar to remove a handicapped parking space in front of her home at 4520 13th Avenue.  (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
  24. Report from the Mayor regarding designation of the Mayor Pro Tem
  25. Report from the Mayor regarding a reappointment to Neighborhood Partners. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.) 
RC*  26. Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application and Resolution for the annual Ride the River event to be held on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the application as recommended and adopt the resolution.) 
  27. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor event on Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  28. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Rock Island Moose Lodge to hold an outdoor event on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm at 4410 9th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)  
29. Other Business.

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

31. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, June 17, 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