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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
June 17, 2013

No Study Session.
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 10, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Proclamation declaring Saturday, June 22, 2013 as Rock Island County NAACP Day.
  8. Proclamation declaring July 3rd as 2013 Red, White and Boom Military Services Day.
RC* 9. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Charnjit Singh, owner of K. Brothers LLC doing business as Riverside for a waiver of the signature requirement to secure a liquor license at 2403 7th Avenue.
   Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to recommend to the Mayor/Liquor Commissioner to waive the signature requirement as requested and approve the liquor license.)
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance reinstating a 2001 John Deere Mower previously declared as surplus back into the City fleet. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.
RC* 11. A Special Ordinance vacating a segment of 6th Avenue and two alleys north of 6th Avenue between 12th and 13th Streets. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 12. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 4520 13th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 13. Claims for the week of June 7 through June 13 in the amount of $4,382,537.24. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 14. Payroll for the weeks of May 27 through June 9 in the amount of $1,312,078.48. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of property at 950 31st Avenue from MJAD Investments, LLC in the amount of  $86,000.00.  (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*  16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of a 2013 Husqvarna concrete saw and Cronkhite trailer, recommending the bid be awarded to Logan Contractors Supply in the amount of $28,450.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended, authorize purchase and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current 1987 Cimline saw and trailer as surplus.) (115)
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17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2013 Seal Coat Street Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Brandt Construction in the amount of $49,952.22. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (117) 

RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the assignment and property purchase agreements for the new Police Station. (Motion whether or not to approve the assignment of agreement for sale of commercial real estate in the total amount of $730,000.00 as recommended, plus the total assignment fee in the amount of $30.00 for the properties listed in the report, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC* 19. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding agreements with AT&T for renewal of Primary Rate Interface (PRI) service and CompleteLink usage and payment in the estimated amount of $1,500.00 for the monthly service fee plus usage. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreements as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and authorize payment.)
RC*  20. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, recommending budget transfers decreasing one gaming fund supported project in the General Fund in the amount of $30,000.00 and increasing one gaming fund supported project in the General Fund in the amount of $30,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) 
RC* 21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the New Construction Property Tax Rebate Program, recommending renewal of the program for six years from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2019 with the modifications as stated in the report. (Motion whether or not to approve renewal of the program for six years with the modifications as recommended.)
  22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding review of a five lot minor subdivision final plat of Black Hawk Commons First Addition located at 11th Street and Blackhawk Road. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended.)
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23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from John Norris of J & M displays for a pyrotechnic display permit for fireworks to be held on Friday, July 5, 2013 (rain date July 6th ) at 9:30 pm at Jumer’s Casino and Hotel at 777 Jumer Drive. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, and temporarily waive Article I of Chapter 10: Sec. 10-9 of the Code of Ordinances to allow for the issuance of a pyrotechnic display permit, and authorize the Fire Marshal to issue the permit.)

24. Other Business.

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

26. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, June 24, 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