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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
September 9, 2013

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation on Deer Options and Cost
and Discussion on Schwiebert Riverfront Park Signage Options.
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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of August 26, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
  7. Presentation of the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program - Tier I Status.
  8. Presentation of the Auditor's Financial Report.
  9. Proclamation declaring September 19, 2013 as Drive 4 Pledges Day.
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance authorizing acquisition of property at 1101 46th Avenue from Kevin and Teresa Peschang in the amount of $250,000.00. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance providing for the donation of a 20ft. by 30ft. piece of City owned property to Thomas and Irita DeCrane. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of City owned property at 512 23rd Street to Megan Quinn in the amount of $1.00 plus estimated closing costs in the amount of $800.00. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  13. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of City owned property at 502 23rd Street to Thomas W. Hammar, CPA in the amount of $1.00 plus estimated closing costs in the amount of $800.00. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  14. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article I, Sec. 2-2 of the Code of Ordinances regarding the Municipal Year. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 15. Claims

a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $537.20 to Mark Johnson for General Liability claim.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $7,413.57 to Kutsunis and Weng P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of August 2013.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #23 in the amount of $1,868,527.43 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (177)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $46,287.70 to RAMSCO for services provided for the Asbestos and Lead Paint Abatement at the Waste Water Treatment Plant project. (178) 

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $339,067.62 to Walter D. Laud for services provided for the 5th Street Reconstruction:18th Avenue to 26th Avenue project. (179) 

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of
$12,587.85 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for the Retaining Wall Replacement, 5th Street Reconstruction:18th Avenue to 26th Avenue project
. (180) 


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 16. Claims for the weeks of August 23 through August 29 in the amount of $682,636.19 and August 30 through September 5 in the amount of $444,491.89. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  17. Payroll for the weeks of August 19 through September 1 in the amount of $1,282,989.41. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 18. Report from the Police Department regarding a one year contract with Rock Island/Milan School District 41 for the services of a Police Liaison Detective at Rock Island High School for the 2013/2014 school year. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  19. Report from the Police Department regarding a one year contract with Rock Island/Milan School District 41 for the services of a School Resource Officer for the 2013/2014 school year. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a sales agreement with DG Partners LLC in the amount of $100.00 as it relates to the relocation of Dollar General. (Motion whether or not to approve the sales agreement as recommended, allow for minor attorney modifications, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a redevelopment agreement with LRC Developers as it relates to the Columbia Park area. (Motion whether or not to approve the redevelopment agreement and payment per agreement as recommended, allow for minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the first addendum to the Locks development agreement with Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation. (Motion whether or not to approve the first addendum as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the addendum.)
RC*  23. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an amendment to the purchase agreement with Sandra Sisco. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the addendum.)  
RC* 24. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a one-time additional payment in the amount of $5,000.00 from the Downtown TIF to JDH of Rock Island LLC for rehabbing of the property at 1808/1810 3rd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the one-time payment of $5,000.00 from the Downtown TIF as recommended.) 
  25. Report from the Public Works Department regarding request for proposals from construction management  firms, recommending the selection of Gilbane Building and Valley Construction to provide construction management services for construction of the new Police Station. (Motion whether or not to approve the selection of Gilbane Building and Valley Construction as recommended and authorize the Public Works Department to enter into negotiations for a service agreement.) (170)
  26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from PRD Enterprises LLC for rezoning from an ORT (office/research park and technology) district to a B-4 (highway/intensive business) district at 4480 48th Avenue Court. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an Ordinance.)
  27. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request for review of a preliminary plat of The Manor of Rock Island subdivision located at the Manor Homes residential development at 26th Avenue and 8th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the preliminary plat as recommended with the requested variances as stated in the report.)
  28. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Val Dom Corporation (Beaver Properties and owner Robert Buker) for a final site plan review in a PUD (planned unit development) district at approximately 3200 Blackhawk Road. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to an adequate landscape plan be submitted and implemented for the development.)
  29. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Friendship Manor for a final site plan review in a PUD (planned unit development) district at approximately 1301 22nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
RC*  30. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an Activity permit from Rock Island High School for their Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  31. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Martinis on the Rock to hold outside entertainment for one time only on Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 8:00 pm to midnight. (Motion whether or not to approve the outdoor entertainment as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)  
  32. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Sound Amplification application from St. George Greek Orthodox Church for Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm for their annual Greek Festival to be held at 2930 31st Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.)
  33. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 9th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue; along with a Sound Amplification permit for the Rock Island County NAACP Community Celebration and Resource Fair to be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from noon to 4:00 pm at 630 9th Street.  (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.)
  34. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Stephen Moller for a Street Closing at 22 1/2 Avenue between 25th Street and 26th Street on Saturday, September 21, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  35. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an Activity permit from Churches United of the Quad City Area to hold their annual Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday, October 6, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  36. Report from the City Clerk regarding a revised application from Terry Anderson for a Street Closing at 21st Street between 16th Avenue and 17th Avenue on Sunday, October 13, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm instead of the previously approved date of October 6, 2013 for the Highland Park Historic Neighborhood Association's block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the revised application as recommended.)
RC* 37. Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 beginning at 11:30 am, and a Resolution authorizing the use of a portion of 15th Street from 2nd Avenue to the Centennial Bridge. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)

38. Other Business.

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

40. Motion to recess to 1:00 pm, Friday, September 13, 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