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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
September 16, 2013

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation by the Rock Island
Housing Authority.
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 September 9, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.)  

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Proclamation declaring September 19, 2013 as Preventing Lost Potential Day 2013.  
RC*  8. A Special Ordinance amending a zoning district and zoning map at 4480 48th Avenue Ct. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 9. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $12,004.83 to Greenspace Associates for services provided for the 2013 Sod Replacement Program project. (185) 


(Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.)
RC* 10. Claims for the week of September 6 through September 12 in the amount of $2,745,994.56. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an Adopt-A-Highway agreement with R Long Term Investments Corp. dba Mama Compton's to adopt the full City block of 17th to18th Street,1st to 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (181) 
RC*  12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a consent agreement with Rock Island River Terminal Corporation to sub-lease riverfront access and to construct and operate an above ground pipeline to Holcim (US) Inc. (Motion whether or not to approve the consent agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 13. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a 2.75% General Wage Increase for non-affiliated employees effective September 30, 2013.  (Motion whether or not to approve the General Wage Increase as recommended.) 
  14. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to Neighborhood Partners. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.) 
  15. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an Activity permit from Alleman High School for their Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
RC* 16. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance providing for the improvement of Jumer's Crossing: Rock Island Parkway to 56th Avenue West. (Motion whether or not to proceed with the project and consider the ordinance.)  (186)

Note: The second reading will be held on Monday, September 23, 2013.
17. Other Business.

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

19. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, September 23, 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