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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 16, 2013

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: The Study Session will include an
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
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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 December 9, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
RC* 7. A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 4510 42nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $35,627.50 to Crawford & Company for Ricky Schmidt's Worker's Compensation settlement

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $180,764.24 to Walter D. Laud for services provided for the 37th Avenue Reconstruction: 30th to 32nd Street Special Assessment project. (232)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $155,651.25 to Langman Construction Inc. for services provided for the 20th Avenue Reconstruction: 32nd to 34th Street project. (248)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #5 and final in the amount of  $121,409.84 to Walter D. Laud for services provided for the 5th Street Reconstruction: 18th to 26th Avenue project. (249)   

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 and final in the amount of $29,172.40 to A.J. Excavating, Inc. for services provided for the 3rd Avenue Reconstruction: 24th to 25th Street project. (250)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $183,263.45 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for the 23rd Avenue Reconstruction: 12th to 17th Street project. (251)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #5 in the amount of $520,130.88 to Valley Construction for services provided for the Landing at Schwiebert Park. (252)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $307,740.92 to Brandt Construction for services provided for the Q.C. Botanical Center Children's Garden project. (253)

i. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $31,006.28 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for the 2013 Seal Coat Program. (254)

j. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,990.05 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for an emergency sanitary sewer repair at 2713 25th Avenue. (255)

k. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $11,983.79 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for an emergency water main repair at the Rock Island Fitness Center. (256)

l. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $17,964.25 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for an emergency water main repair on Valley View Drive. (257)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of December 6 through December 12 in the amount of $4,063,430.83. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 10. Payroll for the weeks of November 25 through December 8 in the amount of $1,316,439.70. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC 11. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding the purchase and installation of a four camera system from AVI Systems, Inc. in the amount of $13,263.74. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase and installation as recommended.)
RC*  12. Report from the Police Department regarding a request from Officer Matthew Frank to purchase retired K-9 Rino in the amount of $1.00 and his kennel in the amount of $100.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the request for purchase as recommended.)  
RC*  13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of 2711 18th Avenue, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction, Inc. in the amount of $16,732.00 as an addition to the Rock Island/Milan School District demolition of the former school at 2610 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute any contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding an intergovernmental agreement with South Rock Island Township for on-site health care services. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an agreement with Missman, Inc. for engineering design services for the 2014 Neighborhood Water Improvement Program in the total estimated amount of $12,400.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (244)
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease termination agreement with Hill & Valley, Inc. with no termination fee to be paid. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, allow minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an agreement with Hill & Valley, Inc. for relocation expenses. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, subject to minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease termination agreement with Illinois Title Loan, Inc. in the amount of $250,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, allow minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC* 19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance approving a redevelopment agreement with LRC Developers, Inc., subject to minor attorney modifications and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract documents. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution for setting a Public Hearing for Monday, February 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm in City Council Chambers and convening a joint review board meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Rock Island City Hall for proposing a redevelopment plan and project and designation of the Watchtower Redevelopment Project Area and the adoption of tax increment allocation financing. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
RC* 21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution for setting a Public Hearing for Monday, February 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm in City Council Chambers and convening a joint review board meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2014  at 1:15 pm at Rock Island City Hall for proposing a fourth amendment to the redevelopment plan and project heretofore approved and amended for the Downtown Redevelopment Project Area. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
RC*  22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution for setting a Public Hearing for Monday, February 10, 2014 at 6:45 pm in City Council Chambers and convening a joint review board meeting on Thursday, January 9, 2014  at 1:30 pm at Rock Island City Hall for proposing a redevelopment plan and project and designation of The Locks Redevelopment Project Area and the adoption of tax increment allocation financing. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.) 
  23. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Don Krueger, Risk Manager at MetroLink to install tow zone signs on the no parking signs that are currently posted at the bus stops located  on 3rd Avenue between 16th and 17th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (199) 
  24. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Don Krueger, Risk Manager at MetroLink to install tow zone signs and no parking signs at the new MetroLink Transfer Station at 1975 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (258) 
RC*  25. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Center for Active Seniors (CASI) to hold their 5K Road Race on Saturday, March 15, 2014. (A Motion remains on the floor - Alderman Austin moved and Alderman Conroy seconded to not approve the event.)
  Note: Agenda Item #25 was deferred from the November 18, 2013 Council meeting.
26. Other Business.

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

28. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 6, 2014.
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