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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 6, 2014

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation on Library Strategic Plan
and Discussion on Sewer Rates followed by
an Executive Session discussing matters of
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 Pro Tem Conroy will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Hotle.

5. Minutes of the meeting of December 16, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Presentation of the 2013 Holiday Lighting Awards.
RC*  7. A Special Ordinance establishing a tow zone at the bus stops located on both sides of 3rd Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  8. A Special Ordinance establishing a no parking/tow zone at the MetroLink Transfer Station located at 1975 2nd Avenue. (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 #5 in the amount of $19,329.59 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 11th Street Sidewalk Reconstruction project. (262)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $38,259.10 to Legacy Construction for services provided for the 2013 Storm Water Outfall Program project. (263)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $25,976.28 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 2013 Catch Basin and Manhole Program projects. (264)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 and final in the amount of $14,345.32 to RAMSCO for services provided for the Asbestos and Lead Paint Abatement project at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. (265)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $31,857.14 to Gilbane Building Company for pre-construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (266)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,203.63 to Langman Construction, Inc. for an emergency sewer lateral repair at 3210 38th Avenue. (267)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $16,071.76 to Valley Construction Company, Inc. for an emergency sewer repair at 2503 29th Avenue. (268)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $54,390.00 to Brandt Construction Company for an emergency sanitary sewer repair at 15th Avenue and 31st Street and 2608 34th Street. (269)

i. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,734.59 to Valley Construction Company, Inc. for an emergency sewer repair at 1853 and 1855 40th Street. (270)

j. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $34,163.50 to Valley Construction Company, Inc. for an emergency sewer repair at 20th Street and 3rd Avenue. (271)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 10. Claims for the weeks of December 13 through December 19 in the amount of $2,300,040.52 and December 20 through January 2 in the amount of $646,623.74. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  11. Payroll for the weeks of December 9 through December 22 in the amount of $1,324,571.61. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of water treatment chemicals, recommending the bid for each of the water treatment chemicals listed in the report in the total amount of $429,877.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases.) (261)
RC*  13. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, recommending a budget transfer decreasing the Brick Street Repair Program in the General Fund in the amount of $1,152.52 and increasing the Seal Coat Program in the General Fund in the amount of $1,152.52. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Ms. Wanda Shelton to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate a resale shop out of the attached two-car garage at her residence at 2405 34th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the special use permit as recommended.) 
  15. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Albert Beuselinck to install a handicapped parking space at 2355 39th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (200)
  16. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Brady Shaw to remove a handicapped parking space located between his home at 2900 5 1/2 Avenue and the neighbor's home at 2846 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (259)
  17. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Jim Schaffer to install a handicapped parking space at 1818 5th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (260)

18. Report from the Mayor regarding the reappointment of Aleisha Patchin to the position of City Clerk for a four year term ending May 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.)

19. Other Business.

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

21. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 13, 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