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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 3, 2014

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Update on Deer Management Program.
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. Temporary Chairman Austin will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 15, 2014 and Minutes of the meeting of February 17, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.)
  6. Update Rock Island by Temporary Chairman Austin.
  7. Presentation by the Advanced Technology and Sustainability Consortium.
  8. Proclamation declaring March 2014 as American Red Cross Month
RC* 9. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $6,458.22 to  Kutsunis and Weng P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of February.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $11,619.96 to  Pappas, Davidson, O'Connor & Fildes PC for legal services rendered for a General Liability claim.

c.
Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $7,000.00 to  Rick Moskowitz for General Liability claim.

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,258.04 to Valley Construction Company, Inc. for services provided for an emergency water main repair on Valley View Drive. (034)
 
e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $31,857.14 to Gilbane Building Company for pre-construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (038)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 10. Claims for the weeks of February 14 through February 20 in the amount of $693,243.97 and February 21 through February 27 in the amount of $584,100.31. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 11. Payroll for the weeks of February 3 through February 16 in the amount of $1,326,752.62. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of a used 2011 or 2012 Ford Expedition K-9 vehicle with the necessary budget adjustment to the insurance fund in an amount not to exceed $23,000.00. (Motion whether or not to authorize staff to purchase the vehicle as recommended, approve the budget adjustment and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current K-9 unit as surplus.)
RC*  13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of property at 4000 11th Street from Mark Mueller in the amount of $250,000.00. (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*  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of six open top roll-off containers, recommending the bid be awarded to Poynette Iron Works, Inc. in the amount of $22,250.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (036)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of the Blackhawk TV property, recommending the bid be awarded to Lester Construction in the amount of $32,780.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an agreement with the City of Moline for lead based paint hazard control construction services. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance approving a redevelopment agreement with Dinner Theatre Associates Ltd., dba Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 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* 18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance authorizing the payment of redevelopment project costs and distribution of excess monies for the 11th Street redevelopment project area of the City of Rock Island, Illinois. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  19. Report from the Police Department regarding the 2013 Deer Hunt, recommending an extension of the archery deer hunt for the 2014/2015 season with additional recommendations as stated in the report. (Motion whether or not to approve the extension with the additional recommendations and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
  20. Report from the Mayor regarding a reappointment to the Police and Fire Commission. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.)
RC 21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Blue Cat Brew Pub to hold an event (Camp Kesem Fundraiser) outside on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at 113 18th Street and a request for a waiver of the event fees. (Motion whether or not to approve the event and waiver of fees as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations.)
RC*  22. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Quad Cities River Bandits to hold a 5K Run on Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
23. Other Business.

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

25. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 10, 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