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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 17, 2014

Study Session 5:30 pm 
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Update on Plaza Stage and
Martin Luther King Center Update
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 Pro Tem Conroy will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of March 10, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pro Tem Conroy.            
7. Mayor Pro Tem Conroy will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding the nine month Calendar Year 2014 Budget.
   Mayor Pro Tem Conroy will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.
RC* 8. An amended Ordinance providing for the levy, assessment and collection of taxes for the City of Rock Island for fiscal year April 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  9. An Ordinance adopting the Budget for the Calendar Year beginning April 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2014. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 10, Article 1, Sec. 10-9 (d) (ii) and (d) (iii) of the Code of Ordinances regarding fees and sites for deer hunting. (Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.)
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Sec. 3-9 of the Code of Ordinances regarding Downtown security fees. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC* 12. Claims
a. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $44,585.87 to Harris Computer Systems for software maintenance

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 and final in the amount of $4,857.33 to Davenport Electric Contract Company for services provided for the Fiber Optic Phase 6 project. (043)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #6 and final in the amount of $60,185.80 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 11th Street Sidewalk Reconstruction project. (044)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #5 in the amount of $79,895.98 to Brandt Construction for services provided for the Quad City Botanical Center - Children's Garden project. (047)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $11,032.22 to A.J. Excavating for services provided for the 2013 50/50 Sidewalk and Curb Program project. (048)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,283.49 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for an emergency sanitary sewer repair on 44th Avenue and 14th Street. (051)
 

 
(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 13. Claims for the week of March 7 through March 13 in the amount of $1,334,551.41. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of two fuel tank monitoring systems, recommending the bid be awarded to Stenstrom Petroleum Services in the amount of $25,760.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended, authorize purchase and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current 1981 INCON systems as surplus.)  (049)
RC* 15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Police Department and City Hall repairs, recommending the bid be awarded to Otto Baum Company, Inc. in the amount of $81,718.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)(045) 
RC*  16. Report from the Fire Department regarding an Ordinance amending Chapter 6, Article IV, Sec. 6-63 of the Code of Ordinances regarding ambulance fee increases. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, approving a tax increment redevelopment plan and redevelopment project for the Watchtower redevelopment project area. (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 of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, designating the Watchtower redevelopment project area of said city a redevelopment project area pursuant to the tax increment allocation redevelopment act. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, adopting tax increment allocation financing for the Watchtower redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, approving a fourth amendment to the redevelopment plan and project for the Downtown redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, designating the amended Downtown redevelopment project area of said city a redevelopment project area pursuant to the tax increment allocation redevelopment act. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, confirming and continuing tax increment allocation financing for the amended Downtown redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 23. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, approving a tax increment redevelopment plan and redevelopment project for the Locks redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  24. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, designating the Locks redevelopment project area of said city a redevelopment project area pursuant to the tax increment allocation redevelopment act. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  25. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, adopting tax increment allocation financing for the Locks redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC* 26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution for the sale of City owned real estate at 1730 8th Avenue and allowing for the publication of the Resolution to move forward. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.) 
  27. Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding amendments to Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances regarding Park and Playground Rules as it relates to Schwiebert Riverfront Park. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendments as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
  28. Report from the Police Department regarding amendments to Chapter 9 and Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances regarding unlawful use of electronic communication devices, possession of cannabis 2.5 to 10 grams and required use of seatbelts. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendments as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC*  29. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Cornbelt Running Club to hold their Quad Cities Distance Classic Half Marathon and 5K Road Race on Sunday, May 11, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
  30. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application from Washington Jr. High School requesting to hold a 5K Road Race on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  31. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Daiquiri Factory for an additional weekend event for the dates of Friday, June 20th and Saturday, June 21st for Rock The District. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying will all Plaza and liquor license regulations.)
32. Other Business.

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

34. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 24, 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