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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
May 12, 2014

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Sunset Marina 
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 Conroy.

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

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the Rock Island Historic Preservation Awards.
  8. Presentation of the Financial Management Report for March 2014. 
  9. Proclamation declaring Wednesday, May 14, 2014 as Rock Island Rotary Day.
  10. Proclamation declaring May 18 through May 24, 2014 as National Public Works Week.
  11. Proclamation declaring May, 2014 as National Preservation Month.
RC* 12. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from John and Gloria Streiter for a Special Use Permit to operate a two-chair beauty shop in their existing office building at 2100 18th Avenue.
  Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the Special Use Permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 

13. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 2032 35th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 

RC*  14. A Special Ordinance establishing a right turn only lane heading west bound on 4th Avenue at 44th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 15. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1611 12th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  16. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 2923 13th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  17. A Special Ordinance establishing a no parking zone on the north side of 35th Avenue 165 feet west of 17th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 18. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $5,323.27 to MidAmerican Energy for General Liability claim.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $19,339.35 to Langman Construction, Inc. for thawing a portion of the frozen water main under 34th Avenue. (104)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 19. Claims for the week of May 2 through May 8 in the amount of $680,839.68. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2014 PCC Street Patching Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Walter D. Laud, Inc. in the amount of $154,555.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (106)
RC*  21. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the 2014 Mudjacking Program, recommending to extend the 2013 maintenance contract with Kelly Construction in order to perform the required maintenance through 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the extension as recommended.) (100)
RC* 22. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an Adopt-A-Highway agreement with Bob Hansen of Keep Rock Island Beautiful to adopt 38th Street from 31st Avenue to Blackhawk Road and an Adopt-A- Highway agreement with the Steel Warehouse to adopt a section of the Rock Island Industrial Park for the locations as stated in the report. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreements as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (103)
RC* 23. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance approving a redevelopment agreement with Daniel R. Bonowski dba Jaded Gypsy Tattoo, 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* 24. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Special Ordinance authorizing acquisition and transfer of property as it relates to Blackhawk College and in support of the Watchtower redevelopment project. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 25. Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding a Highway Resolution for the closure of 1st Avenue between 17th Street and 20th Street on Thursday, July 3, 2014 (rain date Friday, July 4th) and possible closure of the entry to the Centennial Bridge if required, and a Highway Resolution for the closure of the Centennial Bridge for conducting a Fireworks display if flooding occurs. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolutions as recommended.)
RC* 26. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY2014 Budget, recommending increasing the MLK Activity Fund budget in the amount of $1,800.98. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
  27. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Jerry Bergheger of Jake O's Grille for a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for a proposed freestanding sign to replace the existing freestanding sign located in the north front yard at 2900 46th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  28. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Scott Christiansen for a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for a proposed building expansion in order to construct three one-story additions to an existing industrial building at 350 44th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
RC*  29. Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding a street closing and sound amplification request for their 28th annual King Center Family Fun Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday, August 2, 2014, requesting that food vendor inspection fees and sound amplification fees be waived. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests and waive the fees as recommended.) 
  30. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from On The Rock Grille and Bar to hold live entertainment outside in their pavilion on Friday and Saturday nights beginning May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015 at 4619 34th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)  
RC*  31. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity application and Resolution for the annual Ride the River event to be held on Sunday, June 15, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the application as recommended and adopt the resolution.) 
32. Other Business.

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

34. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, May 19, 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