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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
August 25, 2014
           
Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation on Ridgewood
Sustainable Business Park. A Reception
will be held at 6:15 pm in honor of the 2014
Citizen of the Year Winners.

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 Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of August 11, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the 2014 Citizen of the Year Awards by members of the Citizen of the Year Committee and Mayor Pauley. 
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #8 in the amount of $270,843.46 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for the 23rd Avenue Reconstruction: 12th Street to 17th Street project. (174)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $47,415.70 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities for services provided for the 2014 50/50 Sidewalk and Curb Program project. (175) 

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $73,296.55 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities for services provided for the Brick Street Repair Program project. (176) 

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $72,025.35 to General Asphalt Construction Company for services provided for the 2014 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program project. (177) 

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $19,269.50 to Greenspace Associates for services provided for the 2014 Sod Replacement Program project. (178) 

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #9 in the amount of $127,317.63 to Valley Construction for services provided for the Rock Island Landing at Schwiebert Park. (182)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #34 in the amount of $187,416.35 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (183)

           
(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the weeks of August 8 through August 14 in the amount of $1,119,903.87 and August 15 through August 21 in the amount of $409,202.74 and payroll for the weeks of August 4 through August 17 in the amount of $1,335,329.00. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  10. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of rehabilitation parts for primary clarifier #3 at the Waste Water Treatment Plant from Motion Industries in the amount of $31,139.88. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (180)
RC*  11. Report from the Fire Department regarding request for proposals for the purchase of a 26' Fire/Rescue Boat and Trailer, recommending the proposal be accepted from Clark Boat Company, Inc. in the amount of $75,729.05. (Motion whether or not to accept the proposal as recommended, authorize purchase and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2014 SW Street Patching Program project, recommending the bid be awarded to Langman Construction, Inc. in the amount of $255,727.51. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  (179) 
RC*  13. Report from the Public Works Department  and the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the Ridgewood Sustainable Business Park, recommending to reject the bids, discontinue the project and return any unused portions of the EDA grant award. (Motion whether or not to reject the bids as recommended, authorize staff to discontinue the project and return any unused portions of the EDA grant award.)
RC*  14. Report from the Public Works Department and the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a supplemental services proposal from Missman, Inc. for construction inspection services as it relates to the Quad City Botanical Center Children's Garden in the amount of $59,349.08. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  (172)
RC*  15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a preliminary engineering services proposal from Symbiont for the Blackhawk Lift Station improvements in the amount of $44,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (173)
RC*  16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Resolution declaring the City's support for the Quad Cities Area Mississippi River Water Suppliers Coalition. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
RC* 17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a contribution in the amount of $10,000.00 from Downtown TIF funds in CY2014 to Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation to support the marketing and operations of The Shoppes on 2nd. (Motion whether or not to approve the contribution as recommended.) 
 

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Mr. Chad Jones to apply for a Special Use Permit to continue to operate a lawn care business out of his residence at 918 45th Street. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the special use permit as recommended.) 

  19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from a current resident to remove a handicapped parking space at 1529 40th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (156)
  20. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Lenore Knock of Trinity College of Nursing and Health Services at 2122 25th Avenue to establish a no parking zone 20 feet east of the college driveway and 25 feet west of the college driveway. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (170) 
  21. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to the Library Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.)
  22. Report from the City Clerk regarding two Sound Amplification permit applications for Augustana College to hold a Multicultural Programming Board Barbecue with music outside on campus grounds on Sunday, August 31st from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm and an outdoor concert on Tuesday, October 7th from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm as part of their homecoming festivities. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permits as recommended.) 
  23. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application for the 30th annual Labor Day Parade to be held on Monday, September 1, 2014 from 9:30 am to noon. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  24.  Report from the City Clerk regarding a Sound Amplification permit request from the Refuge Church to hold their annual three day outdoor revival on Friday, September 5th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday, September 6th from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday, September 7th from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Franklin Field. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.)
  25. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Bill Anderson for a Street Closing at 23rd Street between 20 1/2 Avenue and 2025 23rd Street for a block party, along with a sound amplification permit for Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 4:30 pm to midnight. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 
  26. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application from the Cornbelt Running Club to hold their 26th annual 5K and 10K Run on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  27. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Stephen Moller for a Street Closing at 22 1/2 Avenue between 25th Street and 26th Street on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.) 
  28. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Karen Nyman for a Street Closing at 28th Street between 28th Avenue and 29th Avenue on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from noon to 4:00 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
29. Other Business.

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

31. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, September 8, 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