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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
September 8, 2014

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Park Board Chairman Presentation
and Sidewalk Policy Presentation. 
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 Austin.

5.   Minutes of the meeting of August 25, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6.   Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7.   Presentation of the Auditor's Financial Report. 
  8.   Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on the Citizens Advisory Committee recommendations for Fiscal Year 2015 -2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) monies.
        Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.  (Decisions to be made at the regular City Council meeting on September 15, 2014.
RC* 9.   A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 1529 40 Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance establishing a no parking zone at 2122 25th Avenue 20 feet east of the entrance driveway and 25 feet west of driveway. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 11. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $7,393.49 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of August.

b.  Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $1,617.71 to MidAmerican Energy Company for a general liability claim.
            
c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $138,367.59 to Langman Construction Inc. for the 2014 Catch Basin and Manhole Program (188).

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #9 in the amount of $417,793.65 to Gilbane Building Company for the Rock Island Police Department preconstruction services provided through August 31, 2014 (189)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $12,978.90 to Otto Baum Company, Inc. for repair services provided on the Rock Island Police Department through August 31, 2014 (186).

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)

RC* 12. Claims for the weeks of August 22 through August 28 in the amount of $1,145,017.91 and August 29 through September 4 in the amount of $865,894.97, and payroll for the weeks of August 18 through August 31, in the amount of $1,311,898.86 . (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 13.  Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2014 Hot-in-Place Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Asphalt Surface Recycling, Inc. in the amount of $237,894.69.  (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of seven residential properties and one commercial property, recommending the bid be awarded to H. Coopman Trucking and Excavating in the amount of $159,830.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the additional work to the Star Block Redevelopment project, recommending the bid be awarded to Rock Island Economic Growth in the amount of $24,090.00.  (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 Public Works Department regarding an amendment to the Symbiont contract for the Wet Weather Treatment Facility for additional construction related services in the amount of $220,000.00.  (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  17. Report from the Finance Department regarding the municipal audit services provided by Azavar Audit Solutions, payable in the amounts of 45% of any recovered funds collected and 45% of any future revenue they find that is not currently being collected.  (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of the 20 tax auction properties for a total of $18,442.60.  (Motion whether or not to approve the purchases as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the disposition of City Property in the Southwest Industrial Area.  (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase agreement with A.Hanna LLC as recommended, subject to minor modifications by legal counsel for each party prior to execution and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 20. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a 3% General Wage Increase to non-affiliated employees effective September 29, 2014.  (Motion whether or not to approve the General Wage Increase as recommended.) 
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Bethel Church for a sound amplification permit for Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm for their outdoor church service and picnic to be held at 3535 38th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.) 
  22. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an Activity permit from Rock Island High School for their Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
23. Other Business.
          
24. Executive Session on Personnel, Property Acquisition and Litigation.

25. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, September 15, 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