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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 1, 2014

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Review of Enterprise Zone Application,
Discussion on Proposed 1st Street TIF and Hard
Hat Award Ballot Distribution.
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 Foley.

5. Minutes of the meeting of November 10, 2014, November 17, 2014 and November 24, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
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7. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Gurlen Kaur, owner of 2nd Avenue Market LLC, doing business as 2nd Avenue Market LLC for a waiver of the signature requirement to secure a liquor license at 1726 2nd Avenue.

 

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to recommend to the Mayor/Liquor Commissioner to waive the signature requirement as requested and approve the liquor license.)

RC* 8. A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 1826 31st Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance amending a zoning district and zoning map at 2617 18th Avenue and 2711 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC 10. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 1124 19 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance removing two metered parking spaces on the corner in front of QC Coffee and Pancake House located at 1831 3rd Avenue and establishing a handicapped parking space in front of the business. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance removing a metered parking space in front of the Rock Island Public Library at 401 19th Street and extending the two hour parking zone to cover the space. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 13. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 1312 32nd Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  14. A Special Ordinance regulating parking on private property at 3900 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  15. A Special Ordinance removing three metered parking spaces in front of QC Coffee and Pancake House located on 19th Street and the two remaining metered parking spaces on 3rd Avenue and extend the two hour parking zone to cover the entire area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  16. A Special Ordinance establishing Type B residential permit parking only area on the west side of 12th Street between 20th and 21st Avenues. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)   
RC*  17. A Special Ordinance establishing a stop intersection at 16th Street regulating northbound and southbound traffic at its intersection with 21st Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)    
RC 18. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance by establishing a four hour parking zone on the west side of 19th Street from 4th Avenue south to the alley. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)    
RC*  19. Tax Abatement Resolutions 
  a. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $211,850.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Public Benefit, Wastewater and Park funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Refunding Bonds, series 2005.

b. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $425,000.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Public Benefit and Wastewater funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2007.

c. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $537,197.50, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Public Benefit, TIF, Hydropower, Wastewater and Gaming funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2008A and General Obligation Bonds, series 2008B.

d. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $306,182.50, such funds to be provided from  revenues of the Downtown TIF fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2008D.

e. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $50,493.33, such funds to be provided from  revenues of the Hydropower fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, series 2008C.

f. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $866,175.00, such funds to be provided from  revenues of the Public Benefit, Park and Recreation and Tax Increment Financing funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2009A and General Obligation Bonds, series 2009B.

g. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $571,266.26, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Water fund and Wastewater fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2010A BABs.

h. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $617,600.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Services fund, Gaming and Water fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2010B.

i. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $223,750.00, such funds to be provided from Debt Service fund and Sewer to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2011A.

j. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $332,087.52, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service fund, Gaming, Sunset Marina and Water funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2012A.

k. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $741,368.76, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service fund and Gaming to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2013A.
 
l. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $114,670.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Gaming fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2013B.

                                       (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolutions)
RC* 20. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $6,464.58 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of November.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $1,705.75 to MidAmerican Energy Company for general liability claim.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $40,018.52 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 13th Street Water Main, 5th Avenue to 7th Avenue project. (263)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $43,380.26 to Chicagoland Trenchless Rehabilitation for services provided for the 2014 Sewer Cleaning and Televising Program project. (264)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $155,149.07 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 7th Avenue Resurfacing: 30th Street to 38th Street project. (265)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $17,199.41 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 2014 Southwest Rock Island Street Patching project. (266)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $24,817.60 to Greenspace Associates for services provided for the 2014 Sod Replacement Program project. (267)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $23,448.51 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 2014 Catch Basin and Manhole Program projects. (268)

i. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #12 in the amount of $576,759.99 to Gilbane Building Company for construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (271)         


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 21. Claims for the weeks of November 7 through November 13 in the amount of $1,127,496.30 and November 14 through November 20 in the amount of $2,136,458.21 and payroll for the weeks of October 27 through November 9 in the amount of $1,323,976.74 and November 10 through November 23 in the amount of $1,350,284.99. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  22. Purchase Card Claims for the month of October in the amount of $70,444.39. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.)
  23. Report from the Public Works Department regarding request for qualifications from consulting firms to provide recommendations and design for the HVAC system upgrades at Central Fire Station. (Motion whether or not to approve Miner Consulting Engineers, P.C. as recommended and authorize the engineering division to enter into negotiations with them for a service agreement.)  (236)
RC*  24. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a proposed labor agreement between the City and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) for the period of March 31, 2014 through December 31, 2018. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  25. Report from the Police Department regarding a contract with Rock Island Housing Authority for police services at the Housing Authority properties. (Motion whether or not to take item #25 from the table and place it back on the Agenda.) (A Motion remains on the floor - Alderman Clark moved and Alderman Murphy seconded to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
  Note: Item #25 was tabled at the November 10, 2014 Council meeting. 
RC*  26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease agreement with American Bank and Trust for an ATM drive through lane on the south side of 4th Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets. (Motion whether or not to approve the lease agreement as recommended, subject to minor City Attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  27. Report from the Finance Department regarding an Ordinance authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014A to finance part of the construction of the new police facility and Taxable General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014B to finance redevelopment project costs for the 11th Street redevelopment project. (Motion whether or not to consider the ordinance.)
RC*  28. Report from General Administration regarding a Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance for Chapter 7, Article IX, Section 7-233(b) of the Code of Ordinances regarding establishing a $100.00 minimum fee for the removal of refuse and debris. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  29. Report from General Administration regarding a Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance for Chapter 13, Article II, Section 13-25 of the Code of Ordinances regarding a $2.00 increase in the monthly refuse charge. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  30. Report from General Administration regarding a Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance for Chapter 13, Article II, Section 13-38(b) of the Code of Ordinances regarding an increase in the minimum charge for removal of weeds and grass from $15.00 to $100.00. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  31. Report from General Administration regarding a Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance for Chapter 16, Section 16-36(c) of the Code of Ordinances regarding establishing a fee of $35.00 for water shutoff notices for nonpayment. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 32. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution identifying a partnership with GROWTH to submit an application to IHDA for funding through the Blight Reduction Program and an agreement with GROWTH for Blight Reduction Program Services. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended, approve the agreement, subject to minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
 RC* 33. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Jumer's Casino Rock Island TIF Surplus, recommending to declare a surplus of funds in TIF 4 in the amount of $553,127.99. (Motion whether or not to declare the surplus of funds as recommended and authorize the Finance Director to return these surplus funds to the Rock Island County treasurer for distribution.)  
 

34. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a two-lot minor subdivision final plat of CVS/Pharmacy Rock Island located at the site of the former Audubon Elementary School at 2617 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended.)

  35. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to the Sunset Marina Boaters Advisory Committee. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.) 
36. Other Business.

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

38. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, December 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