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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 8, 2014

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Activity/Events Policy Discussion
and Community Gardens Discussion
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 December 1, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation by the Fire Department. 
  8. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding the Calendar Year 2015 Budget.
  Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.
RC*  9. 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 take item #9 from the table and place it back on the Agenda.) (A Motion remains on the floor - Alderman Tollenaer moved and Alderman Murphy seconded to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
  Note: Item #9 was tabled at the December 1, 2014 Council meeting.
 RC* 10. An Ordinance providing for the levy, assessment and collection of taxes for the City of Rock Island for fiscal year April 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 11. An Ordinance adopting the Budget for the Calendar Year beginning January 1, 2015 and ending December 31, 2015. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 12. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,598.66 to Brandt Construction Company for an emergency sanitary sewer repair at 3922 28th Street. (273)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $22,974.65 to General Asphalt Construction Company for services provided for the 2014 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program project. (274)
           

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 13. Claims for the week of November 28 through December 4 in the amount of $2,804,956.74. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC 14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of six residential properties, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction Company in the amount of $113,520.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended with three properties to be obligated with CY2014 funds and three properties with CY2015 funds and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a bid and modification to the current demolition contract with H. Coopman Trucking and Excavating, recommending to add two residential properties at 1836 13th Street and 1327 6th Avenue in the amount of $49,978.50. (Motion whether or not to award the bid and approve the modification as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an agreement with Kane McKenna for consulting work related to the creation of the 1st Street TIF and supported development projects and a Resolution expressing official intent regarding certain expenditures to be reimbursed from the special tax allocation fund for and/or from proceeds of an obligation issued, if any in connection with the proposed tax increment financing district commonly described as the 1st Street Redevelopment Project Area. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and adopt the resolution.)
 RC* 17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance affirming the establishment of an Enterprise Zone within the County of Rock Island, Illinois and a Quad City Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance, approve the agreement and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 18. 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 pass the ordinance.)
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the new CIRLF Micro Loan Program. (Motion whether or not to approve the new CIRLF Micro Loan Program as recommended.) 
20. Other Business.

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

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