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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 5, 2015

No Study Session.
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 Pro Tem Murphy will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Hotle.

5. Minutes of the meeting of December 15, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pro Tem Murphy.
RC* 7. Mayor Pro Tem Murphy will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Shawn and Lisa Melton-Gaylor for a special use permit to locate a temporary freestanding sign identifying a day care home use at 625 10th Street.
 

Mayor Pro Tem Murphy 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.) 

  Note: Agenda Item #7 was deferred at the December 15, 2014 Council meeting. 
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $6,445.71 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of December.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,611.20 to Broadspire for Worker's Compensation settlement for Brian Manecke.
        

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $40,657.85 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities for services provided for the 2014 50/50 Sidewalk and Curb Program project. (283) 

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $35,027.60 to Greenspace Associates for services provided for the 2014 Sod Replacement Program project. (288) 

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $8,262.79 to General Asphalt Construction Company for services provided for the 2014 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program project. (289) 

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $82,337.88 to Brandt Construction Company for services provided for the 2014 Southwest Rock Island Railroad Crossing Repair project. (290) 

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #13 in the amount of $471,348.77 to Gilbane Building Company for construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (291) 

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #10 and final in the amount of $68,798.39 to Valley Construction for services provided for the Rock Island Landing at Schwiebert Park. (292) 


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the weeks of December 12 through December 18 in the amount of $1,060,969.98 and December 19 through December 23 in the amount of $1,047,088.65 and payroll for the weeks of December 8 through December 21 in the amount of $1,294,213.61. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 10. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amendment to the lease agreement with New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC for installing a backup diesel generator at the 3805 31st Avenue water tower site. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (286)
RC* 11. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the disposition of City property at 909 3rd Avenue to Mr. Eli Taliafero for $1.00 plus applicable filing fees and closing costs. (Motion whether or not to approve the disposition of property as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC* 12. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Quad Cities River Bandits to hold a 5K Run on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
  13. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application from the Spring Forward Learning Center requesting to hold a 5K Run on Saturday, April 18, 2015 beginning at 9:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
14. Other Business.

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

16. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 12, 2015.
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