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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 19, 2015

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Tour of the New MetroLink Facility,

and Update on Personnel and Park Policies
if time allows.
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 Hotle.

5. Minutes of the meeting of January 12, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the 2014 Holiday Lighting Awards
  8. Presentation of the 2014 Commercial Beautification Awards.
  9. Presentation by the Advanced Technology and Sustainability Consortium. 
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,600.00 to DrinkerBiddle & Reath for legal services provided for the Long Term Control Plan. (004) 

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $21,000.00 to Elliott Equipment for rental of two refuse packers for the 2014 Fall Leaf Collection. (006) 


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of January 9 through January 15 in the amount of $584,451.43. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  12. Purchase Card Claims for the month of November in the amount of $61,871.95 and December in the amount of $56,860.11. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.)
RC*  13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the NJPA contract purchase of a 2015 Rosco Asphalt Spray Patching Machine from Roland Machine Company, Inc. in the amount of $205,162.50. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current 2004 Wildcat Roadpatcher as surplus.)
RC*  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the new Community Garden Program. (Motion whether or not to approve the new community garden program as recommended, authorize staff to advertise on the website and begin accepting applications for 2015.)
  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the City for annexation of the Rock Island Parkway right-of-way between the south right-of-way line of 85th Avenue West and the west right-of-way line of 35th Street West. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Raju Penmatcha for annexation of a 60 acre parcel located at approximately 8900 Rock Island Parkway. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to a successful rezoning of the subject property to PUD and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Raju Penmatcha for a rezoning from an R-1 (one family residence) district to a PUD (planned unit development) district at approximately 8900 Rock Island Parkway. (Motion whether or not to approve the rezoning as recommended by staff and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
  18. Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding a request for the sale of alcohol (beer) at the Martin Luther King Center for the USA Boxing Silver Gloves Regional Tournament to be held on Friday, January 23rd and Saturday, January 24th from 4:00 pm to 10:30 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations.)
  19. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments and reappointments to the Labor Day Parade Advisory Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointments as recommended.) 
  20. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to the Library Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.)
21. Other Business.

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

23. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, February 2, 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