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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
February 9, 2015

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Update on Deer Management Program.
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 Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 2, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the Financial Management Report for December 2014
RC* 8. A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 1918 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance providing for acceptance of the donation of property at 602-604 10th Street from Second Baptist Church to the City of Rock Island. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance providing for the donation of City owned property at 1009 and 1013 6th Avenue to Second Baptist Church. (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 $7,888.55 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of January.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #14 in the amount of $437,976.36 to Gilbane Building Company for construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (015)
 
c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $64,987.92 to Brandt Construction Company for an emergency sanitary sewer repair at Hillcrest Court. (016)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 12. Claims for the week of January 30 through February 5 in the amount of $1,052,233.42 and payroll for the weeks of January 19 through February 1 in the amount of $1,339,188.79. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a development agreement with Growth for the Garden District Development. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Calendar Year 2015 Budget, recommending increasing the Community/Economic Development fund in the amount of $395,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) 
  15. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor tented event for the St. Patrick's Day Parade weekend on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 6:00 pm to midnight and  Saturday, March 14, 2015 from noon to 9:00 pm at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations, contacting the Fire Department for fire and safety considerations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  16. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to have live entertainment outside on their semi enclosed Leprechaun Landing (deck) on Friday and Saturday nights from 4:00 pm to midnight beginning April 3 to October 31, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.) 
RC* 17. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity application and Resolution for the annual Ride the River event to be held on Sunday, June 21, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
18. Other Business.

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

20. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, February 16, 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