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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
February 16, 2015

Study Session 6:15 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Update on Crime Statistics.
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 9, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Proclamation declaring February 22, 2015 as NAACP Religious Affairs Community Day
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $668.62 to Berkley Risk Administrators Company for General Liability Claim.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 and final in the amount of $19,678.58 to Otto Baum Company, Inc. for services provided for the Police Station Repairs project. (019)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of February 6 through February 12 in the amount of $957,870.54. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Purchase Card Claims for the month of January in the amount of $28,883.76. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.) 
RC*  11. Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase of 11 new X2 Tasers and related equipment from Taser International, Inc. in the amount of $14,887.40. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of 160,000 paper yard waste bags for the 2015 Free Leaf Pickup Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Pabco Industries, LLC in the amount of $54,192.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.)
RC*  13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the emergency demolition of 1220 14th Street, recommending the bid be awarded to H. Coopman Trucking and Excavating in the amount of $19,140.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Barbara Radigan to apply for a Special Use Permit to continue to operate a sewing/alterations business out of her residence located at 3866 28th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the special use permit as recommended.)
RC*  15. Report from the City Clerk regarding Plaza events for the upcoming 2015 season and a Resolution for the American Heart Association's Quad Cities Heart Walk, requesting a waiver of application and event fees for The District's two Gallery Hops, Fright Night and Dirty Art, Blue Cat's Camp Kesem Fundraiser, Quad Cities Heart Walk and Daiquiri Factory's Quad City Ride for the Cure, and a waiver of the event fee for Steve's Old Time Tap Spring Chaser. (Motion whether or not to approve the events and waiver of fees as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
RC* 16. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Great River Plaza application and an Activity application from Gilda's Club Quad Cities and The District requesting to hold a 1Mile and 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, and requesting a waiver of the notification requirement and the $35.00 Great River Plaza permit fee. (Motion whether or not to approve the event applications as recommended, and waive the notification requirement and the permit fee.)  
17. Other Business.

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

19. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 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