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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 9, 2015

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Quad Cities Convention and Visitors 
Bureau Update and Rock Island Downtown
Plan Consultant Presentation.
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 Austin.

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

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Proclamation declaring March 17, 2015 as Alleman High School Girls Softball Day.
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $9,315.27 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of February

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $3,554.83 to Dennis A. Brebner & Associates for General Liability Claim.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $40,624.90 to Legacy Construction for services provided for the 2014 Storm Water Outfall Program project. (032) 


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of February 27 through March 5 in the amount of $581,718.79 and payroll for the weeks of February 16 through March 1 in the amount of $1,329,522.62. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  10. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the State Contract purchase of 20 4x4 Chevy Tahoe's from Miles Chevrolet, Inc. in the amount of $680,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current fleet of Ford Crown Vic's as surplus.)
RC*  11. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of property at 1204 2nd Street from Trish and James Roark in the amount of $43,000.00 plus closing costs. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended based on the terms as stated in the report, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids (package 4) for the new Police Station, recommending the bids be awarded to KJWW Engineering in the amount of $40,000.00 and Window Security Services in the amount of $76,695.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize Gilbane Building Company to execute the contract documents.) (033) 
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an engineering design services proposal from Symbiont for the Blackhawk Lift Station project in the amount of $168,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease agreement with James E. Coyne for farming on City owned property on Big Island. (Motion whether or not to approve the lease agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the lease documents.) 
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease agreement with Todd Stegmiller for organic farming on the Ridgewood Business Park parcel. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposed lease agreement as recommended, subject to minor City Attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Wear Cote International to vacate the western one-half unimproved segment of 11th Street right-of-way, north of 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended because the segment of right-of-way may be needed for future public road improvements for Route 92 rerouting.) 
  17. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Jeff Lam, owner of Rooster’s Sports Bar and Grill to serve alcohol outside in the fenced in beer garden during regular business hours on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2130 3rd Avenue. (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* 18. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Cornbelt Running Club to hold their Quad Cities Distance Classic Half Marathon and 5K Road Race on Sunday, May 10, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.) 
19. Other Business.

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

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