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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
May 11, 2015

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Rock Island Downtown Plan Update.
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 Foley.

5. Minutes of the meeting of May 4, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.)             
            
  6. Presentation of the Rock Island Historic Preservation Awards. 
  7. Presentation of the Financial Management Report for March 2015.   
  8. Proclamation declaring May, 2015 as Preservation Month.
  9. Proclamation declaring May 17 through May 23, 2015 as National Public Works Week.
RC* 10. Claims

a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $7,145.25 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of April.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #17 in the amount of $1,492,784.02 to Gilbane Building Company for construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (084) 

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,710.10 to Seneca Companies for the emergency cleaning of sludge from a drying bed overflow at the Mill Street Sewer Treatment Plant. (086)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $198,688.53 to General Asphalt Company for services provided for the Shadybrook Phase I Resurfacing project. (091)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of May 1 through May 7 in the amount of $510,151.56. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the State Contract purchase of two 2015 long wheel based Ford Transit Vans from Landmark Ford Inc. in the amount of $46,508.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (085)
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13. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 26th Street, North of 13th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (087)

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14. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 22 1/2 Avenue, East of 29th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (088)

RC* 15. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 20th Avenue from 27th Street to 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (089) 
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16. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to Shadybrook Phase II: 9th Street West, 10th Street West and 80th Avenue West. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (090)

RC* 17. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding the 2015/2016 Self Insurance Program, recommending approval of the self-insurance package and payment in the amount of $364,580.00 to Arthur J. Gallagher for insurance renewals. (Motion whether or not to approve the self-insurance package as recommended and authorize payment.)
  18. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment and reappointments to the Property Maintenance Board of Appeals. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment and reappointments as recommended.)
  19. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Rooster's Sports Bar and Grill to have entertainment outside in their fenced in beer garden on Friday and Saturday nights from 5:00 pm to midnight beginning May 15 to October 31, 2015 and Sundays from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm beginning May 17 to November 1, 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.)
  20. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from ComedySportz Quad Cities located at 220 19th Street for a street closing from 211 19th Street to the corner of 3rd Avenue and 19th Street for the 2015 ComedySportz World Championships block style party to be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm and a request to serve alcohol outside in the blocked off area. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations.)
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the IL/IA Center for Independent Living for a street closing at 5th Avenue between 11th Street and 12th Street; along with a sound amplification permit for the ADA's 25th Anniversary Celebration to be held on Friday, July 24, 2015 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at 501 11th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 

22. Other Business.

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

24. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, May 18, 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