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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
June 1, 2015

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on New Zoning Ordinance
and Preservation Plan
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 May 18, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
 RC* 7. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Clayton Peterson for an amendment to an approved special use permit to continue to allow quilting classes to be conducted out of the same downstairs dwelling unit of his duplex by the non-resident employee of the approved alteration business at 1202 21st Street.
  Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment to the special use permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $17,640.00 to DrinkerBiddle & Reath for legal services provided for the Long Term Control Plan. (095)
 
b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $453,441.29 to Brandt Construction for services provided for the 6th Avenue Relief Sewer project. (096)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #40 in the amount of $77,862.86 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (097)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)

RC* 9. Claims for the weeks of May 15 through May 21 in the amount of $823,159.71 and May 22 through May 28 in the amount of $405,221.38 and payroll for the weeks of May 11 through May 24 in the amount of $1,429,319.51. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  10. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of property at 918-920 6th Avenue from Hubert Clinton in the amount of $60,000.00 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* 11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of six permanent and temporary right-of-way parcels for the 11th Street and Blackhawk Road Intersection Improvements project in the total amount of $46,502.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended based on the terms as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (060)   
RC*  12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a revised resolution accepting funding from the Illinois Housing Development Authority for the Blight Reduction Program. (Motion whether or not to adopt the revised resolution as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  13. Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding a Highway Resolution for the closure of 1st Avenue between 17th Street and 20th Street on Saturday, July 4, 2015 from noon to 11:00 pm, along with a rain date of Sunday, July 5, 2015 and a flood date of Friday, September 25, 2015 for a Fireworks display and concert at Schwiebert Riverfront Park. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.)
  14. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an Activity permit from Rock Island High School for their Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  15. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Mark Mueller, owner of Moe's Burgers & Brews to place tables and chairs outside of the establishment on the sidewalk at 1524 4th Avenue and a request to serve alcohol outside during regular business hours. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended, subject to not blocking the public sidewalk and complying with all liquor license regulations.)
16. Other Business.

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

18. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, June 8, 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