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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
September 21, 2015

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Discussion
and Presentation on Street Assessments 
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 Clark.

5. Minutes of the meeting of September 14, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation by Hurt Norton. 
  8. Proclamation declaring September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 4041 79th Avenue West. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 4040 79th Avenue West. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of eight tax auction properties in the City of Rock Island in the amount of $274,779.00. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance amending a zoning district and zoning map at 905 11th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  13. An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2015B for the purposes of refunding $830,000 outstanding principal amount of General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2005, $2,435,000 outstanding principal amount of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2007 and $1,150,000 outstanding principal amount of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2008D. (Motion whether or not to consider the ordinance.)   
   Note: A second reading will be held on Monday, October 5, 2015 for final consideration.
RC* 14. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,725.00 to Asphalt Zipper for the rental of the Asphalt Zipper machine utilized in the street preparation work for the 2015 Sealcoat contract. (160) 

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,394.73 to Langman Construction, Inc. for an emergency sewer main repair on 45th Street and 12th Avenue. (161)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #21 in the amount of $1,063,623.71 to Gilbane Building Company for construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (163) 


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 15. Claims for the week of September 11 through September 17 in the amount of $2,999,953.77 and payroll for the weeks of August 31 through September 13 in the amount of $1,414,991.63. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of six County tax auction properties in the amount of $7,073.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents, allow for minor City Attorney modifications and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC*  17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Rock Island Pump Station Tuck Pointing project, recommending the bid be awarded to Otto Baum Company, Inc. in the amount of $77,005.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  (164) 
RC* 18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the Water Service Repair Program and the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, recommending an overall cap of $12,000.00 per repair for each program. (Motion whether or not to approve the overall cap as recommended and that both programs be available to residential and commercial customers.)  (166)
RC* 19. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Calendar Year 2015 Budget, recommending increasing the Capital Improvements Fund budget in the amount of $7,878,863.28. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
  20. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Sarah Tollenaer for a sound amplification permit for Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm for a wedding reception at 2112 29th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.)
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Karen Nyman for a Street Closing at 28th Street between 28th Avenue and 29th Avenue on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 11:15 am to 3:30 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  22.  Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Hy-Vee to have entertainment outside on Saturday, October 10th from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm for their Oktoberfest event at 2980 18th Avenue, and a request for permission to sell alcohol outside in the fenced in area under the tent during the event. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests for outdoor entertainment and outdoor alcohol as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
23. Other Business.

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

25. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, October 5, 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