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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 14, 2015
          
Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on City Council Budget Funds,
and Remote Participation Policy.
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 December 7, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC*  7. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 2106 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  8. A Special Ordinance declaring one 1989 Crane Carrier Refuse Packer as surplus and allowing for trade-in. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance establishing a water rate increase for 2016 through 2020. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 4, Article VI, Sec. 4-146 of the Code of Ordinances as it relates to Chronic Nuisance Property. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 2319 20th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article II of the Code of Ordinances as it relates to parking. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  13. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 10, Article VI, Sec. 10-107.11 of the Code of Ordinances as it relates to overtime parking. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 14. Tax Abatement Resolutions 
  a. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $542,847.50, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Tax Increment Financing, Hydropower, Wastewater, and Gaming funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2008A and General Obligation Bonds, series 2008B.
  b. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $264,510.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Downtown TIF fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2008D.
  c. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $50,015.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Hydropower fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, series 2008C. 
  d. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $863,762.50, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Public Benefits, Park and Recreation and Tax Increment Financing funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2009A and General Obligation Bonds, series 2009B.
  e. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $80,130.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Tax Increment Financing fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2009C.
  f. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $574,861.26, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Water fund and Wastewater fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2010A BAB's. 
  g. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $620,800.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Services fund, Gaming and Water fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2010B.
  h. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $228,050.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service fund and Sewer fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2011A.
  i. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $321,787.52, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service fund, Gaming, Sunset Marina and Water funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2012A.
  j. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $734,818.76, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service Fund and Gaming to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2013A. 
  k. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $118,770.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Gaming fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2013B. 
  l. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $669,712.50, such funds to be provided from revenues of Gaming to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2014A.
  m. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $1,012,763.50, such funds to be provided from revenues of Tax Increment Financing and Sales Tax to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2014B. 
  n. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $537,707.82, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service fund and Gaming to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2015A.
  o. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $676,637.78, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service, Gaming and Sewer funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Refunding Bonds, series 2015B.
                                          (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolutions)
RC* 15. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $19,500.00 to Elliott Equipment for rental of two refuse packers for the 2015 Fall Leaf Collection. (251)  

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $16,523.00 to Electric Pump for the emergency purchase and installation of a silent check valve, a stem gate valve with handle and accessories for the Raw Water Pump Station. (252) 
 
 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 16. Claims for the week of December 4 through December 10 in the amount of $3,697,151.31 and payroll for the weeks of November 23 through December 6 in the amount of $1,471,408.85. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  17. Purchase Card Claims for the month of November in the amount of  $68,835.59. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.)
RC*  18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase and installation of a double disc belt press sludge transfer pump from Drydon Equipment, Inc. in the amount of $29,935.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase and installation as recommended.) (248)
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of eight Rock Island County tax auction properties in the amount of $274,779.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC*  20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of water treatment chemicals, recommending the bid for each of the water treatment chemicals listed in the report in the total amount of $487,230.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases in 2016.) (249)
RC* 21. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of wastewater treatment chemicals, recommending the bid for each of the wastewater treatment chemicals listed in the report in the total amount of $64,978.53. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases in 2016.) (250)
RC* 22. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for a three year lease of nine 2016 Ford F150 pickups, recommending the bid be awarded to Enterprise Fleet, Inc. in the amount of $71,655.84. (Motion whether or not to reconsider the motion passed at the meeting on Monday, December 7, 2015 regarding approval of awarding the bid to Enterprise Fleet, Inc. and authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (222) 
RC* 23. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an agreement with Backflow Solutions, Inc. for the administration of the Cross Connection Control Program in the amount of $495.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (254)
RC*  24. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Conservation Easement and a Letter of Credit for a permit for the construction of mitigated wetlands as it relates to the development of the GTI facility. (Motion whether or not to approve the conservation easement and letter of credit as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the conservation easement documents and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the letter of credit documents.) (341)
RC* 25. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the proposed rates for the 2016 Sunset Marina season. (Motion whether or not to approve the rates as stated in the report) (193)
RC* 26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Jumer's Casino Rock Island TIF Surplus, recommending to declare a surplus of funds in TIF 4 in the amount of $510,116.20. (Motion whether or not to declare the surplus of funds as recommended and authorize the Finance Director to return these surplus funds to the Rock Island County treasurer for distribution.)  
  27. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Ken Arnold of UnityPoint Health for rezoning from a R-3 (one and two family residence) district to a B-1 (neighborhood business) district at 921-925 27th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the rezoning as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  28. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Re-Plat of a one-lot minor final plat of the Metro-Link Addition located at 4501 4th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended.) 
RC* 29. Report from the City Attorney regarding the corporate affairs of the Hauberg Civic Center Corporation, recommending to approve the Mayor to act on behalf of the City of Rock Island as the Sole Shareholder of the corporation and nominate and select Mayor Dennis E. Pauley as sole Director of the corporation. (Motion whether or not to approve the Mayor as being sole shareholder of the corporation, nominate and select the Mayor as sole director of the corporation, authorize the Mayor to execute the Action by Sole Shareholder document and Action by Sole Director document and authorize the Mayor to execute a Quit Claim Deed transferring title to the Hauberg Civic Center parcels to the City.)
30. Other Business.

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

32. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 4, 2016.
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