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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 4, 2016

No Study Session. 
Executive Session: on Personnel, Property
Acquisition and Litigation after regular meeting
if needed.

Agenda 6:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
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1. Mayor Pro Tem Clark will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Schipp.

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

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pro Tem Clark.
RC*  7. Mayor Pro Tem Clark will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Sheila Parker for a Special Use Permit to operate a non-perishable food store (candy, beverages, chips and packaged frozen items) out of the former residence at 1215 6th Street.
  Mayor Pro Tem Clark will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to deny the special use permit as recommended because there is not adequate parking and the use will alter the character of the residential neighborhood.)
RC* 8. A Duplicate Special Ordinance authorizing 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*  9. A Special Ordinance amending a zoning district and zoning map at 921 27th Avenue and 925 27th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $22,504.70 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of December.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $131,242.74 to Tri City Blacktop Co., Inc. for services provided for the 2015 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program project. (242)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $783,047.70 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Farmall Storage Tank project. (243)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $216,662.84 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities for services provided for the Shadybrook Phase II Resurfacing project. (244)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $37,642.00 to Greenspace Associates for services provided for the 2015 Sod Replacement Program project. (245)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #10 in the amount of $1,092,230.52 to Brandt Construction for services provided for the 6th Avenue Relief Sewer project. (246)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $249,338.28 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 11th Street Improvements at 47th Avenue project. (257)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and Final in the amount of $64,225.75 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the Sanitary Sewer Replacement: 19th Street, 9th to 10th Avenue project. (258)

i. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $252,377.29 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the 26th Street Reconstruction, North of 13th Avenue project. (259)

j. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 and Final in the amount of $57,955.19 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities for services provided for the 20th Avenue Resurfacing: 27th Street to 30th Street project. (262)

k. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #11 in the amount of $1,352,144.79 to Brandt Construction for services provided for the 6th Avenue Relief Sewer project. (263)

l. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and Final in the amount of $27,478.70 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the 22 1/2 Avenue Reconstruction, East of 29th Street project. (264)                              


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of December 11 through December 17 in the amount of $1,196,500.17 and payroll for the weeks of December 7 through December 20 in the amount of $1,396,451.72. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the NJPA contract purchase of a 2016 Freightliner/Vactor sewer cleaning machine from Coe Equipment, Inc. in the amount of $216,936.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current 2003 sewer cleaning machine as surplus and allow for trade-in.) (260)
RC*  13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of a 2016 Pierce Arrow Pumper truck from Global Emergency Products, Inc. in the amount of $513,584.00 along with a 100% pay option. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase and pay option as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current 1997 HME Aerial Pumper truck as surplus and allow for disposal.) (261) 
RC*  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the emergency demolition and site clearance of 1023 10th Avenue, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction Company in the amount of $12,116.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a proposal from EnviroNet for Phase II environmental site assessment and cleanup for 2101 and 2117 11th Street in an amount not to exceed $51,600.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 16. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding a non-disclosure agreement between the City of Rock Island, RACOM and AT&T as it relates to wireless communication signals in the new Police station in reference to a booster for both public safety radios and cellular. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (001) 
RC*  17. Report from the Police Department regarding a General Usage Rental Vehicles contract with Wags Auto Center, recommending a one year renewal expiring March 31, 2017 at the prices quoted in the existing contract. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  18. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a 2.00% General Wage Increase to non-affiliated employees effective January 4, 2016. (Motion whether or not to approve the general wage increase as recommended.)
  19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Alderman Chuck Austin to change the yield signs at Denkmann School to stop signs. (Motion whether or not to approve changing the yield signs at 42nd Street and 22nd Avenue to stop signs and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (265)
20. Other Business.

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

22. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 11, 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