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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 18, 2016

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Façade Program Discussion and 
Update on Old Fire Station at Douglas Park.
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 Schipp.

5. Minutes of the meeting of January 11, 2016. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the 2015 Holiday Lighting Awards
  8. Presentation of the 2015 Commercial Beautification Awards
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article II, Sections 2-32 and 2-33 of the Code of Ordinances regarding remote participation for City Council members at open or closed Council meetings. (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 $2,000.00 to Sierra Morgan and Ludens, Potter and Melton and $6,000.00 to Sierra Morgan as mother to AM and Ludens, Potter and Melton for General Liability claim

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $50,324.58 to Chicagoland Trenchless Rehabilitation for services provided for the 2015 Sewer Cleaning and Televising Program project. (004)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $80,226.37 to Central Salt Company for providing 1,014.24 tons of salt for this year's winter season. (006)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $395,591.72 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Farmall Storage Tank project. (008)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $167,185.10 to Hoerr Construction for services provided for the 2015 Joint Sewer Lining Program project. (009)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of January 8 through January 14 in the amount of $1,128,298.82. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*

12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the 2016 Sod Replacement/Tree Program, Project 2141 maintenance contract, recommending to extend the 2015 maintenance contract with Greenspace Associates in order to perform the required maintenance through 2016. (Motion whether or not to approve the extension as recommended.) (002)

RC*  13. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding an addendum to the Verizon Wireless Local Government Entity Authorized User Agreement for Customer Provided In-Building Radio Distribution Equipment as it relates to activating the booster on the Verizon Network. (Motion whether or not to approve the addendum as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund loan agreement with Star Block Lofts LLC for the Star Block Phase I loan request in the amount of $100,000.00 and the Phase II request in the amount of $100,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Hauberg Center and properties, recommending to declare the Hauberg Center and the properties as stated in the report as surplus real-estate, and a Resolution providing for the sale of the Hauberg Center at 1300 24th Street, 1326 24th Street, 1352 24th Street and a portion of 1506 24th Street. (Motion whether or not to declare the Hauberg Center and properties as surplus real-estate, adopt the resolution and authorize staff to publish the properties for sale by sealed bid in the newspaper.) 
  16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from the Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living to install a series of landscaping boulders within the 6th Avenue right of way at 501 11th Street. (Motion whether or not to allow the Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living to install the boulders within the 6th Avenue right of way at 501 11th Street as recommended, subject to providing proof of insurance and a recordable agreement.)   
  17. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application from the Spring Forward Learning Center requesting to hold a 5K Run on Saturday, April 9, 2016 beginning at 9:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
18. Other Business.

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

20. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, February 1, 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