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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
February 8, 2016

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation on Hauberg Center.
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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 1, 2016. (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 1815 24th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $51,346.14 to Harris Computer Systems for GEMS software maintenance. (005)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $626,634.81 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Farmall Storage Tank project. (019) 

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #26 in the amount of $1,148,759.63 to Gilbane Building Company for construction services provided for the Rock Island Police Station project. (020) 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of January 29 through February 4 in the amount of $1,624,881.64 and payroll for the weeks of January 18 through January 31 in the amount of $1,416,244.55. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  10. Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase of a third Livescan fingerprinting scanner from Crossmatch Technologies in the amount of $16,584.74. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) 
RC* 11. 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 award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (222)
RC*  12. Report from the Police Department regarding a scope of services engagement agreement with IOS for the creation and administration of promotional examinations for 2016. (Motion whether or not to approve entering into the scope of services engagement agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an Adopt-A-Highway agreement with Highland Park Neighborhood Association to adopt 20th Street from 9th to 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  (018)
  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the proposed right-of-way excavation ordinance changes. (Motion whether or not to approve the changes as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Ken Arnold of UnityPoint Health to vacate an unimproved 25 foot wide northerly segment of 27th Avenue right-of-way adjacent to 921-925 27th Avenue for a 30 space accessory parking lot. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  
  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation for rezoning from a B-3 (community business) district to a B-2 (central business) district at 1740 5th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the rezoning as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  
  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Kenneth Auker of Poor Boys Pizza and Pub to change the existing freestanding sign currently located in the public right-of-way by adding a digital message board along with a business identification sign at 4121 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended because of its close proximity to 18th Avenue traffic.)
  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Nicole Appelquist to apply for a Special Use Permit to locate a hair salon in her residence at 4419 7th Avenue.(Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the special use permit as recommended.)
19. Other Business.

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

21. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, February 15, 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