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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
October 24, 2016

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation on Responsible Bidders
and United Way Presentation.
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 Mayberry.

5. Minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2016. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the Best Rain Garden and Community Garden Awards by the Beautification Commission.
  8. Proclamation declaring Thursday, October 27, 2016 as Genesius Guild Day
RC* 9. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from People's Missionary Baptist Church for a Special Use Permit to construct a five stall accessory parking lot at an undeveloped parcel at 547 23rd Street.
 

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the special use permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

RC 10. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from People's Missionary Baptist Church for a Special Use Permit to construct a ten stall accessory parking lot at an undeveloped parcel at 2317 6th Avenue.
  Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the special use permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC* 11. An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of three series of unlimited tax General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016A for the financing of roadway improvement projects at an estimated cost of $3,610,000 and refunding of all or a portion of the outstanding General Obligation Bonds, Series 2008A and 2009B; Series 2016B for the refunding of all or a portion of the outstanding General Obligation Bonds, Series 2008B and 2009A; and Series 2016C for the refunding of all or a portion of the Taxable General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014B. (Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 12. Claims       
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $1,872.91 to MVP Collision Repair, Inc. of Milan, IL for General Liability claim.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #18 in the amount of $132,163.84 to Brandt Construction of Rock Island/Milan, IL for services provided for the 6th Avenue Relief Sewer project. (195)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 13. Claims for the week of October 14 through October 20 in the amount of $763,597.46. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  14. Report from the Police Department regarding bids for the dry cleaning contract, recommending the bid be awarded to Burke Cleaners of Rock Island, IL in the amount of $7,721.65. (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 the terms of an agreement with Michael and Penni Steen of Skellington Manor LLC for assistance with the financing for the redevelopment projects at 420 18th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the terms of an agreement as recommended, authorize staff to work with legal counsel to draft a development agreement, subject to minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 16. Report from the City Attorney regarding a Special Ordinance amending five Special Ordinances by abandoning those terms and conditions contained in Ordinance Numbers 055-2014, 025-2015, 026-2015, 027-2015 and 028-2015, previously passed and approved, which specifically provides for the assessment and/or payment by the owners of record for a portion of the total improvement costs, as vacated by the Orders Vacating Special Assessment Judgments signed by the Judge on October 6, 2016. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an amendment to Chapter 7 of the Code of Ordinances by establishing Exhibit A as Division IV of Article VI of that chapter for allowing urban chickens in the City of Rock Island and a Resolution establishing a $25.00 application fee for a permit to allow urban chickens. (Motion whether or not to consider the ordinance and resolution.) 
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution for the Rock Island County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. (Motion whether or not to adopt the Resolution as recommended and forward to Rock Island County.)
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Citizen's Advisory Committee recommendations for PY2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding and CY2017 Gaming Grant fund allocations. (Motion whether or not to approve the allocations as recommended.) 
 

20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the donation of City owned property at 515 10th Street to Second Baptist Church for a parking lot. (Motion whether or not to approve the donation as recommended, subject to submission and approval of a site plan and landscaping plan for the parking lot, allow Second Baptist Church to begin work on the parking lot at their risk while the property transfer is pending and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

  21. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments and a reappointment to the Rock Island Park and Recreation Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointment as recommended.) 
  22. Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from the businesses in the College Hill District to place signage in the City’s right-of-way grassy areas along 14th Avenue and 30th Street, requesting sound amplification and a request for Public Works to place 25 orange cones in the parking lot of Cool Beanz for their Halloween Walk to be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests for placing signage in the City's right-of-way, sound amplification and authorize staff to place 25 cones in the parking lot at Cool Beanz.) 
  23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Second Baptist Church for a Street Closing at 6th Avenue between 9th Street and 10th Street and a portion of 10th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue for their 5th Annual Halloween Trunk or Treat event to be held on Monday, October 31, 2016 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)  
24. Other Business.

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

26. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, November 7, 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