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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 12, 2016


Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Tour of City Hall /Old Police Station
Rehab. 
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 meetings of November 21, 2016November 28, 2016 and December 5, 2016. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC*  7. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Shawn Cirlos, owner of Spartan Pub, LLC, doing business as The Black Sheep for a waiver of the signature requirement to secure a liquor license at 1728 2nd Avenue.
  Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to recommend to the Mayor/Liquor Commissioner to waive the signature requirement as requested and approve the liquor license.)
  8. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding the Calendar Year 2017 Budget.
 

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting. 

RC* 9. An Ordinance providing for the levy, assessment and collection of taxes for the City of Rock Island for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. An Ordinance adopting the budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2017 and ending December 31, 2017.  (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  11. Tax Abatement Resolutions
  a. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $542,797.50, 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 $265,200.00, 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 $49,536.67, 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 $865,400.00, 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 $571,986.26, 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 BABs.
  g. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $488,400.00, 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 $237,050.00, 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 $316,587.52, 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 $743,118.76, 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 $117,582.50, 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 $668,762.50, 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 $501,463.50, 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 $535,412.50, 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 $499,400.00, 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.
  p. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $258,286.39, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Gaming fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2016A.
  q. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $82,926.91, such funds to be provided from revenues of Tax Increment Financing, Sales Tax and Gaming to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2016C.
   (Motion whether or not to adopt the Resolutions)
RC* 12. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $11,015.19 to Dave Morrison for legal services rendered for the month of November, 2016.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $456,732.10 to Gallagher Asphalt of Thornton, IL for services provided for the 2016 Hot In-Place Recycling Program project. (228)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $81,947.00 to Valley Construction, Co. of Rock Island, IL for services provided for the GTI Wetland Mitigation project. (236)
           
d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #8 in the amount of $64,764.00 to Greenspace Associates of Davenport, IA for services provided for the 2015/2016 Sod Replacement Program project. (237)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $24,500.00 to Miller Trucking & Excavating of Silvis, IL for emergency sewer repairs on the sewer systems at the Farmall Viaduct. (239)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)                                  
RC* 13. Claims for the weeks of November 18 through November 24 in the amount of $43,053.46, November 25 through December 1 in the amount of $680,483.97, and December 2 through December 8 in the amount of $2,399,186.10, and payroll for the weeks of November 7 through November 20 in the amount of $1,421,664.48 and November 21 through December 4 in the amount of $1,404,911.48. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 14. Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase and installation of additional indoor security cameras from Tri-City Electric Co. in the amount of $25,608.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.)
RC* 15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2016 Water Treatment Plant Electrical Transformer Upgrades, recommending the bid be awarded to Summit Electric of Moline, IL in the amount of $198,000.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (238)
RC* 16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of four residential properties, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction of Rock Island, IL in the amount of $82,357.00.  (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amended ordinance authorizing the City of Rock Island, IL to borrow funds from the Public Water Supply Loan Program in an amount not to exceed the debt limit (aggregate principal amount) of $30,000,000.00 for the Water Treatment Plant Filter Building Replacement project.  (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding waste water rate increases, recommending a 3% increase for 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the increase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance)
RC* 19. Report from the Finance Department regarding draft revisions to the City's financial policies. (Motion whether or not to approve the draft revisions as recommended.) (037)
RC* 20. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2016 Budget, recommending increasing the Federal Drug Prevention Fund in the amount of $4,200.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) (034)
  21. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments to the Rock Island Park and Recreation Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.)
22. Other Business.

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

24. Motion to recess to 6:45 pm, Monday, December 19, 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