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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 6, 2017

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Friendship Manor: 11th Street Development 
Executive Session: on Personnel, Property
Acquisition and Litigation.

Agenda 6:45 pm - Printable Version
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 Clark.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Proclamation declaring March 5, 2017 Senior Master Sergeant Shawn Slavish Day
RC*  8. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Leticia Taliafero for a Special Use Permit to raise crops at 935 3rd Avenue on the western segment of the site, zoned B-3 (community business) district; to construct a detached accessory hoop house (30' x 84') in the western segment of the site to be used for growing crops; to locate a 10' x 10' accessory stand adjacent to the hoop house for on-site sales during the warmer months; and to allow a freestanding sign at the western segment of the site.  

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* 9. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Moti Singh for an amendment to an approved Special Use Permit to change the name on the Special Use Permit to Moti Singh who will continue to operate a neighborhood grocery store at 500 7th Street.

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment to the special use permit as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $6,843.94 to Dave Morrison of Rock Island, IL for legal services rendered for the month of February.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $63,145.25 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for General Liability claim.

c. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $26,742.03 to MSGovern of Chicago, IL for software maintenance for the business license, permit and inspection system for the year of April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018. (006) 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)          
RC* 11. Claims for the weeks of February 17 through February 23 in the amount of $219,096.75 and February 24 through March 2 in the amount of $414,038.34 and payroll for the weeks of February 13 through February 26 in the amount of $1,448,893.93. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of a golf course chemical sprayer for the Parks Department, recommending the bid be awarded to Van Wall Equipment Company of Rock Island, IL for the purchase of a 2017 John Deere HD 300 Chemical Sprayer in the amount of $43,350.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring Waste Water Treatment's 2003 Ranger as surplus and allow for disposal.) (026)
RC*  13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the 2017 Fire Hydrant purchases, recommending extending the 2016 contract with Zimmer & Francescon Inc. of Moline, IL in the amount of $43,848.16. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract extension as recommended and authorize the purchase.) (024) 
RC*  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the 2017 Water Valve purchases, recommending extending the 2016 contract with Zimmer & Francescon Inc. of Moline, IL in the amount of $13,603.86. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract extension as recommended and authorize the purchase.) (025)  
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a lease agreement with James Coyne for farming on City-owned property on Big Island for a total of $7,020.00 for 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the lease agreement as recommended, subject to minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  16. Report from the Fire Department regarding a user agreement with Brycer, LLC of Warrenville, IL for a web-based inspection reporting service. (Motion whether or not to approve the user agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding proposals from EnviroNET, Inc. of Davenport, IA in the amount of $19,250.00 for professional environmental services for four sites: 2101 and 2117 11th Street, 2252 24th Street, 1136 2nd Street and 106 4th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the engagement of EnviroNET, Inc. for the scope of the referenced projects as recommended and authorize execution of the documents by the City Manager.) 
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Special Ordinance amending Chapter 4, Article VII, Section 4-158 of the Code of Ordinances as it relates to the authority of the Chief Building Official over administrative judgments. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC*  19. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Resolution approving the partial release of the listed Executive Session Minutes. (Motion whether or not to approve the partial release of the listed executive session minutes as recommended and adopt the resolution.) 
RC*  20. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2017 Budget recommending increasing the General Fund by $156,352.02, the Community Economic Development Fund by $493,576.91 and the Park and Recreation Fund by $20,000.00 through a transfer from the Gaming Fund. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) (004) 
RC*  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the repair to the northwest corner of Third Avenue and 23rd Street and an agreement with Dingeldein Properties LLC for maintenance of the parking area post repair. (Motion whether or not to approve the repair as recommended, direct staff to work with the City Attorney to draft a development agreement, subject to minor attorney modifications, and authorize execution of the development agreement by the City Manager.)
  22. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Augustana College to reduce the speed limit on 7th Avenue between 34th and 38th Streets to 20 mph. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (021) 
  23. Report from the Mayor regarding a reappointment to the Fire and Police Commission. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.) 
  24. Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the Park and Recreation Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.) 
  25. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments to the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau Board and the Development Association of Rock Island Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.)
RC*  26. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the American Heart Association to hold a Walk on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
RC*  27. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Cornbelt Running Club to hold their Quad Cities Distance Classic Half Marathon and 5K Road Races on Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.) 
  28. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application from Jayna Gallagher and Holly Sparkman to hold the 11th annual Steve's Old Time Tap Spring Chaser 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until noon and a request for closure of 17th Street from 2nd Avenue to 3rd Avenue from 6:00 a.m. to noon. (Motion whether or not to approve the event and street closure as recommended.) 
  29. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application from Steve's Old Time Tap to host an after party for the Spring Chaser 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. to be held in the Stern Center parking lot and a request for the waiver of the permit fee. (Motion whether or not to approve the event and waive the permit fee as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  30. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Gunchies R.I. to have entertainment outside in their parking lot for one day only on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to midnight at 2107 4th Avenue and a request to sell alcohol outside in the fenced-in area. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests for outdoor entertainment and outdoor alcohol sales as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
31. Other Business.

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

33. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 13, 2017.
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 Judith Gilbert at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at: 1528 Third Avenue Rock Island, IL, 61201.