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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
June 6, 2011

Study Session 5:00 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center,
630 9th Street, Rock Island, IL 
Topics: Joint Meeting with Rock Island / Milan School District.
Executive Session: on Personnel and Litigation following the Regular Meeting.

Agenda 6:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

1. Mayor Pauley will call the meeting to order.

2. Roll Call.

3. Pledge of Allegiance.

4. Invocation by Alderman Conroy. 

5. Minutes of the meeting of May 23, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Presentation of the Government Financial Officers Association awards for budget and financial reporting. 

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8. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Steve Hanna for a Special Use Permit to operate an attorney's office out of an existing vacant single family residential structure at 2612 38th Street.

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.)

RC* 9. A Special Ordinance authorizing acquisition of property at 1204 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Alcoholic Liquor, Sec. 3-8 of the Code of Ordinances. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 11. Claims

a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $5,000.00 to Country Mutual Insurance Company for General Liability Claim.  

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $5,525.07 to Kutsunis and Weng for legal services rendered for May 2011

c. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,371.83 to Sharon Palmer for General Liability Claim.  

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $3,135.43 to the United States Postal Service for mailing of the water quality report. (156)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $105,185.25 to Langman Construction for services provided for the 2011 PCC Street Patching project. (158)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $13,362.75 to Kelly Construction for services provided for the 2011 Mudjacking Program project. (159)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #6 in the amount of $665,246.08 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works street garage project. (160)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #20 and final in the amount of $92,859.77 to Williams/Valley Construction Management for services provided for the Schwiebert Riverfront Park project. (161)
 
(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)

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12. Claims for the weeks of May 20th through May 26th in the amount of $474,433.19 and May 27th through June 2nd in the amount of $512,775.69.  (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)

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13. Payroll for the weeks of May 16 through May 29 in the amount of $1,318,428.74. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)

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14Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase of Police and Fire radio equipment from GEM Electronics in the amount of $8,900.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (038)

RC* 15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the15th Street Sanitary Sewer and Water Main replacement from 6th to 7th Avenues project, recommending the bid be awarded to Miller Trucking & Excavating in the amount of $117,932.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
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16. Report from the Finance Department regarding a contract addendum with American Bank for allowing annual rebates to the City based on purchase card volume. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract addendum as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)

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17. Report from the Finance Department regarding modifications to the purchasing policy, recommending increasing the limits for bidding and Council approval of purchases. (Motion whether or not to approve the modifications as recommended.)

 

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the acceptance of a title to parcel RI-55-A-1 (18th Avenue and 1st Street) from US Bank.  (Motion whether or not to accept the title as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to restrict parking on both sides of 12th Avenue between 37th Street and the alley in accordance with sections 9-97 through 9-100 of the Municipal Code. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (129)

20. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to install a stop sign at the "T" intersection of 45th Street Court and 47th Avenue Court. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (149)

21. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to ban parking east of the driveway for Hickory Park Condos on 25th Avenue to the west corner of McMillan Court. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (150)

22. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the installation of a handicapped parking space at 1111 4th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (151)

23. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for City ordinance control (Sec. 9-42) of the parking lots at 2408 4th Avenue and 401 24th Street.
(Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (152)

24. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the installation of a four-way stop at the intersection of 20 1/2 Avenue and 23rd Street. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (153)

25. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to ban parking on the west side of 12th Street from 19 1/2 Avenue south to 20th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (154)

26. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to establish a two-hour parking zone along the north side of 5th Avenue between 24th and 25th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (155)

27. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments and reappointments to the Liquor Control Commission, Police Pension Board of Trustees and the Illinois Quad City Civic Center Authority. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointments as recommended.)

28. Report from the Mayor regarding designation of the Mayor Pro Tem.

RC* 29. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Resolution approving the full release of the listed Executive Session Minutes. (Motion whether or not to approve the full release of the listed executive session minutes as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
  30. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Plaza activity permit application for Steve's Old Time Tap to hold their 5th annual Bags Tournament on Saturday, July 16, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor and Plaza regulations.)
31. Items from the City Manager’s Memorandum Packet.

32. Other Business.

33Executive Session on Personnel and Litigation.

34. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, June 13, 2011.
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