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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
August 8, 2011

Study Session 5:00 pm
Will include an Executive Session discussing Personnel at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. Study Session will resume at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Bond Sale
Executive Session: on Personnel and Litigation if time allows.

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 Jones.

5. Minutes of the meeting of July 25, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Announcement of the 2011 Citizen of the Year Winners.

8. Presentation of Tell on Your Neighbor Awards by the Beautification Commission.

9. Proclamation declaring Friday, August 12, 2011 as KJWW Day.
 RC* 10. An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds Series 2011A to finance street improvement projects and the refunding of prior bonds. (Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.)
 RC* 11. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 10, Article I, Sec. 10-53 of the Code of Ordinances regarding  Presence in City Parking Building and Parking Lot C. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
 RC* 12. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 10, Article VI, Sec. 10-107.11 of the Code of Ordinances to include Sec. 10-23 Loitering and Sec.10-53 Presence in City Parking Building and Parking Lot C. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
 RC* 13. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $4,607.59 to Kutsunis and Weng for legal services rendered for the month of July.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #10 in the amount of $4,668.00. to the Treasurer of the State of Illinois for the City's share of the IL. 92 resurfacing project from 38th Street to the Moline border. (229)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $96,349.50 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 26th Avenue reconstruction: 32nd to 34th Streets project. (230)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $194,393.08 to Valley Construction for services provided for the Rock Island Parkway improvements project. (236)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #9 in the amount of $648,710.30 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works street garage project. (241)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $14,661.16 to Howard R. Green for services provided for the 14th Street water tower replacement project. (242)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
 RC* 14. Claims for the weeks of July 22nd through July 28th in the amount of $1,440,478.83 and July 29th through August 4th in the amount of $861,898.95. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
 RC* 15. Payroll for the weeks of July 11th through July 24th in the amount of $1,317,270.03. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
 RC* 16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of three (3) complete Externalift screw pump assemblies from Siemens Industry, Inc. in the amount of $133,682.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (231)
 RC* 17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2011 Joint Sewer Lining Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Hoerr Construction, Inc. in the amount of $142,647.50. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (237)
 RC* 18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for 46th Street, 29th Avenue and 47th Street Court Reconstruction, recommending the bid be awarded to Walter D. Laud, Inc. in the amount of $328,263.50. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (238)
 RC* 19. Report from the Police Department regarding a one (1) year contract with Rock Island/Milan School District #41 for the services of a School Resource Officer for the 2011/2012 school year. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
 RC* 20. Report from the Police Department regarding a one (1) year contract with Rock Island/Milan School District #41 for a Police Liaison Detective at Rock Island High School for the 2011/2012 school year. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
 RC*  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a supplemental agreement with  Stanley Consultants for the design, regulatory permits and construction elements for the proposed Schwiebert Riverfront Park transient boat dock. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
 RC* 22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a professional services agreement with the Lakota Group to prepare a visual preference survey and concept streetscape illustrations for the College Hill District. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
 RC* 23. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding two Special Assessment Ordinances for improvements to 15th Avenue from 33rd Street to 38th Street and improvements to 16th Avenue from 33rd Street to 38th Street. (Motion whether or not to pass the ordinances.)

Note: Agenda Item #23 was deferred for one week at the July 25, 2011 Council meeting.
 RC* 24. Report from General Administration regarding the hiring of Attorney F. Jack Nathan to represent the City for Prairie View Litigation. (Motion whether or not to approve the hiring of Attorney Nathan as recommended and that he be compensated at the same rate as the City Attorney for his work on this case.)
  25. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from David Requet of Platinum Hospitality Group LLC to install awnings that will hang over the City Right - of - Way at 3401 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.) (240)
 RC* 26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding Fiscal Year 2012/2013 Community Development Block Grant and Gaming Allocation Policies. (Motion whether or not to approve Fiscal Year 2012/2013 Community Development Block Grant and Gaming Allocation Policies as recommended.)
  27. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the Lighthouse Baptist Church for a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for a proposed freestanding sign to be located at 4309 Blackhawk Road. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  28. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Clayton Peterson to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate a tailor, quilting and alteration business out of the downstairs dwelling unit at 1202 21st Street. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the Special Use Permit as recommended.) 

29. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for removal of a handicapped parking space at 1917 9th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (225)

30. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for installation of a handicapped parking space at 1529 40th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (226)

31. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to restrict parking on the east side of 23rd Street from 1815 23rd Street south to 20th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (227)

32. Items from the City Manager’s Memorandum Packet.

33. Other Business.

34. Executive Session on Personnel and Litigation.

35. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, August 22, 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