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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
August 22, 2011

Study Session 5:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Bikeway Striping Plan, Bicycle Storage Racks, and Cell Phone Stipend Policy. A Reception will be held at 6:15 pm in honor of the 2011 Citizen of the Year Winners.  
Executive Session: on Personnel 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 Jones.

5. Minutes of the meeting of August 8, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
 
7. Presentation of the first (1) quarter Employee Recognition award to the City of Rock Island snowplow drivers.

8. Presentation of the 2011 Citizen of the Year awards by members of the Citizen of the Year Committee and Mayor Pauley.   

9. Presentation of the Schwiebert Riverfront Park awards.

10. Proclamation declaring Monday, September 5, 2011 as Labor Day.

 RC* 11. A Special Ordinance establishing Type B residential parking on the east side of 23rd Street from 1815 23rd Street south to 20th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
 RC* 12. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1529 40th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
 RC* 13. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 1917 9th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
 RC* 14. Claims

a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $642.13 to Lorri Anderson for General Liability Claim.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $1,793.19 to Scott Petersen for General Liability Claim.
 
c. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $70,000.00 to Nelson, Keys and Keys for Sharon Wilson-Davis General Liability settlement.

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $77,260.50 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. for services provided for the 34th Avenue Court reconstruction, east of 12th Street project. (245).

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $55,890.00 to Maguire Iron, Inc. for services provided for the 14th Street and 42nd Avenue water tower replacement project. (251).

f. Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding payment #15 and #16 in the amount of $72,926.65 to Estes Construction for services provided for the expansion / renovation project.
 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
 RC* 15. Claims for the weeks of August 5th through August 18th in the amount of $1,634,214.80. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
 RC* 16Payroll for the weeks of July 25th through August 7th in the amount of $1,292,923.46. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
 RC* 17. Report from the Finance Department regarding the purchase of three (3) workstations, eight (8) chairs and one (1) conference table from Iowa/Illinois Office Solutions in the amount of $10,782.48. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (029)
 RC* 18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of 450 refuse carts from Toter, Inc. in the amount of $25,237.50. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (250)
 RC* 19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of property at 624 10th Street in the amount of $27,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  
 RC* 20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of 140,000 paper yard waste bags for the 2011 Free Fall Leaf Pickup, recommending the bid be awarded to Resourceful Bag and Tag in the amount of $46,200.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (249)
 RC* 21. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2011 Ditch Cleaning and 106th Avenue West Road Edge Repair project, recommending the bid be awarded to Miller Trucking and Excavating in the amount of $44,192.80. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (246)
 RC* 22. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2011 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Brandt Construction in the amount of $169,345.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (247)
 RC* 23. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Site License agreement with Nextel for placing antennas on the water tower at 1413 42nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (244)
 RC*  24. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a cellular phone stipend policy. (Motion whether or not to authorize the City Manager to establish a two level cellular phone stipend policy as recommended and authorize staff to convert all recommended users to the stipend as soon as it can be completed.)
 RC* 25. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a Special Ordinance providing for a seventh cable extension of the cable franchise agreement through November 30, 2011. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
 RC* 26. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the construction of electric vehicle charging infrastructure  at four (4) metered parking locations as stated in the report in the amount of $7,400.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the construction of electric vehicle charging infrastructure at four (4) metered parking locations as recommended.) (243)
 RC* 27. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bicycle storage racks, recommending upgrading the bicycle storage facilities at City buildings and implement a two cost-sharing program for bicycle storage at other locations. (Motion whether or not to authorize staff to upgrade the bicycle storage facilities and implement the cost sharing program as recommended.) (234)
  28. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the Rock Island Preservation Commission to amend the Brick Streets Plan, recommending recategorizing 41st from 8th Avenue south to its termination at Lincoln Park from a Category three (3) street to a Category four (4) street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request and amend the plan as recommended.)
 RC* 29. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the stabilization of Old Lincoln School, recommending implementing SGGM's recommendations of items one (1) through six (6) as stated in the report. (A Motion remains on the floor  - Alderman Jones moved and Alderman Conroy seconded to approve the implementation of items one (1) through six (6) as stated in the report.)

Note: Agenda Item #29 was deferred from the June 20, 2011 Council meeting.

30. Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the Citizen's Advisory Committee. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.)

31. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Reverend Willie E. Jones of the People’s Missionary Baptist Church for parking to be permitted at the curbside along the east and west sides of 23rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues on Saturday , August 27, 2011 from  5:00 pm until 8:00 pm for a Worship Service. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.) 

32. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application for the 27th annual Labor Day Parade to be held on Monday, September 5, 2011 from 9:30 am to noon. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)

33. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Sound Amplification permit from the Apostolic Sanctuary for a Tent Revival to be held on Friday, September 9th from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday, September 10th from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday, September 11th from noon to 5:00 pm at 3808 11th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the Sound Amplification permit as recommended.)

34. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Truth Temple Church for a Street Closing at 12th Avenue between 12th Street and 14th Street  on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm for a neighborhood back to school celebration, and a Sound Amplification permit from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.)

 
35. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 41st Street - alley between 14th Avenue and 15th Avenue on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from noon to 11:00 pm for a wedding and reception, and a Sound Amplification permit from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm at 1412 41st Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 

36. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 45th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, and the alley east of 4501 7th Avenue; along with a Sound Amplification permit for the East End Neighborhood Fair to be held on Saturday, September 10, 2011 from noon to 5:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.)

37. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Sound Amplification application for St. George Greek Orthodox Church for Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, 2011 from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm for their annual Greek Festival. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.)

38. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Rock Island County NAACP for a Street Closing at 9th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue on Saturday, September 17, 2011 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm for a community celebration, and a Sound Amplification permit from 11:00 am. to 3:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 

39. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity Permit application from the Cornbelt Running Club to hold their annual 5K and 10K Run on Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the application as recommended.)

40. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 23rd Street between 20 1/2 Avenue and 2025 23rd Street for a block party; along with a sound amplification permit for Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 5:00 pm to midnight. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 

41. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 21 1/2 Avenue and Hillcrest Court between 28th Street and 29th Street on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.) 

42. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Plaza activity permit application for Steve’s Old Time Tap to hold a Bike Night Motorcycle Give Away event on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event  as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor and Plaza regulations.)

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

44. Other Business.

45. Executive Session on Personnel.

46. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, September 12, 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