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September 19, 2011

Study Session 5:00 pm
New Municipal Services Building, Mill Street and Sixth Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Tour of facility, followed by Chamber of Commerce Presentation, Marketing Plan Presentation, discussion on Old Lincoln School, and discussion on commercial vehicles parking in residential neighborhoods if time allows.
Executive Session: on 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 Alderwoman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of September 12, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Proclamation declaring the week of September 18 through September 24, 2011 as Dollar Wise Week.

8. Proclamation declaring September 30, 2011 as City Manager John Phillips Day.

9. Proclamation declaring Saturday, October 1, 2011 as National Alliance on Mental Illness Day.
RC* 10. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Gary Freeman, owner of Bent River Brewery, LLC doing business as Bent River Brewery for a waiver of the signature requirement to secure a liquor license at 512 24th Street and the adjacent property of 2324 5th 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.)
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 1202 21st Street.  (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC 12. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 1012 21st Avenue.  (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 13. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $58,823.78 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. for services provided for the 2011 50/50 Sidewalk, Curb and Tree Program project. (263)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $420,762.00 to Maguire Iron, Inc. for services provided for the 14th Street and 42nd Avenue Water Tower Replacement project. 
(268)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 14. Claims for the week of September 9 through September 15 in the amount of $808,035.94. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of snow plow parts, recommending the bid be awarded to Bonnell Industries, Inc. in the amount of $10,982.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (269)
RC* 16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of 13 tax auction properties in the amount of $14,472.50. (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* 17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amendment to the agreement with Symbiont for engineering services on the Farmall Viaduct Storage Tank project at 40th Street and 5th Avenue in an additional amount not to exceed $272,800.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (270)
RC* 18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amendment to the agreement with Symbiont for engineering services on the 6th Avenue Relief Sewer project in an additional amount not to exceed $370,800.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (271)
RC* 19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City owned property at 431 9th Street and 917 5th Avenue to the adjacent property owner. (Motion whether or not to approve the sale of property as recommended, subject to the terms as stated in the report, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City owned property at 1023 3rd Avenue to the adjacent property owner at 1029 3rd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the sale of property as recommended, subject to the terms as stated in the report, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City owned property at 1319 6th Avenue to the adjacent property owner. (Motion whether or not to approve the sale of property as recommended, subject to the terms as stated in the report, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance establishing the Columbia Park Special Service Area and authorizing the City to levy taxes to pay for services therein. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 23. 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 #23 was deferred from the August 22, 2011 Council meeting.
24. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Martinis on the Rock to hold a fundraising event outside on Sunday, September 25, 2011 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at 4619 34th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)

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

26. Other Business.

27. Executive Session on Litigation.

28. Motion to recess to 1:00 pm, Friday, September 23, 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