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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
October 3, 2011

No Study Session  
A reception in honor of the 2011 Labor Day Parade winners will be
held at 6:15 pm in City Council Chambers, third floor, 1528 Third
Avenue, Rock Island, IL
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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of September 19, 2011, Minutes of the meeting of September 23, 2011 and Minutes of the meeting of September 24, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.)

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Presentation of the 2011 Labor Day Parade Awards.
  8. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee recommendations for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) monies and Gaming Funds.

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting. (Decisions on Gaming allocations will be made at the regular Council meeting on October 10, 2011. Decisions on CDBG allocations will be made at a later date.)
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance authorizing the acquisition of 13 residential properties in the City of Rock Island in the amount of $14,472.50. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of property at 1319 6th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 11. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of property at 917 5th Avenue and 431 9th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of property at 1023 3rd Avenue. (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 $4,699.06 to Kutsunis and Weng for legal services rendered for the month of September.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount $142,298.80 to Katz,Huntoon & Fieweger for General Liability settlement for Rock Holland.

c. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount $30,000.00 to Crawford & Company (Attorney Jim M. Vainikos) for Worker's Compensation settlement for Quincy Steele.

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #10 in the amount of $224,404.45 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works street garage project. (278)  

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $16,339.40 to Advanced Environmental for services provided for the street garage lead based paint abatement project. (279)  

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $169,206.47 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the 46th Street, 29th Avenue and 47th Street Court reconstruction project. (280)  

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $83,437.60 to Brandt Construction for services provided for the 2011 Storm Water Outfall program project. (281)  


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 14. Claims for the weeks of September 16 through September 22 in the amount of $1,204,928.65 and September 23 through September 29 in the amount of $558,741.88. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.) 
RC* 15. Payroll for the weeks of September 5 through September 18 in the amount of $1,227,880.19. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for 25th Street Reconstruction from 4th Avenue to 5th Avenue, recommending the bid be awarded to Walter D. Laud, Inc. in the amount of $116,438.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (277)
RC* 17. Report from General Administration regarding the Strategic Marketing Plan for the City of Rock Island.
(Motion whether or not to approve the plan as recommended and authorize staff to begin implementation.) (284) 

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Troy Lueth  to apply for a Special Use Permit to continue to operate a lawn care business during warm weather months and begin a snow plowing business during cold weather months at 8001 10th Street West. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the Special Use Permit as recommended.) 

19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to restrict parking on the west side of 15th Street from 13th Avenue to the turnaround in front of 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (272)

20. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to extend the current no parking zone located on the south side of 16th Avenue from 20 feet to 40 feet from the west edge of the driveway at 4508 16th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (273)

21. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for removal of a handicapped parking space at 1001 20th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (274)

22. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for City ordinance control of a parking lot at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (275)

23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor fundraising event on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 1:00 pm. to 7:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)

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

25. Other Business.

26. Executive Session on Personnel.

27. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, October 10, 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