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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
October 10, 2011

Study Session 5:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Consultant's Update on Police Space Needs Study, Update on Quad City Botanical Center, Arsenal Gateway and Center City Neighborhood Plan discussion, and utility trailers parking in residential neighborhoods.
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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of October 3, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. United Way Presentation.

8. Proclamation declaring Saturday, October 15, 2011 as Rock Island County NAACP Day.
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance by extending the current no parking zone on the south side of 16th Avenue from twenty (20) feet to forty (40) feet from the west edge of the driveway at 4508 16th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)     
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance regarding the removal of a handicapped parking space at 1001 20th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)     
RC* 11. A Special Ordinance regulating parking on private property at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)     
12. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,150.00 to ESRI, Inc. for the annual GIS software maintenance. (014)

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,740.00 to Azteca Systems, Inc. for the Cityworks System annual update and support maintenance. (015)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $125,950.67 to Walter D. laud, Inc. for services provided for the 25th Avenue Reconstruction from 17th to 24th Street project. (288) 

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 and final in the amount of $125,407.47 to Langman Construction, Inc. for services provided for the 26th Avenue Reconstruction from 32nd to 34th Street project. (289)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #12 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 from 38th Street to the Moline border project. (291)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 13. Claims for the week of September 30 through October 6 in the amount of $1,142,050.46. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  14. Payroll for the weeks of September 19 through October 2 in the amount of $1,278,026.46. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for Aerobic Aeration Unit Cleaning at the Southwest Treatment Plant, recommending rejecting the bid from Valley Construction in the amount of $92,840.00. (Motion whether or not to reject the bid as recommended and re-let the project for bid.) (290) 
RC* 16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Citizen’s Advisory Committee recommendations for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Gaming Fund allocations. (Motion whether or not to approve the allocations as recommended.)
  17. Report from the Police Department regarding the hours for Halloween Trick or Treat, recommending Monday, October 31, 2011 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the City of Rock Island. (Motion whether or not to approve the Trick or Treat hours as recommended.)

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union #25 for a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for a proposed lighted freestanding sign in the north front yard at 4600 46th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to adding low level landscaping around the sign.)

19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the City to vacate 13th Avenue between Mill Street and the Iowa Interstate Railroad tracks.  (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Augustana College to vacate the north/south alley east of 38th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues.  (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Divia Dunbar to apply for a Special Use Permit to locate a lighted freestanding sign to advertise her party planning business in the front yard of her residence at 1618 7th Street. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the Special Use Permit as recommended.) 

22. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment and reappointment to the Housing Authority Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment and reappointment as recommended.)

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23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Special Ordinance amending Chapter 8, Sec. 8-441 of the Code of Ordinances regarding raffles. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)

24. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the businesses in the area of 14th and 30th Streets to decorate street posts and trees beginning on Sunday, October 16, 2011, along with a sound amplification permit from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 for their Halloween Festival. (Motion whether or not to approve the request for decorating the street posts and trees as recommended, subject to providing the proper insurances and removing the decorations by Saturday, November 5th, and approve the sound amplification.)

25. 
Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 28th Street between 29th Avenue and 28th Avenue on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.) 

26. 
Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Sound Amplification Permit for Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a Halloween party at 1313 43rd Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.) 

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

28. Other Business.

29. Executive Session on Personnel and Litigation.

30. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, October 17, 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