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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
October 17, 2011

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on International Building Code.
Executive Session: on Personnel and Litigation following 
the Study Session 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 Alderwoman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of October 10, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC* 7.  A Special Ordinance vacating a north/south alley right-of-way east of 38th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues to Augustana College. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $58,716.59 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Turkey Hollow Road Bridge Replacement project. (293) 

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $682,990.00 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (294)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of October 7 through October 13 in the amount of $554,400.78. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 10. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of a remanufactured diesel engine from Interstate Power Systems, Inc. in the amount of $20,118.75. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (285)
RC*

11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a State bid for purchase of 3,200 tons of rock salt at $70.28 per ton from the North American Salt Company in the amount of $224,896.00. (Motion whether or not to approve participation in the state bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (295)

RC* 12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for demolition and site  clearance of 23 residential properties and one vacant lot, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction, Inc. in the amount of $298,300.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  13. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget, recommending increasing the Capital Improvements Fund in the amount of $1,078,482.00 through a transfer from the Gaming Fund. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
14. 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. (A Motion remains on the floor - Alderman Brooks moved and Alderman Tollenaer seconded to approve the request.)

 Note: Agenda Item #14 was deferred from the October 3, 2011 Council meeting.

15. 
Report from the City Clerk regarding a Street Closing request for the east 100 feet of 42nd Avenue between 1445 42nd Avenue and the dead end at 42nd Avenue on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm for a neighborhood Halloween block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
16. Items from the City Manager’s Memorandum Packet.

17. Other Business.

18. Executive Session on Personnel and Litigation.

19. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, October 24, 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