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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
October 24, 2011

Study Session 6:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Parks and Recreation Ordinance Amendment.   
Executive Session: on Personnel following 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 Alderman Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of October 17, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC* 7. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from the Route Six Equity Growth Corporation (former Aqualetic Swim Club property) for an amendment to a Special Use Permit to identify the corporation as the new owner, continue the four approved dwelling units and lease the former first floor clubhouse facility for professional office space with a 12 square foot attached unlighted sign for the office use at 3204 27th Avenue.

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment to the Special Use Permit to identify the new owner and continue to allow the four dwelling units as recommended, refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance, and deny the request for the amendment to allow a professional office and a 12 square foot attached unlighted sign.)
RC*  8.  A Special Ordinance vacating a segment of 13th Avenue between Mill Street and the Iowa Interstate Railroad Tracks. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  9.  A Special Ordinance establishing Type B residential permit parking only area on the west side of 15th Street from 13th Avenue to 15th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. Claims
  a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,254.18 
to Katz, Huntoon and Fieweger for General Liability judgment order for Kenneth Hollie - Ivy. 
 
b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount  of $598.00 to
 Anne Loftin for General Liability claim.            
  
c. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $739.18 to    
 Gary Pheiffer for General Liability claim.
     
d. 
Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $4,875.23 to
Kutsunis and Weng for legal services rendered for the month of October.

e. 
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $67,621.23 to Valley Construction for services provided for the Rock Island Parkway Improvements project. (297) 

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $133,735.16 to  
Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the 46th Street, 29th Avenue and 47th Street Court 
Reconstruction project. (298) 
                        
    (Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of October 14 through October 20 in the amount of $1,982,908.50. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 12. Payroll for the weeks of October 3 through October 16 in the amount of $1,214,629.09. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the GSA contract purchase of a 2012 Godwin eight inch water pump and one three inch electric submersible pump along with control panels and floats from Godwin Pumps of America, Inc. in the amount of $36,528.80. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (300)
RC* 14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2011 Tree Trimming/Removal contract, recommending the bid be awarded to All Around Tree Service in the amount of $38,200.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (299) 
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the Ridgewood Road Wetlands Compensation project, recommending the bid be awarded to Langman Construction in the amount of $188,002.81, and an agreement with Valdom Corporation for their share of the wetlands compensation costs. (Motion whether or not to award the bid to Langman as recommended, approve the agreement with Valdom and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 16. Report from the Police Department regarding a Covert Vehicle Rental contract with Wag's Auto Center, recommending a one year renewal expiring March 31, 2013 at the prices quoted in the existing contract. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Jeff and Carrie Lantz to vacate a dead - end segment of 22nd Avenue east of 46th Street to the border with Moline. (Motion whether or not to approve the vacation as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the review of a six lot major Final Plat and Site Plan of the Old Chicago Redevelopment Subdivision located at 10th Street and 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended.)

19. Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding an amendment to the Parks and Recreation Ordinance related to "gifting" of liquor for private rentals. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendment as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

20. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an activity permit from Rock Island High School for Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm for their annual corner can collections for the Student Hunger Drive. (Motion whether or not to approve the activity permit as recommended.)
21. Items from the City Manager’s Memorandum Packet.

22. Other Business.

23. Executive Session on Personnel.

24. Motion to recess to 5:00 pm, Monday, November 7, 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