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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
November 7, 2011

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Study Session will include an Executive Session
discussing Personnel. 

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 Brooks.

5. Minutes of the meeting of October 24, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC* 7. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit at 3204 27th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  8. A Special Ordinance vacating a dead-end segment of 22nd Avenue east of 46th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 14, Article II, Section 14-20, Paragraph (7) of the Code of Ordinances regarding gifting of liquor for private rentals. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 and final in the amount of $115,017.13 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. for services provided for the 34th Avenue Court Reconstruction East of 12th Street project. (303)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #13 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. (304) 

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 and final in the amount of $77,959.90 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the 25th Avenue Reconstruction from 17th Street to 24th Street project. (305)

d. 
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #11 in the amount of $109,111.82 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works Department Street Garage project. (306)
 
e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $24,286.01 to National Power Rodding Corp. for services provided for the 2011 Sewer Cleaning and Televising project. (307)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $59,766.92 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. for services provided for the 25th Street Reconstruction from 4th Avenue to 5th Avenue project. (309)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the weeks of October 21 through October 27 in the amount of $649,069.83, and October 28 through November 3 in the amount of $560,034.20. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  12. Payroll for the weeks of October 17 through October 30 in the amount of $1,231,733.90. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  13. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a proposed labor agreement between the City and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) for the period of March 21, 2011 through March 30, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Police Department regarding a Dry Cleaning contract with Burke Cleaners, Inc., recommending a one year renewal expiring December 31, 2012 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.)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a contract with EnviroNet, Inc. for an environmental assessment of Parking Lot C in the amount of $30,000.00 to be paid from Downtown TIF funds. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the  contract documents and authorize staff to enroll the site in IEPA's Site Remediation Program.)
RC* 16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Memorandum of Understanding with the RiverStone Group, Inc. and Rock Island Boatworks, Inc. for a market analysis and development feasibility study. (Motion whether or not to approve the memorandum of understanding as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the documents.)
  17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request for qualifications, recommending the selection of  Utility Service Company to provide long-term repair and maintenance services for the water tower at 16th Avenue and 24th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the selection of Utility Service Company as recommended and authorize the Public Works Department to negotiate a service agreement.) 
 

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the City for rezoning from a B-1 (neighborhood business) district to an R-3 (one and two family residence) district for seven parcels located in the neighborhood adjacent to 9th Street and 10th Avenue(Motion whether or not to approve the rezoning as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 

19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the City to vacate the northern 10 foot segment of an approximate 20 foot wide east/west alley west of 9th Street at 10th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the vacation as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the City and Habitat for Humanity to dedicate the north 10 feet of the parcel located at 1004 9th Street (owned by Habitat) to be incorporated with 10 feet of existing alley public right-of-way to create a new 20 foot wide east/west alley west of 9th Street at 10th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the dedication as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

21.
Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the adoption of the 2009 International Building Code with amendments, the 2009 International Existing Building Code, the 2009 International Residential Code with amendments, the current Illinois Plumbing Code with amendments and the 2008 National Electrical Code with amendments. (Motion whether or not to adopt the codes with amendments as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

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

23. Other Business.

24. Executive Session on Personnel.

25. Motion to recess to 6:00 pm, Monday, November 14, 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