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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
November 14, 2011

Study Session 6:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Bicycle Path Plan discussion. 
Executive Session: None.

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 November 7, 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 zoning district and zoning map at 900 9th Street, 824 9th Avenue, 1030, 1022/1026, 1018, 1010 and 1004 9th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 8. A Special Ordinance vacating a 10 foot wide segment of an east/west alley west of 9th Street at 10th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance accepting dedication of the northerly 10 feet of property at 1004 9th Street. (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 $906.22 to Terry Williamson for General Liability claim.

b.
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment  #1 in the amount of $21,692.00 to Bush Turf, Inc. for services provided for the 2011 Sod Replacement program project. (312)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $98,855.50 to Maguire Iron, Inc. for services provided for the 14th Street and 42nd Avenue Water Tower Replacement project. (313)

 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of November 4 through November 10 in the amount of $805,836.02. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a development agreement with Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation for the sale of six City owned lots on 10th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer the sale to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC* 13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the donation and relocation of  the sculpture "Invitation". (Motion whether or not to approve the donation as recommended and authorize relocation of the sculpture to City property at 4th Avenue and 16th Street.)

14. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Maggie Anderson, 1003 15th Avenue, to install a handicapped parking space on 10th Avenue next to her home. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (310)

15.
Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Frances Gomez to remove the handicapped parking space at 2530 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (311)
 
16. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor fundraising event on Friday, November 18, 2011 from 5:00 pm. to 11:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.) 
 

17. Other Business.

18. No Executive Session.

19. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, November 21, 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