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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
November 21, 2011

Study Session 5:30 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center,
630 9th Street, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Gaming Allocations discussion and Truth in Taxation.
Executive Session: on Litigation 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 Brooks.

5. Minutes of the meeting of November 14, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC* 7An Ordinance amending Chapter 4, Article I of the Code of Ordinances regarding Sec. 4-1 Building Codes, Sec. 4-3 Plumbing Codes, Sec. 4-4 Mechanical Codes and Sec. 4-23 Electrical Codes. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  8. An Ordinance amending Chapter 6, Article II of the Code of Ordinances regarding the 2009 International Fire Code. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1003 15th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 2530 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 11. Claims
RC* 12. Claims for the week of November 11 through November 17 in the amount of $739,024.02. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  13. Payroll for the weeks of October 31 through November 13 in the amount of $1,244,556.84. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of blended anti-ice fluid, recommending the bid be awarded to SNI Solutions, Inc. in the amount of $18,000.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (320)
RC*  15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for Aerobic Aeration Unit Cleaning at the Southwest Treatment Plant, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction in the amount of $62,680.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (319)
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the installation of a tarp on the Old Lincoln School property, recommending the bid be awarded to White Roofing in the amount of $21,000.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a contract with Utility Service Company for repair and maintenance of the reservoir tower at the water treatment plant. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (317)
RC* 18. Report from the Finance Department regarding a public hearing on the December property tax. (Motion whether or not to confirm that a public hearing on the December property tax will not be needed because the levy increase will not exceed five percent.)
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19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the donation and relocation of the sculpture "Invitation". (A Motion remains on the floor: Alderwoman Murphy moved and Alderman Jones seconded to approve the donation as recommended and authorize relocation of the sculpture to City property at 4th Avenue and 16th Street.) 

Note: Agenda Item #19 was deferred from the November 14, 2011 Council meeting.

20. Report from the Mayor regarding a reappointment to the Airport Authority Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.)

21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Plaza activity application from CBS4/WHBF TV requesting utilization of Parking Lot F for their Toys for Tots Donation Drop-off on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm, and a request to waive the event fees. (Motion whether or not to approve the event and waive the fees as recommended.) 
RC* 22. Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be held on Saturday, March 17, 2012 beginning at 11:30 am, and a Resolution authorizing the use of a portion of 15th Street from 2nd Avenue to the Centennial Bridge. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
23. Other Business.

24. Executive Session on Litigation.

25. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, December 5, 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