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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 5, 2011

Study Session 5:30 pm
Jackson Square
2411 4th Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Tour of Jackson Square.
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 Conroy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of November 21, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Proclamation declaring Friday, December 9, 2011 as Barkan's Day. 
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $29,592.60 to  Crawford and Company (Justin Holmes and Attorney James Ridge and Associates) for Worker's Compensation settlement for Justin Holmes.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,389.58 to Califf and Harper, P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of October 2011.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $252,697.32 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Turkey Hollow Road Bridge Replacement project. (326)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $1,203,355.65 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (333)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $27,048.52 to Valley Construction Company, Inc. for an emergency sewer repair in the alley at 25th Street and 22nd 1/2 Avenue. (334)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $36,765.31 to Langman Construction, Inc. for an emergency water main repair at 601 2nd Street. (335)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,107.96 to Langman Construction, Inc. for an emergency water main repair at 23rd Avenue and 25th Street. (336)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $30,848.36 to Langman Construction, Inc. for an emergency sewer main repair at 2503 29th Avenue. (337)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)

RC* 9. Claims for the weeks of November 18 through December 1 in the amount of $2,544,641.00. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Payroll for the weeks of November 14 through November 27 in the amount of $1,224,507.86. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the NMC contract joint purchase of three 2012 Ford Medtec ambulances from Foster Coach Sales, Inc. in the amount of $473,886.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current 2001 Ford Medtec ambulances as surplus and to be traded-in.) (322)
RC* 12Report from the Police Department regarding bids for a towing contract from January 1, 2012 through midnight  on December 31, 2014, recommending the bid be awarded to Quad City Towing, Inc. for the total unit cost of $1,095.00. (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 Administrative Services Department regarding an agreement with Cloud Sherpas for Google Apps for Government concerning email spam, virus filtering and other services and payment in the amount of $18,847.50. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and approve payment.) (016)
RC*  14. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget, recommending increasing the Wastewater Capital 2010A BAB Fund in the amount of $56,249.76. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request for qualifications from firms for the Police Station Repair Study. (Motion whether or not to approve the selection of Shive-Hattery, Inc. as recommended and authorize the Public Works Department to negotiate a service agreement.)
RC*  16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Parkway/I-280 TIF surplus funds in the amount of $533,545.57. (Motion whether or not to declare a surplus of funds in TIF #4 as recommended and authorize the City Finance Director to return these surplus funds to the Rock Island County Treasurer for distribution.)
17. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments to the Liquor Control Commission and the Project NOW Board.  (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.) 

18. Report from the City Clerk regarding two requests from Reverend Willie E. Jones of the People’s Missionary Baptist Church for parking to be permitted at the curbside along the east and west sides of 23rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues on Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm for their Christmas Concert and Saturday, December 31, 2011 from 7:00 pm to 12:45 am on Sunday, January 1, 2012 for their New Year’s Eve Church Service. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.)

19. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the City Limits Saloon and Grill to extend their business hours for one night only on Saturday, December 31, 2011 until 3:00 am on Sunday, January 1, 2012 for New Year's Eve. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations.)

20. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Rozz - Tox to extend their business hours for one night only on Saturday, December 31, 2011 until 3:00 am on Sunday, January 1, 2012 for New Year's Eve. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations.)

21. Other Business.

22. No Executive Session.

23. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, December 12, 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