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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 12, 2011

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Parks and Recreation Presentation and Proposed
Tax Levy Discussion.
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 Conroy.

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

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC* 7.  A Special Ordinance providing for the purchase of three (3) 2012 Ford Medtec ambulances and allowing for the 2001 Ford Medtec ambulances to be declared as surplus and traded-in. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $31,437.78 to Crawford and Company for Worker's Compensation settlement for Charles Dole.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #12 in the amount of $265,269.74 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works street garage project. (340)

c. 
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #14 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. (341)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of December 2 through December 8 in the amount of $2,068,267.27. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 10. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of water treatment chemicals, recommending the bid for each of the water treatment chemicals listed in the report in the total amount of $581,625.60. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchase in 2012.) (338)
RC* 11. Report from the Fire Department regarding bids for the purchase of new radio equipment for upgrading the Fire Department radio system, recommending the bid be awarded to Gem Electronics in the amount of $19,550.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended, approve purchase and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 12. Report from the Fire Department regarding bids for the repair of stone fascia panels at Fire Station #2, recommending the bid be awarded to Bi-State Masonry in the amount of $8,000.00. (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 a Special Ordinance providing for the eighth cable extension of the cable franchise agreement through March 31, 2012. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
  14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the Knowledge Learning Corporation (KinderCare) for a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for a proposed lighted freestanding sign with low landscaping in the north front yard at 3316 Blackhawk Road. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  15Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Karpeles Manuscript Library to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate a manuscript library museum at the former First Church of Christ, Scientist at 700 22nd Street. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the Special Use Permit as recommended.)
  16.  Report from General Administration regarding the appointment of Cindy Parchert to the position of Finance Director effective January 9, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.)
  17.  Report from the Mayor regarding the appointment of Cindy Parchert to City Treasurer to fill an unexpired term beginning January 9, 2012 to April 30, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.)
18. Other Business.

19. Executive Session on Personnel.

20. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, December 19, 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