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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 9, 2012

Study Session 6:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Study Session will include an Executive Session
discussing Personnel and Litigation.

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 Foley.

5. Minutes of the meeting of December 19, 2011. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. State of the City Address by Mayor Dennis E. Pauley.

7. Presentation of the 2011 Commercial Beautification and Holiday Lighting Awards.

8. Proclamation declaring January 16, 2012 as Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
RC* 9. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Karpeles Manuscript Library for a Special Use Permit to operate a manuscript library museum at the former First Church of Christ, Scientist at 700 22nd Street.
  Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the Special Use Permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 

10. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 1824 10th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)

RC*  11. A Special Ordinance removing a residential only parking zone on the east side of 22nd Street between 18th Avenue and 20 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 12. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $555.33 to Kimberlee Stevenson for General Liability claim.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $650.00 to George Whan for General Liability claim.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $30,988.05 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Turkey Hollow Road Bridge Replacement project. (002)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $22,500.00 to Elliott Equipment for rental of two refuse packers for the 2011 fall leaf collection. (355)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 13. Claims for the weeks of December 16 through December 22 in the amount of $3,386,334.64, December 23 through December 29 in the amount of $292,389.84, and December 30 through January 5 in the amount of $280,934.38. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 14. Payroll for the weeks of December 12 through December 25 in the amount of $1,210,906.94. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the installation of a tarp on the Old Lincoln School roof at 2125 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to reject the bids as recommended.)
  16.  Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding City of Rock Island membership in Quad City Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees (QCAIR). (Motion whether or not to approve membership in QCAIR, appoint one Council member and one management - level staff person as delegates and authorize the participation of staff members on QCAIR Action Teams as necessary.)
  17Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request (neighborhood petition) to allow parking on the north side of 25th Avenue between McMillan Court and the fire hydrant west of McMillan Court. (A motion remains on the floor - Alderman Foley moved and Alderwoman Murphy seconded to not approve parking on the north side of 25th Avenue from the fire hydrant west of McMillan Court to McMillan Court except 20 feet on the east and west side of the east entrance of Hickory Parking Condos and McMillan Court, and to not refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)

Note: Agenda Item #17 was deferred from the December 19, 2011 Council meeting.
  18.  Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request (neighborhood petition) to allow parking on the north side of 25th Avenue between McMillan Court and the fire hydrant west of McMillan Court. (Motion whether or not to approve parking on the north side of 25th Avenue from the fire hydrant west of McMillan Court to McMillan Court except 20 feet on the east and west side of McMillan Court, and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
19. Other Business.

20. Executive Session on Personnel and Litigation.

21. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 16, 2012.
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