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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
February 13, 2012

Study Session 5:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation on Deer,
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 Jones.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 6, 2012.  (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Presentation by the Advanced Technology and Sustainability Consortium.
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $17,575.87 to Active Network, Inc. for the annual maintenance for Parks and Recreation software. (018)

b. Report from the Police Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $34,087.93 to McClaren, Wilson and Lawrie, Inc. for the Rock Island Police Department facility needs assessment. (006)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,414.78 to Iowa Interstate Railroad, LTD. for the installation of warning gates for the railroad crossing at 6th Avenue and Mill Street. (035) 

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 and final in the amount of $22,147.85 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. for services provided for the 2011 50/50 Sidewalk, Curb and Tree Program project. (036)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $27,835.00 to Maguire Iron, Inc. for services provided for the 14th Street and 42nd Avenue Water Tower Replacement project. (039)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a General Liability Claim in the amount of $384.99 for Kevin Nolan. (Motion whether or not to deny the claim as recommended under the Tort Immunity Act.)  
RC* 10. Claims for the week of February 3 through February 9 in the amount of $1,994,478.97. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  11Payroll for the weeks of January 23 through February 5 in the amount of $1,261,877.12. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of 350 new register/touch pads from Badger Meters, Inc. in the amount of $21,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (038) 
RC* 13. Report from the Fire Department regarding bids for reroofing the three roof towers at Fire Station #2, recommending the bid be awarded to White Roofing in the amount of $12,215.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the Five Year Capital Improvement Plan, recommending to approve the allocation of Gaming and General Fund Carryover funds; approve a 5.0% water rate increase effective April 1, 2012 and a 5.0% water rate increase effective January 1, 2013; a 2.0% sewer rate increase effective April 1, 2012 and a 2.0% sewer rate increase effective January 1, 2013; a 2.0% stormwater rate increase effective April 1, 2012 and a 2.0% stormwater rate increase effective January 1, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Five Year Capital Improvement Plan as recommended, the allocation of Gaming and General Fund carryover funds, water, sewer and stormwater rate increases, authorize staff to implement the FY13 projects, authorize staff to begin designing the FY14 projects and refer to the City Attorney to prepare the required utility rate modification ordinances.) (034)
  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Hodge Construction for rezoning from an R-3 (one and two family residence) district to a U-1 (university and college) district at 1112 and 1116 37th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the rezoning as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  16. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to eliminate the no parking on the east side of 22nd Street from 3rd to 4th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (040) 
  17. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for City ordinance (section 9-42) control of a parking lot at 2411 4th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (041)
  18. Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the GROWTH Board and the Labor Day Parade Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.) 
19. Other Business.

20. Executive Session on Personnel.

21. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, February 20, 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