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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
February 20, 2012

Study Session 5:30 pm 
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Capital Improvement Plan Discussion.
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 Jones.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 13, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Presentation of the Fiscal Year 2012/2013 Budget by City Manager Thomas Thomas.

8. Proclamation declaring February 26, 2012 as NAACP Religious Affairs Community Day.
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of six City owned properties on 10th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue to Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance by removing a no parking zone on the east side of 22nd Street from 3rd to 4th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 11. A Special Ordinance establishing control of parking on private property at 2411 4th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 12. A Special Ordinance amending a zoning district and zoning map at 1112 37th Street and 1116 37th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 13. A Special Ordinance providing for the transfer of Tract 1 of Parcel RI-55-A-1 to Wanda Schumacher. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC 14. A Special Ordinance providing for the transfer of Tract 2 of Parcel RI-55-A-1 to Precision Holdings, L.L.C.  (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  15. A Special Ordinance vacating an unimproved segment of 1st Street public right - of - way from 18th Avenue north to the southern line of the unimproved and reserved 16th Avenue right - of - way.  (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  16. A Special Ordinance accepting dedication of the new 1st Street right - of - way in the City of Rock Island. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  17. A Special Ordinance accepting dedication of a water main easement in the vicinity of 18th Avenue and 1st Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 18. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $24,567.00 to Maguire Iron, Inc. for services provided for the 14th Street and 42nd Avenue Water Tower Replacement project. (043) 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC*  19. Claims for the week of February 10 through February 16 in the amount of $297,160.91. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 20. 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 take off the table).  (A Motion remains on the floor - Alderman Conroy moved and Alderwoman Murphy seconded to approve the Five Year Capital Improvement Plan, the allocation of Gaming  and General Fund carryover funds, authorize staff to implement the FY13 projects and authorize staff to begin designing the FY14 projects.)

Note: Agenda Item #20 was tabled at the February 13, 2012 Council meeting.
21. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to investigate traffic flow on 10th Avenue between 30th and 34th Street to see if no parking zones need to be installed to allow an eastbound bus, truck or vehicle to pull onto the south side of the street to let oncoming vehicles pass. (Motion whether or not to approve the request to ban parking for 80 feet on the south side of 10th Avenue beginning 70 feet from the intersection of 34th Street as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (045) 
RC* 22. Report from the City Clerk regarding Plaza events for the upcoming 2012 season, a Resolution for the Quad Cities Criterium and the American Heart Association's Start! Heart Walk, requesting a waiver of application and event fees for the District's two Gallery Hops, Fright Night and Red, White and Boom, a waiver of the event fee for the 8th annual Labor Day Ride for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma sponsored by the Daiquiri Factory and a waiver of the event fee for the Spring Chaser 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Steve's Old Time Tap. (Motion whether or not to approve the events and waiver of fees as recommended and adopt the two resolutions.)

23. Other Business.

24. No Executive Session.

25. Motion to recess to 8:00 am, Saturday, February 25, 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