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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 5, 2012

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: EnviroNET- Lot C discussion and
Presentation on Deer.
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 Alderwoman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 20, 2012 and Minutes of the meeting of February 25, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Proclamation declaring the week of March 4 through March 10, 2012 as Women In Construction Week. 

8. Proclamation declaring the week of March 11 through March 17, 2012 as Brain Awareness Week.

9. 
Proclamation declaring March as American Red Cross Month. 
RC* 10. A Special Ordinance providing for the donation of property at 526 40th Street to LRC Real Estate, Inc.(Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC* 11. A Special Ordinance establishing a no parking zone for 80 feet on the south side of 10th Avenue beginning 70 feet from the intersection of 34th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance establishing a water rate increase in the city of Rock Island. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC* 13. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $5,344.70 to Kutsunis and Weng for legal services rendered for the month of February.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $7,944.34 to Greenwood Cleaning Systems, $4,246.35 to Great Western Supply, $313.74 to B.L. Murray and $282.97 to Amsan for janitorial supplies. (046)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #14 in the amount of $15,039.68 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Public Works Street Garage project. (050)

d. 
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 and final in the amount of $74,472.55 to Valley Construction for services provided for the Rock Island Parkway Improvements project. (051)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding final payment in the amount of $338,248.59 to the Treasurer of the State of Illinois for the City's share of the 30th Street Resurfacing from 31st Avenue to Blackhawk Road project. (052) 

f. Report from the Police Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,305.00 to McClaren, Wilson and Lawrie, Inc. for the Police Department facility needs assessment. (007)


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

RC* 14. Claims for the weeks of February 17 through February 23 in the amount of $350,387.96 and February 24 through March 1 in the amount of $341,350.52. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  15. Payroll for the weeks of February 6 through February 19 in the amount of $1,268,088.24. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  16. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding an agreement for City Attorney legal services, recommending a three year contract with Kutsunis, Weng and Morrison at the rate of $120.00 per hour and $77,250.00 for the annual retainer fee effective April 1, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an agreement with Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation for committing $100,000.00 of Downtown TIF funds to create five apartments at 1610 to 1618 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended, subject to completing the program application and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  
RC* 18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Resolution appropriating $1,122,335.00 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for street maintenance. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
RC* 19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution authorizing submittal of an application for funding through the State of Illinois CDBG Disaster Recovery "IKE" Program. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from the Broadway Neighborhood Association for permission to install six (6) informational kiosks on the City Rights of Way at various locations within their neighborhood. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report.)
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Roosters Sports Bar and Grill to hold an event outside on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at 2130 3rd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations.)
22. Other Business.

23. No Executive Session.

24. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 12, 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