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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 12, 2012 

Study Session 6:15 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Deer issue 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 Alderwoman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of March 3, 2012 and Minutes of the meeting of March 5, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
  7. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012/2013.

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $1,157.90 to Ronald Dixon for General Liability claim.
 
b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,566.48 to Liberty Mutual Insurance Company for General Liability claim.

c. Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding payment #1 in the amount of $10,161.00 to Reference Audio/Visual for a deposit for audio/visual equipment for the Ida Robinson Banquet Room as part of the expansion/renovation project.

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $27,900.00 to HNTB for services provided for the permit process for the Big Island Levee project. (060)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #5 in the amount of $2,055,834.33 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (061)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of March 2 through March 8 in the amount of $872,980.38. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Payroll for the weeks of February 20 through March 4 in the amount of $1,223,373.40. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 11. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a proposed three-year labor agreement between the City and AFSCME B for the period of March 19, 2012 through March 29, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a contract with EnviroNet, Inc. for an environmental assessment of Parking Lot C in the amount of $30,000.00 to be paid from Downtown TIF funds. (Motion whether or not to take off the table.) (A Motion remains on the floor - Alderman Jones moved and Alderwoman Murphy seconded to approve the contract as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and authorize staff to enroll the site in IEPA's Site Remediation Program.) 
          
Note: Agenda Item #12 was tabled at the November 7, 2011 Council meeting.
RC*  13. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a 2.00% General Wage Increase for non-affiliated employees effective April 2, 2012.  (Motion whether or not to approve the General Wage Increase as recommended.) 
  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request for qualifications, recommending the selection of Missman, Inc. to provide design and construction inspection services related to the Ridgewood Business Park. (Motion whether or not to approve the selection of Missman, Inc. as recommended and authorize the Public Works Department to negotiate a service agreement.) (062) 
  15. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Dan Vinar to install a handicapped parking space at 4520 13th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  (054)
  16. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Panther Uniforms, Inc. to install two 30 minute parking meters on 2nd Avenue in front of their new location at 1600 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve moving the two current 30 minute parking meters in front of 1609 2nd Avenue to 1600 2nd Avenue.)  (055) 
  17. Report from the Mayor regarding a reappointment to the Police and Fire Commission. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.)
  18. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Reverend Willie E. Jones of the People’s Missionary Baptist Church for parking to be permitted at the curbside along the east and west sides of 23rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues on Tuesday, March 20th, Thursday, March 22nd and Friday, March 23rd from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm for their Leadership Workshop.  (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
RC* 19. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Cornbelt Running Club to hold their Quad Cities Distance Classic Half Marathon and 5K Road Race on Sunday, May 13, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the application as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
  20Report from the City Clerk regarding two Plaza activity applications from RIBCO requesting two additional days as part of their annual outdoor Summer Concert Series to be held on Friday, July 27 and Friday, August 17, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the events as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor and Plaza regulations.)
21. Other Business.

22. Executive Session on Personnel.

23. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 19, 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