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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
March 19, 2012

Study Session 6:15 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Mill Creek Update.
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 March 12, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Presentation of the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for budget presentation and preparation.
  8. Proclamation declaring Friday, March 23, 2012 as Crawford Company Day. 
RC* 9. Special Ordinances amending Special Ordinances related to various fines and fees for Chapters 4, 9, 10 and 13 of the Code of Ordinances. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinances.)
RC* 10. An amended Ordinance providing for the levy, assessment and collection of taxes for the City of Rock Island for fiscal year April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 11. An Ordinance adopting the Budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2012 and ending March 31, 2013. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 4520 13th Avenue. (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 $3,500.00 to Country Mutual for General Liability Claim

(Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.)
RC* 14. Claims for the week of March 9 through March 15 in the amount of $2,818,170.12. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Southwest Rock Island Railroad Crossing repairs, recommending the bid be awarded to Crafton Railroad Company, Inc. in the amount of $136,776.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (066) 
RC*  16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2012 Seal Coat Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Brandt Construction in the amount of $24,973.90. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (067) 
RC*  17. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding bids for 15th Avenue resurfacing from 33rd to 38th Street, recommending the bid be awarded to Brandt Construction Company in the amount of $248,633.95. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (068)  
RC* 18. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding bids for 16th Avenue resurfacing from 33rd to 38th Street, recommending the bid be awarded to Brandt Construction Company in the amount of $220,937.45. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (069)  
RC*  19. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Gas Main Extension agreement with MidAmerican Energy for extending natural gas facilities to the new Wet Weather Treatment System Expansion in the amount of $52,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (063)
RC* 20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the Coast Guard Auxiliary lease renewal agreement at Sunset Marina. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (071) 
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21. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amended ordinance authorizing the City of Rock Island to borrow funds from the Water Pollution Control Loan Program as it relates to increasing the debt authorization limits for the Long Term Control Plan construction projects. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)

RC* 22. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget, recommending a budget transfer decreasing the Turkey Hollow Bridge Replacement project budget in the amount of $65,000.00 and increasing the Southwest Rock Island Railroad Repair project budget in the amount of $65,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
RC* 23. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Resolution for the Bi-State Motorcycle Awareness Ride to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the application as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
24. Other Business.

25. No Executive Session.

26. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, April 2, 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