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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
April 2, 2012

Study Session 6:15 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Study Session will include an Executive Session
discussing Litigation and Personnel matters.

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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of March 19, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Proclamation declaring April 8 through April 14, 2012 as National Library Week.
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $3,911.71 to Kutsunis and Weng for legal services rendered for the month of March.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $19,410.80 to Valley Construction Company, Inc. for an emergency water main repair at Valley View Drive west of Velie Drive. (073)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $12,970.20 to Graybar for an emergency purchase of an open style VFD Drive for raw water pump #2. (074)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the weeks of March 16 through March 22 in the amount of $496,863.62 and March 23 through March 29 in the amount of $523,661.74. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Payroll for the weeks of March 5 through March 18 in the amount of $1,218,726.46. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a proposal from Langman Construction for extending  sanitary sewer service along 34th Avenue from the railroad tracks to the west for a shared cost to the City of $34,317.68. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (076)
RC*  12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an intergovernmental agreement with the Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District for the Rock Island Transfer Station project. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (075) 
RC*  13. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a Special Ordinance providing for the ninth cable extension of the cable franchise agreement through June 30, 2012. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 14. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Special Ordinance ceding the City's 2012 private activity volume bonding cap to the Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution for the IKE Disaster Planning Grant Application. (Motion whether or not to adopt the Resolution as recommended and authorize the Mayor and City Manager to execute and submit the application to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.)
RC* 16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the donation and relocation of the sculpture Invitation, recommending to not accept the donation. (Motion whether or not to accept the donation of the sculpture.)
  17. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the removal of a handicapped parking space at 2615 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (064)
  18. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the removal of a handicapped parking space at 2530 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (065)
  19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Renaissance Rock Island for utilization of the new parking lot at 1620-1624 2nd Avenue as stated in the report. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (077)
  20. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment and reappointments to the Preservation Commission. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment and reappointments as recommended.) 
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Daiquiri Factory for modifications to their June 30th event, requesting permission for an additional day on Friday, June 29th, changing the set up time from Friday June 29th to Thursday, June 28th and requesting that 2nd Avenue between Arts Alley and 18th Street, and 18th Street between 1st and 3rd Avenue be closed for the event. (Motion whether or not to approve the modifications as recommended, subject to complying with all Plaza and liquor regulations.)
22. Other Business.

23. Executive Session on Litigation and Personnel.

24. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, April 9, 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