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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
April 9, 2012

No Study Session.
Executive Session: on Personnel
following the regular meeting.
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL. 

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 April 2, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC*  7. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 2615 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  8. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 2530 5 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance reserving parking spaces and establishing parking in a City parking lot at 1620-1624 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $36,380.74 to Harris Computer Systems for the annual software maintenance contract for Northstar. (001)

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,273.00 to Harris Computer Systems for the annual software maintenance contract for Govern. (002)

c. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $39,604.00 to Harris Computer Systems for the annual software maintenance contracts for GEMS. (004)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #6 in the amount of $736,969.04 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (081) 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 11. Claims for the week of March 30 through April 5 in the amount of $444,932.47. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 12. Payroll for the weeks of March 19 through April 1 in the amount of $1,312,794.68. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 13. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding the annual purchase of computer replacement equipment from the Hewlett-Packard Company in the amount of $50,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and authorize payment.) (003)
RC* 14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2012 Weed Control Spraying Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Kymbyl Komplete Kare, Inc. in the amount of $15,450.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (083)
RC* 15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amendment to the contract with Langman Construction for the City's PCC Street Patching Program, recommending extending the contract to include work for the Southwest Business Park Street Patching project in the amount of $230,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the extension as recommended.) (078)
RC* 16. Report from the Police Department regarding a Memorandum of Understanding for the 2012 Justice Assistance Grant. (Motion whether or not to approve the memorandum of understanding as recommended and authorize the Mayor, City Clerk and City Attorney to execute the contract documents.) 
RC* 17. Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding a Resolution supporting the Rock River Trail Initiative. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)  
RC*  18. Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding a Highway Resolution for the closure of 1st Avenue between 17th Street and 20th Street on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 for the Red, White and Boom event at Schwiebert Riverfront Park. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding amendments to the Zoning Ordinance related to regulating the location and use of wind and solar energy systems. (Motion whether or not to approve the amendments as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  
  20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation to vacate a segment of 6th Avenue and several alleys north of 6th Avenue between 12th and 13th Streets. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation for a rezoning from a B-3 (community business) district to a PUD (planned unit development) district and a preliminary site plan approval for several properties located in the New Old Chicago Neighborhood as stated in the report. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)  
  22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Crawford Company for approval of a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for a building expansion at 1306 Mill Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  23. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from Keep Rock Island Beautiful for permission to hang a banner for their annual Downtown Cleanup to be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and authorize staff to hang and remove the banner.) (082)
24. Other Business.

25. Executive Session on Personnel.

26. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, April 16, 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