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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
April 23, 2012

No Study Session.
Executive Session: on Property Acquisition
and Litigation 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 16, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
  7. Presentation by the Quad City Convention and Visitors Bureau.

8. Proclamation declaring April 27, 2012 as Arbor Day.

9. Proclamation declaring Saturday, May 5, 2012 as Keep Rock Island Beautiful Day.

10. Proclamation declaring the month of May as Motorcycle Awareness Month.
RC 11. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Sec. 3-11(i) of the Code of Ordinances regarding gambling devices. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 12. A Special Ordinance authorizing acquisition of property at 606 24th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  13. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of property at 606 24th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 14. A Special Ordinance declaring two current City-owned trailers as surplus and allowing for disposal. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*    15. A Special Ordinance declaring one current City-owned John Deere mower and one current City-owned John Deere lawn tractor as surplus and allowing for disposal. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 16. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,493.65 to Stephen Jordan for General Liability Claim.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,196.50 to William Maylone for General Liability Claim.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #8 in the amount of $24,695.25 to Maguire Iron, Inc. for services provided for the 14th Street and 42nd Avenue water tower replacement project. (091)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 17. Claims for the week of April 13 through April 19 in the amount of $929,991.51. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  18. Payroll for the weeks of April 2 through April 15 in the amount of $1,236,493.35. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC*  19. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding a four-year labor agreement between the City and AFSCME A for the period of March 21, 2011 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* 20. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding the 2012/2013 Liability Insurance Program, recommending approval of the self-insurance package and brokerage fees, and recommending payment in the amount of $342,567.00 to Cleaveland Insurance for insurance renewals and brokerage fees and payment in the amount of $16,061.00 to Crawford & Company for third party administration services. (Motion whether or not to approve the self-insurance package, insurance renewals and brokerage fees as recommended and authorize payments.)
  21. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from Larry O Melia to construct a retaining wall within the Public Right of Way at 2535 35th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (088)
  22. Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to the Rock Island Library Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.)
  23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor fundraising event on Saturday, May 19, 2012 from noon to 8:00 pm at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  24.  Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor benefit (Ride with Kelly Foundation Charity Motorcycle Ride) on Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
 RC* 25. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application and Highway Resolution for the Quad Cities Marathon to be held on Sunday, September 23, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the application as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
26. Other Business.

27. Executive Session on Property Acquisition and Litigation.

28. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, May 7, 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