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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
May 21, 2012

Study Session 6:00 pm 
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Presentation by Consultant Craig Rapp,
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 Alderman Brooks.

5. Minutes of the meeting of May 14, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Presentation of the Rock Island Historic Preservation Awards.

8. Proclamation declaring May, 2012 as National Preservation Month.
  9. Proclamation declaring the week of May 21 to May 25, 2012 as Small Business Week.

10. Proclamation declaring Friday, May 25, 2012 as Boetje Foods Incorporated Day
RC* 11. Claims for the week of May 11 through May 17 in the amount of $538,701.90. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC* 12. Payroll for the weeks of April 30 through May 13 in the amount of $1,275,498.48. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of fourteen (14) eleven foot snow plows, recommending the bid be awarded to Monroe Equipment Company, Inc. in the amount of $87,668.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended, authorize purchase and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance declaring the current snow plows as surplus.)
RC*  14. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 35th Street from 14th Avenue to 18th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (115)
RC* 15. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 44th Street from 41st Avenue Court to Blackhawk Road. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (116)
RC*  16. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding a Special Assessment Ordinance for improvements to 37th Avenue, east of 44th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) (117)
17. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the installation of a handicapped parking space at 2534 15th Street Court. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (096)
  18. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to ban parking in front of the home at  2514 20th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (103) 
  19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a neighborhood petition requesting the removal of the residential parking zone on 23rd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (104)
  20. Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and the Electrical Code Board of Appeals. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.)
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding an application from Christian Care and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes requesting to hold a 5K Road Race on Saturday, June 2, 2012 beginning at 8:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.) 
22. Other Business.

23. No Executive Session.

24. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, June 4, 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