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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
June 11, 2012

Study Session 5:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: River Action Update and Renaissance Rock Island
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 Alderman Conroy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of June 4, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Proclamation declaring Saturday, June 30, 2012 as Rock Island County NAACP Day.
RC* 8. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $2,303.69  to John Wiedner for General Liability Claim.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $3,031.35 to MidAmerican Energy for General Liability Claim.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #8 in the amount of $1,340,811.87 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (122)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $134,040.48 to Crafton Railroad, Inc. for services provided for the Southwest Railroad Crossing Repairs project. (123)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $191,061.90 to Langman Construction for services provided for the Southwest Business Park Street Improvements project. (124)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #5 in the amount of $25,598.17 to General Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Turkey Hollow Road Bridge Replacement project. (129)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $64,055.54 to Brandt Construction for services provided for 15th Avenue Resurfacing: 33rd to 38th Streets project. (130)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $17,067.31 to Langman Construction, Inc. for an emergency sewer main repair at 3311 34th Avenue Court. (132)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 9. Claims for the week of June 1 through June 7 in the amount of $303,455.68. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  10. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the joint purchase of utility supplies, recommending the bids be awarded to Zimmer & Francescon, Utility Equipment Company and Ferguson Waterworks in the combined amount of $29,091.22. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases.)  (131)
RC*  11. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a proposal from Quad City Arts for the 2012 Metro Arts Summer Youth Employment Program for the creation of a mural on the west wall of the Stern Center at 1721 3rd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize support of the program in the amount of $7,000.00.)
  12. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Augustana College to vacate a "turn-around" segment of 9 1/2 Avenue east of 34th Street and dedicate a 20 foot wide area to the west of the existing drive to connect 9 1/2 Avenue to an east/west alley to the north and west of the site.  (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for a vacation ordinance and dedication ordinance.)
  13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the review of a two-lot minor Final Plat of the Paulsgrove Addition located at 4626 12th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended.)
RC* 14. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request and a Special Ordinance to ban parking on 10th Avenue from 30th Street to 34th Street; 34th Street from 9 1/2 Avenue to 10th Avenue; and 9 1/2 Avenue from 34th to 35th Street for the hours of 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday for the duration of construction of the Augustana College Center for Student Life project. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and pass the amended ordinance.) (119)
  15. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Sound Amplification application from the Tri City Jewish Center for their third annual Jewish Feast-ival to be held on Sunday, June 24, 2012 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm at 2715 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.)
  16. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Moses Robinson Jr. for a Street Closing at 6th Street between 9th Avenue and 11th Avenue; along with a Sound Amplification permit for a birthday block party to be held on Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.)
  17. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Greater Antioch Church for a Street Closing at 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 14½ Street, along with a Sound Amplification permit for an Evangelistic Community Event to be held on Saturday, July 7, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.)
  18. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Greater Antioch Church for a Street Closing at 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 14½ Street, along with a Sound Amplification permit for Friday, August 3, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a Vacation Bible School block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 
19. Other Business.

20. No Executive Session.

21. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, June 18, 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