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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
September 10, 2012

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Update on Design of Transient Boat Dock, 
Executive Session: on Property Acquisition and Personnel following the regular meeting.

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 Alderwoman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of August 27, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.

7. Proclamation declaring September 2012 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
RC* 8. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1233 12th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 9. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $6,154.50 to Kutsunis and Weng P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of August.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $58,062.60 to A.J. Excavating, Inc. for services provided for the Jackson Square Parking Lot project. (194)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 10. Claims for the weeks of August 24 through August 30 in the amount of $737,262.39 and August 31 through September 6 in the amount of $262,307.93 (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC 11. Payroll for the weeks of August 20 through September 2 in the amount of $1,255,617.48. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2012 Joint Sewer Lining Phase 1 project, recommending the bid be awarded to Hoerr Construction, Inc. in the amount of $174,442.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (191)
RC* 13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2012 Manhole Lining Program Phase 2 project, recommending the bid be awarded to Municipal and Contractors Sealing Products, Inc. in the amount of $37,045.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (193) 
RC*  14. Report from the Police Department regarding a Towing contract with Quad City Towing, Inc., recommending a one year renewal expiring December 31, 2013 at the prices quoted in the existing contract. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City owned property at 1138 2nd Avenue to Stetson Building Products in the amount of $1.00 and the release of a demolition lien on the Connell property at 1134-1136 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the sale of property as recommended, release the demolition lien, cover the involved closing costs in the estimated amount of $1,500.00, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC* 16. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, recommending increasing the Elderly Service Contributions Fund in the amount of $890.87. (Motion whether or not to approve the adjustment as recommended.) (020)
RC* 17. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, recommending increasing the Capital Improvement Fund in the amount of $198,867.45. (Motion whether or not to approve the adjustment as recommended.) (021)
  18. Report from the Public Works Department regarding surplus vehicles, recommending to reinstate the 1984 Ford dump truck back into the City fleet. (Motion whether or not to reinstate the vehicle as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  19. Report from the Public Works Department regarding request for qualifications from consulting firms to provide recommendations and design for the hillside stabilization along the east side of Longview Park, recommending the selection of Maurer-Stutz, Inc. (Motion whether or not to approve the selection of Maurer-Stutz, Inc. as recommended and authorize the Engineering Division to enter into negotiations with them for a service agreement.) (192)
  20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Lynda C. Requet of Platinum Hospitality Group LLC to apply for a Special Use Permit to erect a 40 foot by 100 foot tent in the north front yard at 3000/3012 14th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the Special Use Permit as recommended.) 
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 9th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue; along with a Sound Amplification permit for the Rock Island County NAACP Community Picnic to be held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 from noon to 4:00 pm.  (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.) 
  22. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for an Activity permit from Rock Island High School for their Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, September 21, 2012 from 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.)
  23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Martinis on the Rock to hold an event outside on Sunday, September 16, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at 4619 34th 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.)
  24Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Platinum Hospitality Group, LLC (Gendler's - Black Ram) to hold live entertainment outside on the patio on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm at the section of 30th Street and 14th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  25. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from the Platinum Hospitality Group, LLC (Gendler's - Black Ram) to have alcohol consumption outside on the patio from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday and 11:00 am to midnight on Friday and Saturday at the section of 30th Street and 14th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
26. Other Business.

27. Executive Session on Property Acquisition and Personnel.

28. Motion to recess to 8:00 am, Saturday, September 15, 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