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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
September 17, 2012

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Water Bill Policy, reception to follow at 6:15 pm
in honor of the 2012 Labor Day Parade Winners
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 Alderwoman Murphy.

5. Minutes of the meeting of September 10, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley. 
  7. Presentation of the 2012 Labor Day Parade Awards.

8. Presentation of the Financial Management Report for August 2012.
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance reinstating a 1984 Ford dump truck previously declared as surplus back into the City fleet. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance providing for the sale of property at 1138 2nd Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 11. Claims
a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,292.58 to Langman Construction for an emergency sewer main repair at 37th Street and 21st Avenue. (197) 

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #11 in the amount of $1,620,969.81 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (202)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 12. Claims for the week of September 7 through September 13 in the amount of $398,967.76. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of 350 new register/touch pads from Badger Meters, Inc. in the amount of $21,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (196)
RC*  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of rehabilitation parts for primary clarifier #1 at the Mill Street Wastewater Plant from Zimmer and Francescon, Inc. in the amount of $37,907.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (198)
RC*  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of 16 tax auction properties in the amount of $16,750.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
RC*  16. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding bids for the 42nd Street Reconstruction: 29th  Avenue to Saukie Golf Course project, recommending the bid be awarded to Langman Construction, Inc. in the amount of $326,324.31. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (203)
RC*  17. Report from the Board of Local Improvements regarding bids for the 44th Street Resurfacing: 29th Avenue to Saukie Golf Course project, recommending the bid be awarded to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. in the amount of $145,144.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (204)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Memorandum of Understanding with Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation for the Veterans and Special Needs Housing and Addendum #1 to the previously approved development agreement for rebating GROWTH property taxes from the 11th Street TIF in access of $10,000.00 per year for the TIF period. (Motion whether or not to approve the memorandum of understanding and the addendum as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the documents.)
  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Ms. Joan VanHecke for rezoning from an R-3 (one and two family residence) district to a B-1 (neighborhood business) district at 3115 14th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Daniel Clem-McKinley, Friendship In-Home Services Director for Friendship Manor to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate a community integrated living arrangement group home for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities at 1202 19 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the special use permit as recommended.)
  21. Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application from Necker's Jewelers requesting to hold their third annual Diamond Dash Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from noon to 2:00 pm in downtown Rock Island. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.) 
  22. Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application from the American Cancer Society to hold their  Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.) 
RC*  23. Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from the businesses in the College Hill District to decorate street posts and trees, place signage in the City’s right-of-way, place 10 trash receptacles at the area businesses, requesting two (2) Police Officers for traffic control, and the utilization of College Hill District funds in an amount not to exceed $900.00 for their Hill-O-Ween Festival to be held on October 27, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests for decorations, signage and utilization of funds as recommended, and authorize staff to place trash receptacles at the area businesses as stated in the report, subject to the businesses contacting the Police Department for traffic control, providing the proper insurances, removing the decorative bows by November 4th and signage by October 29th.)
24. Other Business.

25. No Executive Session.

26. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, October 1, 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