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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
October 8, 2012

Study Session 5:30 pm 
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: United Way Presentation and discussion on
Wind and Solar Zoning Ordinance Amendments.
Executive Session: on Personnel.

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 October 1, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation recognizing landmark designation of the Levi Haverstick House at 544 23rd Street.
  8. Proclamation declaring Friday, October 12, 2012 as Joan Hill "The Hot Dog Lady" Day
  9. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee recommendations for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) monies and Gaming Funds. 
 

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting. (Decisions to be made at the regular Council meeting on October 15, 2012.)

RC*  10. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Friendship Manor (on behalf of Friendship In-Home Services) 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.
   Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to approve the special use permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance by limiting parking on the east side of 42nd Street from 14th Avenue to a point 80 feet south of the center line of 14th Avenue for a parking limit of two hours, and establishing a no parking zone beginning at the south end of the two hour parking zone extending 10 feet to the south. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 12. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance by removing a no parking zone on the west side of 36th Street between 28th and 30th Avenues. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 13. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $4,785.40 to Kutsunis and Weng P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of September.

b.
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $70,817.85 to Centennial Contractors for services provided for the 13th Avenue Reconstruction: 1st to 2nd Street project. (215) 

c.
Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 and final in the amount of $30,518.40 to A.J. Excavating, Inc. for services provided for the Jackson Square Parking Lot project. (216)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $74,198.75 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 24th Street Resurfacing: 5th Avenue to 9th Avenue project. (217)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #12 in the amount of  $1,883,059.30 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (218)

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 14. Claims for the week of September 28 through October 4 in the amount of $682,551.90. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  15. Payroll for the weeks of September 17 through September 30 in the amount of $1,255,304.74.  (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.) 
RC* 16. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the Centennial Bridge Building Roof Replacement project, recommending the bid be awarded to Economy Roofing and Insulating in the amount of $27,690.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)  
RC*  17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an agreement with the Northwestern Illinois Housing Coalition led by Rock Island Economic Growth Corporation as it relates to the National Attorney Generals' Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  18. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, recommending a budget transfer decreasing the annual ditch cleaning contract budget in the amount of $20,117.76 and increasing the mudjacking program budget in the amount of $20,117.76. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) 
  19. Report from the Public Works Department regarding request for qualifications from consulting firms to perform studies of the entryway at the Central Fire Station and the lighting at the 30/31 Library Branch, recommending the selection of Shive-Hattery, Inc. (Motion whether or not to approve the selection of Shive-Hattery, Inc. as recommended and authorize the Engineering Division to enter into negotiations with them for a service agreement.) (214)
RC* 20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding Sunset Marina rates, recommending a rate increase of 3% for the 2013 boating season and 3% for the 2014 boating season, implementing the maintenance dredging plan as early as possible in 2013, and refinancing the marina debt as part of the next general obligation bond sale. (Motion whether or not to approve the recommendations as stated.)
  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from The Locks, LLC for a Riverfront Corridor Overlay District site plan review for construction of a 34-dwelling-unit residential development in a B-2 (central business) district at approximately 1980 1st Avenue. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.) 
  22. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments and reappointments to the Human Rights Commission and Martin Luther King Junior Center Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointments as recommended.) 
  23. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Broadway Presbyterian Church to close off a portion of 23rd Street from the corner of 7th Avenue to the end of their property on Saturday, October 20, 2012 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for their Octoberfest and Community Health Fair. (Motion whether or not to approve the street closing as recommended.)
  24. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor event on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 7:00 pm to midnight 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.)
  25. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for a Street Closing at 28th Street between 28th Avenue and 29th Avenue on Sunday, October 28, 2012 from noon to 4:00 pm for a block party. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
26. Other Business.

27. Executive Session on Personnel.

28. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, October 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