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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 10, 2012

Study Session 5:30 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Residential Sprinkler Systems,
 followed by discussion on District Loitering Ordinance.
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 December 3, 2012. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC*  7. An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2012A to finance street improvement projects, public infrastructure improvements for the Ridgewood Road Sustainable Business Park and refunding of prior bonds. (Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.)
RC*  8. A Resolution approving an agreement with the City Manager and authorizing the Mayor to execute the contract documents. (Motion whether or not to adopt the Resolution.)
RC* 9. Claims
a. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $12,255.07 to Pappas, O'Connor and Fildes, P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of October.

b. Report from the Administrative Services Department regarding payment in the amount of $347.88 to Becky Cramer for General Liability Claim.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $97,283.84 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 11th Street Sidewalk Reconstruction, 25th to 32nd Avenue project. (279)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $138,439.45 to Valley Construction for services provided for the 2012 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program project. (280)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $18,523.33 to A.J. Excavating for services provided for the 20th Street Bike Path, 1st to 2nd Avenue project. (281)

f. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $35,896.60 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities for services provided for the 2012 50/50 Sidewalk and Curb Program project. (282)

g. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $23,451.10 to Bush Turf, Inc. for services provided for the 2012 Sod Replacement Program project. (283)

h. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #14 in the amount of $2,307,592.18 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (284)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 10. Claims for the week of November 30 through December 6 in the amount of $611,499.57. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  11. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of water treatment chemicals, recommending the bid for each of the water treatment chemicals listed in the report in the total amount of $555,648.50. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchase in 2013.) (275)
RC* 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Resolution designating 5th Street between 18th Avenue and 24th Avenue a Class II Truck Route. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution, authorize the City Clerk to provide signed and sealed copies to the City Engineer and authorize the City Engineer to file the resolution with the Illinois Department of Transportation.) (278) 
RC*  13. Report from the Public Works Department regarding riverfront development in Schwiebert Park, recommending to hire Gere/Dismer Architects to prepare the preliminary plans and a draft Section 408 Permit application for submittal to the Corps. (Motion whether or not to authorize the hiring of Gere/Dismer Architects as recommended.)
  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding storm water system improvements related to Foxwood/Fox Trail, recommending to finalize individual agreements with the property owners based upon the general terms outlined in the report. (Motion whether or not to authorize staff to finalize the individual agreements as recommended and return the final agreements for Council approval.) 
  15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding deferment of mandatory residential sprinkler requirements in the 2009 International Residential Code. (Motion whether or not to extend the implementation date of the residential sprinkler requirement from January 1, 2013 to August 1, 2013, pending adoption of state wide requirements or local adoption of a modified 2012 Residential Code.)
  16. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to remove a handicapped parking space at 1414 43rd Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (272)
  17. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a neighborhood petition for installing stop signs at the intersection of 26th Street and 22 1/2 Avenue. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (273)
  18. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to install a handicapped parking space at 724 30th Street.  (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) ( 274)
  19. Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to install stop signs on 22nd Avenue at the intersections between 38th and 46th Streets. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (276)
RC*  20. Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013 beginning at 11:30 am, and a Resolution authorizing the use of a portion of 15th Street from 2nd Avenue to the Centennial Bridge. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.)
21. Other Business.

22. No Executive Session.

23. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, December 17, 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