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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
January 14, 2013

Study Session 5:30 pm 
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Discussion on Capital Improvement Plan. 
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 Foley.

5. Minutes of the meeting of January 7, 2013. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. State of the City Address by Mayor Dennis E. Pauley.

7. Presentation of the 2012 Commercial Beautification and Holiday Lighting Awards.

8. Proclamation declaring January 21, 2013 as Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
RC* 9. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1625 33rd Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 3213 17th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  11. A Resolution supporting GROWTH as the Lead Organization for the Northwestern Illinois Housing Coalition to carry out the proposed activities and continued efforts in attaining the goals by seeking funding from the National Foreclosure Settlement Awards. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
RC*  12. Tax Abatement Resolutions 
  a. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $224,100.00, such funds to be provided from Public Benefit revenues, Wastewater and Park funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Refunding Bonds, series 2005.

b. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $423,800.00, such funds to be provided from Public Benefit revenues and Wastewater funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2007.

c. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $637,122.50, such funds to be provided from Public Benefit revenues, Wastewater, Hydropower and Gaming funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2008A and General Obligation Bonds, series 2008B.

d. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $301,127.50, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Downtown TIF fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2008D. 

e. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $51,450.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Hydropower fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, series 2008C.

f. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $971,706.28, such funds to be provided from Public Benefit revenues, Parks and Recreation and Tax Increment Financing funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2009A and General Obligation Bonds, series 2009B.

g. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $80,130.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Tax Increment Financing fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2009C.

h. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $570,793.76, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Water fund and Wastewater fund to pay principal and interest on Taxable General Obligation Bonds, series 2010A BABs.

i. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $614,200.00, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Services fund, Park fund and Water fund to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2010B.

j. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $272,439.13, such funds to be provided from the Debt Service fund and Special Assessments to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2011A.

k. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $644,329.56, such funds to be provided from revenues of the Debt Service fund, Special Assessments, Sunset Marina and Water funds to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2012A
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                                       (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolutions.)
RC* 13. Claims
a. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $11,186.64 to DLT Solutions, Inc. for the AutoDesk annual subscription maintenance. (015)

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $21,000.00 to Elliott Equipment for the rental of two refuse packers for the 2012 fall leaf collection. (291)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,518.50 to Brandt Construction Company for an emergency water main repair at RIFAC. (002)

d. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $45,344.58 to Chicago Trenchless Rehabilitation, Inc. for services provided for the 2012 Sewer Cleaning and Televising Program project. (003)

e. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $90,521.37 to Valley Construction for services provided for 11th Street Sidewalk Reconstruction, 25th Avenue to 32nd Avenue project. (004)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 14. Claims for the week of January 4 through January 10 in the combined amount of $3,903,258.59. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims.)
RC*  15. Payroll for the weeks of December 24 through January 6 in the amount of $1,337,999.17. (Motion whether or not to allow the payroll.)
RC* 16. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget, recommending increasing the Community and Economic Development Fund in the amount of $71,945.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.)
RC* 17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amended ordinance authorizing the City of Rock Island to borrow funds from the Water Pollution Control Loan Program as it relates to increasing the debt authorization limits for the Long Term Control Plan construction projects. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the Parkway/I -280 TIF Surplus, recommending to declare a surplus of funds in TIF 4 in the amount of $526,546.23. (Motion whether or not to declare the surplus of funds as recommended and authorize the Finance Director to return these surplus funds to the Rock Island County treasurer for distribution.)
  19. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor tented event for St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm 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.)
20. Other Business.

21. No Executive Session.

22. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, January 21, 2013.
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