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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
December 15, 2014

Study Session 6:15 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Executive Session on Personnel,
Property Acquisition and Litigation.

Agenda 6:45 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
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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 December 8, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
RC*  7. Mayor Pauley will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Shawn and Lisa Melton-Gaylor for a special use permit to locate a solar-lighted temporary freestanding sign identifying a day care home use at 625 10th Street.
 

Mayor Pauley will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting and entertain a motion. (Motion whether or not to deny the special use permit as recommended because the site does not meet the seven standards identified in the zoning ordinance for approving a special use permit and approving the sign would alter the character of the neighborhood.)

 RC* 8. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance for Chapter 16,Sec.16-36(c) of the Code of Ordinances regarding establishing a fee of $35.00 for water shutoff notices for nonpayment. (Motion whether or not to renew the motion to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
  Note: The motion to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance for Agenda Item 8 did not carry at the December 8, 2014 meeting.
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance regarding Chapter 16, Article II, Sec 16-34: Establishing Water Rates of the Code of Ordinances concerning changing the disconnect charge to $35.00. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  10. A Special Ordinance amending a zoning district and zoning map at 4017 6th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC*  11. A Special Ordinance vacating a north/south alley between 40th and 42nd Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  12. A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 9, Article IV, Sec. 9-113 of the Code of Ordinances regarding the notice required for filing an application for a scheduled event and notification requirements for new events. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  13. Resolution authorizing Tax Abatement in the amount of $668,132.85, such funds to be provided from revenues of Gaming to pay principal and interest on General Obligation Bonds, series 2014A. (Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.)
RC* 14. Claims
a. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $14,170.60 to DLT Solutions, Inc. for the annual AutoDesk subscription maintenance. (010)

b. Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,562.22 to Active Network, Inc. for the annual maintenance fee for Park and Recreation software. (011)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #38 in the amount of $69,752.80 to Civil Constructors, Inc. for services provided for the Wet Weather Treatment System project. (278) 

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 15. Claims for the week of December 5 through December 11 in the amount of $645,518.14 and payroll for the weeks of November 24 through December 7 in the amount of $1,448,684.47. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 16. 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 $537,850.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases in 2015.) (281) 
RC*  17. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of wastewater treatment chemicals, recommending the bid for each of the wastewater treatment chemicals listed in the report in the total amount of $74,917.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize purchases in 2015.) (282) 
RC* 18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a work order from AT&T for relocation of cables at Watchtower Plaza, 3800 11th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the work order as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance affirming the establishment of an Enterprise Zone within the County of Rock Island, Illinois and a Quad City Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance, approve the agreement and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract documents.)
RC*  20. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY2014 Budget, recommending a budget transfer decreasing the Concrete Patching and RIPD/City Hall Repair projects in the General Fund in the amount of $8,270.42 and increasing the Asphalt Patching project in the General Fund in the amount of $8,270.42. (Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.) 
RC* 21. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a 2.5% General Wage Increase for non-affiliated employees effective January 5, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the general wage increase as recommended.) 
  22. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding review of a final plat of the Donald Gay Subdivision located at 600/602 5th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the final plat with the requested variances as recommended.)
  23. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Jody and Gene Zwiefel to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate an antique furniture business out of the care takers cottage and carriage house located next to the Potter House at 1918 7th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to allow for the application of the special use permit as recommended.)
  24. Report from General Administration regarding the cancellation of the City Council meeting on Monday, December 22, 2014. (Motion whether or not to approve the cancellation as recommended and authorize staff to take the necessary actions to notify the public and the media of the cancellation.)
25. Other Business.

26. Executive Session on Personnel, Property Acquisition and Litigation.

27. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, December 22, 2014.
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