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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
February 20, 2017

Study Session 6:00 pm
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Martin Luther King Center: Strategic Plan Update
Executive Session: on Personnel, Property
Acquisition and Litigation.

Agenda 6:45 pm - Printable Version
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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of February 13, 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Proclamation declaring February 21, 2017 as Community Caring Conference Day
  8. Proclamation declaring the City of Rock Island a Hidden Heroes City
RC*  9. A Special Ordinance vacating a segment of 5th Avenue right-of-way at the northeast corner of 23rd Street and 5th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $13,920.88 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for General Liability claim.

b. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,454.20 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for General Liability claim.

c. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $25,000.00 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for General Liability claim.                                    

(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)                        
RC* 11. Claims for the week of February 10 through February 16 in the amount of $498,822.61 and payroll for the weeks of January 30 through February 12 in the amount of $1,452,521.11. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC*  12. ACH Payments for the month of January in the amount of $1,430,890.56. (Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.)  
RC*  13. Purchase Card Claims for the period from December 28, 2016 through January 26, 2017 in the amount of $57,661.02. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.) 
RC*  14. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of 160,000 paper yard waste bags for the 2017 Free Leaf Pickup Program, recommending the bid be awarded to WasteZero, Inc. of Raleigh, NC in the amount of $54,240.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the purchase.) (018) 
RC*  15. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a proposal from Kraft Power Corporation of Gaylord, MI for the annual servicing including parts and labor of the six Wakesha VGF L36 engines at the Mill Street Treatment plant in the amount of $20,700.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended.) (015)
RC*  16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a contract extension for the 2016 Hot-in-Place Asphalt Recycling Program through 2017 with Gallagher Asphalt Corporation of Thornton, IL in the amount of $300,000.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the contract extension as recommended.) (014)
  17. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor tented event for the St. Patrick's Day Parade weekend on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to midnight and Saturday, March 18, 2017 from noon to midnight at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations, contacting the Fire Department for fire and safety considerations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  18. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Steve's Old Time Tap for a St. Patrick's Day Parade outdoor viewing area and party on March 18, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.; a request for the closure of 17th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue and the closure of 3rd Avenue between 17th Street and 18th Street; a request to sell alcohol outside in the enclosed area; and a request for sound amplification of music. (Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
  19. Report from the City Clerk regarding Plaza events for the upcoming 2017 season, requesting a waiver of application and event fees for RIBCO's Tour de Brew; a waiver of application and event fees for The District's Gallery Hops in May and December, Midweek Music on the Plaza weekly entertainment June through August, and Fright Night; and a waiver of event fees for Gilda's Club Run for Laughs and The Smoking Dog and Gamma Alpha Beta Camp Kesem fundraiser. (Motion whether or not to approve the events and waiver of fees as recommended.) 
20. Other Business.

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

22. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, March 6, 2017.
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 Judith Gilbert at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at: 1528 Third Avenue Rock Island, IL, 61201.