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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
August 24, 2015

No Study Session.
A Reception will be held at 6:15 pm in honor
of the 2015 Citizen of the Year Winners.
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL            
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 Austin.

5. Minutes of the meeting of August 10, 2015. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
  7. Presentation of the 2015 Citizen of the Year Awards by members of the Citizen of the Year Committee and Mayor Pauley.
  8. Presentation of Tell on Your Neighbor Awards by the Beautification Commission.
  9. Proclamation declaring Sunday, August 30, 2015 as Standing United Against Hate Day. 
  10. Proclamation declaring September 2015 as Hunger Action Month.
RC* 11. An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2015A for financing the new police station project, public safety equipment and street improvements. (Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.)
RC* 12. A Special Ordinance providing for the donation of City-owned properties at 1625 7th Street, 1628 8th Street, 715 12th Avenue, 602 8th Street, 720 13th Street, 1625 12th Street, 918-920 6th Avenue,1112 18th Avenue and 3337 7 1/2 Avenue to GROWTH. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)  
RC*  13. A Special Ordinance removing a handicapped parking space at 2355 39th Street. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  14. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space on 41st Street and 14th Avenue by the side door of the Corner Tap located at 4018 14th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 15. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $12,841.60 to Pappas, Davidson, O'Connor and Fildes, P.C. for legal services rendered for the month of June 2015.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $57,436.37 to Peterson Parking Lot Striping for the 2015 Pavement Marking Program project 2749 and the 11th  Street Sidewalk project. (141)

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $67,238.10 to NuCoat Sealing, LLC for the 2015 Street Joint and Crack Sealing Program project. (144)


(Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended.)
RC* 16. Claims for the weeks of August 7 through August 13 in the amount of $2,393,942.58 and August 14 through August 20 in the amount of $871,210.10 and payroll for the weeks of August 3 through August 16 in the amount of $1,462,222.29. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 17. Purchase Card Claims for the month of July in the amount of $57,674.15. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.)
RC*  18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of the sculpture Collapsing Wormhole from artist Tommy Reife in the amount of $4,799.50. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) 
RC* 19. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the joint purchase of utility supplies, recommending the bid be awarded to Utility Equipment for cut in valves in the amount of $22,487.00. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize purchase.) (145)
RC*  20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a proposal from Symbiont for additional engineering services during the construction of the 6th Avenue Relief Sewer project in the amount of $262,020.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (142)  
RC*  21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a development agreement with Jesse Mart at 722 11th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) 
RC*  22. Report from the Finance Department regarding a contract with TekCollect, recommending to increase the current service contract for collection fees in the amount of $13,750.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the increase as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.)
RC* 23. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, approving a tax increment redevelopment plan and redevelopment project for the 1st Street redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)     
RC* 24. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, designating the 1st Street redevelopment project area of said city a redevelopment project area pursuant to the tax increment allocation redevelopment act. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.) 
RC*  25. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance of the City of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, adopting tax increment allocation financing for the 1st Street redevelopment project area. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules and pass the ordinance.)
RC*  26. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the donation of City owned property at 602-604 10th Street to GROWTH. (Motion whether or not to approve the donation as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) 
  27. Report from General Administration regarding posting signage and prohibiting smoking in parks. (Motion whether or not to approve the posting of signage and prohibit smoking in any public park or recreation area as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.)
  28. Report from the Mayor regarding appointments to the Preservation Commission. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.)
  29. Report from the Fire Department regarding a request from local #26 of the IAFF to utilize the intersection of 30th Street and 18th Avenue on Friday, August 28th from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm and Saturday, August 29th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for their MDA fundraiser "Fill the Boot" campaign. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.)
  30. Report from the City Clerk regarding two Sound Amplification permit applications from Augustana College to host a Late Night Event with music for the students outside on campus grounds on Saturday, September 5th from 8:00 pm to midnight and an outdoor concert on Saturday, October 24th from 8:00 pm to midnight as part of their homecoming festivities. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permits as recommended.) 
  31. Report from the City Clerk regarding a Sound Amplification permit request from the Refuge Church to hold their annual three day outdoor revival on September 11th, 12th, and 13th with sound amplification starting on Friday, September 11th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday, September 12th from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday, September 13th from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Franklin Field. (Motion whether or not to approve the sound amplification permit as recommended.)
 

32. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to have live entertainment outside from noon to midnight on Saturday, October 3, 2015 for their B-B-R Fest (BBQ-Blues-Rockabilly) at 1228 30th Street. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.) 

33. Other Business.

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

35. Motion to recess to 5:30 pm, Monday, September 14, 2015.
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