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Rock Island logoCity Council Meeting
April 17, 2017

No Study Session                       

Agenda 6:45 pm - Printable Version
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 Mayberry.

5. Minutes of the meeting of April 10, 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.) 

6. Update Rock Island by Mayor Pauley.
 7. Proclamation declaring April 28, 2017 as Arbor Day
 8. Proclamation declaring April 29, 2017 as Keep Rock Island Beautiful Day
 9. Proclamation declaring May, 2017 as Motorcycle Awareness Month
RC* 10. Claims
a. Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $61,958.80 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for Worker's Compensation settlement.                       

(Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.)           
RC* 11. Claims for the week of April 7 through April 13 in the amount of $1,078,044.35 and payroll for the weeks of March 27 through April 9 in the amount of $1,455,774.63. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
RC* 12. Report from the Public Works Department regarding proposals for the installation of a replacement turntable for the drive unit on final clarifier #2 at the Mill Street plant, recommending the contract be awarded to DPS Equipment Services, Inc. of Caledonia, IL in the amount of $11,635.00. (Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (041)
RC* 13. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding amended terms of a lease agreement with James Coyne for farming on City-owned property on Big Island for a total of $6,400.00 for 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the terms as recommended, direct CED staff to work with legal counsel to amend the lease agreement subject to minor attorney modifications, and authorize execution of the lease agreement by the City Manager.) 
RC* 14. Report from the City Attorney regarding a Special Ordinance amending a Special Ordinance providing for the sale of real estate at 1923-1925 9th Avenue. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.)
RC* 15. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Special Ordinance ceding the City's 2017 private activity volume bonding cap to the Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority. (Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.) 
 16. Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the Police Pension Board and the Fire Pension Board. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.) 
  17. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to have live entertainment with sound amplification occasionally on their outdoor deck  from May through October, 2017 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. (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.)
18. Other Business.             
RC* 19. Executive Session: 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(21) Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.   
 20. Motion to recess to 6:45 pm, Monday, May 1, 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.