Brink gets City asphalt maintenance bid
9 months, 1 week ago by Denise Donley
Human Rights Commission report expresses concerns about general assistance, minority hiring
The Quincy City Council approved a bid from R.L. Brink Construction for the 2012 Capital Budget Asphalt Maintenance Program at Tuesday
The bid of $155,921.60 is included in the current Fiscal Year Capital Budget and will be used to cover six and a half blocks in Quincy.
R.L. Brink Corp. has been suspended from participating on any construction project involving the Illinois Department of Transportation based on violations of the Illinois Procurement Code. R.L. Brink Corp. is appealing IDOT's suspension and is still able to contract with the City of Quincy and City officials say no state or federal dollars are used on this project as it is from the City's capital fund.
The council also accepted a Concrete Option bid from Laverdiere Construction in Macomb, Il. The $286,288.89 bid will be used to reconstruct City Parking lot "I"
at the southeast corner of 6th and Hampshire.
Funding has been included in the current Fiscal Year Tax Increment Financing Budget.
A fire line metering device quoted at $7,273.46 from Badger Meter in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was also approved and will be installed at 5120 Broadway.
Also, the NSP ground lease with MECCA Companies was amended at Tuesday's meeting. The lease incorporates 513-515 North 5th St.
The Adams County Chapter of the American Red Cross was presented a donation from the Quincy Firefighters Local 63 in the amount of $3000.
Raffle tickets were sold to win one of 52 guns each week for 52 weeks. Local 63 plans to follow up with another $5000 to the Red Cross in February 2013.
An ordinance granting a special use permit for a planned development at 2000-2010 Broadway, behind Family Video, was approved.
The Council also approved an ordinance amending the district map: CIB Limited local commercial and RU1 Rural District to NR1 Neighborhood Residential District at lot two of Allen Subdivision. The variation of zoning regulations was also approved, decreasing rear yard setback from 50' to 20'.
The annual report of the Quincy Human Rights Commission was received and filed. Click here to read that report.
Before adjournment, Mayor John Spring made note that Quincy Recycle is not equipped to pick up e-waste (i.e. computers, televisions, microwaves, etc.) curbside. Instead, drop off e-waste 6 days at week at Quincy Recycle on South 6th Street.
Quincy City Council will next meet Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.