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City Council Meeting

January 24, 2022

Agenda 6:45 p.m. Watch Live
City Council Chambers, City Hall, 3rd Floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

1.

Call to Order

2.

This meeting will also be conducted by audio and video conference without the requirement of a physically present quorum of the Rock Island City Council due to the disaster declaration issued by Governor Pritzker.


Because of this order related to COVID-19 health concerns affecting the State and the City, the Mayor has determined that an in-person meeting at City Hall with all participants may not be practical or prudent.

Alderpersons and Staff may not all be physically present at City Hall due to the disaster and physical attendance at City Hall may be limited. To participate remotely during the Public Comment or Public Hearing portion of the meeting, please join by phone at 1 857-285-3597‬ PIN: ‪345 144 852‬#.
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the January 10, 2022 Study Session and City Council Meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
8.

Minutes from the January 10, 2022 Closed Session.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Closed Session minutes.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
9.

Update Rock Island

10.

Proclamation declaring January 2022 as National Mentoring Month.

11.

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $83,070.51 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Silvis, IL for the Water Service and Sanitary Lateral Repair Program, Project Numbers 2526 and 2564.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding final payment in the amount of $119,065.61 to Valley Construction, Inc. for the 24th Street Water Tower Overflow Improvement Project #2740.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $14,161.08 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating of Silvis, IL for an emergency water main repair at 2052 3rd Avenue.

d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $19,967.00 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating of Silvis, IL for an emergency water main repair at 2518 40th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claim items a through d.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
e.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,734.48 to the Rock Island County Sheriff's Office for the City's share of the RMS Software annual maintenance.

f.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $32,658.14 to the Rock Island County ETSB Office for the City's share of the new ProSuite RMS software annual maintenance.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claim items e and f.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Claims for the week December 31, 2021 through January 6, 2022 in the amount of $514,815.43; week of January 7, 2022 through January 13, 2022 in the amount of $1,426,181.27; and payroll for the weeks of December 27, 2021 through January 9, 2022 in the amount of $1,603,693.66.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

ACH Report for December 2021 in the amount of $2,004,198.55.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
Documents:
  1. ACH REPORT 1221.pdf
14.

Purchase Card Report for December 2021 in the amount of $56,902.96.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase of two Livescan Fingerprint Scanners in the amount of $17,950.78 from HID Global Corporation.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for removal of 45 dead ash trees in the Greenbush neighborhood, recommending the sealed bid be awarded to Advantage Tree Services, LLC. of Davenport, IA in the amount of $37,789.17.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended, and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding an extension to the 2021 Sod Replacement Program maintenance contract with Greenspace Associates, Inc. of Bettendorf, IA in the amount of $130,700.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the extended contract as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a contract extension for the Pavement Marking Program maintenance contract with Precision Pavement Markings, Inc. of Pingree Grove, IL in the amount of $98,000.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the contract extension as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a contract for the Schwiebert Park Dock Rehabilitation Project 2828 recommending the contract be awarded to General Constructors, Inc. of Bettendorf, IA in the amount of $596,249.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Fire Department and Public Works Department regarding adoption of the amended 2021 Rock Island County Multijurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the amended resolution as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Finance Department regarding a budget adjustment request to increase revenues and expenses by $52,460.28 in Fund 247.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the Columbia Park TIF Fund in the amount of $250,783.00 for building improvements, expansion opportunities, and other development opportunities.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding changes to the locations of the Community Garden sites for the 2022 season.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the changes as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Traffic & Engineering Committee regarding a request to remove the handicapped parking space in front of 2203 16th Street. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

Report from the Traffic & Engineering Committee regarding a request to install 3-way stop signs at the intersection on 41st Street at its intersection with 20th Avenue and 22nd Avenue. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request and consider the ordinances.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Report from the Traffic & Engineering Committee regarding a request to install 4-way stop signs at the intersection of 25th Street and 14th Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Report from the Martin Luther King Center and the Mayor's Office regarding the appointments and reappointments to the MLK Board.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointments as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
28.

Report from the Mayor's Office regarding reappointments to the Labor Day Parade Advisory Board.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
29.

Report from the City Clerk's Office regarding a Southwest Area Hunting Exemption application from Mr. Steve Bost.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the hunting exemption application.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
30.

Other Business

31.

Closed Session.


5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(11) Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding must be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting. 

Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Closed Session for the exception cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
32.

Motion to Adjourn.

Motion:
Motion to adjourn to February 14, 2022.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.


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