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City Council Meeting

February 10, 2020

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.

Roll Call

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Moment of Silence

5.

Public Comment

6.

Minutes of the January 27, 2020 meeting.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. MINUTES 012720.pdf
7.

Minutes of the Executive Session of January 27, 2020.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Executive Session minutes.
8.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,120.79 to David Morrison of Rock Island, IL for legal services rendered for the month of January 2020.


b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding purchase in the amount of $35,575.00 to G.E.T. Industries Inc. of Caledon, Ontario, Canada, for replacement comminutors for the Southwest Treatment Plant.


c.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $47,804.23 to Harris Computer System of Chicago, IL for the annual maintenance contract for the Northstar System utility billing software for the year from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.


d.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $64,082.27 to Harris Computer System of Chicago, IL for the annual maintenance contract for GEMS-FMS/HRMS financial and human resources software for the year from April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payment as recommended for Claims items a through d.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

Claims for the week of January 24 through January 30, 2020 in the amount of $471,373.49, for January 31 through February 6, 2020 in the amount of $579,225.24; and payroll for the week of January 13, 2020 through January 26, 2020 in the amount of $1,637,858.80.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the allocation of CY 2020 Gaming Grant funds on December 10, 2019.


Citizen's Advisory Committee Chairman Bill Anderson will present the awards to Council.
12.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 to purchase City-owned Parcel 11192-3.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to offer the sale to the above party and authorize the City Manager to execute the letter of intent, and direct staff to draft a purchase agreement for future Council action.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the 2020 through 2022 Economic Development Services Agreement with the Development Association of Rock Island.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the agreement and direct the City Manager to execute the contract subject to minor attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an update to the Community Garden Program.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request to install residential parking on 42nd Avenue between 9th Street and 11th Street from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. during school days.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Mayor regarding the appointment of Tionn Fambro Carter to the Board of Zoning Appeals.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.
17.

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern for an outdoor tented event with live music for the Saint Patrick's Day Parade weekend on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from noon until 11:30 p.m. at 1228 30th Street.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the event and requests, 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 complaints are received.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Other Business

19.

Executive Session:


20.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, February 24, 2020.



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 the City Clerk's Office at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at: 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201.