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City Council Meeting

February 24, 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 February 10, 2020 meeting.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 021020.pdf
7.

Minutes of the Executive Session of February 10, 2020.


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

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Mayor Thoms will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding the First National Bank Landmarking Appeal.


Mayor Thoms will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to overturn the Historic Preservation Commission's designation of the First National Bank Building at 100 17th Street as a local landmark under the Historic Preservation Ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

Proclamation declaring March 1, 2020 through March 7, 2020 as Women In Construction.


11.

Claims

a.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,648.51 to the Rock Island County Sheriff's Office for the City's share of the OSSI RMS Software annual maintenance.


b.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $30,957.26 for renewal of the Harris-Govern maintenance agreement for April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.


c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $29,349.52 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Colona, IL for services provided at five City locations as part of the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564.


d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $13,650.31 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Colona, IL for services provided at 2218 15 1/2 Street and 525 30th Street as part of the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526.


e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $14,273.00 to Gasvoda & Associates, Calumet City, IL for the emergency purchase of two samplers.


f.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,244.30 to Crawford Company of Rock Island, IL for a sewer lateral repair at 2810 45th Street, in accordance with the City's Sewer Lateral Repair Program.


g.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $14,572.13 to Crawford Company of Rock Island, IL for emergency sewer main repair at 1320 38th Street.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,733.00 to Langman Construction for emergency water main repair on 24th Street and 23rd Avenue.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended for Claims item h.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Claims for the week of February 7, 2020 through February 14, 2020 in the amount of $615,008.57, for February 15, 2020 through February 20, 2020 in the amount of $324,928.21; and payroll for the week of January 27, 2020 through February 9, 2020.


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

ACH Payments for the month of January 2020 in the amount of $2,956,229.12.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Purchase Card Claims for the period of December 27, 2019 through January 27, 2020 in the amount of $58,701.89.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request by the Rock Island County Sheriff's Office to install emergency services communication equipment on the City's 38th Street and 31st Avenue water tower as part of a 20-year lease agreement.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request and direct the City Manager to execute the agreement subject to minor attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding an extension of the lease agreement with Sprint for the placement of cellular antennas on the 24th Street and 31st Avenue water tower.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request and direct the City Manager to execute the agreement subject to minor attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the Energy Performance Contract with Johnson Controls Inc. of Moline, IL in the amount of $13,852,189.00.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the contract and direct the City Manager to execute the agreement subject to minor attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2020 Budget.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and approve the budget adjustment.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

An update to the Urban Chicken Ordinance of 2016.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance and refer to the City Attorney for the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

An Ordinance establishing Urban Beekeeping for City residents.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance and refer to the City Attorney for the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Justin Farley to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate a music studio and public event facility at 4401 7th Avenue.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the application of the special use permit as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Michael Whiteside to operate a bar at 3737 14th Avenue.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the application of the special use permit as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding the request to remove the handicapped parking space in front of 612 6th Street.


Motion:
Motion to approve the request as recommended and direct the City Attorney to prepare the necessary paperwork.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding the request to remove the handicapped parking space in front of 546 22nd Avenue.


Motion:
Motion to approve the request as recommended and direct the City Attorney to prepare the necessary paperwork.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

Report from the Mayor regarding the reappointment of Shellee Showalter to the Fire Pension Board.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.
26.

Other Business

27.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2020.



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