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City Council Meeting

March 8, 2021

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 be conducted by audio and video conference without 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 public health concerns affecting the State and the City, the Mayor has determined that an in-person meeting at City Hall with all participants is not practical or prudent.

Aldermen 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 1-216-505-9629 and use PIN: 239 248 930#
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Minutes from the February 22nd City Council Meeting and the February 25th Special City Council Meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
7.

Public Comment

8.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Proclamation declaring the week of March 7th through March 13th, 2021 as Women in Construction Week.

10.

A Special Ordinance establishing a Handicapped Parking Zone in front of 805 - 44th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

A Special Ordinance establishing a Handicapped Parking Zone in front of 1030 - 11th Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve to Ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment to City Attorney, David G. Morrison, Rock Island, for legal services rendered February, 2021 in the amount of $10,828.08.

b.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment to Harris-Govern, Chicago, IL for the Govern software maintenance in the amount of $31,373.72 for business license, permit and inspection system.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $30,258.09 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc., Silvis, IL for the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564, for services provided at 4536 26th Avenue.

d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment to McClintock Trucking and Excavating, Inc.; Silvis, IL in the amount of $21,658.75 for the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526 for services provided at 1623 37th Street and 2501 8th 1/2 Avenue.

e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment to John Robert Westpfahl, Milan, IL in the amount of $3,300.00 for the 2021 annual land set aside program

f.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 to Johnson Controls, Inc. Moline, IL in the amount of $475,000.00 for services provided from January 1st through February 28th, 2021.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve Claims Items A through F.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
g.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment to Walter D. Laud, Inc., East Moline, IL, in the amount of $324,597.90 for the 2020 and 2021 Sidewalk and Pavement Patching Program, Project Numbers 2140, 2142, 2377, 2411, 2434 and Parks Path for services provided from July 15th, 2020 through February 21, 2021.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve Claims Item G.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Claims for the week of February 19 through February 25, 2021 in the amount of $786,547.67, for the week of February 26 through March 4, 2021 in the amount of $503,232.72; and payroll for the weeks of February 8 through February 21, 2021 in the amount of $1,541,713.47.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

ACH payments for the month of January, 2021 in the amount of $2,278,424.83.

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

Purchase Card Claims for the period of December 29th, 2020 through January 26th, 2021 in the amount of $49,889.28.

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

Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase of retired K-9 Basco by his handler, Andrew Lawler for $1.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Request from the Public Works Department regarding a request to purchase two new Mack LR64R New Way Automated Refuse Packers in the amount of $452,882.00 from Elliott Equipment Co., Davenport, IA.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as requested.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Public Works Department / Utilities Maintenance Division regarding the purchase of 125 stainless steel water main repair clamps recommending the bid be awarded to Zimmer & Francescon, Inc. Moline, IL in the amount of $12,640.12.

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

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the environmental site assessments for 2425 5th Avenue, recommending the bid be awarded to Goldwave Solutions of Darien, IL with a payment not to exceed $12,100.00

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement, subject to minor City Attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Nathan and Sarah Morehart to release their properties at 319 8th Street (Parcel 091794-1, PIN 073410014) and 809 4th Avenue (Parcel 091800, PIN 0734410007)from the North 11th Street TIF District. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or to approve the request as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a development agreement with LRC Developers, Inc., for a rehabilitation project at the Quad City Industrial Center. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Finance Department requesting a reallocation of gaming funds and budget transfer in the amount of $14,404.05 from Consultant Services to Building and Grounds.

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

Report from the Finance Department regarding multiple budget adjustments, increasing the General Fund (101) by $41,748.12; the Community and Economic Development Contingency Fund (207) by $403,362.31; the Labor Day Parade Fund (276) by $14,750.00; and the Parks and Recreation Fund (555) by $19,103.52 through a transfer from the Gaming Fund (223).

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

Report from the Mayor's office regarding the appointment of Linda Barnes to the Police Pension Board and Mike Foley to the Parks and Recreation Board.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

Other Business

26.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, March 22nd, 2021.



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.