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City Council Meeting

March 23, 2020

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

1.

As part of his Executive Order in Response to Covid-19, #2020-07, section 6, Governor Pritzker announced in part that “During the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation, the provisions of the Open Meetings Act, 5ILCS 120, requiring or relating to in-person attendance by members of a public body are suspended. Specifically, (1) the requirement in 5 ILCS 120/2.01 that ‘members of a public body must be physically present’ is suspended; and (2) the conditions in 5 ILCS 120/7 limiting when remote participation is permitted are suspended. Public bodies are encouraged to postpone consideration of public business where possible.”

2.

Call to Order

3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Minutes of the March 9. 2020 meeting.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. MINUTES 030920.pdf
7.

Public Comment

8.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Proclamation declaring March 30, 2020 through April 3, 2020 as Boys & Girls Clubs Week in the City of Rock Island.


10.

Proclamation declaring April 2, 2020, as Junior Achievement Day in the City of Rock Island.


11.

Proclamation declaring the month of April, 2020 as Earth Month in the City of Rock Island.


12.

Claims

a.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,334.10 to System Innovators of Chicago, IL for the iNovah System annual support maintenance.


b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,684.90 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Silvis, IL for services provided at 2038 31st Street and 37 Berkshire Drive as part of the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564.


c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $3,921.96 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Colona, IL for services provided at 2118 5th Street as part of the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended for items a through c.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Claims for the week of March 5, 2020 through March 12, 2020 in the amount of $916,962.98; for the week of March 13, 2020 through March 19, 2020 in the amount of $350,839.76, and payroll for the week of February 24, 2020 through March 8, 2020 in the amount of $1,491,071.05.


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

ACH Payments for the month of February 2020 in the amount of $846,200.43.


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

Purchase Card Claims for the period of January 28, 2020 through February 26, 2020 in the amount of $70,393.73.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2020 Sidewalk and Pavement Patching Program projects, recommending the bid be awarded to Walter D. Laud, Inc. of East Moline, IL in the amount of $791,671.00.


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

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2020 Budget, increasing the Community and Economic Development Department's North 11th Street TIF District expense budget by $40,000.


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

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2020 Budget for the Community & Economic Development Department for the Redevelopment Agreement with Nicole Watson-Lam of 2nd Avenue Investment Group, Inc. in the amount of $100,000.


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

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2020 Budget, increasing the Parks and Recreation Fund revenue and expense budgets by $50,000.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Mayor regarding the reappointment of Stephanie Masson as City Treasurer for a four-year term to expire April, 2024.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointment as recommended.
21.

Report from the Mayor regarding the reappointment of Chief Jeff VenHuizen to the Rock Island County Joint Animal Control Board and Vanessa Trice to the Fire and Police Commission.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.
22.

Other Business

23.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, April 13, 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.