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City Council Meeting

April 27, 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.”


The City Council meeting will be held remotely. The meeting can be viewed on Channel 9 for Mediacom customers living in Rock Island or on the City's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RockIslandIL/live. To participate during the Public Comment portion of the meeting or the Public Hearing please join by phone at 1+361-589-5289 and use PIN: 448631920
2.

Call to Order

3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes of the April 13, 2020 meeting.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. MINUTES 041320.pdf
8.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Proclamation declaring April 30, 2020 as Kevin Koski Day in honor of his years of service on the Library Board.

10.

Proclamation declaring May 3 through May 9, 2020 as Drinking Water Week.


11.

Proclamation declaring May, 2020 as Motorcycle Awareness Month.

12.

A Special Ordinance amending the zoning map of the City of Rock Island and rezoning Parcels 092072 and 092040, otherwise known as Lincoln Homes, from R-3 (one and two family residence district) to PUD (Planned Unit Development).


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

A Special Ordinance amending the zoning map of the City of Rock Island and rezoing Parcels 092003, 092004, 092005, 092006, 092007, 092008, 092009, 092010, 092011, 092012, 092012-1, 092014, 09672, 09673, and 09674, otherwise known as Solomon Townhomes, from R-3 (one and two family residence district) to PUD (Planned Unit Development).


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

A Special Ordinance granting a Special Use Permit to operate a bar and restaurant in a structure located at 3737 14th Avenue in an area zoned B-1 (neighborhood business district) in Rock Island, IL.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

A Special Ordinance vacating a portion of the improved alley right-of-way at 5th Avenue between 10th and 11th Streets in the City of Rock Island, IL.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

A Special Ordinance vacating a segment of right-of-way of the unimproved segment of 50th Avenue east of 11th Street in the City of Rock Island, IL.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space in front of the residence located at 604 9th Avenue in the City of Rock Island, IL.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space in front of the residence located at 2050 33rd Street in the City of Rock Island, IL.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article III, Division II Section 2-87 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Rock Island, IL regarding the duties of the City Clerk.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article III, Division II Section 2-88 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Rock Island, IL regarding the duties of the Deputy City Clerk.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Resolution authorizing the appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax funds in the amount of $1,065,671.35 for street maintenance in 2019.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Resolution authorizing the appropriation of Motor Fuel Tax funds in the amount of $1,374,040.00 for street maintenance in 2020.


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

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $21,969.73 to Seneca Companies of Davenport, IA for the Fuel System Repairs and Fuel Dispenser Replacement project.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Claims for the week of April 10 through April 16, 2020 in the amount of $638,816.99 and payroll for the period of March 23 through April 5, 2020 in the amount of $1,497,030.19 and April 6 through 19, 2020 in the amount of $1,495,064.98.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

ACH Payments for the month of March 2020 in the amount of $1,217,327.93.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Purchase Card Claims for the period of February 27, 2020 through March 26, 2020 in the amount of $59,482.13.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding bids for 2020 self-insurance consulting and brokerage services, recommending the bid be awarded to USI of Moline, IL in the amount of $75,000 for a three-year period to expire April 30, 2023.


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.
28.

Report from the Public Works department regarding bids for the Culverts Investigation and Rehabilition, Project 2787, recommending the bid be awarded to Valley Construction Company, Rock Island, IL in the amount of $227,451.25.


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.
29.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2020 Weed and Grass Compliance Contract, recommending the bid be awarded and the contract extended to Kymbyl Komplete Kare of Rock Island, IL in the amount of $90.00 per hour.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to extend the bid as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents; and authorize the Public Works Department to execute the necessary change orders.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
30.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Scot Doxstader of Coal Valley, IL to lease the City-owned property located at 78th Avenue West and IL-92 in the amount of $1,360 annually for the purpose of farming the site.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the lease agreements subject to minor attorney modifications, and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
31.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Scot Doxstader of Coal Valley, IL to lease the City-owned property located at I-280 and IL-92 in the amount of $5,680 annually, for the purpose of farming the site.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the lease agreements, subject to minor attorney modifications, and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
32.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Kenneth Flack of Reynolds, IL to lease City-owned parcel 11-326 in Blackhawk Township at an annual rate of $1,156 for the purpose of farming the site.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the lease agreement subject to minor attorney modifications, and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
33.

Report from the Mayor regarding the appointments of Ametra Carrol-Castaneda and Daniel Boeye and reappointments of Bill Anderson and Linda Mohr to the Citizens' Advisory Committee, with three-year terms to expire September, 2023, and Randy Hurt to the Rock Island County Waste Management Agency, to complete a vacant four-year term to expire October, 2023.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointments as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
34.

Report from the Mayor regarding the appointment of Jo Noon and reappointments of Jacki Nelson and Elizabeth Russell to the Library Board to three-year terms, expiring April, 2023, and the appointments of Sarah Wright and Maureen Riggs and the reappointments of Bruce Harding, Ted Johnson, and Jason Lopez to the Planning Commission for three-year terms ending April, 2023.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointments as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
35.

Other Business

36.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, May 11, 2020.



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