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City Council Meeting

May 11, 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 662-502-2407 and use PIN: 149512335#.
2.

Call to Order

3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes of the April 27, 2020 meeting.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. MINUTES 042720.pdf
8.

Minutes of the Executive Session of April 13, 2020.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
9.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

10.

Proclamation declaring the week of May 17th through May 23, 2020 as National Public Works Week in the City of Rock Island.


11.

Mayor Thoms will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding the Program Year 2020 Annual Action Plan and an amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan.


Mayor Thoms will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting, and entertain a motion.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept and approve the Program Year 2020 Annual Action Plan as submitted and approve the amended 2019 Annual Action Plan and Citizen Participation Plan.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

A Resolution calling on the Federal Government to include funding for state and local governments as part of their next COVID-19 relief bills.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $7,369.84 to Ms. Jodi Karwath for a general liability claim.


b.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $313,750.00 to USI of Moline, Illinois for the consolidated liability insurance program.


c.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,458.35 to David Morrison of Rock Island, IL for legal services rendered from March 30, 2020 through April 28, 2020.


d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $71,716.82 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Silvis, IL for services provided at multiple City locations as part of the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564.


e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #28 in the amount of $333,623.66 to Civil Constructors, Inc of East Moline, IL for the Water Filtration Facility, Project 2760.


f.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding down payment in the amount of $18,125.00 to Environmental Dynamics International of Columbia, MO to cover materials for the next phase of the Wastewater Aeration Diffuser Replacement Project 2808.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $26,184.01 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for an emergency water main repair on 7th Avenue and 35th Street.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended for Claims item g.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Claims for the week of April 17 through April 23, 2020 in the amount of $479,080.27, from April 24 through April 30, 2020 in the amount of $251,971.48; and payroll for the weeks of April 20, 2020 through May 3, 2020 in the amount of $1,483,042.31.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of Two-Bolt, Wide-Range Couplings in the amount of $14,449.90 from Core & Main LP of Washington, IL.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of one complete raw water pump and motor including installation from Electric Pump of Des Moines, Iowa in the amount of $60,022.86.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid and authorize the purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to remove the handicapped parking space in front of 1916 9 1/2 Street by the neighbor of the residence.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the City Manager regarding the appointments of Linda Mohr, Wayne Sharer, Rhonda Schumacher, and Josh Adams as FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) Officers for 2020 and Randall Tweet as the OMA (Open Meetings Act) Officer for 2020.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.
19.

Report from the Mayor regarding the appointment of Linda Mohr as Interim City Clerk for a term to expire no later than April 30, 2021.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.
20.

Report from the Mayor regarding the reappointment of Jennifer Walker to the Illinois Quad City Civic Center Authority to a three-year term to expire May, 2023.


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

Other Business

22.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, May 18, 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.