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City Council Meeting

May 26, 2020 

Agenda 3:30 p.m.
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 252-825-7116 and use PIN: 512 522 616#.
2.

Call to Order

3.

Roll Call

4.

Public Comment

5.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the Highway Authority Agreement with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency regarding the property located at 2252 24th Street, Project #2020-088

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the necessary documents with the Illinois EPA
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
6.

Report from the Administration Department Authorizing the Local Liquor Commissioner and the City Manager temporary joint authority to approve outdoor food and beverage activities to accomodate our local establishments and their outdoor seating arrangements per the Governor's Covid-19 mandates

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the report as recommended and authorize the Local Liquor Commissioner and City Manager the temporary authority to jointly approve outdoor food and beverage activities, including seating sidewalk / street / alley closings
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
7.

Other Business

8.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, June 8, 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.