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City Council Meeting
June 13, 2022

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

Alderpersons 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 1 502-309-9081‬ PIN: ‪836 674 258‬#


3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the May 23, 2022 Study Session and City Council Meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
8.

Minutes from the May 23, 2022 Closed Session meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Closed Session minutes.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
9.

Update Rock Island

10.

Proclamation declaring June 2022 as Pride Month.

11.

Proclamation declaring Saturday, June 25, 2022 as Rock Island County NAACP Day.

12.

Consent Agenda regarding the sale of City-owned properties from the Community & Economic Development Department. (First Readings)

a.

Sale of City-owned property located at 820 21st Street (PIN 0735428015) to Desiree Buckman and Randall Smith for $778.00 plus closing costs.

b.

Sale of City-owned property located at 2935 14th Avenue (PIN 1601117019) to Desiree Buckman and Randall Smith for $10.00 plus closing costs.

c.

Sale of City-owned property located at 1523 36th Street (PIN 1601225002) to Michael A. Olvera for $642.50 plus closing costs.

d.

Sale of City-owned property located at 4018 4th Street (PIN 1615202011) to Shayne M. Englund for $10.00 plus closing costs.

e.

Sale of City-owned property located at 1836 13th Street (PIN 1602315012) to Jordan M. True for $1.00 plus closing costs.

f.

Sale of City-owned property located at 1411 11th Street (PIN 1602128026) to Ismael Marceleno for $1,058.00 plus closing costs.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the sale of City-owned property items a through f as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the sale agreements; and consider the ordinances.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

An Ordinance providing for the sale of City-owned property located at the eastern portion of 1730 8th Avenue (PIN 0735438012) to Margie Mejia-Caraballo for $1,200.00 plus closing costs. (Second Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

An Ordinance providing for the sale of City-owned property located at 1044 and 1046 14th Street (PIN 1602110012 and 1602110013) to Ndihiyabandi Michel for a total of $2,311.00 plus closing costs. (Second Reading)



Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding partial payment in the amount of $7,805.28 to David G. Morrison, City Attorney, for services rendered for the month May 2022.

b.

Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding payment in the amount of $77,349.43 to Youth Hope for contracted youth services.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claim items a and b.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Silvis, IL in the amount of $100,567.87 for the Water Service and Sanitary Lateral Repair Program, Project Numbers 2526 and 2564.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow claims item c.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Claims for the week of May 12 through May 18, 2022 in the amount of $312,793.35; for the week of May 20 through May 26, 2022 in the amount of $275,018.89; payroll for the weeks of May 2 through May 15, 2022 in the amount of $1,557,177.44; and payroll for the weeks of May 16 through May 29, 2022 in the amount of $1,598,346.82.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Forestry Mulching Contract, recommending the bid for the contract be awarded to Advantage Tree Services, LLC, Davenport, IA in the amount of $36,400.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding a one-year agreement with Two Rivers & Associates for establishing a Quad Cities Regional Film Office.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the one-year agreement; authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement upon receipt of state funding subject to minor attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property located at 1115 5th Avenue (PIN 0734416018) to Christopher Bryson for $1.00 plus closing costs. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the sale as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the sale agreement and the development agreement subject to minor attorney modifications; and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Mayor's Office regarding amendments to Chapter 3 of the Code of Ordinances regarding alcoholic liquor. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider the amendments to the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Finance Department and Public Works Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2022 budget transferring funds from the Fleet Amortization Fund (602) to the General Fund (101) in the amount $15,000.00 to pay Enterprise Fleet Management for the aftermarket equipment on two lease plow trucks.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding an Ordinance banning parking on the east side of 24 1/2 Street Court from 33rd Avenue to the cul-de-sac to provide better access for snow plows and other large trucks and emergency vehicles. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding an Ordinance banning parking on the south side of 15th Avenue from 5th to 6th Street to provide better access for emergency vehicles. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Finance Department and Martin Luther King, Jr. Center regarding an adjustment to the CY 2022 budget, increasing IDHS Fund (906) revenues and expenditures by $86,241.00 due to additional funding from the State of Illinois for the Teen REACH Program.

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

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department requesting the Parkway/I-280 TIF Fund 2021 (Fund 204) in the amount of $535,220.63 be declared as surplus and returned to the Rock Island County Treasurer for distribution.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department requesting approval to consolidate two existing parcels into one large parcel to accommodate construction of the new Federal Building at 1701 4th Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Report from the Mayor's Office regarding the reappointments and appointment to the Liquor Control Commission, Human Rights Commission, Water Pollution Control Commission, QC Civic Center Authority Board, Police Pension Board, and the Beautification Commission.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments and appointment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
28.

Report from General Administration regarding the appointment of Sergeant Matthew Franks as FOIA Officer.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
29.

Other Business

30.

Motion to Adjourn.

Motion:
Motion to adjourn to June 15, 2022.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.


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