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City Council Meeting

June 27, 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 +1 209-791-6682‬ PIN: ‪889 944 260‬#
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the June 13, 2022 City Council Meeting.

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

Update Rock Island

9.

Proclamation declaring July 3rd, 2022 as Red, White, and Boom & Military and Arsenal Appreciation Day.

10.

Proclamation declaring July 2022 as National Park and Recreation Month.

11.

Consent Agenda regarding Special Ordinances approving the sale of City-owned properties. (Second 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 pass the ordinances for items a through f.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

A Special Ordinance for the sale of City-owned property located at 1115 5th Avenue (PIN 0734416018) to Christopher Bryson for $1.00 plus closing costs. (Second Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Claims

a.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $11,106.63 for the Assetworks fleet and fuel system software annual support maintenance.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claims item a.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $17,349.44 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc., Silvis, IL for repairs as part of the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526; and $13,989.30 for repairs as part of the Sanitary Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claims item b.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Claims for the week of June 10 through June 16, 2022 in the amount of $597,234.59; and payroll for the weeks of May 20 through June 12, 2022 in the amount of $1,644,927.84.

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

ACH payments for the month of May 2022 in the amount of $2,147,471.05.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Purchase Card claims for the period of April 27 through May 26, 2022 in the amount of $81,320.80.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a request-for-qualifications for Health Insurance Consultancy, recommending a three-year contract be awarded to Brad Johnson of Assured Partners/Benefit Staff in the amount of $109,500.

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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding reconstruction and traffic signal bids for the intersection of the Rock Island Parkway and 85th Avenue West, recommending the bid be awarded to McCarthy Improvement Company, Davenport, IA in the amount of $2,616,939.84; also recommending the remaining shortage of $333,709.84 be funded using ARPA funds.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid and approve the use of ARPA funds as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for landscaping at the Public Works building, the MLK Center, the Police Station, and the Entryway Signs, recommending the bid be awarded to Master Design Landscape, Rock Island, IL in the amount of $164,087.00 through 2025.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Mayor's Office regarding a Resolution issuing a moratorium on all new businesses that operate as "vape shops" for a period of six (6) months, expiring December 31, 2022.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from Royal Neighbors of America to close the alley between 2nd and 3rd Avenues in between their parking lots on Friday through Sunday, July 1 - 3, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for an employee appreciation event.

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

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from Alderperson Hurt to close 18th Street West between 85th and 86th Avenues on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for a block party with sound amplification.

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

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from Reggie Reed to close 9th Street between 5th and 7th Avenues as well as 6th Avenue between 8th and 10th Street on Friday, August 19th (4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) and Saturday, August 20, 2022 (11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.) for the Heritage & Jazz Festival.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Other Business

25.

Closed Session.


5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(11) Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding must be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting. 

Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Closed Session for the exception cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Motion to Adjourn.

Motion:
Motion to adjourn to July 11, 2022.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.


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.