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City Council Meeting

June 28, 2021

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 1-669-232-0060 and use PIN: 502 480 333#.
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes of the May 25, 2021 and June 8, 2021 Special City Council meetings, and the June 14, 2021 City Council meeting.

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

Minutes of the May 24, 2021 and June 14, 2021 Executive Sessions.

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

Update Rock Island

10.

Proclamation declaring July 3, 2021 as Red, White and Boom & Military and Arsenal Appreciation Day

11.

Presentation of the Auditor's Financial Report for CY 2020.

12.

A Special Ordinance authorizing the sale of City-owned property described as 1018 11th Avenue, Parcel 095572, PIN #1602105018 to Magali Oliveros-Rojas and Onixsiel Cruz-Arroyo for $1.00 plus closing costs. (Second Reading)

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

A Special Ordinance authorizing the sale of City-owned property described as 715 4th Avenue, Parcel 091804, PIN #0734408003 to Reverend Dr. Jacqueline J. Cunningham-Walls for $1.00 plus closing costs. (Second Reading)

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

A Special Ordinance authorizing a handicapped parking space at 1506 33rd Street. (Second Reading)

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

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $50,584.05 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Silvis, IL for services provided at 3222 39th Avenue and 1418 9th Street as part of the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $11,137.09 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Silvis, IL for services provided at 2513 29 1/2th Street and 2008 17th Street as part of the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,340.64 to Langman Construction Inc., Rock Island, IL for an emergency storm sewer repair at 3501 34th Street.

d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $13,872.00 to Crawford Company, Rock Island, IL for an emergency water main repair at 2800 46th Avenue.

e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $14,010.74 to Crawford Company, Rock Island, IL for an emergency water main repair at 4400 7th Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve Claims Items A through E.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

ACH Payments for the months of April 2021 in the amount of $795,201.60; and May 2021 in the amount of $2,051,341.39.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Claims for the weeks of June 11 through June 17, 2021 in the amount of $415,452.83; June 18 through June 24, 2021 in the amount of $540,503.72; and payroll for the weeks of May 3 through May 16, 2021 in the amount of $1,501,595.10 and May 31 through June 13, 2021 in the amount of $1,608,430.51.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Purchase Card Claims for the period of March 27th through April 26, 2021 in the amount of $52,231.24; and April 27th through May 26th, 2021 in the amount of $56,471.21.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report fromt the Public Works Department regarding the emergency purchase of a replacement comminutor for the Southwest Treatment Plant in the amount of $35,310.40 from G.E.T. Industries Inc, Caledon, Ontario, Canada.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the emergency purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2021 Pavement Marking Program, Project 2749, recommending the bid be awarded to Precision Pavement Markings, Inc, Pingree Grove, IL for the amount of $128,030.00.

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.
21.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for Single-Stream Curbside Recycling Services, recommending the bid be awarded to Republic Services, Bettendorf, IA.

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.
22.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property with no address (Parcel 093631, PIN #1601204001) to Augustana College for $1 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 consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property located at 1923 9th Street (Parcel 103536, PIN #1602304006) to Ms. Ruby Perkins for $815.00 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 consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from General Administration regarding a four-year business and economic growth partnership agreement with the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement; authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents; and adopt the resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

Report from General Administration regarding a proposal from Media Link, Inc, Rock Island, IL to for the City to participate in the QC PastPort program at a cost of $27,000.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the proposal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Report from General Adminstration regarding a request to fund the Ya Maka My Weekend festival with $30,000 allocated from the Hotel and Motel tax fund.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the funding up to $30,000 as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from the YWCA of the Quad Cities to vacate a section of street right-of-way between 5th Avenue and an alleyway bisecting the 500 block of 17th Street north of 6th Avenue. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the vacation as recommended; that a utilities easement be put in place for the same; and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
28.

Report from the Traffic and Engineering Committee regarding a request for a handicapped parking space at 4509 9th Avenue. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
29.

Report from the Traffic and Engineering Committee regarding a request for a handicapped parking space at 2954 12th Street. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
30.

Report from the Finance Department regarding the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and other audit documents for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2020.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the audit documents as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
31.

Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding a proposal to finance up to $1,300,000.00 from American Bank & Trust, Rock Island, IL for construction of a new clubhouse at Highland Springs Golf Course.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the proposal.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
32.

Report from the Mayor's office regarding the reappointments of Aaron Curry to the Police Pension Board, John Wright to the Liquor Control Commission, Harlan King and Martin Pizano to the Electrical Board of Appeals, and Michael Creger, Norm Moline, and David Parker Sr. to the Planning Commission, as well as the appointment of Reshanda Johnson to the Planning Commission.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments and appointment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
33.

Report from the Mayor's office regarding the designation of a Mayor Pro Tem.

Motion:
Motion to nominate a Council member as Mayor Pro Tem for the next year.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
34.

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from Greater Antioch Baptist Church, 929 14th Street, for sound amplification and to close off 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 14 1/2 Street on Sunday, July 11th and Sunday, July 25th, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for outdoor church services on those days.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the street closing and sound amplification requests as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
35.

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Avenue, for sound amplification and to close off half of the block between 18th and 19th Streets at 3rd Avenue on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for an outdoor show, with a rain date of Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the applications for street closing and sound amplification requests as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
36.

Other Business

37.

Executive Session


5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(2) Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives.


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 shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Executive Session for the exceptions cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
38.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, July 12, 2021.

RC
Roll Call vote is needed.




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