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City Council Meeting
November 28, 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 +1 385-393-5122‬ PIN: ‪260 593 462‬#
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the August 24, 2022 Special City Council meeting.

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

Minutes from the October 17, 2022 City Council Goal Setting & Budget meeting.

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

Minutes from the November 14, 2022 Study Session and City Council meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

Minutes from the November 14, 2022 Closed Session.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Closed Session minutes.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

Update Rock Island

12.

Presentation of the Financial Management Report for the Third Quarter 2022.

13.

An Ordinance regarding a request to install 4-way stop signs on 26th Street at the intersection of 16th Avenue. (Second Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

An Ordinance regarding a second amendment to the LRC Developers, Inc. redevelopment agreement at the Quad Cities Industrial Center (QCIC) property. (Second Reading)

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

Consent Agenda.


All items under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine in nature and will be enacted by a single motion and subsequent roll call vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless an Alderperson so requests, in which case, the item will be moved from the Consent Agenda and considered as the first item after approval of the Consent Agenda.  

a.

Claims for the week of November 4 through November 10, 2022 in the amount of $674,414.46; for the week of November 11 through November 17, 2022 in the amount of $585,835.92; and payroll for the weeks of October 31 through November 13, 2022 in the amount of $1,588,984.89.

b.

Claim - Report from the Public Works Department regarding an emergency purchase of two Schneider Electric 150hp Variable Frequency Drive's (VFD) from Graybar Electric, Davenport, IA for $36,503.72.

c.

Claim - Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $51,667.20 to Promevo, LLC of Louisville, KY for the Google Workspace software subscription renewal through December 27, 2022 (no increase).

d.

Claim - ACH Report for the month of October 2022 in the amount of $833,331.40.

e.

Claim - Purchase Card claims for the period September 27, 2022 through October 26, 2022 in the amount of $83,577.31.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Consent Agenda items a through e.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $24,589.94 to Miller Trucking & Excavating of Silvis, IL for an emergency water main repair on 6th Avenue and 21st Street.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and 2 in the amount of $328,022.33 to General Constructors, Inc. of Davenport, IA for construction services on the Schweibert Park Marina Dock renovations project.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claim items a and b.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Fire Department regarding purchase and installation of Four (4) Outdoor Warning Sirens recommending the bid be awarded to Federal Signal, of University Park, IL in the amount of $58,771.00 and requesting ARPA funds be used for the purchase.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and authorize $58,771.00 of ARPA funds for the purchase.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report form the Information Technology Department regarding the Unite Private Networks Conduit Use Agreement.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement with minor attorney modifications.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a recommendation from USI to renew the self-insurance package with IPMG in the amount of $688,100.00, as well as a brokerage payment to USI in the amount of $25,000.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the self-insurance package as recommended and approve payments to IPMG and USI.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding payment in the amount of $50,000.00 to Youth Hope for contracted youth services; $25,000.00 to EveryChild and $40,000.00 to the YWCA of the Quad Cities for the Restore, Reinvest and Renew grant; for a total not to exceed $115,000.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the payments as recommended not to exceed $115,000.00.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Legal Department regarding amendments to Article VI, Division 5, Human Rights Commission Ordinance. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the amendments as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding a recommendation to approve the downtown special services area (SSA) and establish the ordinance. (First Reading)

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

Report from the Finance Department regarding a budget adjustment for the Rock Island Fire Department increasing the ARPA Fund (248) expenditure budget for CY2022 by $58,771.00.

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

Report from the City Clerk's Office regarding the schedule of regular meeting dates for the Rock Island City Council Calendar Year 2023 pursuant to the Open Meetings Act.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the 2023 annual schedule of Council meetings as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

Other Business

26.

Closed Session.


5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1) The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body (or legal counsel for the public body). 

Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Closed Session for the exception cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Motion to Adjourn.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adjourn to December 12, 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.