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City Council Meeting
May 15, 2017
Study Session 6:00 p.m.
Human Resources Conference Room, City Hall, lower level,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
City Legal Department: Open Meetings, FOIA and Official Ethics
Agenda 6:45 pm -
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
1. Mayor Thoms will call the meeting to order.
2. Roll Call.
3. Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Invocation by Alderman Schipp.
Minutes of the meeting of May 8, 2017
. (Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.)
6. Minutes of the Executive Session of May 8, 2017. (Motion whether or not to approve the Executive Session minutes.)
7. Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms.
8. Presentation of the Rock Island Historic Preservation Awards.
Proclamation declaring May, 2017 as Preservation Month
Proclamation declaring May 21 through May 27, 2017 as National Public Works Week
11. Claims for the week of
May 5 through May 11
in the amount of $666,100.81 and payroll for the weeks of
April 24 through May 7, 2017
in the amount of $1,476,976.00. (Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.)
Report from the Public Works Department regarding the emergency purchase of a rebuilt Cummins ISL long block from MJ Diesel Engine Specialist Inc. of Yakima, WA in the amount of $13,899.50
. (Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.) (057)
Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of valve box parts, recommending the bid be awarded to Zimmer and Francescon, Inc. of Moline, IL in the amount of $10,844.30
. (Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and approve the purchase.) (056)
Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 41st Avenue Court and 45th Street Court Reconstruction Project, recommending the low bid of Donald R. Bealer Family Limited Partnership, L.P. of Moline, IL be rejected due to non-responsiveness and the bid be awarded to Walter D. Laud, Inc., of East Moline, IL in the amount of $309,814.60
. (Motion whether or not to reject the low bid and award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.) (052)
Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property at the northwest corner of IL 92 and Andalusia Road for the development of a Casey's General Store Mini Truck Stop at the site
. (Motion whether or not to approve the sale of the property as recommended and direct CED staff to complete negotiations with the applicant and prepare a purchase agreement for future City Council action.)
Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for installation of a handicapped parking space on 6th Street for the home at 523 14th Avenue
. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (048)
Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request to replace the yield signs with stop signs at the intersection of 40th Street and 26th Avenue
. (Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.) (049)
Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Joseph Lemon, Rock Valley Office Park, for City Ordinance (Section 9-42) control of each of their parking lots at 4703 44th Street, 4705 44th Street, 4709 44th Street, and 4711 44th Street
. (Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.) (050)
Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the Beautification Commission
. (Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.)
Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to the Bi-State Regional Commission
. (Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.)
Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Radicle Effect Brewerks for live entertainment outdoors with sound amplification and the consumption of alcohol outdoors on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. at 1340 31st Street
. (Motion whether or not to approve the event and requests as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations, and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.)
22. Other Business.
23. Executive Session: 5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(1) The appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body
24. Motion to adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, May 22, 2017.
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
City Clerk Judith Gilbert
at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at: 1528 Third Avenue Rock Island, IL, 61201.
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