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City Council Meeting

January 8, 2018

Agenda 6:45 p.m.
City Council Chambers, City Hall, third floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

1.

Call to Order

2.

Roll Call

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Moment of Silence

5.

Minutes of the December 18, 2017 meeting and the December 28, 2017 Special meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
6.

Minutes of the Executive Session of December 18, 2017.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Executive Session minutes.
7.

State of the City Address by Mayor Mike Thoms

8.

Proclamation declaring January 15, 2018 as Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

9.

Proclamation declaring January 2018 as National Mentoring Month.

10.

A Special Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 7, Section 2-289 of the Code of Ordinances changing the monthly meeting date of the Sunset Marina Boaters Advisory Committee.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

A Special Ordinance granting the re-establishment of a Special Use Permit at 4510 42nd Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1212 9th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

A Resolution urging the Governor to veto Senate Bill 1451 (Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act).

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $60,597.20 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the 33rd Avenue Court Reconstruction, West of 17th Street Project for services provided from December 1, 2017 through December 21, 2017.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $1,097,843.23 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the Outfall 006 Basin Separation Project for services provided from October 22, 2017 through December 1, 2017.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $101,416.50 to Civil Constructors, Inc. of East Moline, IL for the Water Filtration Facility Project for services provided from November 14, 2017 through December 11, 2017.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments for Claims items a through c as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Claims for the weeks of December 15 through December 21 in the amount of $1,230,996.95, December 22 through December 28 in the amount of $18,230.37, and December 29 through January 4 in the amount of $456,904.33; and payroll for the weeks of December 4 through December 17 in the amount of $1,445,267.85 and December 18 through December 31 in the amount of $1,532,311.34.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

ACH payments for the month of November 2017 in the amount of $1,587,296.68.

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

Purchase Card Claims for the period from October 27, 2017 through November 26, 2017 in the amount of $64,493.97.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding an Ordinance prohibiting sexual harassment and recommending approval of the modified Sexual Harassment policy.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance; and approve the modified policy as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a 1.83% General Wage Increase to non-affiliated employees effective January 1, 2018.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the general wage increase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Thomas Fitzpatrick (on behalf of Storage of America) to apply for a Special Use Permit to operate an interior self storage facility at 2832 5th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the application of the special use permit as recommended.
21.

Report from the City Clerk regarding an activity application and Resolution for the American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Other Business

23.

Motion to Adjourn

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, January 22, 2018.



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.