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City Council Meeting

January 22, 2018

Agenda 6:45 p.m. - AMENDED
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 January 8, 2018 meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 010818.pdf
6.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

7.

Presentation of the 2017 Holiday Lighting Awards

8.

Presentation of the 2017 Commercial Beautification Awards

9.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $12,595.04 to David Morrison of Rock Island, IL for legal services rendered for the period of November 16, 2017 through December 29, 2017.

b.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $21,278.76 to Blaze Restoration Inc. of Moline, IL for General Liability claim.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $48,279.00 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the 2017 Catch Basin and Manhole Program for services provided from September 21, 2017 through December 21, 2017.

d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #5 in the amount of $1,511,990.98 to General Constructors, Inc. of Bettendorf, IA for the 007 Outfall Relocation Project for services provided from December 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $314,816.21 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the Downtown Storm Water Repair, 17th Street, 4th to 5th Avenues and 4th Avenue, 18th to 19th Streets Project for services provided from November 2, 2017 through December 20, 2017.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments for Claims items a through e as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

Claims for the weeks of January 5 through January 11 in the amount of $2,148,830.61 and January 12 through January 18 in the amount of $623,164.80; and payroll for the weeks of January 1 through January 14 in the amount of $1,489,514.34.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

ACH Payments for the month of December 2017 in the amount of $6,407,785.44.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Purchase Card Claims for the period from November 27, 2017 through December 26, 2017 in the amount of $76,159.84.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the purchase of four (4) 58,000 GVW Tandem Axle Cab and Chassis vehicles and outfitting them with dump bodies, front-end snow plows, mid-mount wing plows, and tailgate spreaders; recommending the bids be awarded to Truck Country Quad Cities of Davenport, IA in the amount of $394,678.00 for the vehicles and to Bonnell Industries, Inc. of Dixon, IL in the amount of $286,296.00 for the outfitting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bids as recommended and authorize the purchases.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an amended Intergovernmental Agreement for the Establishment of a Joint Administrative Hearing Officer System supporting the addition of the Village of Carbon Cliff;

and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute future amendments for municipal government participants to be added to or deleted from the existing Intergovernmental Agreement without further City Council approval.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the amended intergovernmental agreement and future amendments to the agreement as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Article VI, Division 6 of the Code of Ordinances relating to the Property Maintenance Code Board of Appeals and Appeal Procedures and language in Division 6C.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a new maximum amount award of $7,500.00 for the Facade Improvement Program.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the new maximum amount awarded to Façade applicants as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Mayor regarding reappointments to the Labor Day Parade Advisory Board.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the reappointments as recommended.
18.

Report from the Mayor regarding appointments to the reconvened Advanced Technology and Sustainability Task Force.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments as recommended.
Documents:
  1. ATSC 012218.pdf
19.

Other Business

20.

Executive 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).  

5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(12) The establishment of reserves or settlement of claims as provided in the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Executive Session for the exceptions cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Motion to Adjourn

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, February 12, 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.