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City Council Meeting

February 12, 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 January 22, 2018 meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 012218.pdf
6.

Minutes of the Executive Session of January 22, 2018.

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

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

8.

Presentation of the 2017 Crime Statistics

9.

Mayor Thoms will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing on a request from Thomas Fitzpatrick of Storage of America for a Special Use Permit to operate an interior only self storage facility at 2832 5th Street.


Mayor Thoms will close the Public Hearing, reconvene the regular meeting, and entertain a motion.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the special use permit as recommended, subject to the stipulations as stated in the report, and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

A Resolution honoring the enduring sacrifice of Echol Cole and Robert Walker and a commitment to the recognition of the dignity of all work.


A moment of silence will be observed.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $13,573.20 to David Morrison of Rock Island, IL for legal services rendered for the month of January 2018.

b.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $50,500.00 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for Workers' Compensation claim.

c.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,104.40 to Broadspire of Atlanta, GA for Workers' Compensation claim.

d.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $44,201.78 to Harris Computer Systems of Chicago, IL for the Northstar utility billing software annual maintenance contract.

e.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $56,609.11 to Harris Computer Systems of Chicago, IL for the GEMS - FMS/HRMS financial and human resources software annual maintenance contract.

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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #4 in the amount of $415,679.40 to Civil Constructors, Inc. of East Moline, IL for the Water Filtration Facility Project for services provided from December 11, 2017 through January 22, 2018.

g.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $16,114.58 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for an emergency water main repair at 38th Street and 7th Avenue.

h.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,950.53 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for an emergency water main repair at 38th Street and 37th Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payments as recommended for Claims items f through h.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Claims for the weeks of January 19 through January 25 in the amount of $2,628,819.85, January 26 through February 1 in the amount of $399,082.06, and February 2 through February 8 in the amount of $657,660.95; and payroll for the weeks of January 15 through January 28 in the amount of $1,471,988.29.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the purchase of replacement chains for the Waste Water Treatment Plant fine screens from Headworks International Inc. of Houston, TX in the amount of $69,110.73.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Report from the Police Department regarding the purchase of a replacement Livescan fingerprint scanner from Crossmatch Technologies of Palm Beach Gardens, FL in the amount of $11,291.82.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Report from the Public Works Department recommending approving the updated 18th Avenue Local Agency Agreement for Federal Participation and the Resolution for Improvement by the Municipality Under the Illinois Highway Code.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement and resolution as recommended and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the 2018 Catch Basin and Manhole Program, recommending extension of the 2017 Catch Basin and Manhole Program maintenance contract with Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL in order to perform the required maintenance through 2018.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the contract extension as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the review of a two-lot minor Final Plat of the Kymbyl Komplete Kare Addition located at 415/417 31st Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the final plat as recommended, subject to obtaining all required signatures on subdivision plat certificates and conforming to requirements in the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to hold an outdoor tented event with sound amplification on St. Patrick's Day weekend on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from noon until 11:30 p.m. at 1228 30th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations, contacting the Fire Department for fire and safety considerations, and subject to being closed down early if complaints are received.
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)(21) Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.

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 26, 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.