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City Council Meeting

July 24, 2017

Study Session 6:00 p.m.
Human Resources Conference Room, City Hall, lower level,
1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL
Topics: Finance: City Investment Policy


Agenda 6:45 p.m. Watch Live
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.

Moment of Silence.

5.

Minutes of the meeting of July 10, 2017.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 071017.pdf
6.

Minutes of the Executive Session of July 10, 2017.

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

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms.

8.

Proclamation declaring July 27 through July 30, 2017 as the Commemoration of the Wall that Heals in the Quad Cities.

9.

Proclamation declaring August 1, 2017 as National Night Out.

10.

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $54,047.15 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for an emergency sanitary sewer repair at 9th Street and 24th Avenue. (075)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.
b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $67,500.00 to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency of Springfield, IL for annual fees for NPDES permits. (083)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.
c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,677.77 to Compass Minerals of Atlanta, GA for the purchase of salt. (084)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.
11.

Claims for the weeks of July 7 through July 13 in the amount of $883,579.35 and July 14 through July 20 in the amount of $902,760.07; and payroll for the weeks of July 3 through July 16, 2017 in the amount of $1,528,969.51.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
12.

ACH Payments for the month of June in the amount of $1,777,102.36.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
13.

Purchase Card Claims for the period from May 27 through June 26, 2017 in the amount of $54,787.16.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
14.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding the purchase of upgrades to the ArcGIS and Cityworks software systems from Power Engineers of Meridian, ID in the amount of $17,400.00. (008)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended and authorize the City Manager to sign the agreement.
15.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 24th Street Water Main Extension: South of RIFAC Project, recommending the bid be awarded to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL in the amount of $193,595.00. (085)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
16.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2017 Brick Street Repair Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. of Moline, IL in the amount of $101,568.00. (086)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
17.

Report from the Parks and Recreation Department regarding an agreement with First Tee of Davenport, IA for development of a program and learning facility at Highland Springs Golf Course. (068)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
18.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a Special Ordinance for prevailing wage rates in the City of Rock Island.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
19.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a Resolution recommending continued participation in IMRF for elected officials of the City of Rock Island.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.
20.

Report from the Finance Department regarding a Resolution of the City of Rock Island, Illinois declaring its official intent to reimburse certain capital expenditures from the proceeds of future debt issues. (023)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.
21.

Report from the Finance Department regarding the Municipal Compliance Reports for the Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2016 for the Police Pension Fund and the Fire Pension Fund. (019)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the reports as recommended.
22.

Report from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center Board of Directors requesting approval of amendments to the by-laws of The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.
23.

Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Olivet Baptist Church for a street closing of 21st Avenue from 11th Street to 12th Street on Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.
24.

Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern to have outdoor entertainment with sound amplification and the outdoor sale of alcohol in the fenced-in parking lot from noon to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1228 30th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended, subject to complying with all liquor license regulations, and subject to being closed down early if noise complaints are received.
25.

Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church for a street closing of 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 14 1/2 Street on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.
26.

Other Business

27.

Motion to adjourn.

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, August 14, 2017.
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.