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City Council Meeting

September 18, 2017

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 September 11, 2017.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 091117.pdf
6.

Minutes of the Executive Session of September 11, 2017.

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

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms.

8.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $18,828.27 to Blaze Restoration Inc. of Moline, IL for General Liability claim.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $34,875.00 to General Constructors, Inc. of Bettendorf, IA for the 007 Outfall Relocation Project for services provided from August 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $107,773.24 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities, Inc. of Moline, IL for the 2017 Sidewalk and Pavement Patching Program for services provided from July 20, 2017 through September 7, 2017.

d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $95,063.22 to Miller Trucking & Excavating of Silvis, IL for the Lincoln Court Reconstruction, 17th to 20th Streets Project for services provided from July 24, 2017 through September 8, 2017.

e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #3 in the amount of $11,220.00 to Greenspace Associates of Davenport, IA for the 2017 Sod Replacement Program for services provided from August 18, 2017 through September 8, 2017.

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.
9.

Claims for the week of September 8 through September 14 in the amount of $1,278,157.38; and payroll for the weeks of August 28 through September 10 in the amount of $1,455,771.08.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

ACH Payments for the month of August in the amount of $971,864.59.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

Purchase Card Claims for the period from July 27 through August 28, 2017 in the amount of $81,266.98.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of nine (9) Rock Island County tax auction properties as listed in the report in the amount of $7,276.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended, authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents, and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Report from the Police Department regarding a contract with the Rock Island Housing Authority for supplemental police services at the Housing Authority's seven housing developments, recommending a one year renewal expiring September 30, 2018.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the contract renewal as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Report from the Mayor regarding an Appointment to the Stormwater Board of Appeals and a Reappointment and Appointment to the Citizens Advisory Committee.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointments and reappointment as recommended.
15.

Report from the City Clerk regarding a Plaza Activity/Event application from Joshua Hennen on behalf of of the Alpha Sigma Xi chapter at Augustana College for an outdoor fundraising event with sound amplification to be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from noon to 1:00 p.m. and requesting waiver of application and event fees.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Plaza event with sound amplification and a waiver of application and event fees as recommended, subject to complying with all Plaza regulations, and subject to being closed down if complaints are received.
16.

Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity Permit application from Alleman High School for their annual Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 beginning at 10:15 a.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.
17.

Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Laborspace and RozzTox for outdoor entertainment with sound amplification at 311 21st Street, the outdoor sale of alcohol by Bent River Brewery on RozzTox's property at 2108 3rd Avenue, and the outdoor consumption of alcohol in the fenced-in area on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended, subject to complying with liquor license regulations, and subject to being closed down early if complaints are received.
18.

Street Closing and Sound Amplification Requests

a.

Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Angelica Johnson for a street closing at 15th Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue for a family gathering to be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

b.

Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Penelope Scott for a street closing at 6th Street between 9th Avenue and 11th Avenue and sound amplification for a birthday party to be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the street closing and sound amplification requests for items a and b as recommended.
19.

Other Business

20.

Motion to adjourn.

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, October 2, 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.