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City Council Meeting

October 9, 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 October 2, 2017.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 100217.pdf
6.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms.

7.

A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 1836 7th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
8.

A Special Ordinance establishing a stop intersection at 8th Avenue regulating eastbound and westbound traffic at its intersection with 19th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
9.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $15,948.57 to Dave Morrison of Rock Island, IL for legal services rendered for the month of September 2017.

b.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $22,550.00 to Proquire LLC of Chicago, IL for Google Suite annual renewal and support maintenance for the year from December 28, 2017 through December 27, 2018.

c.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $10,440.00 to Proquire LLC of Chicago, IL for the Backupify for Google Suite annual renewal and support maintenance for the year from December 18, 2017 through December 17, 2018.

d.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $143,565.84 to Walter D. Laud, Inc. of East Moline, IL for the 41st Avenue Court and 45th Street Court Reconstruction, East of 44th Street Project for services provided from August 16, 2017 through September 25, 2017.

e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $25,366.60 to Tri-City Electric Co. of Davenport, IA for the Fiber Optic Cable Phase-9, Glenhurst Court Cameras Project for services provided from June 20, 2017 through September 6, 2017.

f.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $212,243.76 to Langman Construction Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the 2017 Catch Basin and Manhole Program for services provided from July 17, 2017 through September 21, 2017.

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

Claims for the week of September 29 through October 5 in the amount of $861,318.70.

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

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2017 Budget, recommending increasing the Self-Insurance Fund by $333,000.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for installation of a handicapped parking space on 20th Avenue next to the home at 1928 9 1/2 Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.
13.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request from Josh Dennison, on behalf of Jumer's Casino and Hotel, for City Ordinance (Section 9-42) control of the Jumer's parking lot at 777 Jumer Drive.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.
14.

Other Business

15.

Motion to adjourn.

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, October 16, 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.