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City Council Meeting

December 4, 2017

Agenda 6:45 p.m. Watch Live
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 November 20, 2017 meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 112017.pdf
6.

Minutes of the Executive Session of November 20, 2017.

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

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

8.

Presentation by Erik Reader, Development Association of Rock Island, regarding the Hard Hat Awards.

9.

Proclamation endorsing the efforts of the Illinois Bicentennial.

10.

Mayor Thoms will close the regular meeting and open a Truth in Taxation Public Hearing for discussion on a proposed property tax increase for the City of Rock Island for 2017.


Mayor Thoms will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.
11.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $1,250.00 to Antonio McGhee for General Liability claim.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $141,183.00 to Civil Constructors, Inc. of East Moline, IL for the Water Filtration Facility Project for services provided from October 14, 2017 through November 13, 2017.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $28,607.13 to CJ Now Plumbing of Rock Island, IL for the relocation of the sanitary lateral for 3206 14th Avenue.

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

Claims for the weeks of November 17 through November 23 in the amount of $104,979.33 and November 24 through November 30 in the amount of $1,067,048.17; and payroll for the weeks of November 6 through November 19 in the amount of $1,453,910.04.

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

Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from the College Hill District businesses for permission to place signage in the city's right-of-way and decorate street lamp posts between 12th Avenue and 14th Avenue along 30th Street and for sound amplification for their Christmas Walk event to be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended subject to removing signage and decorations after the event.
14.

Other Business

15.

Motion to Adjourn

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, December 11, 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.