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City Council Meeting

March 28, 2022

Agenda 6:45 p.m. Watch Live
City Council Chambers, City Hall, 3rd Floor, 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL

1.

Call to Order

2.

This meeting will also be conducted by audio and video conference without the requirement of a physically present quorum of the Rock Island City Council due to the disaster declaration issued by Governor Pritzker.


Because of this order related to COVID-19 health concerns affecting the State and the City, the Mayor has determined that an in-person meeting at City Hall with all participants may not be practical or prudent.

Alderpersons and Staff may not all be physically present at City Hall due to the disaster and physical attendance at City Hall may be limited. To participate remotely during the Public Comment or Public Hearing portion of the meeting, please join by phone at 1 208-820-4761‬ PIN: ‪588 606 058‬#


3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the March 14, 2022 City Council Meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
8.

Minutes from the March 14, 2022 Closed Session.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Closed Session minutes.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
9.

Update Rock Island

10.

Proclamation declaring April 7, 2022 Junior Achievement Day in the City of Rock Island.

11.

Presentation from the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department for the T-Mobile Hometown Grant - Douglas Park Field Lighting.

12.

An Ordinance amending Appendix A of the Code of Ordinances adding Article XI, Section 17H to the Zoning Code for Regulating Intermodal and Portable Storage Containers. (Second Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Claims

a.

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,990.71 to System Innovators, Chicago, IL for the iNovah System annual support maintenance contract.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claims item a.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #7 and final to Walter D. Laud, Inc., East Moline, IL in the amount of $529,514.92 for services provided from June 15, 2021 though December 31, 2021 as part of the Sidewalk and Pavement Patching Program, Projects 2140, 2158, 2377, 2434, 2564, and 2526.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $33,300.11 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating Inc., Silvis, IL for services provided at 3203 35th Avenue, 1611 21st Street, 2526 35th Avenue, and 28 Hillcrest Court as part of the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526, and the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve claims items b and c.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Claims for the week of March 4th through March 10th, 2022 in the amount of $989,767.77; March 11th through March 17th, 2022 in the amount of $978,608.89; and payroll for the weeks of February 7, 2022 through February 20, 2022 in the amount of $1,478,841.15.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

ACH payments for the month of February 2022 in the amount of $783,071.68.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Purchase Card claims for the period of January 27, 2022 through February 28, 2022 in the amount of $66,383.86.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Levee and Right-of-Way Vegetation Control Contract, recommending the bid be awarded to JIMAX Landscape LLC, Peoria, IL in the amount of $65,510.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the Interim City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the installation of barrier gates at Sunset Marina, Lincoln Park, and Longview Park, recommending the bid be awarded to Sampson Fence Ltd., Blue Grass, IA in the amount of $16,965.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the bid and authorize the Interim City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding an extension of the lease agreement with T-Mobile for use of cellular antennas located on the 1405 36th Street water tower.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the extension and authorize the Interim City Manager to sign the lease agreement.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from the Bi-State Regional Commission for the City of Rock Island to draft a letter of support for a proposed study of the IL-92 Corridor in 2023 as part of an application for an Illinois Special Planning and Research Grant.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to commit to the IL-92 Corridor Study; authorize City staff to finalize the draft letter of support; and authorize the Interim City Manager to sign the letter on behalf of the City.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Finance Department regarding an agreement with Promotional Support Services, Inc., Davenport, IA for printing and mailing services.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the agreement and authorize the Interim City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding a Special Ordinance requesting the transfer of the City's 2022 Home Rule Volume Cap to Quad Cities Regional Economic Development Authority (QCREDA). (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider the Special Ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding a request from Good Shepherd Presbyterian to vacate a segment of a City north/south alley adjacent to a church owned dwelling at 1822 24th Street on the East and a church parking lot on the West.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to deny the request as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2022 budget, decreasing expenditures in the Community & Economic Development Fund by $14,750.00 and increasing expenditures by $20,750.00 in the Rock Island Labor Day Parade Fund for the 2022 Labor Day Parade.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
25.

Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2022 budget, increasing the Library Fund revenue and expenditure budgets by $50,000.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Other Business

27.

Closed Session.


5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(11) Litigation, when an action against, affecting or on behalf of the particular public body has been filed and is pending before a court or administrative tribunal, or when the public body finds that an action is probable or imminent, in which case the basis for the finding must be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting.

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.

5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2) Collective negotiating matters between the public body and its employees or their representatives.  


Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Closed Session for the exceptions cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
28.

Motion to Adjourn.

Motion:
Motion to adjourn to April 11, 2022.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.


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 the City Clerk's Office at (309) 732-2010 or visiting in person at: 1528 Third Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201.