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City Council Meeting
May 23, 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 1 662-506-2139‬ PIN: ‪105 786 763‬#
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the May 9, 2022 Study Session and City Council Meeting.

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

Minutes from the May 9, 2022 Closed Session Meeting.

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

Update Rock Island

10.

Presentation of Police Department Service Awards from Chief Richard Landi.

11.

Claim - Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc. of Silvis, IL in the amount of $10,463.56 for the sewer lateral repair program on 1527 8th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claim.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Claims for the week of April 29 through May 5, 2022 in the amount of $416,573.29; for the week of May 6 through May 11, 2022 in the amount of $363,212.84; and payroll for the weeks of April 18, 2022 through May 1, 2022 in the amount of $1,553,123.10.

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

ACH payments for the month of April 2022 in the amount of $724,204.75.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Purchase Card Claims for the period of March 29 through April 26, 2022 in the amount of $70,451.11.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2022 Asphalt Street Milling and Patching Program, recommending the bid for the contract be awarded to Langman Construction of Rock Island, IL in the amount of $166,847.60.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2022 Sidewalk and Pavement Patching Program, recommending the bid for the contract be awarded to Centennial Contractors of Moline, IL in the amount of $464,652.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
17.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding a three-year contract with Genesis Health for on-site medical services for the period March 1, 2022 through February 28, 2025.

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

Report from the Mayor's Office regarding amendments to Chapter 3 of the Code of Ordinances regarding alcoholic liquor. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider the amendments to the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property located at the eastern portion of 1730 8th Avenue (PIN 0735438012) to Margie Mejia-Caraballo for $1,200.00 plus closing costs. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the sale as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the sale agreement; and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Community & Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property located at 1044 and 1046 14th Street (PIN 1602110012 and 1602110013) to Ndihiyabandi Michel for a total of $2,311.00 plus closing costs. (First Reading)

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the sale as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the sale agreement; and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Finance and Parks and Recreation Departments regarding a request for an extension of the line of credit from American Bank & Trust by $800,000.00 for a total of $2,100,000.00 for the new Highland Springs Clubhouse in partnership with First Tee Quad Cities.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the extension of the line of credit from American Bank and Trust.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Finance Department regarding a budget adjustment for the Martin Luther King (MLK) Community Center increasing the TIF 11th Street Fund (203) and decreasing the MLK Center Activity Fund (901) by $24,157.48.

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

Report from the Mayor's Office regarding the reappointment of Jeff Dismer to the Preservation Commission and the appointment of Paul Hansen to the Park Board.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointment and reappointment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Other Business

25.

Closed Session.


5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8) Security procedures, school building safety and security, and the use of personnel and equipment to respond to an actual, a threatened, or a reasonably potential danger to the safety of employees, students, staff, the public, or public property. 

5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(6) The setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body. 

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.  

Motion:
Motion whether or not to go into Closed Session for the exceptions cited.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Motion to Adjourn.

Motion:
Motion to adjourn to June 13, 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.