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City Council Meeting

June 14, 2021

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 1-442-242-8326 and use PIN: 388 395 781#.
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes of the May 24, 2021 City Council meeting.


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

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Presentation by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) recognizing Lt. Timothy J. McCloud as a Certified Eligible Police Chief.


10.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance rezoning from R-4 (multi-unit residential) to PUD (Planned Unit Development) the property located approximately at 2001 7th avenue (Parcel 095289) (Second Reading)


Motion:
Motion whether or not to pass the Ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
11.

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment in the amount of $23,574.44 to David G. Morrison, City Attorney, for services rendered during the month of May, 2021.


b.

Report from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center regarding payment in the amount of $58,240.36 to Quad Cities Golf Classic Charitable Foundation for the Birdies for Charity program.


c.

Report from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center regarding payment in the amount of $7,350.00 to Rock Island Parks and Recreation for the rental of two rooms in the Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center.


d.

Report from the Martin Luther King Jr. Center regarding payment in the amount of $55,920.00 to Youth Hope for youth services to complete the FY20-21 contract with the Illinois Department of Human Services.


e.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $9,654.78 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc., Silvis, IL for the Sewer Lateral Repair Program, Project 2564, for services provided at 2048 45th Street.


f.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $19,754.92 to McClintock Trucking & Excavating, Inc., Silvis, IL for the Water Service Repair Program, Project 2526 for services provided at 9415 13th Street West, 2224 9th Street, and 2101 Stadium Drive.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve Claims Items A through F.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
g.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $20,300.31 to Valley Construction, Inc of Rock Island, IL for work performed on the 24th Street Water Tower Overflow Improvement, Project 2740.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve Claims Item G.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

Claims for the week of May 21st through May 27th, 2021 in the amount of $915,858.98, May 28th through June 3rd, 2021 in the amount of $310,763.13, and June 4th through June 10, 2021 in the amount of $502,013.23; and payroll for the weeks of May 17th through May 20th, 2021 in the amount of $1,554,479.61.


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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a construction and maintenance agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to make improvement to traffic signals located at the intersection of IL 92 (Andalusia Road) and the Rock Island Parkway.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the attached State of Illinois Department of Transportation Construction and Maintenance Agreement and authorize the City Manager to execute the documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a cost estimate from Advantage Tree Service, Davenport, IA in the amount of $27,654.54 for tree trimming and removal of dead, dying, or dangerous trees in the downtown area using downtown TIF Funds.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to authorize the expenditure of $27,654.54 from the downtown TIF as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
15.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an amendment to the Quad Cities Enterprize Zone Ordinance No. 046-2020 related to the addition of the Reynolds Ford property in East Moline, IL to the Enterprise Zone Intergovernmental Agreement.. (First Reading)


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the amendment to the Intergovernmental Agreement and consider the amended Ordinance for the Quad City Enterprise Zone.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
16.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property located at 1018 11th Avenue (Parcel 095572, PIN #1602105018) to Magali Oliveros-Rojas and Onixsiel Cruz-Arroyo for $1.00 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.
17.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a sale of City-owned property located at 715 4th Avenue (Parcel 091804, PIN #0734408003) to Reverend Dr. Jacqueline J. Cunningham-Walls for $1.00 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.
18.

Report from the Traffic and Engineering Committee regarding a request for a handicapped parking space at 1506 33rd Street. (First Reading)


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Report from the Traffic and Engineering Committee regarding a request for a handicapped parking space at 725 22nd Street. (First Reading)


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and consider the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a resolution declaring the City of Rock Island's support for the submittal of a RAISE Grant application for US 67 (11th Street) between 31st Avenue and 45th Avenue.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the resolution declaring support for submittal of a RAISE Grant application for US 67 (11th Street) between 31st Avenue and 45th Avenue.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a resolution declaring the City of Rock Island's support for the submittal of a RAISE Grant application for IL 92 (Andalusia Road) and US 67.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the resolution declaring support for submittal of a RAISE Grant application for IL 92 (Andalusia Road) and US 67.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from Quad City Coffee and Pancake House to install a vestibule within the 19th Street Right of Ways (ROW) at 1831 3rd Avenue.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the Quad City Coffee and Pancake House to install the vestibule within the 19th Street Rights of Ways at the above referenced address.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a request from Koch Fertilizer, LLC to become the new operator for the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) at the Rock Island River Terminal Corporation facility located at 700 Mill Street.


Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request from Koch Fertilizer, LLC to utilize the Foreign Trade Zone designation and direct the City Attorney to prepare the attestation letter.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Mayor's office regarding the reappointments of David VanLandegen and Todd Linscott to the Beautification Commision, and Brett Hitchcock, Carolyn Krueger, Jodie Kavensky, Pat Stolley, and Brandy VandeWalle to the Arts Commission.


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

Other Business

26.

Executive 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 shall be recorded and entered into the minutes of the closed meeting

27.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, June 28, 2021.



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