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City Council Meeting

July 22, 2019

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.

Roll Call

3.

Pledge of Allegiance

4.

Moment of Silence

5.

Public Comment

6.

Minutes of the July 8, 2019 meeting.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.
Documents:
  1. Minutes 070819.pdf
7.

Minutes of the Executive Session of July 8, 2019.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Executive Session minutes.
8.

Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9.

Proclamation declaring July 26, 2019 as Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day.

10.

Proclamation declaring August 6, 2019 as National Night Out.

11.

A Special Ordinance establishing two (2) handicapped parking spaces in front of Rocky Field House at the bus stop location on 25th Avenue.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
12.

A Resolution adopting an internal operations policy on Council pay and expenses.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Claims

a.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #2 in the amount of $85,095.00 to Putnam County Painting, Inc. of Mark, IL for the Ridgewood Water Tower Rehabilitation Project for services provided from June 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019.

b.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $67,500.00 to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency of Springfield, IL for NPDES permit fees for the Mill Street Wastewater Plant and the Southwest Wastewater Plant.

c.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $73,017.99 to the Illinois Department of Transportation of Springfield, IL for the 38th Street Resurfacing: 7th Avenue to 46th Avenue Project.

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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 and final in the amount of $42,907.18 to Langman Construction, Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the 12th Street Sanitary, Between 3rd Avenue and Alley to the North Project for services provided from June 24, 2019 through July 2, 2019.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
14.

Claims for the weeks of July 4, 2019 through July 11, 2019 in the amount of $1,554,292.08 and July 12, 2019 through July 18, 2019 in the amount of $355,600.38; and payroll for the weeks of July 1, 2019 through July 14, 2019 in the amount of $1,573,221.42.

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

ACH payments for the month of June 2019 in the amount of $5,037,853.10.

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

Purchase Card Claims for the period of May 27, 2019 through June 26, 2019 in the amount of $57,070.68.

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

Report from the Information Technology Department regarding the purchase of the HPE Nimble shared storage system from IT Savvy of Chicago, IL utilizing the State of Illinois Master Contract in the amount of $34,788.01.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
18.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding bids for the demolition of one commercial property, recommending the bid be awarded to the second lowest bidder, McAdams Inc. of Rock Island, IL, in the amount of $80,118.50.

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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the MFT Funded 11th Street Lighting Repairs Project, recommending the bid be awarded to Precision Utility Dynamics Corporation of Oswego, IL in the amount of $97,147.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding an amended Resolution appropriating $861,709.83 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for street maintenance in 2018.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the amended resolution as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a Resolution appropriating $997,600.00 of Motor Fuel Tax funds for street maintenance in 2019.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the resolution as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Finance Department regarding pension assumptions for the Firefighters Pension Fund and the Police Pension Fund.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the pension assumptions as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Traffic Engineering Committee regarding a request for the removal of the handicapped parking space at 1212 9th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Mayor regarding an appointment to the Rock Island Housing Authority Board.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.
25.

Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity / Event application from Quad Cities River Bandits to hold their Race to Home 5K event on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and a Resolution authorizing the temporary closure of the easternmost northbound lane of Highway 67 (Master Sergeant Stanley Talbot Memorial Bridge) to 2nd Avenue and IL Highway 92 from 16 1/2 Street to 18th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for sound amplification from Mike Thoms on Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for a wedding reception at 4205 14th Street.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Other Business

28.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, August 12, 2019.



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.