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City Council Meeting

November 9, 2020 

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 be conducted by audio and video conference without 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 public health concerns affecting the State and the City, the Mayor has determined that an in-person meeting at City Hall with all participants is not practical or prudent.

Aldermen 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 1-414-436-7965 and use PIN: 719 534 137#.
3.

Roll Call

4.

Pledge of Allegiance

5.

Moment of Silence

6.

Public Comment

7.

Minutes from the October 19th, 2020 City Council Goal Setting Session and the October 26th, 2020 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.

Mayor Thoms will close the regular meeting and open a Public Hearing regarding a request from the Jackson Group (Damarius and Chanda Washington) for an amendment to an approved Special Use Permit for four apartments at 3204 27th Avenue.


Mayor Thoms will close the Public Hearing and reconvene the regular meeting.
Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the amendment to the approved Special Use Permit as recommended with the stipulations as stated.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
10.

Presentation of the Financial Management Report for the Third Quarter 2020.

11.

Presentation of the CY 2021 Budget.

12.

Special Ordinance removing the handicapped parking space in front of 2960 12th Street - Second Reading.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the Ordinance.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
13.

Special Ordinance banning parking in the 26th Avenue Court cul-de-sac - Second Reading.

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

Special Ordinance rezoning the two adjacent properties at 319 11th Street and 1109 4th Avenue from R-6 (multi-family residence) to B-3 (community business) - Second Reading.

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

Special Ordinance authorizing the sale of the City owned property at 1013 8th Avenue, Parcel 092271-A, Parcel 0734441011 to LaShanta Williams for $10.00 plus closing costs - Second Reading.

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

Special Ordinance authorizing the sale of the City owned property at 614 12th Street, Parcel 097647, Pin 0734452001 to Masco and Leticia Taliafero for $898.50 plus closing costs - Second Reading.

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

Special Ordinance amending Chapter 15 by adding Article XII, Self Storage Facility Accommodations Tax, to the Rock Island Code of Ordinances - Second Reading.

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

Claims

a.

Report from the Human Resources Department regarding payment to David G. Morrison, Rock Island, IL, in the amount of $14,218.45 for legal services rendered between October 1st and October 31st, 2020.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
19.

Claims for the week of October 23rd through October 29th, 2020 in the amount of $549,836.80; for the weeks of October 30th through November 5th, 2020 in the amount of $465,321.45 and payroll for the weeks of October 19th through November 1st, 2020 in the amount of $1,488,230.25.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
20.

Report from the Police Department regarding the bids for their 2021 dry cleaning contract, recommending the bid be awarded to Burke Cleaners, Rock Island, IL for $11,452.50 with an option for two one-year extensions.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
21.

Report from the Police Department regarding a Resolution and an updated Multijurisdictional Law Enforcement Agreement for mutual aid.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the resolution as recommended and authorize the Police Chief to execute the agreement between the City of Rock Island and member agencies listed.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
22.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a new Resolution updating the grant number information as required by HUD to allow the City to accept the grant transfer.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to adopt the Resolution as recommended and authorize the Mayor to sign the necessary paperwork.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
23.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the proposed HUD CDBG-CV funding allocations.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the allocations as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the sub-recipient agreements.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
24.

Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a request from Kerry Panozzo to divide his property at 4141 45th Avenue, zoned R-1 (one family residence) in order to create an undeveloped lot that will be available for sale.

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

Report from the Public Works Department regarding a 10 year Intergovernmental Support Agreement with the Rock Island Arsenal to provide them additional electrical maintenance, sanitary sewage lift station operation and water treatment and distribution operation services.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to accept the IGSA agreement with the Rock Island Arsenal as recommended and authorize the Mayor to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
26.

Report from the Public Works Department regarding the Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity, Management, Operations and Maintenance (CMOM) program, recommending the contract be awarded to CDM Smith, Chicago, IL in the amount of $49,500.00.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the selection as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
27.

Report from the City Clerk's office regarding a request from the St. Patrick Society Quad Cities USA to hold their annual parade on Saturday, March 13th, 2021.

Motion:
Motion whether or not to approve the request as written and adopt the Resolution.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.
28.

Other Business

29.

Motion to Adjourn


Adjourn to Monday, November 23, 2020.
RC
Roll Call vote is needed.



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