Moline City Council holds meeting to consider resolutions
Members of the Moline City Council met Tuesday, July 19.
The city council is Moline’s legislative body and is comprised of the mayor, one member from each of the seven wards within the city, and one who represents the city at-large. Council members meet as the Committee of the Whole at 6:30 p.m. on select Tuesdays each month.
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Moline City Council:
MINUTES MOLINE CITY COUNCIL MEETING City Hall, 619 16th Street Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Council Meeting : The City Council meeting came to order at 7:54 p.m. The Council met in regular session in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Pledge: The Council and audience recited the Pledge of Allegiance.
Invocation: Alderman Acri gave an Invocation.
Roll Call : Roll call was taken with Mayor Raes , Alderme n Rodriguez , Parker , Wendt , Zelnio , Turner, Schoonmaker, Waldron and Acri present. Absent: None. Questions on the Agenda: Mayor Raes announced that item 1096-2016 will be pulled from the Agenda. Items on Consent: Approval of Minutes Committee-of-the-Whole and Council meeting minutes of July 12, 2016. Resolutions 1. Council Bill/Resolution 1094-2016 A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement between the City of Moline and the Board of Education of Moline School District 40 setting forth the terms for assignment of four police liaison officers to Moline schools for the 2016/2017 school year. 2. Council Bill/Resolution 1095-2016 A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a Security Officer Services Contract with Per Mar Security & Research Corp. for parking enforcement services for the City of Moline for a one-year period commencing August 1, 2016. 3. Council Bill/Resolution 1097-2016 A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to accept fourteen (14) Deeds of Dedication for Street Right-of-Way more particularly described herein to allow construction to proceed on Project #1211, 40th Street Reconstruction South of 32nd Avenue. 4. Council Bill/Resolution 1098-2016 A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to accept thirty-two (32) Temporary Construction Easements more particularly described herein to allow construction to proceed on Project #1211, 40 th Street Reconstruction South of 32nd Avenue. 5. Council Bill/Resolution 1099-2016 A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to accept a Permanent Utility and Drainage Easement with Larry A. Van Ert as Trustee of the Larry A. Van Ert Trust dated October 2, 1992. 6. Council Bill/Resolution 1100-2016 A Resolution authorizing the expenditure of TIF #11 funds related to the Multi Modal Station construction. Omnibus Vote : Alderman Parker , seconded by Alderman Wendt , moved to approve and adopt, by omnibus vote, these items. Motion carried on roll call with the following vote: ayes: Aldermen Rodriguez , Parker, Wendt, Zelnio, Turner, Schoonmaker, Waldron and Acri; nays: none. Items Not on Consent: Second Reading Ordinances 7. Council Bill/General Ordinance 3021-2016 An Ordinance amending Chapter 7, “ANIMALS AND FOWL,” of the Moline Code of Ordinances, Sec.
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7-1101, “DEFINITIONS,” by enacting new subsections (5), (6), (7), (24), (31) and (36) and consecutively renumbering the remaining subsections of Sec. 7-1101; Sec. 7-1104, “LIVESTOCK AND DOMESTIC FOWL PROHIBITED IN CITY; RUNNING AT LARGE; NUISANCE,” by repealing said section in its entirety and enacting in lieu thereof one new Sec. 7-1104 dealing with the same subject matter; enacting one new Sec. 7-1104A entitled “URBAN HENS;” and Sec. 7-1116, “ANIMAL CAGES, RUNS, PENS, ETC.,” by repealing subsection (b)(4) in its entirety and enacting in lieu thereof one new subsection (b)(4). Adopted: Alderman Wendt , seconded by Alderman Zelnio , moved to adopt Council Bill 3021 -2016. Alderman Parker, seconded by Alderman Waldron, moved to amend Council Bill 3021-2016 by requiring 25 feet distance from property line or solid privacy fence to obscure view of hen enclosure from neighbors. Motion to amend failed on roll call vote with the following vote: ayes: Aldermen Rodriguez, Parker, Turner, and Waldron; nays: Aldermen Wendt, Zelnio, Acri and Schoonmaker. Mayor Raes voted nay to break the tie. The motion to approve carried on roll call with the following vote: ayes: Aldermen Rodriguez, Wendt, Zelnio, Schoonmaker, Waldron and Acri; nays: Aldermen Parker and Turner.
First Reading Ordinances 9. Council Bill/Special Ordinance 4038-2016 A Special Ordinance granting a variance to Section 28-3200(a) and Section 35-4218 of the Moline Code of Ordinances to delay installation of sidewalks along all public and private streets for property located at SouthPark Mall and other outlots along 16th Street between John Deere Road and 52 nd Avenue as more fully described herein, including frontage along any public or private street lots that have not yet been assigned addresses.
10. Council Bill/Special Ordinance 4039-2016 A Special Ordinance closing certain streets more particularly described herein to vehicular traffic and authorizing the use of public right-of-way in conjunction with the Bierstube Metalfest scheduled for Saturday, July 30, 2016.
11. Council Bill/Special Ordinance 4040-2016 A Special Ordinance closing certain streets more particularly described herein to vehicular traffic and authorizing the use of public right-of-way in conjunction with Slide the City scheduled for Saturday, August 06, 2016.
Council, Staff and Citizen Comments: Alderman Rodriguez invited everyone to participate at the C ommunity M ural for the Boys & Girls Club tomorrow, July 20, 2016, and this weekend. He also shared that Moline is hosting the Moline Little League tournament this weekend.
Alderman Wendt asked about recycling bricks at the depot. Scott Hinton indicated that there have been inquiries in the past but it is too cost prohibitive.
Alderman Turner requested a presentation by staff in the coming weeks regarding Economic Development policies.
On motion of Alderman Parker, Seconded by Alderman Wendt, Council adjourned at 8:08 p.m.
The next regularly scheduled City Council meeting is on July 26, 2016.
Tracy A. Koranda
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