City of Silvis City Council met November 7.
Here is the agenda as provided by the council:
1) Pledge of Allegiance
2) Roll Call
4) Guest Speaker:
5) Public Comment:
7) Approve any items removed from the Consent Agenda
8) Special Non-Consent:
A) Parks Building & Grounds
Item 1) 2018 Renewal of Risk Management Association Annual Contribution
Motion to adopt Ordinance 2017-40 authorizing the Min/Max payment in the amount of $158,211.24 to
IMLRMA for the 2018 Contribution
Item 2) Metal Roof for the McGehee Center at Schadt Park
Motion to approve putting a Metal Roof on the McGehee Center at a cost of $19,518.64 by
B) Public Works
Item 1) Purchase of a sign Pounder for the Street Department
Motion to purchase a sign pounder attachment at a cost of $4,310.00
Item 2) Relief for high commercial water bill at Bowlesburg School
Motion to approve a $20,172.16 relief of sewer fees for a high water bill at Bowlesburg School
Item 3) Motion to make emergency repairs on the 10th Street Booster Station.
Motion to approve emergency repairs needed at the 10th Street booster station not to exceed $8,000
C) Public Service
Item 1) Website redesign for silvisil.org
Motion to approve website platform redesign for silvisil.org by Nehlsen Communications at a cost of $10,500
D) Public Safety
Item 1) Deputy Police Chief
Motion to approve the process to hire a Deputy Police Chief with employment to begin 1 May 2018
E) Negotiations, Personnel & Employee Insurance
Motion to engage the services of Terry Ford to evaluate the Silvis Volunteer Fire Department.
6) Consent Agenda by Omnibus Vote:
(All items under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine in nature and will be enacted by a single
motion and subsequent roll call vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless an Alderman
so requests; in which event the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered as the first item
after approval of the Consent Agenda
A) Public Works
Motion to approve CDAP application for Fairacres water
Motion to adopt City of Silvis Continuing Disclosure Post Issuance Compliance Procedures.
C) Approve payroll for 26 October 2017 in the amount of $107,691.87
D) Approve Minutes from 17 October 2017 Regular and Committee of the Whole Meetings
E) Approve all bills bearing proper signatures.
Item 1) Enterprise Zone assistance Application
Motion to approve entering into an IGA with Bi-State Regional Commission County of Rock Island, City of
Rock Island, Moline, City of East Moline and Milan for the preparation and monitoring of a Contract for the
Enterprise Zone at a cost to the City of Silvis of $4,519 on the 7 November 2017 agenda for approval.
Item 2) Terry L. Ford $2,850 for the Evaluation of the Silvis Fire Department
Motion to pay Terry Ford $2,850 for an independent evaluation of the Silvis Fire Department
9) Mayor's Report:
10) Attorney's Report:
11) City Administrator's Report
12) City Engineer’s Report
13) City Treasurer’s Report
14) City Clerk's Report
15) Call for adjournment from Regular Meeting
16) Call Committee of the Whole to Order & Roll Call
17) Comments from the Audience
18) Agenda items for discussion
Item 1) Ordinance to allow for monthly billing in the Utility Department
Discuss the need for a billing cycle definition for monthly or quarterly.
Motion to place billing cycle definition on the 21 November 2017 agenda for approval.
Item 2) Ordinance to allow for the transfer of balances between established accounts.
Discuss allowing inter account transfers
Motion to place allowing transfers from one account to another in the water billing department on the 21
November 2017 agenda for approval
B) Economic Development
Item 1) Release of obligation for Ordinance 2015-31
Discuss the release of obligation on the note for Al & Alice Giesecke as outlined in Ordinance 2015-31
Item 2) Redevelopment Agreement with McClintock Trucking & Excavating
Discuss Redevelopment Agreement with McClintock Trucking & Excavating
Motion to place Ordinance 2017-42 an ordinance by and between the City of Silvis and McClintock Trucking
and Excavating on the 21 November 2017 agenda for approval.
Item 1) Enterprise Ordinance 2017-41
Discuss an Ordinance Establishing An Enterprise Zone In The City Of East Moline, Illinois, City Of Moline,
Illinois, City Of Rock Island, Illinois, City Of Silvis, Illinois, Village Of Milan, Illinois and Rock Island
Motion to place an Ordinance Establishing an Enterprise Zone In The City Of East Moline, Illinois, City of
Moline, Illinois, City Of Rock Island, Illinois, City of Silvis, Illinois, Village of Milan, Illinois And Rock Island
County, Illinois on the 21 November 2017 agenda for approval.
Item 2) QC Enterprise Zone IGA
Discuss authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign and IGA to establish the Enterprise Zone
Motion to place allowing the Mayor and City Clerk to sign IGA to establish the Enterprise Zone on the 21
November 2017 agenda for approval.
19) City Staff Reports
A) Fire Department
B) Inspections Department
C) Police Department
D) Public Works & Parks
20) Comments from the Alderpersons
21) Executive/Closed Session if needed