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City of Moline City Council met June 25

By Rock Island Today Reports | Jul 2, 2019


City of Moline City Council met June 25.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation – Alderman Moyer

Roll Call

Public Hearing – 6:15 p.m.

Public Hearing for Annexation of 1519 36th Avenue.

Consent Agenda

All items under the consent agenda will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussions of these items unless a Council Member so requests, in which case, the item will be moved from the Consent Agenda and considered as the first item after the Omnibus Vote.

Approval of Minutes & Appointments Made

Committee-of-the-Whole and Council meeting minutes of June 11, 2019 and the May financial report.

Second Reading Ordinances

1. Council Bill/General Ordinance 3017-2019

An Ordinance amending Chapter 17, “LICENSES AND BUSINESS REGULATIONS,” of the Moline Code of Ordinances, Sections 17-8116 and 17-8120, concerning false alarms, the grounds for suspension and/or revocation of an alarm system permit, and the appeal process, by repealing said sections in their entirety and enacting in lieu thereof new Sections 17-8116 and 17-8120 relating to the same subject matter.

Explanation: TheCity,pursuant to the Illinois Municipal Code and in the exercise of its home rule powers,has the power and authority to regulate the provision of alarm services within its boundaries. The City finds that

response to false alarms by its police and fire personnel impacts their resources and may put residents at greater risk. The City Council therefore finds that it is in the best interests of the City and its residents to amend the Code of Ordinances to further deter false alarms. Sec. 17-8116 of the Code sets forth the grounds for suspension and/or revocation of an alarm system permit issued by the City, and Sec. 17-8120 concerns the appeal process. To simplify the permit application process, applicants may apply and pay the permit fee online on the City’s website. The attachment to this item is a redline ordinance amendment and supporting documentation. Additional documentation attached.

Fiscal impact: Revenue generated by fee increase for false alarm response Public Notice/Recording: N/A

Resolutions

2. Council Bill/Resolution 1074-2019

A Resolution adopting the Interstate-74 Realignment Zone Land Use Study as a policy and development guide for evaluating and making development-related decisions that pertain to the Interstate-74 Realignment Zone area.

Explanation: TheInterstate-74 Realignment Zone Land Use Study represents a cooperative effort between the City of Moline and its private non-profit development partner, Renew Moline. The purpose of the project focused on providing a set of policies, strategies, and goals for future development in the I-74 realignment zone area. Renew Moline initiated the Study through a contract with the Lakota Group, and the City of Moline has assisted and collaborated in the development of the Study. The Study was guided by the I-74 Realignment Zone Advisory Committee, which, along with the Project Management Team and the Moline Plan Commission, has recommended that the Study be used as a policy guide for evaluating and making development-related decisions that pertain to the I-74 Realignment Zone area. Additional documentation attached.

Fiscal Impact: N/A Public Notice/Recording: N/A

3. Council Bill/Resolution 1075-2019

A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an Agreement for Purchase by the City of Moline for computer stored information, specifically, vehicle registration data from the Illinois Secretary of State.

Explanation: The City wishes to enter into an agreement between the City and the Illinois Secretary of State to allow use of computer stored information. This information is specifically for vehicle registration data to allow the City to mail out past due letters to individuals who have received parking tickets in Moline. The fee to submit the data to the Illinois Secretary of State will be $100 per upload. If approved, the agreement will remain in effect for two years and either party may terminate the agreement upon five-days written notice. Additional documentation attached.

Fiscal Impact: Impact General Fund (010-0631-415.03-22), that is unbudgeted for 2019, with a total impact of $600 (1 submission/month July-December)

Public Notice/Recording: N/A

4. Council Bill/Resolution 1076-2019

A Resolution accepting the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report prepared by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP for the Fiscal Year of January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2018, for all municipal funds.

Explanation: The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the City of Moline for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, is submitted for City Council acceptance. The primary objectives of a financial audit are: (1) to express an opinion on the fairness of the financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles; and (2) to determine whether the City has complied with applicable legal requirements in obtaining and expending public funds. The audit for Fiscal Year 2018 was performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards by the accounting firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. These standards are required to obtain reasonable assurances that the general purpose financial statements are free from material misstatements. The opinion given in the Report on the Independent Auditors states that the general purpose financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial portion of the City of Moline at December 31, 2018, and the results of the City’s operations are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The City of Moline has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers’ Association for 26 consecutive years and will be submitting the 2018 report for award consideration. Copies of the CAFR will be made available to the public for reference at the Moline Library, Moline Finance Department, and via the City’s web site. Additional documentation attached.

Fiscal Impact: N/A

Public Notice/Recording: File with various governmental agencies

5. Council Bill/Resolution 1077-2019

A Resolution approving and accepting proposed changes to prior contract language as agreed to by and between the negotiators for the City of Moline and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 581, relating to wages, hours of work and certain other conditions of employment for the contract term January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021; and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute and attest to an agreement incorporating said changes with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 581, relating to wages, hours of work and certain other conditions of employment.

Explanation: As a result of negotiations, the negotiators for the City of Moline and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 581, have agreed to certain proposed changes to the immediately prior contract language as set forth on the attachment marked Exhibit A. IAFF, Local 581 has ratified the changes. The negotiators for the City of Moline submit same for Council approval and acceptance and authority for the Mayor and City Clerk to sign and attest to a new Memorandum of Understanding for the contract term January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021, incorporating the changes. Additional documentation attached.

Fiscal Impact:

Year

General Wage Increases

Health Insurance Premium Increases

2019

 2.50%

 6.00%

2020

 2.25%

 6.50%

2021

 2.50%

 7.00%

Additional terms outlined in attached documentation Public Notice/Recording: N/A

6. Council Bill/Resolution 1078-2019

A Resolution authorizing the purchase, installation, repair and/or replacement of streetscape elements in an amount up to $30,000 for the Uptown Business District from the FY2019 budget.

Explanation: The City Council budgeted $30,000 for the Uptown Business District in the FY 2019 budget for the purpose of refurbishing and improving streetscape elements. This spring, the City directed City staff to meet with business operators and property owners in the Uptown Business District for the purpose of obtaining input on the proposed streetscape refurbishment and improvement. City staff met with business operators and property owners, obtained input on streetscape refurbishment and improvement, and is now recommending the purchase and installation of trees, tree grates and associated costs for planting in the Uptown Business District in an amount not to exceed $30,000.

Fiscal Impact: $30,000 budgeted for Uptown streetscape in account #010-0828-423.04-25 Public Notice/Recording: N/A

Omnibus Vote

Non - Consent Agenda

First Reading Ordinances

7. Council Bill/General Ordinance 3018-2019

An Ordinance enlarging the corporate limits of the City of Moline by annexing thereto a certain parcel of land in Rock Island County, Illinois, particularly described as 1519 36th Avenue.

Explanation: The City has received a petition of annexation filed by the owners of record of 1519 36th Avenue. Said territory is not within the corporate limits of any municipality but is contiguous to the City of Moline. Proper notice has been given to South Moline Township and its Boards and Commissioners of the pending annexation. Staff has found this annexation to be in the best interests of the City. Additional documentation attached.

Fiscal Impact: New sewer, water, and refuse rates collected. Public Notice/Recording: Public notice given on May 31, 2019

Miscellaneous Business (if necessary) Public Comment

Members of the Public are permitted to speak after coming to the podium and stating their names.

Executive Session (if necessary)

http://www.moline.il.us/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5619

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