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City of Rock Island City Council met August 26

By Rock Island Today Reports | Sep 10, 2019


City of Rock Island City Council met Aug. 26.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

6:15 p.m. Reception for the 2019 Citizen of the Year Award Winners

City Council Chambers

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 August 12, 2019 meeting.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.

7. Minutes of the Executive Session of August 12, 2019.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the Executive Session minutes.

8. Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

9. Presentation of the July 2019 Keep Rock Island Beautiful Award

10. Presentation of the 2019 Rock Island Citizen of the Year Awards

11. Presentation of the Financial Management Report for the Second Quarter 2019

12. A Special Ordinance establishing a handicapped parking space at 2203 16th Street.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

13. A Special Ordinance establishing a four-way stop intersection at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

14. An Ordinance authorizing the issuance of four series of unlimited tax General Obligation Bonds,

Series 2019A for the refunding of all or a portion of the outstanding Taxable General Obligation Bonds, Series 2010A; Series 2019B for the refunding of all or a portion of the outstanding Taxable General Obligation Bonds, Series 2009C; Series 2019C for the refunding of all or a portion of the outstanding Taxable General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014B; and Series 2019D for the financing of street, alley and roadway improvement projects at an estimated cost of $2,000,000. (First Reading)

Note: A second reading will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 for final consideration.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to consider the ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

15. Claims for the weeks of August 9, 2019 through August 15, 2019 in the amount of $2,013,015.98 and August 16, 2019 through August 22, 2019 in the amount of $397,078.63; and payroll for the weeks of July 29, 2019 through August 11, 2019 in the amount of $1,494,481.60.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.

Roll Call vote is needed.

16. ACH payments for the month of July in the amount of $2,410,528.84.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.

Roll Call vote is needed.

17. Purchase Card Claims for the period of June 27, 2019 through July 26, 2019 in the amount of $62,899.57.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.

Roll Call vote is needed.

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the purchase of fifteen (15) Rock Island County tax auction properties as listed in the report in the amount of $14,201.00.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the purchase as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the purchase contracts; and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

19. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the Utility Patching Program, recommending the bid be awarded to Langman Construction Inc. of Rock Island, IL in the amount of $160,323.40.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.

Roll Call vote is needed.

20. Report from the Public Works Department regarding bids for the 2019 Water Service and Sanitary Lateral Repair Program, recommending the bid be awarded to McClintock Trucking & Excavating Inc. of Colona, IL in the amount of $165,383.75.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to award the bid as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.

Roll Call vote is needed.

21. Report from the Martin Luther King Center regarding a Request for Proposals for a community needs assessment in the West End, recommending the project be awarded to Enterprise Community Partners of Washington, D.C. in the amount of $80,899.73.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the selection of the consultant as recommended; direct staff to work with legal counsel to draft a contract not to exceed $81,000; and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents.

Roll Call vote is needed.

22. Report from the Public Works Department regarding an agreement with Gordon Hartman of Milan, IL for the disposal of breakout debris at no cost to the City.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement document.

Roll Call vote is needed.

23. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding an Ordinance amending Chapter 11, Article II, Division 1, Sections 11-16 and 11-17 relating to the Citizens' Advisory Committee.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

24. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the renewal of the New Residential Construction Tax Reimbursement Program for an additional three years through 2021.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approval the renewal of the program as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

25. Sunset Marina Requests:

a. Report from the Public Works Department and Sunset Marina regarding a joint request from Sunset Marina and Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern for an outdoor event on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the parking lot and grassy area at the marina for an end of the month boat party.

b. Report from the Public Works Department and Sunset Marina regarding a joint request from Sunset Marina and CCKMA for an outdoor event on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the parking lot near 600 Dock at the marina for a fundraising poker run and a request from CCKMA to hang a banner at the drive-in entrance to Sunset Marina.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the events and requests for items a and b as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

26. Report from the Mayor regarding the appointment of Mary K. Garrison to the Labor Day Parade Advisory Committee.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.

27. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application for the St. Patrick's Day Parade to be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 beginning at 11:00 a.m. and a Resolution authorizing the use of a portion of 15th Street from 2nd Avenue to the Master Sergeant Stanley Talbot Memorial Bridge and the northbound lanes of the Master Sergeant Stanley Talbot Memorial Bridge.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended and adopt the resolution.

Roll Call vote is needed.

28. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application from the Cornbelt Running Club for their 30th annual Nancy Kapheim Memorial Classic 5K and 10K Run on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

29. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application for the 35th annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade to be held on Monday, September 2, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

30. Report from the City Clerk regarding an Activity permit application for the Rock Island High School Homecoming Parade to be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the event as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

31. Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Evelyn Day for a street closing of 43rd Street between 20th Avenue and 22nd Avenue with sound amplification on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a birthday and block party.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the requests as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

32. Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern for outdoor entertainment with sound amplification at Sunset Marina on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and the outdoor sale and consumption of alcohol at Sunset Marina in their fenced-in parking lot on Friday, August 30, 2019 and and for another event at the marina on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the requests for outdoor entertainment/sound amplification & the outdoor sale/consumption of alcohol subject to complying with all liquor license regulations & subject to being shut down early if complaints are received.

Roll Call vote is needed.

33. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request from Tammy Johnson for a street closing of 13th Avenue between 12th Street and 14th Street on Monday, September 2, 2019 from noon to 4:00 p.m. for a community cook-out.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

34. Sound Amplification Requests:

a. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for sound amplification from the Office of Student Life at Augustana College on Sunday, September 1, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. for their student welcome week concert in the Lower Quad on campus.

b. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for sound amplification from St. George Greek Church on Friday and Saturday, September 6 and 7, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. for their annual Greek Festival at 2930 31st Avenue.

c. Report from the City Clerk regarding a request for sound amplification from South Park Presbyterian Church on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for their outdoor concert in their parking lot on the south side of the church at 1501 30th Street.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the requests for sound amplification as recommended for items a through c.

Roll Call vote is needed.

35. Report from the Fire Marshal regarding a request from Kyle Norris of Uncle Norm's Fireworks for a pyrotechnic display permit for fireworks to be held on August 30, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. at the Quad City Botanical Center at 2525 4th Avenue.

Motion:

Motion whether or not to approve the request as recommended; temporarily waive Chapter 10, Article 1, Sec. 10-9(a) of the Code of Ordinances to allow for the issuance of the pyrotechnic display permit; and authorize the Fire Marshal to issue the permit.

Roll Call vote is needed.

36. Other Business

37. Motion to Adjourn

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m.

https://www.rigov.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_08262019-435?html=true

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