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City of Colona City Council met October 14

By Rock Island Today Reports | Nov 9, 2019

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City of Colona City Council met Oct. 14.

Here is the minutes provided by the council:

CALL TO ORDER: 6:30 p.m.

ROLL CALL:

Mayor Lack, Aldermen Hillman, Feliksiak, Swemline, Holman, Shady-Dahl, Jones, Tapscott, Clerk Winegar answered present. Attorney Wright and Alderman King were absent for roll call; however, both joined the meeting at 6:32 p.m.

STAFF PRESENT:

M. Winters                  Office Manager

M. Swemline              Police Chief

C. Lenth                     Public Works Director

PUBLIC COMMENTS:

1. The Mayor announced that Trick or Treat will be October 31, 2019 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. 

2. The DEA Drug Drop Off will be held on October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Police Department.

MAYOR'S REPORT: None

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

> Alderman Feliksiak made the motion to approve the council meeting minutes of September 23, 2019. Alderman Swemline seconded. Roll call: Aldermen Hillman, Feliksiak, Swemline, Holman, Shady-Dahl, Jones, King, Tapscott voted yes. Motion passed with 8 affirmative votes.

CONSENT AGENDA: 

Alderman Swemline made the motion to approve consent agenda items:

1. Payment of bills for period September 23-October 14, 2019 

2. Payment of manual bills for period September 23-October 14, 2019 

3. Payroll for period September 26-October 10, 2019

4. Treasurer's report for September 2019 

Alderman Tapscott seconded. Roll call: Aldermen Feliksiak, Swemline, Holman, Shady-Dahl, Jones, King, Tapscott, Hillman voted yes. Motion passed with 8 affirmative votes.

COMMITTEE REPORTS: 

Public Works Committee (Alderman Swemline, chair; Aldermen Jones, Felikşiak, members; C. Lenth, staff). A copy of these minutes is available at City Hall and on the City's website.

1. After returning to Regular Session, Alderman Holman made a motion to reject the land swap proposal as there is no equitable value to the City. Alderman Shady-Dahl seconded. Roll call: Aldermen Hillman, Feliksiak, Swemline. Holman, Shady-Dahl, Jones, King, Tapscott voted yes, Motion passed with 8 affirmative votes. 

2. The Mayor informed the council that the City has now received three additional bids for replacement of the front steps at City Hall. The bids are: KJD Concrete - $5,775.00; Keith Concrete - $9,230.00; Evans Concrete and Excavating - $9,900.20; and Walter Laud $11,846.00 with no footings and $14,878.00 with footings. Alderman Jones asked if there was any warranty. The Mayor replied that no bid addressed a warranty. It was confirmed this would be paid with TIF III dollars. Alderman Holman made a motion to approve replacing the steps on front of City Hall for $5,775.00, KJD Concrete. Alderman Shady-Dahl seconded. Roll call; Aldermen Swemline, Holman, Shady-Dahl, Jones, King, Tapscott, Hillman, Feliksiak voted yes. Motion passed with 8 affirmative votes.

CLERKS REPORT: None

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS:

1. Alderman Hillman made a motion to approve a year-round mobile vendor license for Charged, LLC. Alderman Swemline seconded. Roll call: Aldermen Holman, Shady-Dahl, Jones, King, Tapscott, Hillman, Feliksiak, Swemline voted yes.

Motion passed with 8 affirmative votes. 

2. Per requestor this item is removed from agenda. 

3. After return from the closed session Alderman Holman made a motion to table this item. Alderman Feliksiak seconded. Roll call: Aldermen Shady-Dahl, Jones, King, Tapscott, Hillman, Feliksiak, Swemline, Holman voted yes. Motion passed with 8 affirmative votes.

CLOSED SESSION: 

Alderman Swemline made the motion to go into closed session per 5 ILCS 120/2, Chapter 102, Paragraph 42, Section 2, Paragraph 2(c)(6): The setting of a price for sale or lease of property owned by the public body. Alderman King seconded. A voice vote of all ayes was received. The council recessed at 6:48 p.m. to go into closed session

The council returned to regular session at 7:18 p.m. directly from closed session and under the same roll call as the closed session. Motions were made and voted on under Public Works Committee, first item and New Business, third item.

ADJOURN: 

Alderman Swemline made a motion to adjourn. Alderman King seconded. An oral vote was called with all ayes received. Motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 7:24 p.m.

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