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Rock Island City Council met November 25

By Rock Island Today Reports | Dec 10, 2019

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Rock Island City Council met Nov. 25.

Here is the agenda provided by the council:

1. Call to Order

2. Roll Call

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Moment of Silence

5. Public Comment

6. Minutes of the October 30, 2019 Unplugged 3 meeting and the November 11, 2019 meeting.

Motion whether or not to approve the minutes as printed.

7. Update Rock Island by Mayor Thoms

8. Proclamation declaring November 30, 2019 as Small Business Saturday.

9. Proclamation declaring a public commitment to joining the Mayors' Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.

10. Claims

a. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment in the amount of $22,009.87 to the Illinois Department of Transportation of Springfield, IL for the 38th Street Resurfacing: 7th Avenue to 46th Avenue Project.

Motion whether or not to accept the report and authorize payment as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

b. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #25 in the amount of $917,782.64 to Civil Constructors Inc. of East Moline, IL for the Water Filtration Facility Project for services provided from September 19, 2019 through October 24, 2019.

c. Report from the Public Works Department regarding payment #1 in the amount of $177,948.50 to Centennial Contractors of the Quad Cities Inc. of Moline, IL for the CDBG Funded Sidewalk Repair Project for services provided from September 17, 2019 through November 8, 2019.

Motion whether or not to accept the reports and authorize payment as recommended for Claims items b and c.

Roll Call vote is needed.

11. Claims for the weeks of November 8, 2019 through November 14, 2019 in the amount of $372,216.19 and for November 15, 2019 through November 21, 2019 in the amount of $605,932.69; and payroll for the weeks of November 4, 2019 through November 17, 2019 in the amount of $1,504,968.00.

Motion whether or not to allow the claims and payroll.

Roll Call vote is needed.

12. ACH payments for the month of October 2019 in the amount of $1,740,338.31.

Motion whether or not to approve the ACH payments.

Roll Call vote is needed.

13. Purchase Card Claims for the period of September 27, 2019 through October 28, 2019 in the amount of $78,223.65.

Motion whether or not to approve the purchase card claims.

Roll Call vote is needed.

14. Roll Call vote is needed.

Motion whether or not to approve the agreement with Crawford Company as recommended and authorize the City Manager to sign the agreement subject to any minor City Attorney modifications.

Roll Call vote is needed.

16. Report from the Public Works Department regarding a geotechnical engineering services agreement with Veenstra & Kimm Inc. of Rock Island, IL for the Partridge Circle Slope Stability Study in the amount of $42,700.00.

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

Roll Call vote is needed.

17. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a three-year funding agreement with the Quad City Botanical Center for atrium repairs.

Motion whether or not to approve the agreement as recommended subject to minor attorney modifications and authorize the City Manager to execute the agreement.

Roll Call vote is needed.

18. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a contract for architectural services in the amount of $42,500.00 with Studio 483 of Rock Island, IL for restoration of Fire House No. 5.

Motion whether or not to approve the contract as recommended and authorize the City Manager to execute the contract subject to minor attorney modifications.

Roll Call vote is needed.

19. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a revised purchase agreement and revised ordinance for the sale of City-owned property Parcel 092243 (708-710 12th Street) to Coreline Investments, LLC in the amount of $1,500.00 plus all closing costs.

Motion whether or not to approve the revised purchase agreement as recommended; authorize the City Manager to execute the revised contract documents; and consider, suspend the rules, and pass the revised ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

20. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property at 1307 44th Street to Future Capital, LLC in the amount of $1.00 plus closing costs.

Motion whether or not to approve the purchase agreement; authorize the City Manager to execute the contract documents; and consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

21. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding a development agreement with Small Hands Big Hearts, LLC (LaTonya Terrell, managing partner) for assistance with repairs to the child care facility at 1113 31st Avenue with an incentive package not to exceed $40,000.00.

Motion whether or not to approve the development agreement as recommended subject to minor attorney modifications; authorize execution of the development agreement by the City Manager; and consider, suspend the rules, and pass the ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

22. Report from the Finance Department regarding an adjustment to the CY 2019 Budget, recommending increasing the North 11th Street TIF Budget (Fund 203) by $40,000.00.

Motion whether or not to approve the budget adjustment as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

23. Report from the Finance Department regarding revisions to the City's Financial Policies.

Motion whether or not to approve the draft revisions as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

24. Report from the Finance Department regarding the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for CY 2020 through CY 2024.

Motion whether or not to approve the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan as recommended and authorize staff to implement the CY 2020 projects and expenditures pending approval of the CY 2020 Budget in December.

Roll Call vote is needed.

25. Report from the City Clerk regarding the schedule of regular meeting dates for the Rock Island City Council for the Calendar Year 2020 pursuant to the Open Meetings Act.

Motion whether or not to approve the 2020 annual schedule of Council meetings as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

26. Report from the General Administration recommending amendments to Chapter 8 of the Code of Ordinances regarding video gaming licenses.

Motion whether or not to approve the proposed amendments as recommended and refer to the City Attorney for an ordinance.

Roll Call vote is needed.

27. Report from the Community and Economic Development Department regarding the sale of City-owned property to Gorman & Company of Oregon, WI for development of affordable housing.

Motion whether or not to approve the sale of City-owned properties as submitted and recommended; and authorize staff to draft a purchase agreement that includes a sale price for future Council action.

Roll Call vote is needed.

28. Report from the Mayor regarding the appointment of Margie Mejia-Caraballo to the Human Rights Commission.

Motion whether or not to approve the appointment as recommended.

29. Report from the City Clerk regarding requests from Gilda's Club Quad Cities to hold their 21st annual 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run fundraiser on Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to noon; for a street closure of 18th Street between 1st and 3rd Avenues; and for a waiver of the permit fee.

Motion whether or not to approve the event, street closure, and waiver of the permit fee as recommended.

Roll Call vote is needed.

30. Other Business

31. Executive Session:

5 ILCS 120/2 (c)(21) Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under this Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes as mandated by Section 2.06.

Motion whether or not to go into Executive Session for the exception cited.

Roll Call vote is needed.

32. Motion to Adjourn

Adjourn to 6:45 p.m., Monday, December 9, 2019.

https://www.rigov.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_11252019-493?html=true

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