MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE
OF THE CITY OF EAST MOLlNE ILLINOIS
APRIL 18, 2005 ROLL CALL Mayor Pro-Tem Crotis Teague called the meeting to order and directed City Clerk Arletta D. Holmes, to call the roll. The following Aldermen were present: Helen Heiland, Luis Puentes, Luis Moreno, Carol Doose, Rick Meredith, Gary Kelley, and Crotis Teague. 7:00 pm
NO PARKING SIGNS (Chief Moreno) Alderman Heiland received a request that 2nd Street between 15th Avenue and 16th Avenue be limited to parking on one side only. Residents in the area had a concern that many non-residents were parking cars on 2nd Street for long periods. Currently there is parking allowed on both sides. The change would allow parking only on the West side of the Street and no parking on the East side.
Recommendation: Change the Ordinance and post no parking signs on the East side of 2nd Street.
Budget Impact: Cost of the signs and posts. A motion was made by Alderman Heiland, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to concur with the request as presented. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion Carried
ANIMAL CONTROL SHELTER (Bruce Willemarck) Plans for a new Animal Control Shelter have been completed. The plans call for a new 625 square foot block building with eight (8) dog kennels and an area set aside for cats holding cages. The shelter would be located just east of the Engineering and Maintenance Service Building. Cost estimate to build and furnish the shelter is $80,000.
Recommendation: Seek bids for construction or deny the project.
Budget Impact: Estimated $80,000 from GO Bond-Maintenance Service Garage (60.6.000 000.34 and Riverfront TIF (64.6.000.000.57). Mr. Willemarck requested that this item be tabled until the next Committee-of-the-Whole. Rock Island County Board Chairman Mr. Jim Bohnsack would like to address the City Council regarding the Animal Shelter. A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Meredith, to table this item until the next Committee-of-Whole Meeting. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.
ADJOURNMENT A motion was made by Alderman Kelley, seconded by Alderman Puentes, to adjourn the meeting. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley, Teague and Heiland. Motion carried. 7:10pm
Minutes taken and submitted by,
Arletta D. Holmes, City Clerk
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