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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
MAYOR AND THE COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE
OF THE CITY OF EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS

ON 06/07/2000

ROLL CALL
Mayor Ward called the meeting to order and directed the City Clerk Bobbi-Sue Huntoon to call the roll. The following Alder People were present: John Thodos, Joe Moreno, Carol Doose, David Kelley, Gary Kelley, Crotis Teague and Helen Heiland. There were no Alder People absent.

DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT EXTENSION (Lyn Paris)
The City of East Moline, REDEEM, and Kaizen, are all parties to a development agreement for The Quarter. This agreement outlines the responsibilities of all parties relative to the public and private Quarter. This agreement outlines the responsibilities of all parties relative to the public and private development of the project. The current agreement expired on July 1, 2000. REDEEM and City Staff are very close to getting final commitments for construction of a commercial building, sports complex, and another private building development; however it is unlikely that all details can be concluded prior to July 1, 2000. Therefore REDEEM is requesting that the development agreement be extended by 30 days..

City staff is recommending that the 60 Day extension be approved

A motion was made by Moreno, seconded by Teague to request the City Attorney to amend the current agreement showing the latest revisions . Pass on to the full council for consideration There was discussion. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

YIELD SIGN REQUEST (Alder Woman Doose)
The alley that runs North and South, East of 7th St at 3rd Avenue. There have been several requests for some yield sings in this alley. There are several young children in the area and people are using this alley as a thoroughfare.

A motion was made by Doose, seconded by Heiland to Request City Attorney to amend the ordinance on the yield signs, work with the police department. Pass on to the full council for consideration
Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

HIGHWAY 3 RESOLUTION (BILL LAUPER)
As approved by C.O.W. and the City Council, Staff has been working with Rock Island County on the improvements to 4th Avenue as discussed in November of 1999. The County has asked that the Council pass a resolution and approve the Local Agency Agreement for jurisdictional transfer.

A motion was made by Teague, seconded by Thodos to request City Attorney to draft a resolution for the taking over of Highway 3, and pass on to the full council for consideration. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

DOWNTOWN FUN FEST (JOE DUFFY)
The 10th Annual East Moline Business Association Downtown Fun Fest is scheduled for August 18-19, 2000. The East Moline Business Association is requesting that the City be a co-sponsor as in the past.

A motion was made by Moreno, seconded by Doose approve the 10th Annual East Moline Business Association Downtown Fun Fest, also $500 budgeted in Recreation and Culture Fund. Also minor overtime in Maintenance Services Department, Pass on to Full Council for consideration. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

A motion was made by D. Kelley, seconded by Moreno to grant a one time $200 gant to The Business association for Insurance for the 3 on 3 basketball, pass on to the full council for consideration, funds to come from the Recreation and Culture fund, pass on to the full council for consideration. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague. Alder people Voting no: Thodos, Heiland The motion carries. 5/2

SEWER PLANT COMPRESSOR BIDS (DEAN PIATT)
On October 4, 1999 Council approved the request for engineering for methane equipment replacement. This was completed and put out bids. Bids were opened on June 1, 2000, amounts and companies are as follows: $149,750.00 Regan Mechanical Davenport, IA, $192,059.00 Mechanical East Moline, IL, $195.800.00 Ryan & Assoc. Davenport, IA, $225,800.00 Ryan & Assoc. Davenport, IA (ALT. A Bid), there were no other Alternate A Bids.

A motion was made by D. Kelley, seconded by Thodos to accept Ragan Mechanical bid of $149,750.00, with final action tonight, funds to come from Sewer Surplus Fund Line item. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, FIRE SERVICE INSTITUTE TECHNICAL TRAINING SITE AGREEMENT (ROBERT DEFRANCE)
The East Moline Fire Department has been in close contact with the University of Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) for the purpose of establishing a Quad Cities Regional Training Site within the city. The IFSI Ha chosen the city and in particular the Morton Drive station to host regional training for the northwestern portions of Illinois. The Regional Training site will directly benefit the city by providing more training opportunities at the local level without the normal cost of meals and lodging. In addition the existence of the training site may attract certain grants limited to such facilities.

A motion was made by Thodos , seconded by Moreno approve the request to authorize the Fire Chief to sign the Memorandum of Understanding between IFSI and the City, Cost associated with training events to be reimbursed via contractual agreements with IFSI, pass on to the ful council for consideration. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

COMPUTERS FOR CITY GIS (JIM HUGHES)
A motion was made by Heiland, seconded by Thodos to table this issue for two weeks and bring back to the Committee of the Whole. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

HUMAN RESOURCE SOFTWARE (TREMIER JOHNSON)
A motion was made by Thodos , seconded by G. Kelley to table this issue for two weeks, bring back to the Committee of the Whole. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

WATER MAIN BIDS (BILL LAUPER)
There is currently a need to extend a six inch water main near EMPIRE Park from Route 84 to the railroad tracks . This water main is necessary to supply water to the new Moose Lodge Building, and may be required for the new water playground.

A motion was made by Moreno, seconded by Thodos to concur with the request to design, the extension of a six inch water main near EMPIRE Park from Route 84 to the railroad tracks, project in-house and advertise for bids, budget impact unknown at this time. Will be determined during engineering design, pass on to the Full Council for consideration. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

WEED POLICY REVIEW (ALDERMAN JOE MORENO)
Each summer there are several complaints concerning property owners who do not cut their grass/weeds. There is a policy in effect to address this problem, however sometimes the process takes too long. The recommendation is to review the code to see if it can be improved.

A motion was made by Moreno, seconded by Teague direct City staff to work with the City Attorney to review the policy and bring back to the Committee of the Whole in two weeks. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries.

ADJOURNMENT
A motion was made by G. Kelley, seconded by D. Kelley to adjourn. Upon Roll call the following Alder People voted in favor: Thodos, Moreno, Doose, D. Kelley, G. Kelley, Teague and Heiland. The motion carries. 8:55p.m.

Minutes taken and submitted by,
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Bobbi Sue Huntoon, City Clerk

 

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