MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR
Mayor Moreno called the meeting to order and directed City Clerk Arletta D. Holmes to call the roll. The following Aldermen were present: Helen Heiland, Luis Moreno, Carol Doose, Rick Meredith, Gary Kelley and Crotis Teague. Absent: Alderman John Thodos. 7:12p.m.
VEHICLE REPLACEMENT (Freeman)
Due to over $2,000 worth of repairs needed on one of the Police Department Detective Vehicles, replacement is needed. Recommendation: Replace the vehicle. Budget Impact: $12,000- $15,000, will be paid with excess dollars left over from new vehicle purchase. Drug seizure money and other line items.
A motion was made by Alderman Teague, seconded by Alderman Heiland, to concur with the recommendation as presented. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.
IMPACT LABOR AGREEMENT (Willemarck)
Impact Illowa Construction Labor and Management Council, has offered a Project Labor Agreement to the City of East Moline for the construction of the new Maintenance Services Facility. The agreement is one contract signed and worked under by all Union Quad City building trade locals and contractors on a per-job basis. The agreements basic features are as follows: A stable, reliable workforce, Guarantees no work stoppage, Well trained, professional trades people, Efficient, professional construction contractors, Quality workmanship, and Stringent production and safety standards.
Recommendation: Allow staff to meet with Impact and negotiate an agreement.
Budget Impact: The Project Labor Agreement has no cost. Mr. Alan Anderson, Executive Director of Impact was in attendance and addressed the City Council about the benefits of the program. A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Heiland, to allow staff to meet and negotiate an agreement with Impact. Upon voice vote, all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.
ENGINEERING AGREEMENT (Lauper)
An agreement is needed for 1st Street and Avenue of the Cities in the Kennedy Square TIF Area along with water and sewer to service this area. Fourteen Thousand ($14,000) will be for water and sewer improvements to the site and would come out of funds for site development in the TIF Recommendation: Approve the Agreement. Budget Impact: $47,300 from public improvements, $14,000 from site improvement, totaling $61,300 from Kennedy Square TIF Funds.
A motion was made by Alderman Doose, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to concur with the recommendation and approve the agreement as presented. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.
RECIPROCAL REPORTING SYSTEM (Chief Freeman)
The Reciprocal Reporting System for reporting criminal offenses committed by students between United Township High School and the East Moline Police Department. A similar agreement with Glenview Middle School is also in effect. These agreements need to be re-issued for the current year. Recommendation: Approve the Agreement. Budget Impact: None
A motion was made by Alderman Doose, seconded by Alderman Meredith, to concur with the recommendation as presented, and direct the City Attorney to draft the appropriate documents for the agreement. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.
REPLACEMENT FIREFIGHTER (Capt. Maro)
With the retirement of Captain Bob Weaver and the long-term military deployment of Firefighter Scott Schnauber the Fire Department is short of its authorized strength by two (2) personnel. This situation could compromise firefighter safety as the fire department currently operates well below national guidelines (NFPA 1710 & 1500).
Recommendation: Direct the Fire & Police Commission to hire a replacement for Captain Weaver off the eligibility list to coincide with the start of the Fire Academy sometime after May 1, 2003.
Budget Impact: The compensation differential between Captain Weaver and an entry level firefighter will result in more than $22,000 savings in next fiscal year salary line not including forecasted over time savings.
A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Heiland, to concur with the recommendation as presented. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.
A motion was made by Alderman Kelley, seconded by Alderman Doose, to adjourn the meeting. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley and Teague. 7:28p.m.
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