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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE MAYOR
AND CITY COUNCIL
OF THE CITY OF EAST MOLINE,
COUNTY OF ROCK ISLAND, STATE OF ILLINOIS,

AT 06:30 PM ON 02/22/2005 

PLEDGE
Mayor Jose Moreno led the City Council and all those present in the Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag.

ROLL CALL
Mayor Moreno called the meeting to order and directed Deputy City Clerk Kathryn VenHuizen, to call the roll, and the following Aldermen were present: Helen Heiland, Luis Puentes, Luis Moreno, Carol Doose, Rick Meredith, Gary Kelley, and Crotis Teague.

CORRECTION / ADDITIONS TO AGENDA:
Addition to the City Attorneys report a proposal for Engineering with McClure Engineering for structural study for demolition of Reynosa’s.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT
Deputy Clerk Passed

CONSENT AGENDA
§ Approval of the City Council Minutes of February 7, 2005
§ Approval of the Committee of the Whole Minutes of February 7, 2005
§ Approval of Salaries in the amount of $296,453.22
§ Approval of Bills in the amount of $945,528.95
§ Approval to waive the permit fees for the Habitat for Humanity project at 738 22nd Street.
§ Approval to purchase a used replacement vehicle for the Building Inspector due to an accident, $7,012 recovered from State Farm Insurance and up to $10,000 to be used from Insurance Reserve

A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley, and Teague. Motion carried.

REPORT BY MAYOR
Mayor Moreno presented three GEM (Great East Moliner’s) awards to the following:
Hallee Lewis, 10 years old
Paige Taghon, 10 years old
Katie Snyder, 19 years old
Supporting their Dance achievements this past year and the hard work and dedication that each one has put into their Dance. All three girls have been taking lessons for several years from the Dance Connection in East Moline. Debbie with the Dance Connection informed the council of the dedication and hours and hours of work that these girls have put into their dance

CITY ATTORNEY
ORDINANCES:
No Ordinances

RESOLUTIONS

05-03 A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of East Moline, Illinois, Authorizing Project Now To Apply For And Administer The Mars Grant For Residents Of The City Of East Moline, Illinois.

A motion was made by Alderman Teague, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to approve the Resolution as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley and Teague.

05-04 A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of East Moline, Illinois, Appointing Special Counsel To Represent The City Of East Moline In Class Action Litigation Pending In St. Clair County, Illinois.

A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to approve the Resolution as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley and Teague.

05-05 A Resolution Of The City Council Of The City Of East Moline, Illinois, Appointing Special Counsel To Represent The City Of East Moline In Litigation Between The City Of East Moline And General Constructors, Inc. Of The Quad Cities.

A motion was made by Alderman Kelley, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to approve the Resolution as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley and Teague.

OTHER
Contract with McClure Engineering for the structural study and demolition specs for the Reynosa’s building.

Discussion was held regarding this contract and the Reynosa’s demolition. A motion was made by Alderman Doose, seconded by Alderman Meredith, to approve the City entering into a contract with McClure Engineering for Reynosa’s. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley and Teague.

COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE (Alderman Puentes)
Sale / Lease of Old City Garage – Verdick
Steve Verdick summarized the proposals received for the use of the old City Garage and staff recommendation to work with Mr. Guthrie on his proposal. Discussion was held.

A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Doose, to direct City Staff to work with Mr. Guthrie and negotiate an agreement and bring back to full council for consideration. Upon voice vote all those in attendance voted in favor.

Alderman Puentes brought information to the Councils attention regarding a City Ordinance that was passed in 1970 regarding servicemen loosing their life in the line of duty and flags being flown at half mast. Discussion was held and City Attorney Phares will review this Ordinance and bring an updated version back to COW for discussion.

CITY STAFF COMMUNICATION
Each Department Head was given the opportunity to inform the City Council and all those present of events going on in their Departments.

Verdick: Reminding Council of a budget workshop next Monday

FIVE- MINUTE AUDIENCE PARTICPATION
Mayor Moreno gave members of the audience the opportunity to address the City Council.

Larry Simoens, 4114 8th Avenue
Questioned why the new addition was getting a brand new sewer line when over ½ of Babcock still doesn’t have City Sewer.

Steve Verdick informed those in attendance that the developer is paying for the sewer to be installed in the new addition, not the City of East Moline.

Discussion was held and staff is to work with Mr. Simoens to see if meetings can be held and something can be done to bring sewer and / or water to his area and discuss the cost involved to the home owners.

Ald. Puentes: Welcomed City Clerk Arletta Holmes back to the meeting even though she was not there in an official capacity it was nice to see her out and about.

ADJOURNMENT
A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Puentes, to adjourn. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Heiland, Puentes, Moreno, Doose, Meredith, Kelley, and Teague. Motion carried. 7:05 PM.

Minutes taken and submitted by,
_______________________________
Kathryn VenHuizen, Deputy City Clerk

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