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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 05/20/2002

PLEDGE

Mayor Jose Moreno led the City Council and all those present in the Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag. Mayor Moreno, thanked Ms. Jody Corey, and Ms. Carol Jackson, for allowing the City Council the opportunity to meet at such a beautiful facility and for there gracious hospitality.

ROLL CALL

Mayor Moreno called the meeting to order and directed City Clerk Arletta D. Holmes, to call the roll, and the following Aldermen were present: Helen Heiland, John Thodos, Luis Moreno, Carol Doose, Rick Meredith, Gary Kelley and Crotis Teague.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT

City Clerk Holmes passed.

CONSENT AGENDA

· Approval of City Council Minutes of May 6, 2002
· Approval of Committee Of The Whole Minutes of May 6, 2002
· Approval of Closed Minutes from 2/19/01, 3/5/01, 10/15/01, 11/5/01, 1/22/02, 3/11/02,4/1/02, 4/15/02.
· Approval of Salaries in the amount of $279,071.68
· Approval of bills in the amount of $621,068.98
· Approval of a Proclamation proclaiming May 19-25 as Emergency Medical Service Week.
· Approval of a Proclamation proclaiming May 19-25 as Save a Life Week.
· Approval of a Proclamation proclaiming 2002 as the Year of the Rose.
· Approval to request bids for properties and the purchaser is required to construct a new single-family residence on each lot within 36 months of purchase.
· Approval to hire a replacement officer to replace Officer James Urquiza who tendered his resignation effective May 25, 2002.
· Approval to purchase a Wildcat Truck Mounted Roadpatcher for $109,970. A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Teague, to approve the Consent Agenda as presented. Upon roll call the following Aldermen voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried.

AGENDA ITEMS:

Chief Freeman requested items 3.) Downtown Parking and item 6.) Civilian Contract Employee be pulled from the Committee of the Whole Agenda. Mr. Hughes requested item 9.) DHCU land Transfer also be pulled.

POINT OF ORDER:

Attorney Phares addressed a point of order from the Council Meeting held on May 6, 2002. A motion was made to use the Omnibus vote to confirm all appointments, the motion carried 6-1 since the vote was not unanimous the Omnibus vote should not have been used to confirm all appointments. Therefore the vote should be re-taken tonight to confirm all appointments listed on the May 3, 2002 Memo. A motion was made by Alderman Heiland, seconded by Alderman Moreno to use the Omnibus vote. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose, and Meredith. Motion carried. A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Heiland, to approve all appointments of the Mayor by using an Omnibus vote. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose, and Meredith. Motion carried.

REPORT BY MAYOR APPOINTMENTS: Appoint Mayor Pro Tem

A Motion was by Alderman Doose, seconded by Alderman Thodos, to appoint Alderman Crotis Teague as the Mayor Pro Tem. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried. Alderman Teague addressed the Council expressing his sincere thanks and appreciation for the opportunity to serve, also for the support he receives from all the Aldermen and City Staffers.

CITY ATTORNEY

City Attorney Phares presented the following Ordinances and Resolutions.

ORDINANCE 02-17:

An Ordinance increasing the limitation of the Tax Levy for Fire Protection purposed for the City of East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, pursuant to Section 5/11-7-3 of the Illinois Municipal Code. Mr. Hughes gave background information on Ordinance 02-17, stressing that this is not a tax levy increase. A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to waive the reading of Ordinance 02-17. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried. A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Heiland, to adopt Ordinance 02-17 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried.

RESOLUTION 02-18: A Resolution for Maintenance of Streets and Highways by Municipality Under the Highway Code. Appropriating $300,000 of MFT (Motor Fuel Tax) Funds. Mr. Lauper, Resolution 02-18 will take care of the Seal Coating and Pavement Patching Project. A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to approve Resolution 02-18 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried.

COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE (Alderman Meredith) Alderman Meredith informed the City Council that the following items 1.) Disposition of Real Estate, 2.) Replacement of New Officer, 3.) Street Patcher Purchase, were all taken care of under the Consent Agenda.

CITY STAFF COMMUNICATIONS Each Department Head was given the opportunity to inform the City Council and all those present of events going on in their Department. Chief DeFrance, East Moline hosted a Confined Space Rescue Class, participants included the Cities of East Moline, Moline, and Rock Island. The course was sponsored by a grant from John Deere Harvester. This is a 40-hour course leading towards State Certification for Confined Space Rescue. Rich Keehner, Reminder on May 22, 2002 Mr. Keehner will be introduced to the Community as the New Economic Development Manager. All business owners are invited to meet Mr. Keehner to discuss Economic Development ideas and concerns. The meeting will be held at 6:30p.m. at South Moline Township Senior Center 637 17th Avenue, East Moline, Illinois. Direct all questions regarding this meeting to Mr. Keehner at 752-1513. Jim Hughes, Updated the Council on the meeting he attended for the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

FIVE MINUTE AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Mayor Moreno gave member of the audience the opportunity to address the City Council. Alderman Heiland, Will be hosting a Town Meeting on May 28, 2002 at The American Legion 829-16th Street, East Moline, Illinois. Everyone is invited to attend bring your questions, priorities and complaints.

Closed Session A motion was made by Alderman Kelley, seconded by Alderman Thodos to go into closed session to discuss Pending Litigation and Employment Matters. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. 7:10p.m.

Open Session A motion was made by Alderman Teague, seconded by Alderman Thodos, to go back into open session. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried. 7:52 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT A motion was made by Alderman Kelley, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to adjourn. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno, Doose and Meredith. Motion carried. 7:53p.m.

Minutes taken and submitted by,
_______________________________
Arletta D. Holmes, City Clerk

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