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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 09/16/2002

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 City Clerk Arletta D. Holmes, to call the roll, and the following Aldermen were present: Helen Heiland, John Thodos, Luis Moreno, Rick Meredith, Gary Kelley and Crotis Teague. Absent: Alderman Carol Doose. 6:30p.m.

CITY CLERK’S REPORT

Petitions for the 2003 Municipal Election for the 2nd, 4th, and 6th Ward Aldermen are available in the Clerk’s/Finance Office beginning tomorrow September 17, 2002 at 7:00a.m. The Citizen Advisory Council’s Nominating Committee met today and made their selection for Citizen of the Year/ Denny Jacobs Public Servant Award. Congratulations to Mr. Bill Doose who is our Citizen of the Year and Alderman Helen Heiland who is our Denny Jacobs Public Servant. Thanks to Mike Atkins, Cheryl Reger, and John McGhee who served on the Nomination Committee. There will be a dinner on October 10, 2002 at Quad Cities Downs in honor of the recipients. Tickets are available at the City Annex.

CONSENT AGENDA

1. Approval of the Public Hearing Minutes held on September 3, 2002
2. Approval of City Council Minutes of September 3, 2002
3. Approval of Committee Of The Whole Minutes of September 3, 2002
4. Approval of Salaries in the amount of $297,169.99
5. Approval of Bills in the amount of $989,362.03
6. Approval to approve the expenditures of the East Moline Block Grant in the amount of $11,601 with the City matching funds in the amount of $1,289.

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

REPORT BY MAYOR

Letters of Resignation:

Mayor Moreno informed the City Council he’s received a letter of resignation from Joe Luethmers dated September 9, 2002, effective September 30, 2002. Mr. Luethmers has served on the East Moline Police and Fire Commission (See Attachment).

A motion was made by Alderman Teague, seconded by Alderman Thodos, to accept the letter of resignation from Mr. Luethmers and it be placed on file. Upon voice vote all in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.

Mayor Moreno informed the City Council he has received a letter of resignation from Jay Verstraete dated September 10, 2002, effective immediately. Mr. Verstraete has served on the East Moline Park Board (See Attachment).

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to accept the letter of resignation from Mr. Verstraete and it be placed on file. Upon voice vote all in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.

Mayor Moreno informed the City Council he has received a letter of resignation from Brent Carmichael dated September 10, 2002, effective immediately. Mr. Carmichael has served on the East Moline Park Board (See Attachment).

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Teague, to accept the letter of resignation from Mr. Carmichael and it be placed on file. Upon voice vote all in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.

SPECIAL MEETING:

Mayor Moreno informed the City Council that he is anticipating calling a Special Meeting on Monday September 23, 2002 at 5:00p.m. for the purpose of reviewing and approving the Water Plant Bids. There will be a notice prepared for the press and the public to be aware of the purpose of the special meeting.

OTHER: Mayor Moreno informed, the City Council on Friday September 13, 2002 we had a serious situation that occurred at Crown Forest Apartments located at 1275 49th Avenue Court, East Moline. The Apartment Complex’s Lift Station lost the use of both pumps causing the loss of sewer and water services to residents. The City of East Moline was notified and immediately assisted them. Mayor Moreno thanked all of the Departments and City Staff for their assistance.

APPOINTMENTS:

Mayor Moreno appointed Mr. Dave Nowack of 3904 1st Street, East Moline to the Park Board.

Mr. Nowack was given the opportunity to address the City Council.

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to concur with the Mayors appointment. Upon voice vote all in attendance voted in favor. Motion carried.

CITY ATTORNEY

ORDINANCES

02-31: An Ordinance authorizing and ratifying the sale of certain real estate located in the, City of East Moline, County of Rock Island and State of Illinois by the City of East Moline, Illinois.

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to waive the reading of Ordinance 02-31. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to approve Ordinance 02-31 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

02-32: An Ordinance amending the East Moline Sewer use and Pretreatment Ordinance passed by the City Council of East Moline, Illinois, on November 21, 1994.

A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Thodos, to waive the reading of Ordinance of 02-32. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Teague, to adopt Ordinance 02-32 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

02-33: An Ordinance authorizing the sale of surplus equipment formerly used in the Police Department by the City of East Moline, Illinois.

Amotion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to waive the reading of Ordinance 02-33. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Teague, to adopt Ordinance 02-33

as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

02-34: An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of East Moline, Illinois, amending Section 9-5-4 Entitled “Traffic Signal Intersections” “Traffic Signals”, of Title 9, Entitled “Traffic”, of the City Code of the City of East Moline of 1974 and as amended.

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Kelley, to waive the reading of Ordinance 02-34. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

A motion was made by Alderman Moreno, seconded by Alderman Kelley to adopt Ordinance 02-34 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

RESOLUTIONS

02-36: A Resolution of the City Council of the City of East Moline, Illinois, is authorizing execution of a lease agreement between the City of East Moline, Illinois and H.C. Duke & Son, Inc.

A motion was made by Alderman Teague, seconded by Alderman Kelley to adopt Resolution 02-36 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

02-37: Resolution for improvement by Municipality under the Illinois Highway Code. (32nd Avenue & Kennedy Drive to 800’ East).

A motion was made by Alderman Thodos, seconded by Alderman Moreno, to approve Resolution 02-37 as presented. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried.

OTHER:

Annexation Report Emerald Pointe (Phares)

The Plan Commission held two (2) hearings on the petition of Annexation, and the Annexation Agreement. A report will be filed with the City Council, and they are required to accept the report and set a date for public hearing, with respect to consideration of the report and recommendation of the Plan Commission. It is anticipated that the public hearing will be prior to Council meeting at which time formal action will be taken. The next action by the City Council will be receipt of the recommendation and report from the Plan Commission, than adoption of a Resolution setting the time for hearing for public consideration possibly the next City Council Meeting or Special Council Meeting.

COMMITTEE-OF-THE-WHOLE (Alderman Thodos)

All items have been covered under the Consent Agenda, Ordinances and Resolutions.

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, The Fire Fighters Agility test will be held at United Township High School on Saturday, September 21, 2002.

Chief Freeman, Traffic Officer Mike Johnson, met with District 37 School Crossing Guards. The topics discussed were the No Turn on Red, signs at 7th Street and 30th Avenue, no parking areas on 30th Avenue and the duties of a crossing guard. The signs will be put back up at 7th and 30th warning of “No Right on Red on school days when children are present”. The intersection will be monitored after the signs go back up. Received verbal notice from Capt. Roy Dowell that he will be retiring after 30 years of service effective October 18, 2002. Contacted E-Bay, both vehicles have been sold received $2,900 for the 1996 Crown Victoria and $840.00 for the 1989 Taurus GL.

Dean Piatt, Stand by Emergency Generator is normally run once a week to make sure it’s functioning properly. There is a problem with our emergency generator it has been shut down and sent out for repair. The cost of repair was more expensive than anticipated, it was cheaper to buy a new generator rather than repair the old.

Leath Drake, September 10, 2002 had a Pre-Bid Meeting about 20 vendors/ contractors were in attendance. Sealed Bids will be opened on September 20, 2002 at 10:00a.m.

FIVE MINUTE AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Mayor Moreno gave member of the audience the opportunity to address the City Council.

None

ADJOURNMENT

A motion was made by Alderman Kelley, seconded by Alderman Teague, to adjourn. Upon roll call the following voted in favor: Kelley, Teague, Heiland, Thodos, Moreno and Meredith. Motion carried. 7:00 p.m.

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


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