NOTICE OF MEETING AND AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA
COUNCIL CHAMBERS AT 401 WEST WASHINGTON STREET, EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS
JANUARY 5, 2021
6:00 P.M.

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This meeting will be held with in-person attendance and comments by the public. 

However, due to COVID-19, members of the public who attend the meeting must follow social distancing guidelines.

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DATE: JANUARY 5, 2021                                     MAYOKAHL
TIME6:00 P.M.                                                                      COMMISSIONER DECKER
COMMISSIONER HILL
                                                                                   COMMISSIONER MINGUS
                                                                                             COMMISSIONESUTHERLAND

1.

CALL TO ORDER:

2.

ROLL CALL:

3.

INVOCATION:

4.

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG:

5.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

5.I.

Motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on December 15, 2020; the minutes of the Special Meeting for a Working Session held on December 15, 2020; and the minutes of the Special Meeting held on December 23, 2020.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

7.

PUBLIC COMMENT: COUNCIL BUSINESS FROM THE AUDIENCE ON AGENDA ITEMS:

8.

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS BY OMNIBUS VOTE:

(All matters listed under CONSENT AGENDA will be enacted by one motion and one roll call vote. There will not be separate discussion on these items. If discussion is desired by Members of the City Council, the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and discussed immediately after approval of the Consent Agenda. Citizens desiring discussion on any item listed under the CONSENT AGENDA should contact a City Council Member and request that the item be removed for discussion.)

Motion to approve the Consent Agenda.
8.I.

Item Number 1 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-082 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 16 in the amount of $3,832,643.79.

8.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4538 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING REGULATIONS IN TITLE 5 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE REGARDING APPROVAL OF SPECIAL USE APPLICATIONS AND ZONING AMENDMENTS BY ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS).

8.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-074 on its Second Reading – Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Payment of an Invoice to Christenberry Systems & Alarm Company Inc. for the Emergency Repair of the Alarm and Security System at the Festival Building in the amount of $14,121.10.

8.IV.

Item Number 4 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-075 on its Second Reading – Resolution to Approve an Agreement with Waste Management Establishing Tipping Fees for the Acceptance of Solid Waste at the East Peoria Transfer Station.

8.V.

Item Number 5 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-078 on its Second Reading – Resolution authorizing the purchase of LED lighting for the Festival of Lights from American Lighting at a cost of $17,136.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-083 - Resolution Establishing Moratorium on Development Along East Washington Street Corridor between Main Street and I-74 (Including 4 Corners Business Area).

10.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-084 – Resolution approving an Agreement between the City of East Peoria and the Teamsters Local Union Number 627 (Buildings and Inspections) for a period beginning January 1, 2021 and terminating on December 31, 2022.

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 4540 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF EASEMENT TO AMEREN FOR POWER TRANSMISSION LINES OVER BIKE TRAIL PARCEL.) (Parcel Number 01-01-29-401-038)

11.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-081 – Resolution Authorizing the City of East Peoria to Allocate Rebuild Illinois Bond Funds for the Local Portion of Funds Required for the River Road/Camp Street Intersection Reconstruction Project.

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4537 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 4446 AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS TO BORROW FUNDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $68,500,000 FROM THE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL LOAN PROGRAM FOR THE CITY’S SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM UPGRADE PROJECT).

12.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-072 on its Second Reading – Resolution Accepting Low Bid for Phase D of the City’s Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade Project.

12.III.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-079 - Resolution approving a professional services agreement with Farnsworth Group, Inc. for renewal of National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) Permits for the City’s Wastewater Plants.

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-080 - Resolution authorizing the purchase of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and Cardiac Monitors for the City of East Peoria Police and Fire Departments from Stryker Medical in the amount of $106,282.57.

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
13.II.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4539 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF TOBACCO, ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS, AND ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES BY PERSONS UNDER 21 YEARS OF AGE ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.)

14.

MAYOR KAHL:

15.

PUBLIC COMMENT: COUNCIL BUSINESS FROM THE AUDIENCE ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS:

16.

COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL:

16.I.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

16.II.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

16.III.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

16.IV.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

16.V.

MAYOR KAHL:

17.

MOTION FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION/CLOSED MEETING:

18.

MOTION TO ADJOURN:

19.

/s/ Morgan R. Cadwalader

City Clerk, Morgan R. Cadwalader
Dated and Posted: December 30, 2020

NOTE: All items listed on the agenda are action items unless indicated otherwise.  Ordinances and resolutions listed on the agenda may further be amended and/or revised prior to adoption by the City Council.