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
MARCH 3, 2020
6:00 P.M.

DATE: MARCH 3, 2020                                       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 February 18, 2020 and the minutes of the Special Meeting for a Working Session held on February 25, 2020.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming April 2020 as “Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month.”

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 No. 1 – Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-119 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule No. 20 in the amount of $975,912.99.

8.II.

Item No. 2 – Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-114 on its Second Reading – Resolution authorizing a $5,000 contribution for Illinois High School Association March Madness Tournament Experience from Hotel Motel Tax Funds.

8.III.

Item No. 3 – Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-115 on its Second Reading – Resolution authorizing and directing the payment of an invoice in the amount of $15,000 to the Fon du Lac Park District for Security Detail at the Winter Wonderland Lighted Display in November and December 2019.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance No. 4488 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AGREEMENT FOR THE EXCHANGE OF REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT EASTPORT MARINA AND AMENDMENT TO UNIT OWNERSHIP OF THE EASTPORT RESTAURANT/ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CONDOMINIUM.)

10.II.

Adoption of Ordinance No. 4484 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 116 LOREN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.)

10.III.

Adoption of Ordinance No. 4485 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 402 MONSON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.)

10.IV.

Adoption of Ordinance No. 4487 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 617 ILLINI DRIVE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) – to allow for placement of an accessory structure (storage shed) on the property in the front yard.

10.V.

Approval of Ordinance No. 4490 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $7,100,000 TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (TARGET AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT TAX ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2020A, AND $2,820,000 TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (COSTCO AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT TAX ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2020B, OF THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING CERTAIN OUTSTANDING ALTERNATE REVENUE BONDS OF SAID CITY, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A BOND ORDER IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, PLEDGING CERTAIN REVENUES OF SAID CITY AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SAID BONDS TO MORTON COMMUNITY BANK.)

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

Approval of Ordinance No. 4491 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4200 W. WASHINGTON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) – to allow for the outdoor storage of garbage dumpsters on the property.

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

Approval of Ordinance No. 4492 - (AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SPECIAL SERVICE AREA 2019A IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA AND APPROVING SPECIAL SERVICE AREA 2019A PROJECT TO IMPROVE ACCESS ROAD 6, THE FUNDING OF ROAD IMPROVEMENTS TO ACCESS ROAD 6, AND THE LEVYING OF PROPERTY TAX AGAINST THOSE PROPERTIES BENEFITTED BY THE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS.

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

Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-117 - Resolution to hold a Public Hearing on March 17, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. to give interested citizens the opportunity to provide written or oral comments on the proposed Appropriation Ordinance and the Proposed Working Cash Budget for the fiscal year May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2021.

10.IX.

Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-118 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Lynn Dixon, Accounts Receivable Clerk, in the Accounts and Finance Department, effective at the end of the day on February 28, 2020.

10.X.

Approval of Resolution No. 1920-121 – Resolution accepting the Lowest Responsible Bids for the Public Safety Building Emergency Power Generator Replacement Project.

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

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Approval of Resolution No. 1920-120 - Resolution approving a Two-Year Mower Rental Agreement with Martin Sullivan, Inc. for the mowing of City-Owned Properties and Right-of-Ways.

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

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

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: February 28, 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.