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 17, 2020
6:00 P.M.

DATE: MARCH 17, 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.

PUBLIC HEARING:

5.I.

“PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE AND PROPOSED WORKING CASH BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR MAY 1, 2020 TO APRIL 30, 2021.”

6.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

6.I.

Motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 3, 2020 and the minutes of the Closed Meeting/Executive Session held on March 3, 2020.

7.

COMMUNICATIONS:

8.

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

9.

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.
9.I.

Item Number 1 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-126 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 21 in the amount of $2,217,168.23.

9.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-121 on its Second Reading – Resolution accepting the Lowest Responsible Bids for the Public Safety Building Emergency Power Generator Replacement Project.

9.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-120 on its Second Reading - Resolution approving a Two-Year Mower Rental Agreement with Martin Sullivan, Inc. for the mowing of City-Owned Properties and Right-of-Ways.

9.IV.

Item Number 4 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4491 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4200 E. WASHINGTON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) – to allow for the outdoor storage of garbage dumpsters on the property.

10.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

11.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

11.I.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4493 – (ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE FOR THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR FROM THE FIRST DAY OF MAY A.D. 2020 TO THE LAST DAY OF APRIL A.D. 2021.)

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-124 - Resolution to approve the Working Cash Budget for the Fiscal Year from the first day of May A.D. 2020 to the last day of April A.D. 2021.

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

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4490 on its Second Reading – (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.)

11.IV.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4492 on its Second Reading - (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.)

11.V.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4495 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY CODE TO ESTABLISH EMERGENCY POWER OF MAYOR DURING EMERGENCY AND CRISIS SITUATIONS.)

11.VI.

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-122 – Resolution approving the purchase of light fixtures related to the Public Safety Parking Lot Lighting Upgrade Project from Springfield Electric Supply Company in the amount $6,360.16.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-123 – Resolution to Approve the Acquisition of an Ice Machine for Asian Carp Fishing Operations on the Illinois River.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4494 – (ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SELLING PROCESS BY SEALED BID FOR CITY-OWNED SURPLUS REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT 136 JOHNSON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS.)

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-128 - Resolution Authorizing the Selling Process for City-Owned Surplus Real Estate located at 127 Canterbury Court in the City of East Peoria, Illinois.

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

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

13.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-125 – Resolution approving the City’s purchase of pipe and other main installation materials for the Farmdale Road Water Main Extension Project from Core & Main in the amount of $10,331.95.

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

Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-127 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Timothy Hucal, Foreman in the Public Works Water Department, effective at the end of the day on March 31, 2020.

14.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

15.

MAYOR KAHL:

16.

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

17.

COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL:

17.I.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

17.II.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

17.III.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

17.IV.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

17.V.

MAYOR KAHL:

18.

MOTION FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION/CLOSED MEETING:

19.

MOTION TO ADJOURN:

20.

/s/ Morgan R. Cadwalader

City Clerk, Morgan R. Cadwalader
Dated and Posted: March 13, 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.