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
APRIL 20, 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: APRIL 20, 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 April 6, 2021 and the minutes of the Public Hearing held on April 6, 2021.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming May 2021 as “Motorcycle 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 Number 1 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-140 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 23 in the amount of $2,475,646.44.

8.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4558 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF AN ALLEY IN THE 600 BLOCK OF SOUTH MAIN STREET.)

8.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4563 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE SUBDIVISION PLAT FOR PROPERTY OFF OF OAKWOOD ROAD.) (Parcel Identification Numbers 01-01-24-304-001, 01-01-24-304-013, and 01-01-24-305-007)

8.IV.

Item Number 4 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4564 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR ACCEPTANCE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION FOR PORTION OF EAST OAKWOOD ROAD.)

8.V.

Item Number 5 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4565 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 118 LOREN STREET.)

8.VI.

Item Number 6 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-123 on its Second Reading - Resolution Accepting Lowest Responsible Bid from Tazewell County Asphalt Company in the amount of $43,660 for the Public Safety Back Parking Lot Overlay Project.

8.VII.

Item Number 7 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-124 on its Second Reading - Resolution Approving an Agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for Modernization and Installation of Traffic Signal Cabinets, Controllers, Communication Equipment, and Video Detection Systems for various traffic signals along IL Route 116, US Route 24, and Washington Street.

8.VIII.

Item Number 8 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-125 on its Second Reading - Resolution approving Fahey Hollow Bridge Erosion Control Project in the amount of $14,224.50.

8.IX.

Item Number 9 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-131 on its Second Reading - Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Payment of an Invoice to Stark Excavating for Faulkner Drive Erosion-Storm Pipe Work in the amount of $15,087.93.

8.X.

Item Number 10 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-132 on its Second Reading - Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Payment of an Invoice to Stark Excavating for Culvert Installation and Erosion Control Work along Circle Drive in the amount of $12,745.92.

8.XI.

Item Number 11 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-133 on its Second Reading - Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Payment of an Invoice to Stark Excavating for Additional Erosion Control Work along Circle Drive in the amount of $12,106.77.

8.XII.

Item Number 12 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-137 on its Second Reading - Resolution Approving Invoice from Williams Brothers Construction for Additional Work required in Conjunction with the City’s Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade Project (Phases A – C Construction Project).

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4562 on its Second Reading – (ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE FOR THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR FROM THE FIRST DAY OF MAY A.D. 2021 TO THE LAST DAY OF APRIL A.D. 2022.)

10.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-127 on its Second Reading - Resolution to approve the Working Cash Budget for the Fiscal Year from the first day of May A.D. 2021 to the last day of April A.D. 2022.

10.III.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-134 on its Second Reading - Resolution to approve the salaries, wages, and employee benefits for certain non-union employees of the City of East Peoria for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2021 and ending on April 30, 2022.

10.IV.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-128 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Reinsurance Carrier for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

10.V.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-129 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Renewal of Group Term Life Insurance Policy for City Employees.

10.VI.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-130 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Employee Contribution Rates for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

10.VII.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-136 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding the Prescription Drug Benefit Manager for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

10.VIII.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-122 on its Second Reading – Resolution Approving Contract with Optimum Health Solutions for Assisting with the Employee Wellness Program.

10.IX.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4570 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2125 EAST WASHINGTON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) (Special Use to allow the siting of a used car dealership on property zoned “B-3, Business Service District”.)

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4571 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2101 COLE STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) (Special Use for an additional accessory building on property zoned “R-2, One Family Dwelling District”.)

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4572 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1343 EAST WASHINGTON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) (Special Use to allow outdoor storage and outdoor placement of equipment on property zoned “B-3, Business Service District”.)

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

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4567 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, CHAPTER 7 OF THE EAST PEORIA ZONING CODE AND TITLE 7, CHAPTER 2 OF THE EAST CITY PEORIA CODE PERTAINING TO DRIVEWAY PAVING.)

10.XIII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4568 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3, CHAPTER 9 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE REGARDING PEDDLERS, BROKERS AND ITINERANT MERCHANTS.)

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

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-138 - Resolution regarding the appointment and reappointment of various Board and Commission Members.

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4569 - (AN ORDINANCE UPDATING REGULATIONS FOR EXCAVATIONS IN CITY STREETS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND FOR ADDRESSING DAMAGE TO CITY STREETS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDER THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE.)

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-139 - Resolution authorizing the approval of an Agreement with Susteen LLC for purchase of new mobile forensic equipment, training, and software for the East Peoria Police Department that includes a Grant from Susteen LLC to assist in the costs of the purchase.

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
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:  April 16, 2021

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.