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
JUNE 2, 2020
6:00 P.M.

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This will be a Remote Meeting held via "Zoom Meetings".

THE PUBLIC CAN ONLY ATTEND THIS MEETING REMOTELY;

IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE BY THE PUBLIC IS CURRENTLY PROHIBITED

Due to the Governor's Executive Order regarding COVID-19 and the relaxing of the Open Meeting Act requirements, pursuant to Section 7(e) of the Open Meetings Act, this meeting will be held remotely via Zoom Meetings without an in-person meeting location for the public to attend. To join in the meeting follow this link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/9981352973; Meeting ID: 998 135 2973

For those not wishing to comment, the Meeting can also be viewed via Facebook live at 
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By phone, dial in and listen to the Meeting and comment during public comment period as follows:

Phone Number (toll-free): (888) 788-0099; Meeting ID: 998 135 2973

You can submit a public comment remotely by attending the meeting on June 2 on Zoom Meetings and selecting the Raise Hand icon on your screen or pressing *9 on your phone to raise your hand during the public comment period.

The meeting will also be recorded and will be available via a link on the City’s website soon after the meeting. 

If there are any questions regarding this meeting format, please direct them to the City Clerk at morgancadwalader@cityofeastpeoria.com or 309-427-7613.

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DATE: JUNE 2, 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:

“PUBLIC HEARING ON THE REBUILD ILLINOIS FAST-TRACK PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT APPLICATION FOR ALTORFER LANE RECONSTRUCTION.”

6.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

6.I.

Motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on May 19, 2020 and the minutes of the Special Meeting held on May 26, 2020.

7.

COMMUNICATIONS:

7.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming June 14, 2020 as “Flag Day” and June 14-20, 2020 as “National Flag Week.”

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 2021-014 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 2 in the amount of $3,634,795.87.

9.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4499 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, CHAPTER 10, SECTION 2 OF THE ZONING CODE FOR THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA REGARDING PERMITTED SPECIAL USES IN M-1 MANUFACTURING DISTRICTS) – Amendment to permit the limited processing and freezing of fish within an enclosed building as a Special Use in M-1, Manufacturing district, limited, provided that such processing operations shall not emit noxious or offensive odors.

9.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4500 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2901 N. MAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS) - Special Use to allow for the outdoor storage of garbage dumpsters on the property.

9.IV.

Item Number 4 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4501 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3201 N. MAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS) - Special Use to allow for fish processing operations on the property.

10.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

11.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

11.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-008 on its Second Reading - Resolution to Approve Downtown Mixed-Use Development Agreement.

11.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-010 – Resolution approving the reappointment of Tami Meischner to the East Peoria Housing Authority Board of Directors by Mayor Kahl.

11.III.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4504 – (AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING BID FOR SALE OF CITY-OWNED SURPLUS REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT 136 JOHNSON STREET).

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4505 – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 232 EVERETT STREET).

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

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-013 - Resolution Committing Local Funds for Rebuild Illinois Public Infrastructure Grant.

12.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

12.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-012 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and John Harris, Foreman in the Streets Department, effective at the end of his shift on May 15, 2020.

13.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

14.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

14.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4503 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE POSSESSION OF THE EAST PEORIA FIRE DEPARTMENT).

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 MINGUS:

17.IV.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

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: May 29, 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.