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
FEBRUARY 2, 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: FEBRUARY 2, 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 January 19, 2021.

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 2021-101 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 18 in the amount of $2,523,751.54.

8.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-090 on its Second Reading – Resolution Approving Renewal of Cyber Security Insurance Coverage.

8.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-091 on its Second Reading – Resolution approving the Festival Building Security and Camera System Upgrade Project by Christenberry Systems & Alarm Company Inc. in the amount of $11,230.

8.IV.

Item Number 4 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-092 on its Second Reading – Resolution authorizing the purchase of a 2020 Ford Transit 250 Vehicle with HVAC Fit Out for Facilities Management from Uftring Auto Group.

8.V.

Item Number 5 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-094 on its Second Reading – Resolution Accepting Lowest Responsible Bid from Connor Company for Eastside Centre HVAC System Replacement Project Replacing Six HVAC Units.

8.VI.

Item Number 6 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-085 on its Second Reading – Resolution Authorizing the City of East Peoria to enter into an Agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) for Installation of Dilemma Detection Devices in Traffic Signals for Route 116 Intersections and Related Funding Appropriation.

8.VII.

Item Number 7 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4545 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN INSTALLMENT CONTRACT FOR PURCHASE OF NEW TASER EQUIPMENT FOR THE CITY’S POLICE DEPARTMENT.)

8.VIII.

Item Number 8 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-089 on its Second Reading – Resolution Authorizing the Selling Process for City-Owned Surplus Real Estate located at 118 Loren Street in the City of East Peoria.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4544 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING GROUND LEASES WITH ADAMS OUTDOOR ADVERTISING FOR PLACEMENT OF OFF-PREMISES SIGNS FOR THE LEVEE DISTRICT AND THE BASS PRO COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT AREAS.)

10.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-088 on its Second Reading – Resolution to approve abating and eliminating various tax levies for Water and Sewer Bond Issues, Tax Increment Financing Bond Issues, and Development Bond Issues.

10.III.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4547 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2910 MEADOW AVENUE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) (Special Use to allow for an oversized accessory building with an alternate exterior material on their property zoned “R-2, One Family Dwelling District”.)


10.IV.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4549 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2354 WASHINGTON ROAD 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”.)


10.V.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-098 - Resolution approving Administrative Code Enforcement Hearing Officer Agreement with J. Brian Heller, P.C.

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

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4550 – (AN ORDINANCE MODIFYING THE CITY’S FLEXIBLE BENEFIT PLAN (SECTION 125 CAFETERIA PLAN) FOR THE 2020 AND 2021 PLAN YEARS.)

10.VII.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-100 – Resolution approving the Eastport Marina Management Agreement between the City of East Peoria and Roberts & Sons Marine Management, LLC.

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

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-096 - Resolution approving Change Order #6 for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project.

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

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-097 - Resolution authorizing the purchase of a 2007 Ford F350 Diesel, MedTech conversion (Ambulance) from the Washington Fire Department in the amount of $10,000.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number Ordinance Number 4548 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY IN THE POSSESSION OF THE EAST PEORIA FIRE DEPARTMENT.)

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

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-099 – Resolution Authorizing an Increase of One in the Number of Firefighters on the East Peoria Fire Department.

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:  January 29, 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.