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 16, 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: MARCH 16, 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 March 2, 2021.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming April 2021 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 Number 1 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-119 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 21 in the amount of $1,678,065.57.

8.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-113 on its Second Reading - Resolution accepting the Proposal from Illinois Civil Contractors, Inc. for the EastSide Centre Stormwater Drainage Improvement Project in the amount of $20,100.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4553 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2020 COLE STREET FOR A BOUTIQUE HOTEL IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.)

10.II.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4557 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO THE EAST PEORIA DOWNTOWN OVERLAY DISTRICT AND RENAMING THE OVERLAY DISTRICT AS THE EAST PEORIA LEVEE OVERLAY DISTRICT.)

10.III.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4559 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISION OF THE EAST PEORIA ZONING CODE TO ADDRESS SHORT-TERM RENTAL PROPERTY).

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4560 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 617 FONDULAC DRIVE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) (Special Use for a short-term rental use for residential property zoned “R-1, One Family Dwelling District”.)

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4561 - (AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 105 SANFORD STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) (Changing the zoning classification of the Property from "M 3, Manufacturing District, Transitional" to "R-4, Multiple-Family Dwelling (Residential) District".)

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

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-114 - Resolution to hold a Public Hearing on April 6, 2021 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, 2021 to April 30, 2022.

10.VII.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-118 - Resolution Authorizing the City Attorney’s Office to Intervene in a Case before the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board regarding property with Parcel Identification Number 01-01-32-414-008.

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-121 - Resolution allocating $875,000 of Motor Fuel Tax Funds for the 2021 Street Maintenance Program and confirming and approving 2021 Engineering Extension Agreement with Patrick Meyer & Associates and associated rate of compensation for engineering services related to the 2021 Street Maintenance Program.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-117 - Resolution Approving an Agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for Route 116 Roadway and Signal Improvement Project.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4558 – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF AN ALLEY IN THE 600 BLOCK OF SOUTH MAIN STREET.)

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

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-115 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Clayton Keil, Driver in the Streets Department of Public Works, effective at the end of the day on February 16, 2021.

11.V.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-116 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and David Zerwer, Foreman in the Streets Department of Public Works, effective at the end of the day on March 31, 2021.

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-120 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Brian Despines, Detective Sergeant in the Police Department, effective at the end of the day on March 12, 2021.

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:  March 12, 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.