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 5, 2022

6:00 P.M.

 

DATE: APRIL 5, 2022                                                                    MAYOR KAHL

TIME: 6:00 P.M.                                                                             COMMISSIONER DECKER

                                                                                                       COMMISSIONER HILL

                                                                                                       COMMISSIONER MINGUS

                                                                                                                     COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND

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 15, 2022 and the minutes of the Public Hearing held on March 15, 2022.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

7.

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

8.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

8.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-136 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 22 in the amount of $4,023,071.71.

8.II.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4639 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. 2022 TO THE LAST DAY OF APRIL A.D. 2023.)

8.III.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-120 on its Second Reading - Resolution to approve the Working Cash Budget for the Fiscal Year from the first day of May A.D. 2022 to the last day of April A.D. 2023.

8.IV.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-134 - Resolution approving the appointment by Mayor Kahl of Julie Siebert to the Planning Commission.

8.V.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4641 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING REGULATIONS FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS UNDER THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE.)

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

8.VI.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4642 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ZONING REGULATIONS IN TITLE 5 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE FOR SPECIAL USES ALLOWED IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS TO INCLUDE BEEKEEPING IN LIMITED SITUATIONS.)

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

8.VII.

Approval of Resolution No. 2122-133 – Resolution Approving Software Licensing Agreement for the City’s Geographical Information System (GIS System).

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

8.VIII.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-131 – Resolution approving a Cabinet Ground Lease Agreement with the Emergency Telephone System Board at EastSide Centre.

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

8.IX.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-121 - Resolution Regarding Renewal of Group Term Life Insurance Policy for City Employees.

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

8.X.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-125 - Resolution Regarding Employee Contribution Rates for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

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

8.XI.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-132 - 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, 2022 and ending on April 30, 2023.

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

8.XII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4640 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE RETIREMENT PROVISIONS OF THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA PERSONNEL POLICY MANUAL THAT ADDRESS PAYOUTS AT RETIREMENT.)

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

8.XIII.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-135 – Resolution Approving Contract with Optimum Health Solutions for Assisting with the Employee Wellness Program.

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

8.XIV.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-137 - Resolution Regarding Revisions to the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

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

8.XV.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-138 - Resolution Regarding Reinsurance Carrier for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan for the 2022-2023 Plan Year.

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

8.XVI.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-126 - Resolution Authorizing Fourth Amendment to Lease Agreement with Accelerated Health Systems.

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

9.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

10.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

10.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-128 - Resolution accepting the Proposal from Cornwell Engineering Group for a Corrosion Control Study within the Valley View Knolls Water System.

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

10.II.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4643 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 7, CHAPTER 5, SECTION 1.11 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE TO AMEND THE POLICY OF FORGIVENESS FOR INTERNAL WATER LEAKS.)

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

11.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

11.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-127 - Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City and International Association of Fire Fighters Local Number 1498 regarding Paramedic Bonus at Time of Hire.

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

11.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-129 - Resolution approving the Purchase of 10 Laptops (8 Laptops for the Fire Department) for the City of East Peoria from SHI.

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

11.III.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-130 - Resolution approving the New Radio System Upgrade Purchase from Motorola Solutions for the Police Department.

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

12.

MAYOR KAHL:

13.

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

14.

COMMENTS FROM COUNCIL:

14.I.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

14.II.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

14.III.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

14.IV.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

14.V.

MAYOR KAHL:

15.

MOTION FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION/CLOSED MEETING:

16.

MOTION TO ADJOURN:

17.

/s/ Morgan R. Cadwalader

City Clerk, Morgan R. Cadwalader

Dated and Posted:  April 1, 2022

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.