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 6, 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 6, 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.

PUBLIC HEARING:


5.I.

“PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED ANNUAL APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE AND PROPOSED WORKING CASH BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR MAY 1, 2021 TO APRIL 30, 2022.”

6.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

6.I.

Motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 16, 2021 and the minutes of the Special Meeting for a Working Session held on March 16, 2021.

7.

COMMUNICATIONS:

7.I.

Special Proclamation by Mayor Kahl.

7.II.

Receive and File - Illinois Department of Transportation Compliance Review #69 covering receipt and disbursement of Motor Fuel Tax funds by the city for the period beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2020.

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 2021-135 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 22 in the amount of $2,821,669.45.

9.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Ordinance Number 4559 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PROVISION OF THE EAST PEORIA ZONING CODE TO ADDRESS SHORT-TERM RENTAL PROPERTY.)

9.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4560 on its Second Reading - (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”.)

9.IV.

Item Number 4 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4561 on its Second Reading - (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".)

9.V.

Item Number 5 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-121 on its Second Reading - 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.

9.VI.

Item Number 6 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-117 on its Second Reading - Resolution Approving an Agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for Route 116 Roadway and Signal Improvement Project.

10.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

11.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

11.I.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4562 – (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.)

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-127 - 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.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4563 - (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)

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4564 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR ACCEPTANCE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION FOR PORTION OF EAST OAKWOOD ROAD.)

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4565 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 118 LOREN STREET.)

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-134 - 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.

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

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4566 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SICK LEAVE PROVISIONS OF THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA PERSONNEL POLICY MANUAL.)


11.VIII.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-128 - Resolution Regarding Reinsurance Carrier for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-129 - 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.
11.X.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-130 - 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.
11.XI.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-136 - Resolution Regarding the Prescription Drug Benefit Manager for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-122 – 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.
11.XIII.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-123 - 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.

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
12.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

12.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-124 - 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.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-125 - Resolution approving Fahey Hollow Bridge Erosion Control Project in the amount of $14,224.50.

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

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-131 - 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.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-132 - 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.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-133 - 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.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-137 - 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).

To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.
14.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

14.I.

Adoption of Resolution No. 2021-126 – Resolution authorizing Firefighter Tyler Young to investigate fires or explosions on behalf of the City and classifying him as a peace officer for that purpose.

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 SUTHERLAND:

17.IV.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

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:  April 2, 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.