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 7, 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, 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


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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 April 7 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: APRIL 7, 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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

5.I.

Motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 17, 2020, the minutes of the Public Hearing held on March 17, 2020, and the minutes of the Closed Meeting/Executive Session held on March 3, 2020.

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 1920-136 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 22 in the amount of $2,848,421.50.

8.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-122 on its Second Reading – Resolution approving the purchase of light fixtures related to the Public Safety Parking Lot Lighting Upgrade Project from Springfield Electric Supply Company in the amount $6,360.16.

8.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-125 on its Second Reading – Resolution approving the City’s purchase of pipe and other main installation materials for the Farmdale Road Water Main Extension Project from Core & Main in the amount of $10,331.95.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4493 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. 2020 TO THE LAST DAY OF APRIL A.D. 2021.)

10.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-124 on its Second Reading - Resolution to approve the Working Cash Budget for the Fiscal Year from the first day of May A.D. 2020 to the last day of April A.D. 2021.

10.III.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4494 on its Second Reading – (ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SELLING PROCESS BY SEALED BID FOR CITY-OWNED SURPLUS REAL ESTATE LOCATED AT 136 JOHNSON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS.)

10.IV.

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-128 on its Second Reading - Resolution Authorizing the Selling Process for City-Owned Surplus Real Estate located at 127 Canterbury Court in the City of East Peoria, Illinois.

10.V.

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-123 on its Second Reading – Resolution to Approve the Acquisition of an Ice Machine for Asian Carp Fishing Operations on the Illinois River.

10.VI.

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-133 – Resolution authorizing the City’s intervention in an appeal to the Property Tax Appeal Board for property with parcel identification number 01-01-32-414-008 (201 S. Main Street, East Peoria, IL).

10.VII.

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-134 - Resolution Regarding Reinsurance Carrier for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan (Approving Reinsurance Coverage with Reunion Health Services Inc. for 2020-2021 fiscal year).

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-135 – Resolution Regarding Preferred Physician and Hospital Network for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-137 – 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.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-132 – Resolution to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of East Peoria and Tazewell County for the City to receive a grant in the amount of $50,852.00 to assist in in the Residential Curbside Recycling Program for 2020.

11.II.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4496 – (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING ACQUISITION OF RIGHT-OF-WAY AND CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT FOR CAMP STREET AND RIVER ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.)

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

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-129 – Resolution Accepting Third Change Order for City’s Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade Project (Phase A – C Construction Project) (Change Order #3) in the amount of $63,035.14.

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

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-130 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Kevin Clark, Operator in the Public Works Water Department, effective at the end of the day on March 20, 2020.

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-131 - Resolution regarding temporary increase in number of Firefighters on the Fire Department for the City.

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: April 3, 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.