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 19, 2022

6:00 P.M.

 

DATE: APRIL 19, 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 April 5, 2022.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming April 2022 as “Illinois Central College 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 2122-145 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 23 in the amount of $2,065,233.72.

8.II.

Item Number 2 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4641 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING REGULATIONS FOR SHORT-TERM RENTALS UNDER THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE.)

8.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4642 on its Second Reading - (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.)

8.IV.

Item Number 4 - Adoption of Resolution No. 2122-133 on its Second Reading – Resolution Approving Software Licensing Agreement for the City’s Geographical Information System (GIS System).

8.V.

Item Number 5 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-131 on its Second Reading – Resolution approving a Cabinet Ground Lease Agreement with the Emergency Telephone System Board at EastSide Centre.

8.VI.

Item Number 6 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-126 on its Second Reading - Resolution Authorizing Fourth Amendment to Lease Agreement with Accelerated Health Systems.

8.VII.

Item Number 7 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-128 on its Second Reading - Resolution accepting the Proposal from Cornwell Engineering Group for a Corrosion Control Study within the Valley View Knolls Water System.

8.VIII.

Item Number 8 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4643 on its Second Reading – (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.)

8.IX.

Item Number 9 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-127 on its Second Reading - 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.

8.X.

Item Number 10 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-129 on its Second Reading - Resolution approving the Purchase of 10 Laptops (8 Laptops for the Fire Department) for the City of East Peoria from SHI.

8.XI.

Item Number 11 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-130 on its Second Reading - Resolution approving the New Radio System Upgrade Purchase from Motorola Solutions for the Police Department.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-121 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Renewal of Group Term Life Insurance Policy for City Employees.

10.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-125 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Employee Contribution Rates for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

10.III.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-132 on its Second Reading - 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.

10.IV.

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

10.V.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-135 on its Second Reading – Resolution Approving Contract with Optimum Health Solutions for Assisting with the Employee Wellness Program.

10.VI.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-137 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Revisions to the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

10.VII.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-138 on its Second Reading - Resolution Regarding Reinsurance Carrier for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan for the 2022-2023 Plan Year.

10.VIII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4644 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 400 FONDULAC DRIVE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS) - (Special Use to allow for a short-term rental on the Property zoned “R-1, One-Family Dwelling District”.)

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

10.IX.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4647 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3009 MEADOW AVENUE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS) – (Special Use to allow for placement and construction of an accessory structure on the Property at a location that is past the front plane of the main residential structure and has a different façade than the residential structure.)

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

10.X.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-143 - Resolution Approving Service Agreement with TWM, INC. for Assistance with the City’s Geographical Information System (GIS System).

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

10.XI.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4645 – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 307 ELMWOOD STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA.)

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

10.XII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4646 – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 112 KENNEDY COURT IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA.)

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

10.XIII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4648 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF CHESTNUT DRIVE RIGHT-OF-WAY.)

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

10.XIV.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4649 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF ARROWHEAD LANE RIGHT-OF-WAY.)

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

10.XV.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4650 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR ACCEPTANCE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY DEDICATION FOR ADDITION TO CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR CHESTNUT DRIVE.)

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

10.XVI.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-141 - Resolution Authorizing City Attorney’s Office to Intervene in Case before the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board (HOA HOTELS LLC) (Parcel Number 01-01-32-209-001).

10.XVII.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-142 - Resolution Authorizing City Attorney’s Office to Intervene in Case before the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board (KROGER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP I) (Parcel Number 01-01-32-414-008).

10.XVIII.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-146 – Resolution approving the purchase of Twenty New Jet Ports for the East Port Marina from Sport Port.

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

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-139 - Resolution approving the purchase of a New Dump Truck for the Street Department from Henderson Products, Inc.

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

11.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-140 - Resolution approving the purchase of a new TYMCO Model 500x Regenerative Air Street Sweeper for the Street Department from TYMCO, INC.

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

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-144 - Resolution regarding the Reappointment of various Board and Commission Members.

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 15, 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.