AMENDED 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 21, 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 21 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 21, 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 April 7, 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 1920-144 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 23 in the amount of $3,824,391.66.

8.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-134 on its Second Reading - 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).

8.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-135 on its Second Reading – Resolution Regarding Preferred Physician and Hospital Network for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

8.IV.

Item Number 4 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-137 on its Second Reading – Resolution Regarding the Prescription Drug Benefit Manager for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

8.V.

Item Number 5 – Adoption of Resolution Number 1920-129 on its Second Reading – 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.

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.

Approval of Resolution No. 1920-138 – Resolution Regarding Renewal of Group Term Life Insurance Policy for City Employees with Standard Insurance Company.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-139 – 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.
10.V.

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-140 – 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.
10.VI.

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-141 - Resolution Regarding the Utilization Manager for the City’s Group Health Insurance Plan.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 1920-142 – 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, 2020 and ending on April 30, 2021.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4497 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA PERSONNEL POLICY MANUAL).

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

Adoption of Resolution No. 1920-143 - Resolution regarding the reappointment of various Board and Commission Members.

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

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

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

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 17, 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.