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
MAY 19, 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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Phone Number (toll-free): (888) 788-0099; Meeting ID: 998 135 2973

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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: MAY 19, 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 May 5, 2020.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming May 10-16, 2020 as “Police Week” and May 15, 2020 as “Peace Officers Memorial Day”.

6.II.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming May 17-23, 2020 as “Emergency Medical Services Week”.

6.III.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming May 17-23, 2020 as “National Public Works Week.”

7.

BID OPENING FOR CITY-OWNED SURPLUS REAL ESTATE:

A bid opening will occur for city-owned surplus real estate located at 136 Johnson Street, East Peoria, IL (Tax ID Number 01-01-32-413-009).
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 2021-009 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 1 in the amount of $1,221,794.40.

9.II.

Item Number 2 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-003 on its Second Reading – Resolution Approving the 2020 Street Maintenance Program Contracts for Sealcoating, Heat Scarification, Spray Patching, Fog Coating Work, and Engineering Services Associated with said Program.

9.III.

Item Number 3 – Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-004 on its Second Reading – Resolution authorizing and directing the payment of an Invoice to ImageTrend, Inc. for the software licensing services for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 for running and administering many operational aspects of the Fire Department in the amount of $12,888.72.

10.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

11.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

11.I.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4499 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 5, CHAPTER 10, SECTION 2 OF THE ZONING CODE FOR THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA REGARDING PERMITTED SPECIAL USES IN M-1 MANUFACTURING DISTRICTS) – Amendment to permit the limited processing and freezing of fish within an enclosed building as a Special Use in M-1, Manufacturing district, limited, provided that such processing operations shall not emit noxious or offensive odors.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4500 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2901 N. MAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS) - Special Use to allow for the outdoor storage of garbage dumpsters on the property.

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

Approval of Ordinance Number 4501 – (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3201 N. MAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS) - Special Use to allow for fish processing operations on the property.

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

Approval of Resolution Number 2021-008 - Resolution to Approve Downtown Mixed-Use Development Agreement.

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

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

13.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

13.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4498 on its Second Reading – (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AGREEMENT TO FINANCE THE PURCHASE OF A SINGLE TURNER VALVE MAINTENANCE TRAILER FOR THE CITY’S WATER DEPARTMENT).

14.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

14.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-006 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Donald Wieburg, Firefighter/Paramedic in the Fire Department, effective at the end of his shift on June 17, 2020.

14.II.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-007 – Resolution to approve a Separation Agreement for Retirement between the City of East Peoria and Kirk (Bill) VanAntwerp, Fire Lieutenant in the Fire Department, effective at the end of his shift on May 4, 2020.

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 MINGUS:

17.IV.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

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: May 15, 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.