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

SEPTEMBER 7, 2021

6:00 P.M.

 

DATE: SEPTEMBER 7, 2021                                                        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, Public Hearing, and Special Meeting for a Working Session held on August 3, 2021.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming September 11, 2021 as “Patriot Day”.

6.II.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming September 2021 as “National Suicide Prevention Awareness 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 2122-057 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 8 in the amount of $1,690,153.73.

8.II.

Item Number 2 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4586 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1090 N. MAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) - (Special Use to allow the siting of a dog daycare and pet boarding business on property zoned “B-3, Business Service District”.)

8.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4587 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 808 MEADOW AVENUE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) - (Changing the Zoning Classification of the property from "R-2, One-Family Dwelling (Residential) District" to "B 3, Business Service District")

8.IV.

Item Number 4 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4588 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 808 MEADOW AVENUE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) - (Special Use to allow the residential use on the second floor of the commercial building on property zoned “B-3, Business Service District”.)

8.V.

Item Number 5 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-046 on its Second Reading - Resolution accepting the Low Bid from Tazewell County Asphalt for Par 3 Lane Resurfacing Project in the amount of $104,985.

8.VI.

Item Number 6 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-045 on its Second Reading- Resolution accepting the Proposal from Laser Electric Inc. for the Installation of New Cross Lights to be located in front of City Hall on West Washington Street.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-051 - Resolution accepting the Low Bid for EastSide Centre Exterior LED Lighting Upgrade Project from Kirby Risk Electrical Supply Company in the amount of $13,766.70.

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

10.II.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4589 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SWIMMING POOL REGULATIONS OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE.)

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

10.III.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4590 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 130 KERFOOT STREET.)

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

10.IV.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-052 - Resolution approving Service Agreement for the City’s Computer and Information Technology (IT) Network Appliance Maintenance at a total annual cost of $11,304.

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

10.V.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4592 -

(AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $2,485,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (WEST WASHINGTON STREET ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2021A, $2,485,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (HOTEL/MOTEL TAX ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2021B, AND $2,765,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2021C, OF THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING CERTAIN OUTSTANDING ALTERNATE REVENUE BONDS OF SAID CITY, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A BOND ORDER IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, PLEDGING CERTAIN REVENUES OF SAID CITY PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF TAXES TO PAY THE SAME, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ESCROW AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SAID BONDS TO THE PURCHASERS THEREOF.)
To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.

10.VI.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4593 -

(AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $13,980,000 TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2021D, OF THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING CERTAIN OUTSTANDING ALTERNATE REVENUE BONDS OF SAID CITY, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A BOND ORDER IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, PLEDGING CERTAIN REVENUES OF SAID CITY, PROVIDING FOR THE IMPOSITION OF TAXES TO PAY THE SAME, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ESCROW AGREEMENT IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SAID BONDS TO THE PURCHASER THEREOF.)
To be laid on the table for no less than one week for public inspection.

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4569 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE UPDATING REGULATIONS FOR EXCAVATIONS IN CITY STREETS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND FOR ADDRESSING DAMAGE TO CITY STREETS AND RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDER THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE.)

11.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-053 - Resolution Requesting Permission for Temporary Closure of State Maintained Roadways for a Public Event for the Festival of Lights Parade on November 20, 2021.

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

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-054 - Resolution Approving the Proposals from Concentric Integration and Heart Technology for the Water Treatment SCADA System Upgrade Project.

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

12.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-055 - Resolution Approving the Proposal from Fritch Heating and Cooling for the Water Treatment Plant HVAC Repair Project.

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

12.III.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-056 - Resolution Accepting First Change Order for Phase D of The City’s Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade Project.

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

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4591 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3, CHAPTER 3 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF CLASS D AND CLASS E LIQUOR LICENSES AUTHORIZED TO BE ISSUED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF 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:  September 3, 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.