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 21, 2021

6:00 P.M.

 

DATE: SEPTEMBER 21, 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 17, 2021 and the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on September 7, 2021.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming September 19-25, 2021 as “Child Passenger Safety Week”.

6.II.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming “Support Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities Week”.

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 2122-059 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 9 in the amount of $3,004,825.80.

8.II.

Item Number 2 - Approval of Resolution Number 2122-051 on its Second Reading - 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.

8.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4589 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SWIMMING POOL REGULATIONS OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE.)

8.IV.

Item Number 4 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-052 on its Second Reading - Resolution approving Service Agreement for the City’s Computer and Information Technology (IT) Network Appliance Maintenance at a total annual cost of $11,304.

8.V.

Item Number 5 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-053 on its Second Reading - Resolution Requesting Permission for Temporary Closure of State Maintained Roadways for a Public Event for the Festival of Lights Parade on November 20, 2021.

8.VI.

Item Number 6 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-054 on its Second Reading - Resolution Approving the Proposals from Concentric Integration and Heart Technology for the Water Treatment SCADA System Upgrade Project.

8.VII.

Item Number 7 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-055 on its Second Reading - Resolution Approving the Proposal from Fritch Heating and Cooling for the Water Treatment Plant HVAC Repair Project.

8.VIII.

Item Number 8 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-056 on its Second Reading - Resolution Accepting First Change Order for Phase D of The City’s Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade Project.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4590 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 130 KERFOOT STREET.)

10.II.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4592 on its Second Reading -

(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.)

10.III.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4593 on its Second Reading -

(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.)

10.IV.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4598 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ZONING REGULATIONS IN TITLE 5 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE FOR SPECIAL USES ALLOWED IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS.)

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

10.V.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4600 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR AN EVENT CENTER ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 125 CHESTNUT STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) - (Special Use to allow the siting of an event center on property zoned “R-1, One Family Dwelling District”.)

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

10.VI.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4594 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE NUMBER OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS AUTHORIZED FOR RECREATIONAL CANNABIS DISPENSARIES AND RECREATIONAL CANNABIS TRANSPORTING ORGANIZATIONS UNDER THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA ZONING CODE.)

10.VII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4597 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A CONDITIONAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 300 S. MAIN STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) - (Conditional Use to allow a recreational cannabis transporter operation on property zoned “B-3, Business Service District”.)

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

10.VIII.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4599 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2305 EAST WASHINGTON STREET IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) - (Special Use for a short-term rental use for her residential property zoned “R-2, 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 4595 - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 232 EVERETT STREET.)

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

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-060 - Resolution to Approve Contract for Engineering Services with Midwest Engineering Associates for Resurfacing Improvements for Segments of West Washington Street and West Camp Street Providing Access to Levee District.

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

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4596 - (AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SPECIAL SERVICE AREA 2021A IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA AND APPROVING SPECIAL SERVICE AREA 2021A PROJECT FOR WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE VALLEY VIEW SUBDIVISION AREA IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, THE FUNDING OF THE WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE VALLEY VIEW SUBDIVISION AREA, AND THE LEVYING OF PROPERTY TAX AGAINST THOSE PROPERTIES BENEFITTED BY THE WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS.)

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

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2021-058 - Resolution approving the appointment by Mayor Kahl of Mike Johnson to East Peoria Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

13.II.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4601- (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 11 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE REGARDING IMPOUNDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR ENGAGING IN UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES.)

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

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 17, 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.