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

OCTOBER 5, 2021

6:00 P.M.

 

DATE: OCTOBER 5, 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 held on September 21, 2021.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming October 3-9, 2021 as “Fire Prevention Week”.

6.II.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming October 6, 2021 as “Energy Efficiency Day”.

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 2122-063 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 10 in the amount of $3,057,996.94.

8.II.

Item Number 2 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4598 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.)

8.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4599 on its Second Reading - (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”.)

8.IV.

Item Number 4 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-060 on its Second Reading - 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.

8.V.

Item Number 5 - Adoption of Ordinance Number 4601 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 11 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE REGARDING IMPOUNDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES FOR ENGAGING IN UNLAWFUL ACTIVITIES.)

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4597 on its Second Reading - (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”.)

10.II.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4595 on its Second Reading - (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE SALE OF EXCESS CITY PROPERTY AT 232 EVERETT STREET.)

10.III.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4602 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AND PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $7,255,000 TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (TARGET AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT TAX ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2021E, AND $2,880,000 TAXABLE GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS (COSTCO AREA BUSINESS DISTRICT TAX ALTERNATE REVENUE SOURCE), SERIES 2021F, 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 AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SAID BONDS TO MORTON COMMUNITY BANK.)

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

10.IV.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4603 – (AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE LIFE OF THE WEST WASHINGTON STREET REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AREA FOR THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.)

10.V.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-061 - Resolution to Approve First Amendment to Development Agreement with Flaherty & Collins, Inc. for Downtown Mixed-Use Project.

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

10.VI.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-062 – Resolution accepting the Low Bid for Winter Wonderland Storage Building Concrete Floor Project from Wm. Aupperle & Sons, Inc. in the amount of $49,388.

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

10.VII.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4604 - (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3, CHAPTER 27 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE PERTAINING TO ADULT USES.)

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4596 on its Second Reading - (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 KNOLLS SUBDIVISION AREA IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, THE FUNDING OF THE WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE VALLEY VIEW KNOLLS SUBDIVISION AREA, AND THE LEVYING OF PROPERTY TAX AGAINST THOSE PROPERTIES BENEFITTED BY THE WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS.)

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

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:  October 1, 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.