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 19, 2021

6:00 P.M.

 

DATE: OCTOBER 19, 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 October 5, 2021.

6.

COMMUNICATIONS:

6.I.

Proclamation by Mayor Kahl proclaiming November 1, 2021 as “Extra Mile 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 2122-068 – Resolution to Approve Payment of the Schedule of Bills Listed on Schedule Number 11 in the amount of $2,767,639.38.

8.II.

Item Number 2 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-061 on its Second Reading - Resolution to Approve First Amendment to Development Agreement with Flaherty & Collins, Inc. for Downtown Mixed-Use Project.

8.III.

Item Number 3 - Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-062 on its Second Reading – Resolution accepting the Low Bid for Winter Wonderland Storage Building Concrete Floor Project from Wm. Aupperle & Sons, Inc. in the amount of $49,388.

9.

ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:

10.

COMMISSIONER HILL:

10.I.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4602 on its Second Reading - (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.)

10.II.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4605 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 605 ILLINI DRIVE IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) – (Special Use for an oversized accessory building on property zoned “R-2 One-Family Dwelling District”.)

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

10.III.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4606 - (AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A SPECIAL USE FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 707 OAKWOOD ROAD IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TAZEWELL COUNTY, ILLINOIS.) – (Special Use for an oversized accessory building on property zoned “R-2 One-Family Dwelling District”.)

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

11.

COMMISSIONER DECKER:

11.I.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4609 - (AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN ADDENDUM TO SPECIAL SERVICE AREA 2019A TO FUND ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENT COSTS INCURRED FOR COMPLETING THE ACCESS ROAD 6 IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CITY OF EAST PEORIA, TO LEVY AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX AGAINST THOSE PROPERTIES BENEFITTED BY THE SSA 2019A ROAD IMPROVEMENTS, AND TO INCUR DEBT FOR FINANCING THE ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENT COSTS INCURRED FOR THE SSA 2019A ROAD IMPROVEMENTS.)

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

11.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-064 - Resolution approving and authorizing the execution of a Joint Funding Agreement between the City of East Peoria and the Peoria/Pekin Urbanized Area Transportation Study ("PPUATS") for the Fiscal Year 2022.

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

11.III.

Approval of Ordinance Number 4608 – (AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE VACATION OF A PORTION OF THE TAYLOR STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY AND RETENTION OF CITY UTILITY EASEMENT.)

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

12.

COMMISSIONER SUTHERLAND:

12.I.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-065 – Resolution Approving the Pekin Avenue Water Tower Emergency Repair Project by Central Tank Coatings, Inc. in the amount of $15,000.

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

12.II.

Approval of Resolution Number 2122-066 – Resolution approving the Purchase of a Ford F-250 Service Truck from Uftring Auto Group in the amount of $50,292 for use as a Water Service Truck in the City’s Water Department.

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

13.

COMMISSIONER MINGUS:

13.I.

Adoption of Resolution Number 2122-067 - Resolution Authorizing Temporary Increase in the Number of Deputy Fire Chiefs, Extending the Temporary Increase in the Number of Firefighters in the East Peoria Fire Department, and Appointing Robert Zimmerman to the position of Deputy Fire Chief.

13.II.

Adoption of Ordinance Number 4607 – (AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 3, CHAPTER 3 OF THE EAST PEORIA CITY CODE TO CHANGE THE NUMBER OF CLASS D 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:  October 15, 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.