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City Council Meeting Minutes--May 22, 2017

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING, 914 NORTH EASTON ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

I. CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, May 22, 2017

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

Mayor Craig Neuhaus led the Pledge Allegiance to the Flag.

III. ROLL CALL:

City Clerk Stiegemeier called roll with the following persons

PRESENT: Councilmembers Maria Bodner, Rich Garde, Rick Johnson, Chad Plenske, Ryan Pritchett, Jeff Scanzoni, Mayor Craig Neuhaus, City Clerk Dennis Stiegemeier, City Treasurer Cindy Pirok, City Attorney Phil Lading, Public Works Director Mike Kuethe and Police Chief Jeff Doerr.

EXCUSED: Alderman Herb Sievers.

Motion by Pritchett, seconded by Bodner to approve Resolution #2017-9 Appointing William Boster To The Position Of Ward 3 Alderman For The City Of Staunton, Illinois. Ayes: Garde, Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner. Nayes: None. Absent: Sievers. Motion carried.

Oath of Office to Newly Elected Ward I Alderwoman Maria Bodner and Newly Appointed Alderman William Boster

IV. CONSENT AGENDA

Johnson moved, seconded by Bodner to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:

Minutes

Regular Meeting – 05/08/2017

Executive Session – 05/08/2017

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Court Fine Disbursement)--$1,153.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (DUI Fund)--$325.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (FTA Warrant Fee)--$38.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$2.00

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$26,749.84

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$43,028.33

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$2,843.29

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$8,719.40

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$4,632.43

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$8,851.50

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$205.91

Applications

Tori Horstmeyer (Police Dispatcher)

Samuel Young (Police Officer)

Andrew Furgeson (Police Officer)

Claims

May 22, 2017

Business Licenses Issued

Maxx Motors, LLC

CNC Fitness Connection

Staunton Volunteer Fire Department (Raffle License)

Staunton Volunteer Fire Department (Liquor License)

Roll Call Vote

AYES: Garde, Johnson, Boster, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner.

NAYS: None.

ABSENT: Sievers.

Motion declared carried.

V. GUESTS

VI. CORRESPONDENCE

Received an e-mail from the Macoupin County Public Health Department seeking

approval to sponsor a 5K Walk/Run in the City of Staunton at the end of October.

Proceeds from the event will go towards providing health and wellness promotion in

Macoupin County. They have set the date for October 28, 2017, and they are requesting to use the same route that the Staunton School uses for their annual 5K Run, if possible.

Dave Volentine is requesting to close Elm Street from Main Street to Duda Drive on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. for a Poker Run

VII. TREASURER’S REPORT

VIII. CITY CLERK’S REPORT

The Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday morning May 29, 2017 at 11:00.

Line up is at 10:45 on St. Michael’s parking lot. The parade will proceed west on Main and end at City Hall with the Memorial Day Ceremony starting at approximately 11:15. All City Officials are invited to participate in the parade.

City Hall office will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. All public works employees, except for one water treatment plant employee, will be off that day as well.

IX. COMMITTEE REPORTS