Please reload

Recent Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Featured Posts

City Council Meeting Minutes--June 25, 2018

July 10, 2018

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING, 914 NORTH EASTON ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2018

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER:

 

            Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, June 25, 2018

 

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

            ATTENDING:  Councilmembers Maria Bodner, Rich Garde, Ray Scroggins, Anthony Schrauth, 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.

 

            NOT ATTENDING:  Aldermen Rick Johnson, Chad Plenske and Ryan Pritchett.

                                                                                               

   IV.    CONSENT AGENDA

                                   

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

                      

Minutes 

           Regular Meeting – 06/11/2018

 

Collector’s Report

                                Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00

                                Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

                                Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$17,160.39

                                MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$233.67

                                Staunton Chamber of Commerce (1/2 cost of Wireless Sound System)--$1,160.00

                                State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$32,559.93

                                State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$12,157.25

                                State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$9,454.70

                                State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$5,985.25

                                State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$53,956.57

                                State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$10,830.66

 

 

              Applications

                          Damian Dobrinich (Any Department)

                       

Claims

             June 25, 2018

 

Business Licenses Issued

                          Kuethe Kreations (Business License)

                          Celtic Auto Sales & Service (Business License)

                          Staunton Volunteer Fire Department (Liquor License)

                          Safety Partners, Ltd. d/b/a Rooster’s Pub (Liquor License)

                          Berry’s Bar (Liquor License)

                          Cash Out Gaming (Video Gaming License)

                          Mac’s Convenience Store (Video Gaming License)

                          R & B’s Family Restaurant (Amusement License)

                          R & B’s Family Restaurant (Video Gaming License)

                          Mr. T’s Tavern & Liquor Store (Amusement License)

                          Mr. T’s Tavern & Liquor Store (Video Gaming License)

                          Berry’s Bar (Amusement License)

                          Berry’s Bar (Video Gaming License)

                          Staunton Unit School Jr. High Cheerleading (Raffle License)

                          Staunton Volunteer Fire Department (Raffle License)

           

            Roll Call Vote

            AYES:    Garde, Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni, Bodner.

            NAYS:   None.

            ABSENT:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.

            Motion declared carried.

                       

V.        GUESTS

                                                                                                           

VI.      CORRESPONDENCE

           

VII.     TREASURER’S REPORT

 

VIII.   CITY CLERK’S REPORT

           

            City Hall Office will be closed July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday.  All Public

            Works Employees (except one Water Treatment Plant Employee) will be off that day

            as well.

                       

IX.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY  -

 

Nothing to report.

 

            PARK & CIVIC IMPROVEMENT –

 

            Nothing to report.

 

FINANCE–

 

Motion by Bodner, seconded by Scroggins to pay Invoice #36881 to Environmental Operations, Inc. for Pre-Demolition Inspections on properties at 200, 202 and 208 East Main and 104 and 110 South Laurel in the amount of $2,256.00.  This will be paid from the Downtown TIF Fund.  Ayes:  Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni, Bodner, Garde.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Bodner, seconded by Scanzoni to pay Macoupin County Property Tax Statement for property at 200 and 202 East Main in the amount of $1,704.10.  Ayes:  Schrauth, Scanzoni, Bodner, Garde, Scroggins.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Bodner, seconded by Scanzoni to pay Macoupin County Property Tax Statement for property at 208 East Main in the amount of $735.42.  Ayes:  Scanzoni, Bodner, Garde, Scroggins, Schrauth.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

UTILITIES-

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Scroggins to approve Three Year Annual Preventative Maintenance Contract for Main Lift Station with Vandevanter Engineering at a cost of $5,303.00 per year for 2018 and 2019 Annual Inspections and $5,515.00 for the 2020 Annual Inspection.  Ayes:  Bodner, Garde, Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Scanzoni to approve Three Year Annual Preventative Maintenance Contract for the McKay, Timberview, Stone Creek, Canadian Crossing, Hi-Café and Water Plant Backwash Lift Stations with Vandevanter Engineering at a cost of $3,126.00 per year for 2018 and 2019 Annual Inspections and $3,282.00 for the 2020 Annual Inspection.  Ayes:  Garde, Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni, Bodner.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

STREET-

 

Nothing to report.

 

 

 

 

 

            PUBLIC GROUNDS-

 

Motion by Schrauth, seconded by Garde to pay Invoice #163 to D & E Janitorial Service for the annual floor stripping and waxing at City buildings in the amount of $2,800.00.  Ayes:  Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni, Bodner, Garde.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

            TOURISM –

                       

            Nothing to report.

 

            PERSONNEL –

 

Nothing to report.

 

            ANNEXATION –

 

            Nothing to report.

 

            SPECIAL COMMITTEES –

 

            Nothing to report.

           

            JUDICIARY—

 

Motion by Scroggins, seconded by Garde to waive 1st reading of Ordinance #1943 Establishing Limitations On Parking On The North Side Of Leonard Street From Easton Street To Reservoir Road.  Ayes:  Bodner, Garde, Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Scroggins, seconded by Garde to approve Ordinance #1943 Establishing Limitations On Parking On The North Side Of Leonard Street From Easton Street To Reservoir Road.  Ayes:  Garde, Scroggins, Schrauth, Scanzoni, Bodner.  Nayes:   None.  Absent:  Johnson, Plenske, Pritchett.  Motion carried.

 

X.      UNFINISHED BUSINESS—

 

     Nothing to report.

 

XI.     NEW BUSINESS-

             

 Nothing to report.

 

 

 

XII.   EXECUTIVE SESSION—

 

           No Executive Session was held.

               

XIII.  MOTIONS FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION –

.          

           No motions were made from Executive Session.

 

XIV.   ADJOURNMENT

           

With no further business to discuss, Councilmember Scanzoni seconded by Councilmember Scroggins to adjourn at 7:07 P.M.  All present voting aye, motion carried. 

 

                                                                        Prepared by:

 

 

                                                                        Dennis K. Stiegemeier                                                                                               City Clerk

Please reload

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Search By Tags