MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING, 914 NORTH EASTON ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, JULY 23, 2018
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, July 23, 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, Rick Johnson, Ray Scroggins, Chad Plenske, Anthony Schrauth, 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.
IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Johnson moved, seconded by Plenske to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:
Regular Meeting – 07/09/2018
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (DUI Fund)--$451.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$2.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$83.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (FTA Warrant Fee)--$145.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$1,970.04
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$10.00
Staunton Area Ambulance Service (Dispatch Services)--$500.00
State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$49,917.01
State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,925.79
State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$2,580.88
State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$5,206.39
State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$8,595.88
State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$10,610.46
State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$44,024.16
First National Bank (Ribfest Donation)--$1,000.00
MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$277.98
Max B. Mullins Salvage (Scrap / Recycling)--$193.50
Andrew Furgeson (Police Officer)
July 23, 2018
Business Licenses Issued
Roll Call Vote
AYES: Garde, Johnson,Scroggins, Plenske, Schrauth, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner.
Motion declared carried.
Received a Letter of Resignation from part time police officer Mathew Tranter, dated
July 10, 2018
Received a Liquor License Application from St. Michael’s Parish for their annual
Octoberfest, which will be held on October 6 and 7, 2018. They are asking to have the license fee waived for the event.
Received a letter from Julie Jarman, Director of Staunton Public Library requesting to use the court yard area in front of the band stand at City Hall on Friday, August 17, 2018 for a 105th Birthday Party Celebration. They will be celebrating the 105th year as a City Library.
VII. TREASURER’S REPORT
VIII. CITY CLERK’S REPORT
IX. COMMITTEE REPORTS
PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY -
Motion by Bodner, seconded by Johnson to grant request from St. Michael’s Parish to issue a liquor license for their annual Octoberfest on October 6 and 7, 2018, with the liquor license fee being waived. Ayes: Johnson, Scroggins, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner. Nayes: Garde, Schrauth, Plenske. Absent: None. Motion carried.
PARK & CIVIC IMPROVEMENT –
Nothing to report.
Nothing to report.