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City Council Meeting Minutes--February 11, 2019

February 26, 2019

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING, 914 NORTH EASTON ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019

 

I.          CALL TO ORDER:

 

            Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, February 11, 2019

 

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 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 and Police Chief Jeff Doerr.

 

            NOT ATTENDING:  Alderwoman Maria Bodner and Public Works Director Mike Kuethe.

                                                                                                                                               

   IV.    CONSENT AGENDA

                                   

Scroggins moved, seconded by Plenske to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:

                      

Minutes 

           Regular Meeting – 01/28/2019

           Executive Session – 01/28/2019

          

Collector’s Report

                                Madison Communications, Inc. (Franchise Fee)--$4,245.33

                                Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00

                                Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$20.00

                                Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$25.00

                                Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$25.00

                                Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$1,880.44

                                Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (FTA Warrant Fee)--$110.00

                                Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (DUI Fund)--$80.00

                                Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$20.00

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

 

              Applications

                       

Claims

             February 11, 2019

             

Business Licenses Issued

                         Pearl Essence by Vicki Studio

                         Macoupin County Patriots / Friends of NRA (Raffle License)

                         Concordia Hall Queen of Hearts Raffle (Raffle License)

 

            Roll Call Vote

            AYES:   Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Plenske, Schrauth,  Pritchett, Scanzoni.

            NAYS:   None.

            ABSENT:  Bodner.

            Motion declared carried.

                       

V.        GUESTS

                                                                                               

VI.      CORRESPONDENCE

 

Received an e-mail from Zion Early Childhood Education Center requesting to block the streets and intersections that border Zion Lutheran School (Wood, Henry, Hoxsey and Panhorst) from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 7, 2019, to allow daycare students to ride their bicycles around the school.  They are also asking City workers to set up barricades that morning for the event.

 

VII.     TREASURER’S REPORT

 

VIII.   CITY CLERK’S REPORT

           

IX.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY  -

 

Motion by Pritchett, seconded by Scroggins to grant request from Zion Early Childhood Education Center to block streets and intersections bordering Zion Lutheran School (Wood, Henry, Hoxsey and Panhorst) on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.  They are also asking City workers to set up barricades that morning.  Ayes:  Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Garde.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

            PARK & CIVIC IMPROVEMENT –

 

            Nothing to report.

 

 

 

FINANCE–

 

Motion by Pritchett, seconded by Scanzoni to transfer $42,500.00 from the Telecommunications Fund to the Water Fund for the payment to tear down the old water treatment plant.  Ayes:  Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Garde, Johnson.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Pritchett, seconded by Scroggins to spend up to $12,000.00 for park related expenses.  Ayes:  Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Garde, Johnson, Scroggins.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.        

           

UTILITIES-

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Johnson to renew Maintenance Quote from Esri, Inc. for software maintenance in the amount of $400.00, with a start date of March 1, 2019 and an end date of February 29, 2020.  This will be split evenly between street, sewer and water.  Ayes:  Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Scroggins to accept bid from Visu-Sewer for 295 feet of  8” Cure In Place Pipe sewer liner for Henry and Walnut to Maple Street in the amount of $8,540.25.  Ayes:  Pritchett, Scanzoni, Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Scanzoni to accept bid from Visu-Sewer for 670 feet of 12” Cure In Place Pipe sewer liner for Pearl Street from Deneen to Hackman in the amount of $20,736.50.  Ayes:  Scanzoni, Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

           

STREET-

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Johnson to approve revised 2017 M.F.T. close out Expenditure Statement.  Ayes:  Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Johnson giving Mayor Neuhaus authority to sign documents closing out the 2018 M.F.T. Program.  Ayes:  Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

Motion by Garde, seconded by Scroggins to approve Resolution for 2019 M.F.T. Maintenance Program in the amount of $163,595.00.  Ayes:  Johnson, Scroggins, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Garde.  Nayes:  None.  Absent:  Bodner.  Motion carried.

 

            PUBLIC GROUNDS-

 

            Nothing to report.

 

            TOURISM –

                       

Nothing to report.

 

            PERSONNEL –

       

            Nothing to report.

 

            ANNEXATION –

 

            Nothing to report.

 

            SPECIAL COMMITTEES –

 

            Nothing to report.

           

            JUDICIARY—

 

1st reading of Ordinance #1971 Approving An Annexation Agreement With

Robert M. Rotsch To Annex Property Located At 20108 Willoway Lane,

Staunton, IL To The City Of Staunton, Illinois (Pre-Annexation Agreement)

 

1st reading of Ordinance #1972 Approving An Annexation Agreement With Mark

B. Skertich To Annex Property Located At 20076 Willoway Lane, Staunton,

IL To The City Of Staunton, Illinois (Pre-Annexation Agreement)

 

1st reading of Ordinance #1973 Approving An Annexation Agreement With

Alexandra Kuethe To Annex Property Located At 1897 Reservoir Road, Staunton,

IL To The City Of Staunton, Illinois (Pre-Annexation Agreement)

 

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 7:09 P.M.  All present voting aye, motion carried. 

 

                                                                        Prepared by:

 

 

                                                                        Dennis K. Stiegemeier                                                                                               City Clerk

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