MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING, 914 NORTH EASTON ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Pro-Tem Maria Bodner called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, March 11, 2019
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
Mayor Pro-Tem Maria Bodner 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, Chad Plenske, Anthony Schrauth, Ryan Pritchett, Jeff Scanzoni, City Clerk Dennis Stiegemeier, City Treasurer Cindy Pirok, City Attorney Phil Lading, Public Works Director Mike Kuethe and Police Chief Jeff Doerr.
ELECTRONIC ATTENDANCE: Alderman Ray Scroggins.
NOT ATTENDING: Mayor Craig Neuhaus.
IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Scroggins moved, seconded by Bodner to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:
Regular Meeting – 02/25/2019
Executive Session – 02/25/2019
Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$30.00
Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$25.00
Staunton Police Department (Donation from Kay Kilduff Memorials)--$1,030.00
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$1,999.72
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (DUI Fund)--$341.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$60.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$4.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (FTA Warrant Fee)--$236.14
Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Tax Interest)--$144.67
Max B. Mullins Salvage, Inc. (Street Dept. Metal Scrap)--$391.50
State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$755.31
State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$49,903.92
March 11, 2019
Business Licenses Issued
Concordia Hall (Raffle License)
Roll Call Vote
AYES: Garde, Johnson, Scroggins, Plenske, Schrauth, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner.
Motion declared carried.
Police Chief Jeff Doerr made special mention of the donations that the Staunton Police Department received in memory of former part time police dispatcher Kay Kilduff. $1,030.00 was given in Kay’s memory, and Chief Doerr thanked the family for making the police department a designee for memorials.
Received an e-mail from Bill Boster, representing the Staunton Little League, requesting permission to host their annual Little League Parade on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10:00 A.M., with a rain date being Saturday, May 18, 2019
VII. TREASURER’S REPORT
Investments recently cashed in at First National Bank:
ESDA Fund--$10,000.00 plus $128.72 interest
MFT Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,287.21 interest
Depreciation Fund--$15,000.00 plus $193.08 interest
Bond / Interest Fund--$50,000.00 plus $643.60 interest
Water Fund--$50,000.00 plus $643.60 interest
Sewer Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,287.21 interest
VIII. CITY CLERK’S REPORT
Events scheduled for the City of Staunton, 2019
Kite Festival – April 27
City Wide Yard Sales – June 7 and 8
Tour de Donut and Ribfest – July 13
Balloon Glow – August 17
Art Fair – September 20 and 21
Trunk or Treat – October 27
Holiday Walk and Tree Lighting – December 6
Snack with Santa – December 7
The “Traveling Help Desk” was held today at City Hall by a representative for