MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE STAUNTON CITY COUNCIL, HELD IN THE PUBLIC WORKS BUILDING, 914 NORTH EASTON ST., STAUNTON, ILLINOIS ON MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, April 8, 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 Maria Bodner, Rich Garde, Rick Johnson, Chad Plenske, Anthony Schrauth, Ryan Pritchett, 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: Alderman Ray Scroggins
ELECTRONIC ATTENDANCE: Alderman Jeff Scanzoni.
IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Johnson moved, seconded by Bodner to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:
Regular Meeting – 03/25/2019
Executive Session - 03/25/2019
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00
Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$10.00
Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel / Motel Tax)--$1,141.38
MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$210.94
State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$10,140.47
State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,697.42
State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$44,348.78
State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$3,755.46
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$25.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$2,123.62
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (DUI Fund)--$80.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (FTA Warrant Fee)--$238.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$6.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$189.00
April 8, 2019
Business Licenses Issued
Staunton Soccer Assoc./Knights of Columbus #2197 (Raffle License)
Elbon Shrine Club (One Day Liquor License)
Roll Call Vote
AYES: Garde, Johnson, Plenske, Schrauth, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner.
Motion declared carried.
Received an e-mail from Rooster’s Pub requesting to close Elm Street from Main Street to the Duda Garden entrance on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. for a Poker Run. They are requesting to do the same closure on Sunday September 15, 2019, from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. for their Anniversary Bash.
Received a letter from D & E Janitorial Service notifying the City that they will no
longer extend their contract for floor stripping and waxing at City buildings. Their
current contract will expire on June 12, 2019. Their last time to strip and wax the floors will be June 1st and 2nd, 2019.
Received a letter from the Staunton Lions Club, requesting to use the Fireman’s Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 8:00 A. M. to 1:00 P.M. for their annual Easter Egg Hunt. They are also requesting to have the park rental fee waived.
VII. TREASURER’S REPORT
Investment recently cashed in at Bank of Springfield:
Depreciation Fund--$75,000.00 plus $1,642.39 interest (opened on 10/5/2017 for 18
months at 1.26%)
VIII. CITY CLERK’S REPORT
Received Economic Interest Statements from Macoupin County Clerk Pete Duncan.
Please return these forms to me by April 25th. The County is asking for them to be
returned to them by May 1st.
City Hall Office will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019, in observance of the Good