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 22, 2019
I. CALL TO ORDER:
Mayor Craig Neuhaus called the Staunton City Council Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, April 22, 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, Rick Johnson, 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.
NOT ATTENDING: Aldermen Rich Garde and Ray Scroggins.
IV. CONSENT AGENDA
Johnson moved, seconded by Plenske to approve Consent Agenda with the following items:
Regular Meeting – 04/08/2019
Executive Session – 04/08/2019
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00
Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$20.00
Ahrens & Niemeier Auction Service (Sale of 1992 Chevrolet Pick Up)--$675.00
MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$215.87
Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$27,445.38
State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$5,520.37
State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$8,427.94
State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$49,611.14
State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$10,773.44
Clerk of the Circuit Clerk / Montgomery County (FTA Warrant Fee)--$70.00
April 22, 2019
Business Licenses Issued
Green Room Gaming, LLC (Liquor License)
Roll Call Vote
AYES: Johnson, Plenske, Schrauth, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner.
ABSENT: Garde, Scroggins.
Motion declared carried.
Received an e-mail from Cindy Hundley stating that she will not be seeking
re-appointment on the Police Pension Board when her term expires on May 14, 2019.
Received a letter of resignation from part time police dispatcher Martin Carlen. His
letter was dated April 3, 2019, and his resignation was effective that day.
VII. TREASURER’S REPORT
Investments recently purchased at Bank of Springfield CDARS Investments. All are for 12 months at 2.40%:
VIII. CITY CLERK’S REPORT
Please turn in completed Economic Interest Statements to City Hall by April 25. I will be sending them to the County Clerk’s Office prior to the May 1st deadline.
IX. COMMITTEE REPORTS
PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY -
Nothing to report.
PARK & CIVIC IMPROVEMENT –
Nothing to report.
Motion by Pritchett, seconded by Johnson to pay Invoice #DED4922655 to Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust for the City’s deductible on liability claim in the amount of $5,000.00. Ayes: Johnson, Schrauth, Plenske, Pritchett, Scanzoni, Bodner. Nayes: None. Absent: Garde, Scroggins. Motion carried.
Motion by Pritchett, seconded by Plenske to