City of Staunton
914 N. Easton St.
Monday, August 12, 2019
I. Call to Order (7:00-7:01)
II. Pledge of Allegiance (7:01-7:02)
Roll Call Vote (7:02-7:04)
IV. Consent Agenda (7:04-7:06)
Regular Meeting – 07/22/2019
MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$221.97
State of Illinois Forfeited Funds (Drug Forfeiture)--$1,823.26
State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$55,307.90
State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$323.53
Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,731.37
Madison Communications (Franchise Fee)--$4,233.78
Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$10.00
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00
Staunton Area Ambulance Service (Dispatch Fees)--$500.00
Music Performance Trust Fund (Band Reimbursement)--$1,890.00
R.P. Lumber (Drainage Pipe Reimbursement at Stone Creek)--$3,769.92
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$100.00
Distributed by the Office Manager
August 12, 2019
Business Licenses Issued
St. Michael Parish Octoberfest (Liquor License)
Staunton Volunteer Fire Dept. (Liquor License for Balloon Glow)
Connie Frey-Spurlock, Associate Professor of Sociology at SIU Edwardsville, giving an
overview of the SIU-E Successful Communities Collaborative Agreement
Joseph Cisler regarding his Eagle Scout Project
Received a letter of resignation from part time police officer Lewis Haines III. The letter was dated July 15, 2019 and his resignation was effective immediately.
Received a letter of resignation from Zoning Administrator Michelle Heim-Streeb, effective September 16, 2019.
Received a letter of resignation from Ward 4 Alderman Ryan Pritchett. The letter was brought to City Hall on August 8, 2019.
The Staunton Police Department received a thank you note from “Mary” thanking the
officers for everything that they do. A copy of the note is attached to the agenda packet.
VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)
Investments recently cashed in at Bank of Springfield CDARS Program:
Water Fund--$50,000.00 plus $897.53 interest
Civic Improvement Fund--$75,000.00 plus $1,346.31 interest
Sewer Fund--$50,000.00 plus $897.53 interest
VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)
IX. Approval of Committee Reports and Motions (7:20-8:20)
Public Health & Safety – Wallace (7:20-7:25)
Motion to approve placing a “Slow – Children Playing” sign in the 500 block of East Macoupin Street, per a signage request form
Park & Civic Improvement - Scanzoni (7:25– 7:30)
Motion to pay Invoice #98468 to Anthony Supply Co. for fencing at the soccer
field in the amount of $4,081.30. The Staunton Soccer Club will be reimbursing
the City of Staunton for this invoice.
Finance/Claims – (7:30-7:35)
Motion to renew health insurance for City of Staunton full time employees from
CBIZ Benefit & Insurance Services of Illinois (Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Illinois), effective October 1, 2019. The monthly renewal premium will be $869.25 per employee.
Motion to approve renewal of City of Staunton Employee Dental, Life, Vision