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City Council Meeting Agenda--August 12, 2019


City of Staunton

914 N. Easton St.

Monday, August 12, 2019

7:00 p.m.

I. Call to Order (7:00-7:01)

II. Pledge of Allegiance (7:01-7:02)

  1. Roll Call Vote (7:02-7:04)

IV. Consent Agenda (7:04-7:06)


Regular Meeting – 07/22/2019

Collector’s Report

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


Monthly Report

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)

  1. Guests

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

  1. Correspondence (7:10-7:15)

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