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City Council Meeting Agenda--October 14, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

914 N. Easton St.

Monday, October 14, 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 – 09/23/2019

Collector’s Report

Staunton Art Fair (Beer & Wine Sales)--$1,541.00

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$21,906.52

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$268.47

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$934.43

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$500.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$15.00

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel / Motel Tax)--$2,476.39

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$40.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$801.15

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)—2.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$75.00

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$4,693.79

Macoupin County Treasurer (Main Street TIF Tax)--$10,991.76

Macoupin County Treasurer (Interstate TIF Tax)--$14,730.73

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes – Library)--$19,752.44

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes)--$163,477.21


Holly Faulds (Police Officer)

Caleb Hartwig (Police Officer)

Adam Durbin (Police Officer)

Zachary Girth (Police Officer)

Joe Berry (Police Officer)

Caden Anderson (Police Officer)

Kenneth Lutz (Police Officer)

Robert Warren (Police Officer)

Matthew Spaller (Police Officer)

Dave Volentine (Zoning/Ordinance Official)

Thomas (T.L.) Young (Zoning/Ordinance Official)

Monthly Report

Distributed by the Office Manager


October 14, 2019

Business Licenses Issued

McKay Napa Auto Parts / Make-A-Wish Raffle (Raffle License)

  1. Guests

Ray Scroggins

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

Received a letter of resignation from part time Police Officer John McMahon, dated September 23, 2019. His resignation was effective immediately.

Received a letter from the Staunton Chamber of Commerce requesting to close Main

Street from Edwardsville to Union Street on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 3:00 P.M

to 10:00 P.M. for the annual Holiday Walk and Tree Lighting Ceremony.

  1. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Investments recently purchased at Bank of Springfield CDARS Program:

Reserve Fund--$225,000.00 for 4 months at 1.85%

TIF 1 Fund--$25,000.00 for 4 months at 1.85%

Bond/Interest Fund--$200,000.00 for 3 months at 1.90%

FICA Fund--$50,000.00 for 3 months at 1.90%

General Fund--$100,000.00 for 3 months at 1.85%

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

Normal burns days in the City of Staunton are Friday and Saturday, however, starting

October 15th and going through December 15th, yard waste can be burnt everday. This

applies to yard waste only, no household trash.

IX. Approval of Committee Reports and Motions (7:20-8:20)

Public Health & Safety – Taylor (7:20-7:25)