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City Council Meeting Agenda--October 28, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

914 N. Easton St.

Monday, October 28, 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 – 10/14/2019

Executive Sessions – 10/14/2019

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$50,879.75

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$18,562.39

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$6,455.06

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$6,462.07

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$14,017.49

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$54,555.92

Staunton Area Ambulance Service (October Dispatch Fee)--$500.00

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$20,873.80

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$252.95

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,342.41


Joshua Thorn (Yard Waste Attendant)


October 28, 2019

Business Licenses Issued

Itch’n to be Stitch’n, LLC (Business License – Change of Address only)

DK Car Wash (Business License)

Staunton Sportsman Club (Raffle License)

  1. Guests

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

Received a letter of resignation from Ward 3 Alderman Anthony Schrauth, Jr., dated

October 21, 2019

Received a letter of resignation from Robert Snell, City Cemetery Board Member, dated October 18, 2019. His resignation was effective July 25, 2019.

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Investments recently matured at Bank of Springfield CDARS Program:

MFT Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,172.05 interest

Depreciation Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,153.15 interest

Water Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,153.15 interest

Bond/Interest Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,203.30 interest

Band Fund--$10,000.00 plus $120.33 interest*

DUI Fund--$10,000.00 plus $120.33 interest*

ESDA Fund--$10,000.00 plus $120.33 interest*

Reserve Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,203.30 interest*

Bond/Interest Fund--$$100,000.00 plus $1,285.44 interest

Reserve Fund--$200,000.00 plus $2,571.00 interest

Sewer Fund--$100,000.00 plus $1,153.15 interest

*Investments were called back by the bank due to a high interest rate

Investments recently purchased at Bank of Springfield CDARS Program:

MFT Fund--$100,000.00 for 5 months at 1.70%

Depreciation Fund--$100,000.00 for 5 months at 1.70%

The annual Treasurer’s Report for the City of Staunton has been completed for the

fiscal year ending April 30, 2019, and a motion to accept will be during the Finance

Committee Report.

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

City Hall Office will be closed on Monday, November 11th, in observance of the

Veteran’s Day holiday. All public works employees, except one water treatment plant

employee, will be off that day as well.

The next regularly scheduled City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November

12th, due to the Veteran’s Day holiday.