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City Council Meeting Agenda--April 13, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

914 N. Easton St.

Monday, April 13, 2020

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 – 03/23/2020

Collector’s Report

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$208.49

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$1,235.48

Illinois Public Risk Fund (Workers Comp. Payroll Audit Return Premium)--$1,806.00

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00


Monthly Report

Distributed by the Office Manager


April 13, 2020

Business Licenses Issued

  1. Guests

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

Received a letter and an information packet from the Macoupin County Public Health Department regarding the implementation of the State Tobacco 21 Law. Part of MCPHD’s plan to support the Tobacco 21 Law was to attend a City Council Meeting to

address the entire Council in regard to Tobacco 21. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the department will not be attending a meeting, but they have provided copies for everyone to review. The American Lung Association gave the State of Illinois an overall “A” grade with relation to Tobacco 21. A copy of the information is provided with the agenda packets.

Received a letter from Madison Communications reporting their success in exceeding

requirements regarding complain reporting to the Illinois Commerce Commission. A copy of the letter and their report is attached to the agenda packet.

Received a letter of resignation from part time Park & Recreation employee Brent Schmollinger, dated April 6, 2020.

Received a letter of resignation from part time Police Dispatcher Kathleen Fite, dated March 31, 2020, with the effective resignation date being April 12, 2020.

  1. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Investments recently cashed in at Bank of Springfield, CDARS Program:

IMRF Fund--$30,000.00 plus $127.15 interest

Insurance Fund--$20,000.00 plus $84.77 interest

Telecommunications Fund--$200,000.00 plus $847.67 interest

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

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

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

Park & Civic Improvement - Scanzoni (7:25– 7:30)

Finance/Claims – Taylor (7:30-7:35)

Motion to transfer $50,000.00 from the Telecommunications Fund to the Park and Recreation Fund, as budgeted

Motion to transfer $200,000.00 from the Infrastructure Fund to the Storm Water

Funds, as budgeted

Motion to transfer $44,500.00 from the Infrastructure Fund to the Sewer Fund, as


Utilities / Water - Hanks (7:35-7:40)

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Public Grounds – Bodner (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Motion to advertise for part time Park & Recreation employees

Annexation – Wallace - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Taylor - (8:15-8:20)