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City Council Meeting Agenda--December 27, 2021


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, December 27, 2021

7:00 p.m.

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

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

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

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


Regular Meeting – 12/13/2021

Collector’s Report

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$16,515.37

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$56,331.15

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$38,676.77

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$16,556.91

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$11,874.45

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,362.44

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$582.86

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes)--$7,050.37

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes – Library)--$870.77

Macoupin County Treasurer (Downtown TIF Tax Disbursement)--$450.57

Macoupin County Treasurer (Interstate TIF Tax Disbursement)--$567.31

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$1,763.89


Elizabeth Sievers (Administrative Assistant / Zoning Administrator)


September 27, 2021 (Expenditures - $20,025.52 / Payroll - $58,331.57 /

Manual Checks - $4,632.12)

Business Licenses Issued

Blackbird Bakery (Liquor License)

V. Guests

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

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Certificate of Deposit recently matured at Bank of Hillsboro:

Reserve Fund -- $200,000.00 plus $2,415.87 interest

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

The City Clerks office will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021 for the New Year’s holiday. All public works employees, except on water plant employee will be off that day as well.

The State of Illinois minimum wage rate increases from $11.00 to $12.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2022. This will increase hourly pay for three City of Staunton part time employees.

All Sexual Harassment Certificates of Completion must be turned in by December 31, 2021.

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

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

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

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

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

Motion to approve Renewal Quote with Hach Co. for annual maintenance at the

water treatment plant in the amount of $11,822.00. Starting date is January 1,

2022 and end date is December 31, 2022.

Motion to accept Bid Proposal #5009202 from Midwest Municipal Supply for

stainless steel water main repair clamps in the amount of $3,375.00

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Motion to approve Tammy Campbell as the Grant Writer for the Housing

Rehabilitation Program

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to approve Ordinance #2150 An Ordinance Authorizing The Levy And

Collection Of Taxes For The Corporate And Municipal Purposes Of The City Of

Staunton, Macoupin County, Illinois, For The Fiscal Year Beginning May1, 2021

And Ending April 30, 2022

Motion to approve Ordinance #2151 An Ordinance Accepting Findings Of Fact And Recommendations Of The Zoning Hearing Officer To Approve An Application For A Zoning Text Amendment Submitted By The City Of Staunton, Illinois

X. Unfinished Business (8:20-8:25)

XI. New Business (8:25-8:30)

XII. Executive Session (8:30-8:50)

Potential Real Estate Acquistion – Pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (5)

XIII. Motions from Executive Session (8:50-9:00)

XIV. Adjournment (9:00)

Any item listed on this agenda, including any request made in correspondence to the City, may be considered and the subjected to a vote and final action.

Any guests that are wanting to attend the City Council Meeting can do so in person or remotely. Please email to receive the invitation to attend the meeting remotely.

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