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City Council Meeting Agenda--February 14, 2022 at 7:00 P.M.

City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl Street

Monday, February 14, 2022

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 – 01/24/2022

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

Staunton Police Department (Parking Fines)--$25.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$62,974.82

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$63,839.84

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$12,841.13

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$702.02

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,120.58

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$85,864.32

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$18,135.86

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$10,278.68

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$7,202.64

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

Madison Communications (Franchise Fee)--$3,303.41

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes)--$20,926.35

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes – Library)--$2,587.80

Macoupin County Treasurer (Downtown TIF Tax)--$1,585.11

Macoupin County Treasurer (Interstate TIF Tax)--$3,468.88

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$446.15

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$96.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$4.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$1.00


Cody Kelso (Water Plant Operator)

Timothy Waltrip (Water Plant Operator)

Nichole Melm (Water Plat Operator)

Kelly Streubel (Police Dispatcher)

Monthly Report

Distributed by the Bookkeeper


February 14, 2022

(Expenditures - $75,491.60, Payroll - $58,666.94, Manual Checks –


Business Licenses Issued

Dollar General Store #23185

V. Guests

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

Received a letter of resignation from bookkeeper Lori Grandone, dated February 7, 2022. Her last day of employment will be on February 21, 2022.

Received a letter from Pam Kleckner, representing the Zion Lutheran Youth Group, requesting to close Main Street from Wood to Union Street on Saturday, March 26, 2022, from 6:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. for a 5K Race. She is also requesting to have the City supply barricades to block the street.

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Certificates of Deposit recently matured and cashed in at Bank of Hillsboro:

Reserve Fund - $200,000.00 plus $2,116.26 interest

Bond/Interest Fund - $250,000.00 plus $2,645.31 interest

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

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

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

Motion to approve request from Zion Lutheran Youth Group to close Main Street from Wood to Union Street on Saturday, March 26, 2022 from 6:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. for a 5K Race. The City will also supply barricades for the street closure.

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

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

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

Motion to pay Invoice #2039257 from Midwest Municipal Supply for stock

setters for meters in the amount of $2,821.32. This will be paid from line item


Motion to approve Design Engineering from John H. Crawford & Associates for

the Lakewood Drive Watermain Extension Project in the amount of $4,000.00

Motion to approve Design Engineering from John H. Crawford & Associates for

the Franklin and Hibbard Watermain Project at a cost not to exceed $35,000.00

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Motion to pay Invoice #5528415 from Vandevanter Engineering for Annual

Maintenance Contract at the main lift station in the amount of $5,515.00

Motion giving Mayor Neuhaus authority to sign documents closing out the 2021

M.F.T. Program

Motion to approve Resolution for 2022 M.F.T. Maintenance Program in the

amount of $197,950.00

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)


Motion to reimburse Russell Furniture 75% of the completed expenses as outlined in the the TIF Redevelopment Agreement), for a total of $12,240.99 (75% of $16,321.32)

Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to approve Resolution #2022-01 Appointing Brad Miller As Zoning

Administrator/Code Enforcement Officer; Tonya Whaley As Office

Administrative Assistant, And Natalie Floyd As City Clerk’s Office Assistant,

For 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)

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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