top of page
Recent Posts
Featured Posts

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