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City Council Meeting Agenda--February 22, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, February 22, 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 – 02/08/2021

Collector’s Report

Max B. Mullins Salvage (Street-Scrap Metal Sale)--$589.50

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$57,606.24

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$21,664.72

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,635.74

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$457.50

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$48,364.75

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$8,263.67

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$6,606.51

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Taxes)--$264.36




February 22, 2021

Business Licenses Issued

Concordia Hall, Inc. (Meat Shoot Permit)

Staunton Food & Liquor (Liquor License)

Concordia Hall, Inc. (Meat Shoot Permit)

V. Guests

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

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Certificates of Deposit recently purchased at Bank of Springfield:

Bond/Interest Fund--$200,000.00 for 15 months at 0.36% interest rate

Water Fund--$150,000.00 for 12 months at 0.31% interest rate

Sewer Fund--$175,000.00 for 12 months at 0.31% interest rate

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

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

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

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

Motion to approve spending up to $10,000.00, as budgeted, for a City wide clean-


Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to approve retention of Paul Marengo and Schiff Hardin, LLP as bond

counsel related to the City’s USDA Rural Development Loans for the City’s Main Street Box Culvert Replacement Project with fees in the range of $30,000.00 to

$35,000.00 to be paid from bond proceeds at closing; and to prepare loan

documentation for the City’s interim construction loan related to same

Motion to accept construction loan proposal from CNB Bank & Trust for

temporary financing of the Ginseng Creek Culvert Project, with the interest rate being 1%

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

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)

Annexation – Wallace - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Community Center - Scanzoni

Motion to approve Estimate #483 from Auto Sound & Security for automatic

entry system for the Ralph & Josephine Community Center in the amount of