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City Council Meeting Agenda--February 8, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl Street

Monday, February 8, 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 – 01/25/2021

Collector’s Report

State of Illinois (Downstate Small Business Stabilization Grant)--$14,520.06

State of Illinois (Downstate Small Business Stabilization Grant)--$4,229.94

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$614.41

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$106.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$.50

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$6.10

Madison Communications (Franchise Fee)--$3,688.13

TDS Transport (Donation to Police Department)--$500.00


Jules Bartony Sr. (Crossing Guard)

Monthly Report

Distributed by the Bookkeeper


February 8, 2021

Business Licenses Issued

David Manning – Thrivent

V. Guests

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

Received a letter from Madison Communications informing the City that they have been selected as a BBBTorch Award recipient. This award was established to recognize local businesses dedicated to building trust through ethical practices with their staff, the community and their approach to marketing within their industry. A copy of the letter is included with the agenda packet.

Received an email from the Staunton Lions Club regarding their annual Easter Egg Hunt. They are asking for input from the City Council before moving forward in planning the event. A copy of the email is attached to the agenda packet.

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

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)

Motion to approve Estimate #500 from Auto Sound & Security to outfit new Dodge 2021 Charger police car, transferring equipment from 2013 Dodge Charger in the amount of $1,695.00

Motion to pay Invoice dated February 4, 2021 to Staunton Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram for 2021 Dodge Charger police car in the amount of $27,953.60

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

Motion to approve Estimate #408 from Auto Sound & Security for security

cameras at City owned parks in the amount of $9,460.00

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to publish Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the City of Staunton

DCEO/CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Grant

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

Motion to pay Invoice #8405 to John H. Crawford & Associates for Design

Engineering on the Caldwell Street Water Main Loop in the amount of $7,144.00.

A motion to proceed with permitting and engineering was approved at the

September 14, 2020 City Council Meeting.

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Motion giving Mayor Neuhaus authority to sign documents closing out the 2020

M.F.T. Program

Motion to approve Resolution for 2021 M.F.T. Maintenance Program in the

amount of $160,840.00

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)