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City Council Meeting Agenda--January 22, 2024



City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, January 22, 2024

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 – 01/08/2024


Collector’s Report

                                            Grapperhaus Metal Company (Street Scrap Metal)--$967.58

                                            Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$400.00

                                            Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$10.00

                                            Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)  $681.99

                                            Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$336.00

                                            Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$14.00

                                            Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$2.00

                                            Boeing Employees Bicycle Club (Tour de Donut Donation)--$2,700.00

                                            State of Illinois (State Use Tax)--$17,280.79

                                            State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$80,608.53

                                            State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$637.71

                                            State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$4,532.32

                                            State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$11,171.33

                                           State of Illinois (Business District Tax)--$26,254.73

                                            State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$71,337.74

                                            Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$20,650.54

                                            MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax for November & December)--$451.62

                                            Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$887.72

                                            Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$1,300.01



            Terry Darrah (Any Department)



                                     January 22, 2024


                         Business Licenses Issued

                                     HRB Tax Group, Inc. d/b/a H & R Block

                                     Staunton Band Boosters (Raffle License)


V.                Guests


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


Received a letter from Christian Hasselberg, the Tour de Donut Race Coordinator on behalf of the Boeing Employees Bicycle Club, thanking the City of Staunton for all of their efforts in support of their annual race, along with a $2,700.00 donation.  A copy of the letter is attached to the agenda packet.


VII.          Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)


VIII.       City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)


The City of Staunton has two licensed trash haulers for the current year.  They are DC Waste & Recycling and Republic Services.  DC’s rate is $24.00 per month and Republic Service’s rate if $51.00 per quarter, and these rates are in effect until the end of the calendar year.   The rate sheet showing contact information is attached to the agenda packet.  If you are being charged incorrectly, please contact your trash hauler directly as the Clerk’s Office cannot discuss an individual’s account with your trash hauling company.


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


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


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


            Motion to accept Bid from Cenpro Services, Inc. for asbestos removal and

            disposal at property located at 317 East 5th Street in the amount of $3,600.00


Motion to approve Quote from Midwest Turf Management for annual Weed Control and Fertilizer at the Soccer Fields and Little League Baseball Fields.  This is a two year contract with the fixed cost being $3,166.00 per year.


            Finance/Claims  – Tipler (7:30-7:35)


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


              Motion to approve Quote from Flo-Systems for pump rebuild/repairs at a cost not                         to exceed $8,000.00


             Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)


             Motion to approve Quote #1021161 from Brandon Industries, Inc. for a street

             light replacement at Canadian Crossing Subdivision in the amount of $1,559.00


Motion to pay Invoice #5583496 to Vandevanter Engineering for Annual

            Maintenance Service Contract for Small Flygt Lift Stations in the amount of



            Motion to pay Invoice #5583495 to Vandevanter Engineering for Annual

            Maintenance Service Contract for the Main Lift Station in the amount of



            Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)


            Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)


            Personnel – Dias (7:55-8:00)


            Annexation –  Manning (8:00-8:10)


            Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)


            Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)


Motion to approve Ordinance #2229 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Janet F. Johnson Regarding Property Located At 9136 Renken Road, Staunton, Illinois But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaried At This Time (PIN #12-2-04-11-12-201-002 / Madison County)


Motion to approve Ordinance #2230 Granting A Zoning Amendment And Setback Variance For Real Property Located At 407 S. Hibbard, Street, 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.




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