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City Council Meeting Agenda--July 24, 2023 at 7:00 P.M.


AGENDA

City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, July 24, 2023

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)


Minutes

Regular Meeting – 07/10/2023

Collector’s Report

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$68,439.26

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$10,098.26

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$8,859.85

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$9,036.42

State of Illinois (State Use Tax)--$15,463.83

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$75,951.21

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$640.91

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$4,462.15

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$10,531.43

M.J.M. Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$223.31

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$16,435.41

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$23.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$372.50

Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$10.00

Applications

Adam Marra (Police Officer)

James Woodson (Police Officer)

Austin Brown (Police Officer)

Clinton Haas (Water Treatment Plant Employee)

Randy Braman (Water Treatment Plant Employee)

Zachary Besserman (Water Treatment Plant Employee)

Jennifer Daniels (Water Treatment Plant Employee)

Claims

July 24, 2023

Business Licenses Issued

St. Michael’s Parish (Raffle License)

VFW Post #1241 (Queen of Hearts Raffle License)

Mason’s Educational Resources (Solicitor’s License)

ProLux Energy (Solicitor’s License)

V. Guests


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


Received an email from Staunton Public Library Director, Julie Jarman, requesting to use the South Water Tower Park on Thursday, August 3rd from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. with the park rental fee being waived.


VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)


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

Bond/Interest Fund -- $150,000.00 plus $922.32 interest

Reserve Fund -- $200,000.00 plus $1,229.78 interest


Certificates of Deposit recently purchased at Bank of Springfield for 9 months at 4.45%:

Bond/Interest Fund -- $150,000.00

Reserve Fund -- $200,000.00


VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)


I received an email from Kevin Tepen with C.J. Schlosser informing us that they will be in the office starting on August 14th to begin their on site work for the Fiscal Year Audit.


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


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


Motion to approve email Quote from Advanced Communications for Radio System maintenance in the amount of $1,226.00


Motion to pay Invoice dated June 1, 2023 from West Central Illinois Criminal Justice Council for Mobile Training Unit 9 annual dues in the amount of $1,175.00 (effective July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)


Motion to pay Invoice #23C-166 to Brownlee Data Systems for annual Village Police Maintenance Agreement in the amount of $1,800.00 (8/5/2023 through 8/4/2024)


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

Motion to approve request from Staunton Public Library Director, Julie Jarman,

to use the South Water Tower Park on Thursday, August 3rd from 10:00 A.M. to

2:00 P.M. with the park rental fee being waived


Finance/Claims – Tipler (7:30-7:35)


Motion to renew health insurance for City of Staunton full time employees from

CBIZ Benefit & Insurance Services of Illinois (Blue Cross / Blue Shield of

Illinois), effective October 1, 2023. The monthly renewal premium will be

$953.21 per employee, per month.


Motion to approve revised Quote #32960 from Illini Tech Services for computer communication from the chemical room to the Scada System in the amount of

$2,230.00. This was approved at the July 10th City Council Meeting for $1,965.00, however, there was only one Access Point included in that quote, and a

second one is required in order to make this work.


Motion to pay Invoice #785446 from Sandberg Phoenix for Professional Services Rendered for Special Projects in the amount of $2,611.85


Motion to pay Invoice #115473 from Fehr Graham for for Professional Services

rendered regarding the North Street Lift Station and Force Main Project in the amount of $1,348.50


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

Motion to pay Invoice #916121714 to Kaeser Compressors for Annual

Maintenance on the lake compressor in the amount of $2,682.34


Motion to pay Claim #5232X to Ameren Illinois for damage billing occurring

at 929 North Easton Street in the amount of $2,014.46

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

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 waive 1st reading of Ordinance #2212 An Ordinance Of The City Of Staunton, Macoupin County, Illinois, Authorizing And Providing For A $1,900,000 Promissory Note For The Purpose Of Providing Interim Contruction Financing To Pay Costs Incurred By The City For Work Associated With The Replacement Of The Gensing Creek Box Culvert, Prescribing The Details Of The Note, And Providing For The Security And Means Of Payment Of The Note


Motion to approve Ordinance #2212 An Ordinance Of The City Of Staunton,

Macoupin County, Illinois, Authorizing And Providing For A $1,900,000

Promissory Note For The Purpose Of Providing Interim Construction Financing

To Pay Costs Incurred By The City For Work Associated With The Replacement

Of The Gensing Creek Box Culvert, Prescribing The Details Of the Note, And

Providing For The Security And Means Of Payment Of The Note


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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