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City Council Meeting Agenda--July 26, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, July 26, 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 – 07/11/2021

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00

Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$10.00

Staunton Area Ambulance Service (Dispatch Fee)--$500.00

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$14,277.79

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$68,064.48

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$15,523.72

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,644.52

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$602.27

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$271.68

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$17,526.92

Madison Communications (Franchise Fee)--$3,482.73


Wayman R. Meredith (Police Officer)

Christoper Barnes (Police Officer)

Colin McBride (Police Officer)


July 26, 2021 (Expenditures - $56,753.43 / Payroll - $63,470.02 / Manual

Checks - $1,194.15)

Business Licenses Issued

Groomingayles Dog Grooming (Business License)

Caliber Communications (Solicitor’s License)

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (Raffle License)


Ameren Representatives Regarding Easements

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

Received an email from Kim Labonte regarding the Mt. Olive Turner Hall Tour De Turner. The event is planned for Sunday, September 5th, with the intermediate route going through the city limits of Staunton, however, they will not be planning any stops in Staunton. A copy of the email is attached to the agenda packet.

Received a letter of resignation from full time police officer Jeremy Bradford. The letter is dated July 16, 2021 and his last day of employment with the City of Staunton will be on July 30, 2021.

Received an email from Nelson Grman asking the City Council to consider erecting a monument between the Veteran’s Memorial and the clock tower at the City Hall property, honoring coal miners and the City’s coal mining heritage. A copy of the email is included with the agend packet.

Received a letter from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity regarding the American Rescue Plan Act. They are notifying the City that Staunton is eligible to receive $673,467.61 from the Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund allotment for non-entitlement units of local government. A copy of the letter is included with the agenda packet.

VI. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

VII. 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 pay Invoice #21C-50 to Brownlee Data Systems for annual Village Police Maintenance Agreement in the amount of $1,800.00 (8/5/2021 through 8/4/2022)

Motion to pay Invoice dated June 30, 2021 from West Central Illinois Criminal Justice Council for Mobile Training Unit 9 annual dues in the amount of $1,275.00 (effective July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)

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

Motion to approve City portion of Estimate #00084 for roof replacement on the

Jaguar Football building in the amount of $2,834.91

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Utilities / Water - Moore (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 – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Johnson - (8:15-8:20)

Of Staunton, Illinois And The Illinois Department Of Natural Resources

Motion to approve Ordinance #2127 Changing The Name of Tubular Steel Rd to LPT Rd

Motion to approve Ordinance #2128 Amending Chapter 9 Article 1 Section 6 Related To Modifications Of City Cemetery Lot Pricing

Motion to approve Ordinance #2130 Granting A Zoning Variance For Real Property Located At 18077 Oxford Rd

Motion to approve Ordinance #2131 Granting A Zoning Variance For Real Property Located At 225 West Phillips St

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-29 Re-Appointing Randy Williams Trustee Of The Staunton Police Pension Board

X. Unfinished Business (8:20-8:25)

XI. New Business (8:25-8:30)

Opening of sealed bid(s) for property located adjacent to 302 W. Seventh Street (PIN:


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.

Any guests that are wanting to attend the City Council Meeting can do so in person or remotely. Please email to receive the invitation to attend the meeting remotely.


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