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City Council Meeting Agenda -- June 24, 2024 at 7:00 P.M.



City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, June 24, 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 – 06/10/2024


Collector’s Report

                                   Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$10.00

                                   Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00

                                                Staunton Police Department (Registrations)--$35.00

                                                State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$73,495.93

                                                State of Illinois (Business District Tax)--$32,019.19

                                                State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$4,248.32

                                                State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$12,519.64

                                                State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$660.17

                                                State of Illinois (State Use Tax)--$17,127.98

                                                State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$57,966.30

                                                State of Illinois (In Car Camera Grant for Police Dept.)--$18,869.65

                                                Southwestern Electric (Utility Tax)--$762.42



            Kelly Lowder (Part Time Janitorial Position)



                                     June 24, 2024


                         Business Licenses Issued

                                     Patriot Lounge, LLC

                                     DEFU Corporation d/b/a Bamboo Garden (Liquor License Renewal)

                                     Asian Bistro by Olette, Inc. (Liquor License Renewal)

                                     Casey’s General Store #1547 (Liquor License Renewal)

                                     Casey’s General Store #1956 (Liquor License Renewal)

                                     Bulldog Café (Liquor License Renewal)

                                     Rooster’s Pub, LLC (Liquor License Renewal)

                                     Berry’s Bar (Video Gaming License)

                                     Berry’s Bar (Amusement License)

                                     Concordia Hall (Video Gaming License)

                                     Concordia Hall (Amusement License)

                                     Green Room Gaming (Video Gaming License)

                                     Staunton Food & Liquor (Video Gaming License)

                                     VFW Post #1241 (Video Gaming License)

                                     VFW Post #1241 (Amusement License)

                                     Bulldog Café (Video Gaming License)

                                     Bulldog Café (Amusement License)

                                     Mr. T’s Tavern & Liquor Store (Video Gaming License)

                                     Mr. T’s Tavern & Liquor Store (Amusement License)

                                     VFW Post #1241 (Queen of Hearts Raffle License)


V.                Guests


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


Received a letter from Zion Early Childhood Education Center requesting to block the streets and intersections that border Zion Lutheran School (Wood, Henry, Hoxsey and Panhorst) from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 18, 2024, to allow daycare students to ride their bicycles around the school, with the City placing the barricades.


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


Certificates of Deposit recently matured at Bank of Hillsboro:

Civic Improvement Fund -- $250,000.0 plus $7,386.37 interest

Infrastructure Fund--$350,000.00 plus $10,340.92 interest

Reserve Fund--$200,000.00 plus $5,909.10 interest

Telecommunications Fund--$100,000.00 plus $2,954.55 interest

Water Fund--$100,000.00 plus $2,954.55 interest


Certificates of Deposit recently purchased at Bank of Hillsboro for 5 months at 5%:

Civic Improvement Fund -- $250,000.00

Infrastructure Fund -- $350,000.00

Reserve Fund -- $200,000.00

Telecommunications Fund -- $100,000.00

Water Fund -- $100,000.00


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


The annual Homecoming Parade will be held this Saturday afternoon, June 29th at 4:30.  All City Officials are welcome to walk along with the float.  If you plan to attend, line up will be in front of the garage doors at the City Hall complex on Wood Street.


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


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


Motion to grant request from Zion Early Childhood Education Center to block streets and intersections bordering Zion Lutheran School (Wood, Henry, Hoxsey and Panhorst) on Thursday, July 18, 2024 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.  They are also asking City workers to set up barricades that morning.


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


            Motion to pay Invoice #121232 from Mega Slam Hoops for Basketball Post and

            Backboard at the Fireman’s Park in the amount of $2,314.46


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


Motion to pay Invoice dated June 11, 2024 from Hart, Southworth & Witsman for Professional Services Rendered (Bond Counsel Representation) for the Gensing Creek Box Culvert Replacement Project in the amount of $16,250.00


Motion to pay Invoice #854315 to Sandberg Phoenix for Professional Services rendered for Special Projects in the amount of $1,216.77


Motion to pay Invoice #2416 to Moran Economic Development for Professional Services rendered relating to updates to the Macoupin County Enterprise Zone in the amount of $14,784.52.  This will be paid from line item #37.71.855.1.


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


            Motion to pay Invoice  #9661 from Potts, Smoot & Crawford Civil Engineering &                        Land Surveying for Design Engineering on the Easton Street Water Main Project

            in the amount of $58,126.00


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


            Motion to pay Invoice #123699 to Fehr Graham Engineering & Envinronmental

            for Engineering Services rendered on the North Street Lift Station & Force Main

            Project in the amount of $3,370.75.  This will be paid from Budget Line Item



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


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


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


Motion to hire Kelly Lowder for the part time janitorial position for City owned buildings


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


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


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


            1st reading of Ordinance #2245 An Ordinance To Install Stop Signs On Reservoir

            Road At Its Intersection With The With The Northern Entrance To Woods Mill



            Motion to waive 1st reading of Ordinance #2246 An Ordinance Approving An

            Increase In The Number Of Available Class A Liquor Licenses From Eleven To



            Motion to approve Ordinance #2246 An Ordinance Approving An Increase In

            The Number Of Available Class A Liquor Licenses From Eleven To Twelve


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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