City of Staunton
101 W. Pearl Street
Monday, March 13, 2023
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 – 02/27/2023
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00
Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00
State of Illinois (State Use Tax)--$19,148.85
State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$639.43
State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$12,278.46
State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$74,373.18
State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$4,911.30
State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$8,001.71
State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$8,191.11
State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$4,336.27
State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$67,596.16
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$256.54
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$215.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$10.00
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$1.50
Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Restitution)--$10.00
Staunton Area Ambulance Service (Dispatch Fees)--$1,000.00
Distributed by the City Clerk’s Office
March 13, 2023
Business Licenses Issued
VI. Correspondence (7:10-7:15)
Received a Letter of Resignation from part time police officer David Burnett. The letter is dated February 13, 2023, and his resignation is effective immediately.
Received a Letter of Resignation from part time police officer Larry Rayburn. The letter is dated February 27, 2023 and his resignation will be effective March 1, 2023.
Received a letter from Madison Communications notifying the City of their success in exceeding customer protection requirements for the 2022 year. A copy of the letter and report is included with the agenda packet.
Received a letter from Madison Communications notifying the City that due to local programmers and content providers of HDTV offerings imposing rate increases, Madison will be imposing rate increases as well, effective April 1, 2023. 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)
Governor Pritzker has signed a new Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation extending the statewide declaration through April 1, 2023, which means that public meetings may continue to be held remotely.
Received notice from Macoupin County Clerk Pete Duncan that the County will soon be sending out Economic Interest Forms via email for everyone to complete the online form. The email will give you a username and password and you will need to go online to complete your form. The County will no longer be mailing the yellow forms as in the past.
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 grant Mayor Neuhaus the authority to prepare a letter requesting
consideration for Community Project Funding
Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)
Motion to pay Invoice #759706 from Sandberg Phoenix for Professional Services
Rendered for Special Projects in the amount of $2,896.64
Utilities / Water - Moore (7:35-7:40)
Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)
Motion to pay Invoice #5558416 to Vandevanter Engineering for Annual
Maintenance Service Contract for Small Flygt Lift Stations in the amount of
Motion to pay Invoice #5558401 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 – Dias (8:00-8:10)
Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)
Economic / TIF
Motion to approve Bid from Advanced Environmental Services, Inc. for Asbestos
Abatement at 104 East Main Street in the amount of $8,800.00
Motion to approve Bid from Advanced Environmental Service, Inc. for Asbestos
Abatement at 108 East Main Street in the amount of $5,500.00
Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)
Motion to approve Ordinance #2193 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With John M. & Jordan K.L. Forbes Regarding Property Located At 20424 Tall Timber Road, Staunton, IL But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time
1st reading of Ordinance #2194 Adopting The City’s Updated Zoning Map And Authorizing Its Publication
1st reading of Ordinance #2195 Establishing The Staunton Business District; Approving A Business District Plan; Authorizing The Imposition And Collection Of A Sales Tax Within Such Business District; And Approving Certain Actions In Connection With The Establishment Of Such Business District.
1st reading of Ordinance #2196 Approving A Collective Bargaining Agreement With Chauffeurs, Teamsters, Warehousement And Helpers Local Union No. 525, On Behalf Of The City Of Staunton, Illinois Full And Part Time Police Officers And Dispatchers
Motion to approve Resolution #2023-05 Approving A Balloon Glow Agreement & Hot Air Balloon Tether Agreement With Winddancer Balloon Promotions, LLC
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)
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