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City Council Meeting Agenda--March 22, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, March 22, 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 – 03/08/2021

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$15.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$13.90

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$560.19

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$144.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$.50

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$1,082.76

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$54,788.58

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$6,295.85

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$7,747.00

State of Illinois (Income Tax)-39,701.93

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$30,571.56

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$451.01

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$6,362.34

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,981.27

Staunton Area Ambulance (Dispatch Fee)--$500.00

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$256.21

Illinois Public Risk Fund (Workers Comp Audit Return Premium)--$302.00




March 22, 2021

Business Licenses Issued

Staunton Band Boosters (Raffle License)

Bulldogs Café (Video Gaming License)

Chills Brothers (Solicitor’s License)

V. Guests

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

Received a letter from Madison Communications notifying the City of their success in exceeding customer protection requirements for the 2020 year. A copy of the letter and report is included with the agenda packet.

Received a letter from Net Community Church asking to use the city’s trailer of tables from April 9th through April 13th. Net Community will be hosting a testing site for Staunton High School students to take their SAT Test. The school has asked to make a special testing site available, which would allow for social distancing during the current pandemic. Net Community will provide workers to unload and reload the tables into the City trailer.

Received an email from Nathan Smith, Marketing and Recruiting Manager for Express Employment Professionals in Glen Carbon, IL. He is looking for a location to host a pop up job fair and was inquiring about using the parking lot at the Community Center. A copy of Nathan’s email 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 Clerk’s Office will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021 in observance of Good Friday. All public works employees, except one water treatment plant employee, will be off that day as well.

The Consolidated Election for the City of Staunton will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

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

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

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

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to create Evaluation Committee and the initially appointed members for the review of the Housing Rehabilitation Grant Process, with members being

Mayor Craig Neuhaus, John Moore, Tom Allen and Ailee Taylor.

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

Motion to accept Quote #1169729 from Schulte Supply for radio read water

meters with antenna assemblies in the amount of $6,341.60

Motion to accept Quote #21153 from Illini Tech for new computer at the water

treatment plant in the amount of $1,575.00

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Motion to approve request from Net Community Church to use the City’s table

trailer and tables from April 9th through April 13th for Staunton High School students to take their SAT Test

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Annexation – Wallace - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Bodner - (8:15-8:20)

1st reading of Ordinance #2111 To Designate Handicapped Parking At The Ralph And Josephine Oltmann Community Center

1st reading of Ordinance #2112 Adopting The City’s Updated Zoning Map And Authorizing Its Publication

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-07 Approving An Easement In Favor Of Favco, Inc., For The Purpose Of Continued Use Of Certain Property As A Golf Course

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

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

Opening of sealed bids for properties at 313 East Seventh Street and 729 West Seventh Street

Opening of sealed bids for surplus vehicles

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.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, enhanced mitigation has been put in place by the Governor of Illinois. At this time, any guests that are wanting to attend the City Council Meeting can do so remotely or attend in person, however, anyone attending in person must wear a face mask and observe social distancing. Please email to receive the invitation to attend the meeting remotely.


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