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City Council Meeting Agenda--March 27, 2023 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, March 27, 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)


Regular Meeting – 03/13/2023

Special Meeting – 03/17/2023

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$29,241.66

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$224.24

State of Illinois (State Use Tax)--$23,162.73

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$44,048.47

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$625.55

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$11,082.34

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$4,891.85

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$1,543.08




March 27, 2023

Business Licenses Issued


V. Guests

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

Received a letter of resignation from Full Time Police Officer Adam Durbin. Adam’s letter is dated March 13, 2023 and his resignation is effective March 27, 2023.

Received a letter of resignation from Part Time Police Officer Tim Smiddy, dated March 13, 2023.

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 7th in observance of the Good Friday holiday. All public works employees, except one water plant employee, will be off that day as well. I will be finishing the agenda for the April 10th City Council Meeting on Thursday, April 6th.

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

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

Motion to close Union Street from Main to Pearl Street, Pearl Street from Union to Elm Street and Elm Street from Main to Pearl Street on Saturday, April 22, 2023 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. for the Glow Ride

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

Motion to pay Invoice #1973 from Moran Economic Development, LLC for

Professional Services rendered regarding the Business District Redevelopment

Plan in the amount of $18,077.99. This will be paid from Line Item 35.61.919.0.

Motion to pay Invoice #166847 from Staunton Star Times for the Public Hearing

Notices published for the Staunton Business District in the amount of $1,042.80.

This will be paid from Line Item 35.61.919.0.

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

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

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Motion to purchase Flygt NP3301 Pump for the Main Lift Station at a cost of

$95,129.00. A downpayment of $65,000.00 is due upon placement of order.

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – (7:55-8:00)

Motion to approve hiring Mark Puckett as full time Police Officer from the recently approved Full Time Placement List compiled by the Police Commission

Annexation – (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to approve Ordinance #2194 Adopting The City’s Updated Zoning Map And Authorizing Its Publication

Motion to approve 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.

Motion to approve Ordinance #2196 Approving A Collective Bargaining Agreement With Chauffeurs, Teamsters, Warehousemen And Helpers Local Union No. 525, On Behalf Of The City Of Staunton, Illinois Full And Part Time Police Officers And Dispatchers

1st reading of Ordinance #2197 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Robert W. Worthen And Dennis Beasley Regarding Property Located At 1515 South Union, Staunton, Illinois But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time (Pin #08-2-05-05-04-401-022)

1st reading of Ordinance #2198 An Ordinance Annexing Certain Territory To The City Of Staunton, Macoupin County, Illinois (1055 N. Easton Street; PIN #01-000-348-00)

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.

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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