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City Council Meeting Agenda--May 10, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 West Pearl St.

Monday, May 10, 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. Appointment and Oath Of Office

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-13 Appointing Rick Johnson To The Position Of

Ward 2 Alderman For The City Of Staunton, Illinois

Oath of Office to Newly Elected / Re-Elected City Officials and Appointed City Official:

Craig Neuhaus, Mayor

Dennis Stiegemeier, City Clerk

Cindy Pirok, City Treasurer

David Manning, Ward I Alderman

Ryan Machota, Ward III Alderman

John Moore, Ward IV Alderman (2 Year Unexpired Term)

Jeff Scanzoni, Ward IV Alderman

Appointed Ward II Alderman Rick Johnson

V. Consent Agenda (7:04-7:06)


Regular Meeting – 04/26/2021

Collector’s Report

Madison Communications (Franchise Fee)--$3,535.47

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00

Staunton Police Department (Fingerprinting)--$10.00.

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$8,408.06

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$6,142.11

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$54,088.77

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$5,059.23


Joshua Swarringin (Police Dispatcher)

Tyler Hughes (Police Officer)


April 30, 2021

May 10, 2021

Business Licenses Issued


VI. Guests

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

Received a letter from Zion Early Childhood Education Center requesting to close the

streets around Zion Lutheran School on Friday, June 18, 2021. Their previous request

(which was approved at the April 26, 2021 Council Meeting was for Friday, June 11, 2021, but due to the City Wide Yard Sales, they are asking to change the date to provide the safest environment for the students.

Received an email from Dr. Poonam Jain, on behalf of Ageless-Staunton and The Studio, asking to use Duda Garden on May 15, 2021 from 11:30 1:00 P.M. She will be hosting a free Yoga and Fitness class for community residents. She has requested to have the park rental fee waived.

VIII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

IX. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

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

Public Health & Safety – Johnson (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 Friday, June 18, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. They are also asking City workers to set up barricades that morning.

Motion to pay Invoice #317523 to Leads Online for Total Track Investigation System Service Package in the amount of $1,375.00. This is for service dates May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2022.

Motion to approve spending up to $10,000.00 for ongoing police department remodeling, as budgeted

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

Motion to approve quote for 96” Diesel Rear Discharge X-Mark mower from

Sievers Equipment Co. (to be purchased through Sourcewell) at a cost of


Motion to approve request from Dr.Poonam Jain to use Duda Garden on Saturday,

May 15, 2021 from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. to host a free Yoga and Fitness class

for community residents. She is asking to have the park rental fee waived.