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City Council Meeting Agenda--May 24, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, May 24, 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 – 05/10/2021

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$10.00

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00

Staunton Area Ambulance Service (Dispatch Fee)--$500.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$1,127.81

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$88.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$16.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$10.00

State of Illinois (Rebuild Illinois Grant)--$56,446.72

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$588.80

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$13,434.56

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,553.00

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$86,474.46

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$13,365.06

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$51,009.33

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,925.79

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$7,003.58

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$6,519.97

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$188.43

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$20,145.44




May 24, 2021

Business Licenses Issued


V. Guests

John Fassero representing the Heritage Community Band

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

Received an email from Net Community Church volunteering to do power washing, painting and other identified needs at the Junior Service Pavilion on Saturday, June 5th. They are requesting that the park not be rented that day. A copy of the email is attached to the agenda packet.

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

I received the Abstract of Votes from Macopin County Clerk Pete Duncan for the Consolidated Election that was held on April 6, 2021.

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

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

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

Motion to allow volunteers from Net Community Church to do power washing,

painting and other identified needs at the Junior Service Pavilion on Saturday,

June 5th. No other rentals at the Junior Service Pavilion will be allowed that day.

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

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

Motion to purchase 2020 GMC Extended Cab Pick Up Truck from Steve Schmitt,

Inc. at a cost of $28,478.60. This will be paid from line item #51.42.840.0.

Motion to pay Invoice #534400 to Utility Service Co. for annual maintenance on

the elevated south water tower in the amount of $24,638.71. This will be paid

from line item 38.45.515.0.

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Motion to approve purchase of dump truck at a cost not to exceed $50,000.00

(half to be paid from Street and half to be paid from Sewer, as budgeted)

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Motion to order a 1 yard dumpster from Robert Sanders Waste System, to be

placed at the Ralph & Josephine Oltmann Community Center, at a cost of $35.00

per month

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Johnson - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-21 Re-Appointing Connie Pritchett To The Staunton Library Board

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-22 Re-Appointing Bill Bechem To The Staunton Library Board

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-23 Re-Appointing Scott Billings To The Staunton Library Board

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.

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 if you have not been fully vaccinated. Please email to receive the invitation to attend the meeting remotely.


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