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City Council Meeting Agenda--May 9, 2022 at 7:00 P.M.

City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl Street

Monday, May 9, 2022

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 – 04/25/2022

Collector’s Report

Illinois Public Risk Fund (Workers Comp Audit Refund)--$4,162.00

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$100.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$5.00

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$29,603.05

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$818.72

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,930.82

Staunton Area Ambulance Service (April Dispatch Fees)--$500.00

Madison Communications (Franchise Fee)--$3,177.45

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$399.25

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$9,332.67

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$12,495.08

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$53,754.23

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,977.83

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$7,266.73


Lonnie Ziegler (Any Department)

Monthly Report

Distributed by the City Clerk’s Office


April 29, 2022

(Expenditures - $32,411.73, Manual Checks - $1,400.50)

May 9, 2022

(Expenditures - $26,126.05, Payroll - $60,998.20, Manual Checks –


Business Licenses Issued


V. Guests

Presentation of Certificate to Eagle Scout Caleb Partridge

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

Received a letter of resignation from full time police officer Daymond Lynn, dated April 25, 2022. His last day of employment with the Staunton Police Department will be May 5, 2022.

Received a request from Staunton Jr. High School to use the Fireman’s Park on Monday, May 16, 2022. They are asking to have the park rental fee waived.

Received an email from Ben Clark, representing the Staunton Fire Department, requesting to close Park Lane, Luker Street and Bell Street on Sunday June 26, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. to alleviate congestion at the end of the Homecoming Parade.

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 May 28, 2022, which means that public meetings may continue to be held remotely.

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

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

Motion to grant request from the Staunton Fire Department to close Park Lane, Luker Street and Bell Street on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the end of the Homecoming Parade

Motion to approve Estimate #10422 from Advanced Communications siren work at the police department in the amount of $3,000.00

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

Motion to grant request from Staunton Jr. High School to use the Fireman’s Park

on Monday, May 16, 2022 with the park rental fee being waived

Motion to purchase landscape mulch for City owned parks at a cost not to exceed

$3,000.00. This will be paid from line item 17.51.822.0.

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

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

Motion to seek bids for the balance of materials on the Franklin Street water

main project

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Motion to proceed with engineering on the North Street box culvert project

Motion to proceed with engineering on the Route 4 (S. Hackman Street) sewer

main project

Motion to proceed with the St. Michael’s sidewalk replacement project

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Motion to approve purchasing Mercury Ultra High-Speed Burnisher for City

owned buildings in the amount of $1,162.95

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Motion to spend up to $10,000.00 for 2022 Ribfest Expenses, as budgeted

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to approve Ordinance #2161 Denying A Zoning Variance For Real

Property Located At 407 South Hibbard Street, Staunton, Illinois

Motion to approve Resolution #2022-09 Authorizing The Execution Of A

Redevelopment Agreement With Mississippi Culture, Inc.

Motion to approve Resolution #2022-10 Adopting Conflicts Of Interest Policy

For The City Of Staunton

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

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

XII. Executive Session (8:30-8:50)

Contract Negotiations pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (2)

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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