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


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, November 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 – 11/08/2021

Collector’s Report

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$65,502.51

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$6,848.57

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,517.69

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$42,046.35

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$16,009.20

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$11,443.13

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,263.77

State of Illinois (Cannabis Use Tax)--$665.34

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$1,452.47

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$119.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$9.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$1.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (DUI Fund)--$350.00

Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$10.00

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00

Staunton Police Department (Donation from TDS Transport)--$500.00

Staunton Public Library (Insurance Reimbursement)--$850.00

Macoupin County Treasurer (Downtown TIF Tax)--$41,404.48

Macoupin County Treasurer (Interstate TIF Tax)--$6,255.08

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes)--$446,539.08

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes – Library)--$55,179.74

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$18,572.97


Daymond W. Lynn (Full Time Police Officer)

William H. Gibson, Jr. (Police Officer)

Jassen L. Stinnett (Police Officer)


September 27, 2021 (Expenditures - $43,613.48 / Payroll - $56,293.64 /

Manual Checks - $855.38)

Business Licenses Issued


V. Guests

Landon Knoche to address issues with the water tap on fee

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

Received a letter of resignation from Zoning Adminstrator Ailee Taylor, dated November 5, 2021.

The Staunton Post Prom Committee will be hosting a 5K Santa Dash on Saturday, December 4th starting at 8:00 A.M. This will be in conjunction with the Holiday Walk, which the Council has already approved to close Main Street. They will have volunteers at intersections with signs to keep the runners safe from traffic. They expect the race to last about an hour.

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Certificates of Deposit recently cashed in at the Bank of Hillsboro:

Bond/Interest Fund--$100,000.00 plus $450.94 interest

Insurance Fund--$10,000.00 plus $45.09 interest

MFT Fund--$100,000.00 plus $450.94 interest

Civic Improvement Fund--$75,000.00 plus $338.20 interest

Depreciation Fund--$75,000.00 plus $338.20 interest

DUI Fund--$10,000.00 plus $45.09 interest

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

City Clerk’s Office will be closed Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. All public works employees, except one water treatment plant employee, will be off those days as well.

All employees of the City of Staunton are to complete the mandatory annual sexual

harassment training required by the State of Illinois. This training is mandated to occur

annually and must be completed by the end of the calendar year.

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

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

Motion to approve Full Time Placement List compiled by the Police Commission from recent interviews, to be good for six months

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

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to pay Invoice #763875 from Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP for the final payment in preparation of the City’s audit for the fiscal year ending April 30,

2021 in the amount of $6,277.90

Motion to spend up to $2,000.00 with Kerber, Eck & Braeckel for additional work required for the State of Illinois TIF Reporting

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

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Motion to approve hiring Daymond Lynn as full time Police Officer from the

recently approved Full Time Placement List compiled by the Police Commission

Motion to approve hiring Ronald Boris as part time Police Officer

Motion to advertise for Zoning / Office Administrative Assistant position

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to waive the 1st reading of Ordinance #2148 Amending City Ordinance

#2147 To Correct Certain Scrivener’s Errors Therein

Motion to approve Ordinance #2148 Amending City Ordinance #2147 To Correct

Certain Scrivener’s Errors Therein

1st reading of Ordinance #2149 Amending The Liquor Code For The City Of

Staunton, Illinois In Regards To The Number Of Available Class D Licenses

(increasing from Five (5) to Six (6)

Motion to approve Resolution #2021-41 Establishing The Regular Meeting Location Schedule For The City Of Staunton, Illinois For The Calendar Year 2022

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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