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City Council Meeting Agenda--October 26, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.


City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl St.

Monday, October 26, 2020

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 – 10/12/2020

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$10.00

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes)--$163,384.48

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes / Library)--$20,146.60

Macoupin County Treasurer (Main Street TIF Tax)--$11,192.35

Macoupin County Treasurer (Interstate TIF Tax)--$18,273.79

MJM Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$226.54

Ameren Illinois (Utility Tax)--$21,051.55

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

State of Illinois (Income Tax)--$57,169.42

State of Illinois (Use Tax)--$19,531.04

State of Illinois (Telecommunications Tax)--$5,918.65

State of Illinois (Video Gaming Tax)--$8,747.05

Illinois Public Risk Fund (2020 Stimulus Grant)--$893.00




October 26, 2020

Business Licenses Issued

VFW Post #1241 (Raffle License)

V. Guests

David Manning

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

Received a letter from Illinois Public Risk Fund informing the City that their Board of Directors announced they had declared a 2020 Stimulus Grant in addition to their annual Safety Grant. The City’s portion of the Grant was $893.00 and the check was included with the letter.

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

The annual Treasurer’s Report for the City of Staunton has been completed for the

fiscal year ending April 30, 2020, and a motion to accept will be during the Finance

Committee Report.

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

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

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

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

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to approve payment to the Police Pension Fund for the annual

contribution in the amount of $202,785.00

Motion to approve Renewal Quote with Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust for the City’s Municipal Insurance for the year December 1, 2020 through December 1, 2021, in the amount of $77,668.00. ICRMT is giving the City a refund of $6,244.00 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is reflected in the total amount due. The Staunton Public Library will be reimbursing the City $850.00 for their portion of the premium.

Motion to accept the City of Staunton’s Annual Treasurer’s Report for the fiscal

year ending April 30, 2020

Utilities / Water - Hanks (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)

Annexation – Wallace - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)