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City Council Meeting Agenda--September 12, 2022 at 7:00 P.M.

AGENDA

City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl Street

Monday, September 12, 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)


Minutes

Regular Meeting – 08/22/2022

Collector’s Report

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$200.00

Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$25.00

Jersey County Circuit Clerk (FTA Warrant Fee)--$30.00

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$916.84

M.J.M. Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$327.50

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,350.86

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Fine Disbursement)--$693.85

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Arrest Agency Fee)--$250.00

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (Police Vehicle Fund)--$.50

Macoupin County Circuit Clerk (E-Citation Fee)--$12.00

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$67,563.73

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$9,313.45

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$7,523.25

Applications

Robert Hermanns (Part Time Yard Waste Attendant / Crossing Guard)

Griffin Prange (Street Department)

Monthly Report

Distributed by the City Clerk’s Office


Claims

September 12, 2022

Business Licenses Issued

Staunton High School Volleyball (Raffle License)

Concordia Hall / Queen of Hearts (Raffle License)


V. Guests


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


Received an email from Darren Windau requesting to use the South Water Tower Park on September 15, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. for a Cub Scout open house. Mr. Windau is asking to have the park rental fee waived.


Received a request from Brian Johnston to close Orchard Lane on October 15, 2022, from 2:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. for a neighborhood block party. Mr. Johnston is also asking to use city barricades for the event.


Received a letter of resignation from Street Department Employee Bart Yakos. Bart’s letter is dated September 9, 2022 and his last day of employment will be September 30, 2022.


VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)


Certificates of Deposit recently purchased at Bank of Hillsboro for 9 months at 1.61%:

Civic Improvement Fund - $75,000.00

Infrastructure Fund - $100,000.00

General Fund - $150,000.00

Telecommunications Fund - $200,000.00

Sewer Fund - $175,000.00

Water Fund - $100,000.00

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)


All duck blinds, except blind #4, had been registered prior to the September 1st deadline


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


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


Motion to grant request from Brian Johnston to close Orchard Lane on October 15, 2022 from 2:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. for a neighborhood block party. Mr. Johnston is also asking to use city barricades for the event.


Motion to approve Quote #50554 from Williams Office Products for new office furniture for the police department in the amount of $2,292.45


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

Motion to grant request from Darren Windau to host a Cub Scout open house at

the South Water Tower Park on September 15, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M, with

the park rental fee being waived

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to approve engineering on the Route 4 / Alco sewer main extension

project in the amount of $42,000.00, to be paid from line item 56.45.862.0.


Motion to approve construction on the Route 4 / Alco sewer main extension

project in the amount of $131,000.00, to be paid from line item 56.45.862.1.


Motion to approve engineering on the East Main Street sewer project in the

amount of $42,000.00, to be paid from line item 56.45.863.0.


Motion to approve engineering on the North Street bridge project in the amount of

$45,000.00, to be paid from line item 56.45.864.0.



Motion to approve Quote #32444 from Illini Tech to set up Multi-Factor

Authentication for City of Staunton, Public Works and Water Department in the

amount of $1,000.00


Motion to approve Quote #32477 from Illini Tech for Solid State Drives with

USB Cables and on-site labor to perform backup restoration and documentation

in the amount of $2,520.00


Motion to approve Quote #32434 from Illini Tech for Dell Latitude 3000 Series Laptop Computer at a cost of $1,249.00


Motion to approve Quote #32438 from Illini Tech for HP Laserjet Printer at a cost

of $1,299.00


Motion to approve Quote #32433 from Illini Tech for special order computer

equipment at a cost of $1,619.00


Motion to approve Quote #32435 from Illini Tech Dell Latitude 3000 Series

Laptop Computer at the Public Works Building at a cost of $1,404.00


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

Motion to approve engineering on the North Easton Street water main extension

project in the amount of $4,500.00


Motion to approve construction on the North Easton Street water main extension

project, not to exceed $12,000.00

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Motion to close the following streets for the upcoming Strassenfest:

Main Street from Wood Street to Union Street on Saturday, September 17, 2022

from 6:00 A.M. to 11:59 P.M.;

Elm Street from the Associated Bank entrance going north to Duda Garden on

Friday, September 16, 2022 from 7:00 A.M. until Monday, September 19, 2022 at

10:00 A.M.


Motion to spend up to $15,000.00 for tents for upcoming tourism events

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)


Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Economic/TIF


Motion to reimburse Bart & Patty Brauer 75% of the completed expenses as outlined in the the TIF Redevelopment Agreement, for a total of $4,230.00 (75% of $5,640.00)


Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)


Motion to approve Ordinance #2172 Authorizing An Agreement For The Purchase of Certain Property


Motion to approve Ordinance #2173 Approving A Charity Roadblock By The Elbon Shrine Club To Conduct Their Newspaper Drive At The Intersection Of Main And Route 4 And Main And Union (October 15, 2022)


Motion to approve Ordinance #2174 Approving A Charity Roadblock By The Staunton Knights Of Columbus To Conduct Their Annual Tootsie Roll Drive At The Intersection Of Main And Route 4 And Main And Union (September 17, 2022)


1st reading of Ordinance #2175 Approving An Intergovernmental Agreement Between The City Of Staunton And Staunton Township Regarding A Portion Of West Frontage Road


Motion to approve Resolution #2022-18 Authorizing The City Of Staunton, Illinois To Apply For An OSLAD Grant (Open Space Land Acquisition & Development)



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


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


Duck Blind Drawing


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


Ambulance Contract Pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (2)


XII. Motions from Executive Session (8:50-9:00)


XIII. 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 rjohnson@stauntonil.com to receive the invitation to attend the meeting remotely.

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