City of Staunton
101 W. Pearl Street
Monday, September 13, 2021
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 – 08/23/2021
Staunton Police Department (Reports)--$20.00
Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$300.00
Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$2,808.97
Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes-1st Distribution)--$145,660.61
Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes/Library-1st Distribution)--$12,602.09
Heather Turner (Police Dispatcher)
Distributed by the Bookkeeper
September 13, 2021
(Expenditures - $45,213.72, Payroll - $59,892.40, Manual Checks –
Business Licenses Issued
Staunton Sportsman Club (Raffle License)
VI. Correspondence (7:10-7:15)
Received a letter of retirement from part time police officer Tim Gruhlke, dated August 23, 2021. His last day of employment will be August 29th, 2021.
Received a letter from Vicki Renner of Pearl Essence Studio requesting to close North
Wood Street from Main Street going north to Duda Drive on Saturday, October 9, 2021
from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. for the Pearl Essence Studio’s Bi-Annual Street Party. Duda Drive between North Wood and North Elm Streets will remain open.
Received a letter of resignation from part time City Clerk’s Office Assistant Natalie Floyd, dated September 7, 2021. Natalie’s last day of employment will be September 30, 2021.
Received a letter of resignation from full time police officer Caden Anderson. The letter is dated September 1, 2021 and she is giving her two week notice.
VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)
VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)
All duck blinds have been signed and registered for prior to the September 1st deadline.
I will be attending the Annual Fall Conference of the Illinois Municipal League on September 24, 2021. The conference will be held in Chicago.
IX. Approval of Committee Reports and Motions (7:20-8:20)
Public Health & Safety – Manning (7:20-7:25)
Motion to grant request from Pearl Essence Studio to close North Wood Street from Main Street going north to Duda Drive on Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. for Pearl Essence Studio’s Bi-Annual Street Party. Duda Drive between North Wood and North Elm Streets will remain open.
Park & Civic Improvement - Scanzoni (7:25– 7:30)
Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)
Motion to pay Invoice #619708 to Sandberg Phoenix for Professional Services
Rendered regarding the Gensing Creek Drainage Project in the amount of
Utilities / Water - Moore (7:35-7:40)
Motion to approve Bid #5008181 from Midwest Municipal Supply for materials
for the Timberview water main loop project in the amount of $2,393.89
Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)
Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)
Motion to approve acquisition of Real Property Parcel ID 01-000-670-01 from
County Tax Sale at a price not to exceed $1,000.00
Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)
Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)
Motion to hire Colin McBride as part time police officer
Motion to hire Kerri Cloud, Heather Turner, Mitchell Brown and Charles Popham as part time police dispatchers
. Motion to advertise hiring for part time Office Administrative Assistant at City Clerk’s Office
Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)
Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)
Judiciary – Johnson - (8:15-8:20)
Motion to approve Ordinance #2136 Vacating Portion Of City Alleyway, Declaring It Surplus Real Property And Authorizing Its Sale
Motion to approve Ordinance #2137 Changing The Address Of 1600 North LPT Road To 1 Pine Tree Lane
1st reading of Ordinance #2138 Granting A Zoning Variance For Real Property Located At 510 East Macoupin Street, Staunton, Illinois
Motion to approve Resolution #2021-33 Making Legislative Findings And Declaring The Ward 1 Aldermanic Seat Of Alderman Brooke Wallace Vacant
Motion to approve Resolution #2021-34 Declaring Trick-Or-Treat Days And Hours In Staunton, Illinois
Motion to approve Resolution #2021-35 A Resolution Of Financial Commitment From The City Of Staunton For The Safe Route To School Program
X. Unfinished Business (8:20-8:25)
XI. New Business (8:25-8:30)
XII. Executive Session (8:30-8:50)
Open Meetings Act Exception for Property Acquisition Pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2 (c) (5)
XIII. Motions from Executive Session (8:50-9:00)
XIV. Adjournment (9:00)
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